Things to Do in Montreal This Winter
As the mercury dips below zero and a blanket of snow renders everything in sight white, the city of Montreal exudes a magical, winter wonderland quality. If you’re visiting Canada during the snowy season, you’ll find plenty of frosty fun in Montreal. See below for inspiration.
Discover local art, gastronomy and culture during the 11-dayMontreal en Lumierewinter festival. The festival culminates in Nuit Blanche, an all-night extravaganza featuring free events, shows, and parties.
Embark on atour of the Underground City, a vast subterranean complex situated beneath Downtown Montreal.
Sip ice wines and apple ice cider during awinter tour of Quebec wine country.
Wrap up warm and get in the festive spirit with a Christmaswalking tourof historic Old Montreal and the Old Port.
Zip around the scenic region of Mauricie bysnowmobile.
See native Quebec wildlife, including arctic foxes, snowy owls, caribou, and bears, roaming around open-air snow-covered enclosures at anoutdoor zoo.
Warm up by sipping steaming brews during atea-themed tourof the city.
Tryice skating,cross-country skiing, andsnowshoeingin Mount Royal Park (Parc du Mont Royal) and Jean Drapeau Park (Parc Jean-Drapeau).