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Old Port of Montreal - Longueuil Ferry

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Address: Jacques Cartier | (Ile Sainte-Hélène), Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Phone Number: +1 514-281-8000
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This local ferry runs from May to October.

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full of charm

You are where the boats from different countries dock. Near there is old Montreal, cobblestones street. You are near governement buldings , great restaurants, chuck hughes has a... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You are where the boats from different countries dock. Near there is old Montreal, cobblestones street. You are near governement buldings , great restaurants, chuck hughes has a restaurant there. Romantic and alive.

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this part of Montréal because it had a sense of peace and freedom to it. I visited around Fall so there were so many beautiful colourful trees everywhere. I enjoyed walking alongside the harbour and taking my time to take photos in the fresh air. I recommend climbing the clock tower which overlooks the harbour, port, bridge... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am sure it is amazing to have walks there in summer time but in winter it is quite boring and I would not recommend as something you must see

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Old Port is one of the top places to wander during the summer months. Located just adjacent to Old Montreal ( Vieux Montreal) there are activities for all ages. Parking can be an issue, but there are digital signs directing one to the nearest parking lot that has vacancies. During the Fireworks Festival during the summer it provides a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

walked after lunch, pretty much walked it to its entirety. Took lots of pictures. I loved it, Montreal is really beautiful and the views are awe inspiring.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I understand and realize that your city is re-vamping the port of Montreal to accommodate cruise ships which will bring much needed revenue to the city BUT..that creepy old grain factory is so unappealing to your beautiful waterfront view. Knock it down!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We got on the ferry to parc Jean Drapeau to cycle around a bit over there. Ferry leaves only every hour. Price was about $12 retun (if I remember correctly). If you have a bicycle, you can take that on the ferry. Otherwise there are bicycles from Bixi on the island as well. Ferry takes only 10 minutes to get... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The old port is a messy array of fenced off construction, run down playgrounds, poorly kept park areas. We were warned by friends and its not worth the effort unless you must get to the rive. good jogging though

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place l enjoyed my time there with blue and green mixture , l advice for every body visits Montreal to go there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Very nice place to visit in Old Montreal as you can walk by the Saint Lawrence River . Lots of tourists on this area among with the locals with a lot of restaurants to choose from as there is food for every taste and for every pocket . Only problem at this time of the year is the construction going... More 

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