Moving to Montreal

There’s no shortage of things to do in Montreal! From exploring the city’s rich history and culture to enjoying its vibrant nightlife, there’s something for everyone. 

Whether you’re moving to Montreal for work, study, or just for a change of scenery, there’s a lot to love about this Canadian city. Located in the province of Quebec, Montreal is the second largest city in Canada and the perfect place to immerse yourself in French culture. With its charming cobblestone streets, delicious food, and lively nightlife, it’s no wonder Montreal is often ranked highly as one of the best cities in the world to live in. 

Montreal City Skyline
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Some of the top things to do in Montreal include checking out Old Montreal, exploring Mount Royal Park, and visiting the Notre-Dame Basilica. Old Montreal is known for its cobbled streets and historical buildings, making it a great place to start your exploration of Montreal, whilst Notre-Dame Basilica is a must see for its stunning architecture. Go for a swim at one of Montreal’s many outdoor pools, or take a dip in the St Lawrence River.

Mount Royal Mountain over looks downtown Montreal, offering sightseeing in every direction. Covering 692 acres, Mount Royal is city park providing a taste of the outdoors without venturing past the city limits. At night you’ll be able to see the twinkling light show of the Jacques Cartier Bridge.
Other activities to do in Montreal include visiting the Montreal Botanical Garden, which is one of the largest in the world, to see its beautiful gardens and greenhouses. 

Montreal is home to some great restaurants, so be sure to sample some of the local cuisine while you’re here. From poutine to bagels to Montreal-style smoked meat, there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

Montreal is known for its cool winters and warm summers. Known as ‘The Paris of North America’ Montreal is covered with snow for nearly six months of the year, offering numerous winter themed activities, including over 70 ski resorts in Quebec alone. Winter Festival Fete Des Neiges is held over weekends in January and February with activities for families including skiing, snowshoeing, ice-skating and hockey. ‘Igloofest’ appeals to electric dance music lovers, held on three weekends early in the year and attracts big names such as Diplo.

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For those who enjoy Formula 1, the fast Montreal circuit is one of the drivers’ favourites, with the city heavily embracing the Grand Prix weekend. The man-made Notre Dame Island in the middle of the St Lawrence River was transformed into an F1 track following the 1976 Montreal Summer Olympics, with the best vantage points being on the hairpin bends of Grandstands 15,21 and 24. 

So what are you waiting for? Begin your move overseas to Montreal by enquiring here!