When the snow begins to fall, it’s time to go play outside—anywhere on the island.

Montréal never ceases to amaze—and that’s especially true in winter. World-class art, immersive exhibits and natural beauty—in this dazzling, light-filled city, there’s always something to do. Away we go!

24,8 KM

A four-day trip, jam-packed with activities to discover—or rediscover—the joys of winter in Montréal.



Day 1

A day of discovery with immersive experiences

An immersive experience at OASIS immersion

Enjoy a singular immersive experience that connects people to key issues affecting the world. Powerful, entertaining, spectacular—it will awaken your senses.

Blast off at the Planetarium, Olympic Park

Another immersive experience awaits at the Planetarium at Space for Life—a true world of wonder. Learn about the universe and our planet’s biodiversity with an interactive exhibit and two immersive theatres. Ready for blast-off?

Day 2

An enchanting visit to the Old Port

Gliding around the Montréal Old Port Skating Rink

Whether you’re new to skating or a total pro, the rink at the Old Port is the perfect place to glide around—with the dazzling downtown as a backdrop. Take a break at the Bistro Bonsecours to warm up before heading back onto the ice on the right foot.

Going up at La Grande Roue de Montréal, Old Port

We continue our visit on a high note, and with a 360-degree view! At 60 m, La Grande Roue de Montréal is the tallest Ferris wheel in Canada. From the top, you can gaze out at the St. Lawrence River, downtown Montréal and Mount Royal.

Day 3

A dazzling day of culture

A visit to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

On the fourth day, get back on solid ground—but keep your head in the clouds at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. You’ll find a daring exploration of music, film and design in this internationally renowned and unparalleled place of high culture.

MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRES, Quartier des Spectacles

Celebrate winter at the Quartier de Spectacles. On the menu: art, food, light installations, and something new this year: ice skating! This sport is in Québecers’ DNA and will become a regular part of this festival. See you in February!

Day 4

A look to the future and the past in Old Montréal

Delve deep into the PHI Centre, Old Montréal

An art gallery, cinema, theatre and performance space all rolled into one, the PHI Centre offers innovative, inspiring programming that brings people together with striking avant-garde artistic experiences at the cutting edge.

A tour of Pointe-à-Callière, Old Montréal

Visiting authentic archaeological ruins brings the past to life before our very eyes thanks to new technology. Here, you’ll enjoy family exhibits and activities that’ll impart a wealth of knowledge about history—both near and far.