Montreal & Quebec City (City Guide)

Montreal & Quebec City (City Guide)

Gregor Clark, Timothy N. Hornyak

Language: English

Pages: 580


Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

“Few cities can compete with Montreal’s mix of food, festivals and fun-centric living. This bohemian, culture-loving city has many virtues, not least of which is its uncanny ability to astonish.”—Timothy Hornyak, Lonely Planet Writer

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Inside this book
152 hand-picked restaurants
143 shops to explore
37 museums and galleries
22 live-music venues
7 exciting neighborhood walks
Comprehensive map section
Feature coverage of top sights
Range of planning tools
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joint draws a hip crowd for its international DJs and underground bands, ranging from indie rock to electronica, blues to cajun. It also hosts a wide range of other events, including film, fashion and comic strip festivals, book- and album-release parties, wine tastings and more. Affordable tapas, weekend brunches and an atmospheric bar space with 20-foot ceilings sweeten the deal even more. Largo Resto-Club Jazz ( 418-529-3111;; 643 Rue St-Joseph Est; jazz shows 8pm)

apparent today. The village has two artisanal bakeries, jazz music in its cafes on summer weekends and more than its share of arts and crafts people. St-Sauveur-des-Monts Village St-Sauveur-des-Monts is a small resort town with four nearby ski hills. Its main drag is often clogged on weekends when day-trippers shuffle through the cafes, restaurants and shops. Ste-Adéle Village If you’re traveling in summer, stop by Ste-Adéle for a meal. There are several interesting eateries across the street

to you by renowned Montréal chef Martin Picard. Book well in advance for his gourmet menu of maple-based delights (adult/child $57/20). Eating & Drinking Le Creux du Vent Québécois $$ ( 819-322-2280;; 1430 Rue de l’Académie, Val-David; lunch/dinner menus from $15/28) Tucked into a quiet part of town by the rushing Rivière du Nord, this attractive restaurant has a seasonal menu inspired by what’s available at the local markets. Bask on the delightful outdoor terrace

stays Any guesthouse located in the Village will be gay-friendly – welcoming gay as well as straight travelers. A few perennial favorites include the following: » Alexandre Logan (Click here) Splendid 19th-century ambience. » Atmosphere (Click here) Receives rave reviews from readers. » Turquoise B&B (Click here) Like stepping into a glossy magazine. » Alacoque B&B Revolution (Click here) Gorgeous antiques in an 1830s setting. Hotel Parc Suites Hotel $$ Offline map Google map (

galleries, tattoo parlors and innumerable bars and restaurants. It has also attracted gangsters, prostitutes, gun-toting madmen and arsonists. One of its most upstanding and hardworking denizens, however, was Fabien Biondi. From 1896 until he retired in 1964, this Italian immigrant shone shoes for nearly 70 years on the Main, counting among his clients judges, lawyers and politicians. Even though he charged only 35 cents per shine, Biondi managed to employ five assistants and raise 18 children.

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