Reasons To Visit Montreal
Montreal is Canada’s second largest city situated in the province of Quebec. Known for its beautiful architecture, vibrant cultural life and stunning parks and gardens, Montreal is a fantastic destination for people of all ages and interests. Sightseers can marvel at some of the beautiful works of architecture in Old Montreal, some of which light up during the evenings to create a magical atmosphere. The city is also celebrated for its eclectic street art which can be seen around Saint Laurent Boulevard for an alternative experience of Montreal. Depending on the time of your visit there are many fantastic outdoor opportunities to enjoy whether it’s kayaking during the summer or skiing over the winter.
Also if you're considering exploring more of this vast country check out our guide to the top places to visit in Canada.
Arriving In Montreal
Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport is the main airport serving Montreal and also the third busiest in Canada. The airport is housed within a single terminal complex and offers an excellent array of amenities and services. If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Montreal, there are not currently any airlines providing direct flights. However, Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport has connections to many leading airports around the world which enables UAE-based travelers to make the trip to Montreal with only a single stopover.
When your flight has arrived at the airport, there are plenty of ways to travel into central Montreal including on the airport express bus or by train. Inside the airport itself you can spend your time browsing through the wide variety of shops on offer as well as duty-free shopping, while you also have plenty of choices when it comes to dining and drinking. During your time at the airport you will also be able to connect to the free Wi-Fi network provided which offers up to one hour of free Wi-Fi access.
Montreal Travel Information
Where to stay: Ratings and booking information for the best hotels in Montreal for every budget
UAE nationals traveling to Canada will have to apply for a visa first before making the trip. If you are visiting Montreal over the winter period you will need to bring warm clothing with you as temperatures plunge below freezing and snowfall is frequent. However, over the summer temperatures warm up significantly with average highs in the mid-20s between June and August. There are numerous car rental agencies at the airport, so those looking for a vehicle can conveniently rent one upon arrival.
* This information is correct as of February 2018
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