Montreal, Canada Travel Guide Last Updated: Jan 2022

For most North Americans, Montreal feels like a familiar trip to Europe. The city is attractive and the French influence is impossible to miss.

Why Visit Montreal

Montreal Facts

Population 1,600,000
Area 3,600,000
Timezone UTC-5
Currency Canadian dollar

Where to eat and drink in Montreal

Budget breakfastFrench-style bread-based breakfasts are common in Montreal, though other options exist.$4.44 - $8.15
Budget lunchThere are plenty of good non-chain casual and fast-food places that offer good value in Montreal.$6.67 - $10.37
Budget dinnerA proper sit-down dinner will usually be great, but rarely too cheap.$9.63 - $14.81
Beer (pint)The large Canadian lagers are often on good specials at pubs. Nightclubs will charge more. $5.19 - $7.41
PoutineThis classic Montreal dish of fries topped with gravy and cheese curds (and often much more) can be a cheap meal or a great drunken snack.$3.70 - $7.41
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When to visit Montreal

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January2272.8
February25102.6
March36212.8
April51352.9
May66472.7
June75563.3
July79613.4
August77593.6
September68503.3
October55393.0
November42293.5
December28133.4

Montreal Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:56am7:08pm
21 Jun5:06am8:47pm
21 Sep6:40am6:54pm
21 Dec7:31am4:14pm

Montreal Hotel Seasons

Montreal Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar34.07 - 48.15
starstarstarstarstar42.96 - 100.00
starstarstarstarstar51.85 - 188.89
starstarstarstarstar96.30 - 234.07
starstarstarstarstar348.15 - 394.07
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Montreal Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed18.52 - 31.11

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