Tourism Infos

Welcome, tourists! We’ve created this section to help guide you during your Montréal explorations. Here you will find everything you need to survive in the urban jungle: hotel packages to meet all budgets, restaurant recommendations and loads of other useful information. Have no fear—we’ve got you covered for an afternoon on the big island.

See you Sunday!


PACKAGE DEALS


PIKNIC ÉLECTRONIK / HI-MONTREAL HOSTEL PACKAGE

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Private room package 

  • 1 night at the hostel for two in a private room with ensuite
  • Continental breakfast
  • 2 drinks at the bar
  • 2 tickets for Piknic Électronik

Member rate : 120$ CAD + taxes
Non-member rate : 130$ CAD + taxes


Shared room package 

  • 1 night in a 4-bed room
  • Continental breakfast
  • 1 drink at the bar
  • 1 ticket for Piknic Électronik


Member rate : $50 CAD + taxes
Non-member rate : $55 CAD + taxes

Book online or call 1 866 843-3317 (toll free) and mention : Piknic Électronik.

PIKNIC ÉLECTRONIK / HOTEL ZERO 1 PACKAGE

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  • 20% off current rate, valid for one night
  • Continental breakfast
  • 2 tickets for Piknic Électronik


To book your package, click here or call 514-871-9696 or 1-855-301-0001 (toll free) and mention : Piknic
*This special rate is subject to change on Grand Prix, Osheaga, Heavy MTL, Ile Soniq and Labor Day weekends.


PIKNIC ÉLECTRONIK / W MONTREAL PACKAGE

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  • 15% off on their best available rates
  • 2 tickets for Piknic Électronik
  • 2 cocktails at the Bartini
  • 2 Jeremy Scott designer hats
  • 1 bucket at Piknic Électronik

To book your package, click here or call 1-888-627-7081 (toll free).


USEFUL INFORMATION


Tourism Montreal

Plan your stay in Montreal!

Tourism Quebec

Discover Quebec, plan your vacation, and book your accommodations.

Everything you need to know to prepare for your vacation in Quebec!

  • Visit the website
  • Talk with a consultant by calling 1-877-BONJOUR or chat online

USEFUL MOBILE APPLICATIONS

  • STM: You can now download and use this application to simplify your transport around the city.
  • TripAdvisor: Find the perfect places to eat, sleep and enjoy.
  • Transit : Plan your public transportation with ease. You'll get the schedule of the nearest buses and more. P $ Mobile Service: pay your Montreal parking meter without needing to travel to the payment terminal. Pay by credit card directly through the application.
  • Prkng : Find free or paid parking spaces in several Montreal boroughs. No more tickets !
  • Trivago : Compare hotel prices on 206 booking sites at once!
  • Yelp!: Find the best businesses around you, save in discovering their special offers, and share your experiences with tips, check-ins and photos.
  • UNIQUE: Take a look a this new series of video and interactive guides — which offer up a selection of must-see addresses in the world’s big cities. Restaurants, cafés, bars, and experiences : Unique breaks down each destination to their elusive DNA, including Montreal.
  • Postagram: Send printed postcards using Facebook photos, Instagram or your Smartphone.

TRANSPORT


TRANSPORT - TO PIKNIC


Metro - STM


Jean-Drapeau Station - Yellow line.

Bicycles and rollerblades


From the island of Montreal
Join the bike lanes of the Lachine Canal at the Old Port. Follow the signs to la Cité du Havre, then to île Notre-Dame. Connect with the Parc Jean-Drapeau bike paths and follow the music.


From the South Shore

Join the bike path toward île Notre-Dame at the Victoria Bridge.
Bike lanes into the park are closed during the time of the Canadian F1 Grand Prix.

BIXI, bike sharing system

First, you have to subscribe or acquire a 24-hour or 72-hour access to use the service. Take out a bike as many times as you want. Trips of 30 minutes or less have no additional fees if you purchased a 24-hour or a 72-hour access; usage fees apply for longer trips. Three stations are available nearby the Piknic venue.

Plan your route based on your starting point and learn more about BIXI
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Boat

Leaves at all hours from the Jacques-Cartier Quays at Montreal’s Old Port. Consult schedules at the Navettes Maritimes website. The cost is $7,75 per crossing. Some terms and conditions may apply. Once on the island, walk 350 metres in the direction of the music.

Car

Take the Jacques-Cartier Bridge, exit Île Ste-Hélène. Drive to the La Ronde parking (P8). The parking is operated by Parc Jean-Drapeau and rates change during the season (from $18 to $30 daily). Click here for more information.


Plan your route based on your starting point.

TRANSPORT - TO MONTREAL


Ridesharing

Kangaride offers an easy and efficient ride-sharing solution online and through their app. By helping drivers and passengers from across Quebec and Canada get in touch with one another, Kangaride offers an affordable, eco-responsible and safe mode of transportation.

Train

The railway company VIA Rail Canada connects more than 450 cities. If you come from the United States, climb aboard Amtrak trains, which offers daily departures from several U.S. cities to downtown Montreal. You will arrive at Montreal's Central Station, connected to the underground pedestrian network and the Bonaventure metro station.

Bus

The Central Bus Station of Montreal welcomes regional, national and cross-border carriers. It is connected to the Berri-UQAM metro station.

Plane

Located just 20 minutes from downtown, Montreal’s Trudeau Airport hosts forty of the world’s international airlines and receives direct flights from more than 130 regular and seasonal destinations in Canada, the United States and overseas.


WHAT TO DO IN MONTREAL


RESTAURANTS

BRUNCH

BARS

FESTIVALS

TO DO

  • Climbing at Shakti Gym
  • Walk in the Quartier des spectacles
  • Visit the museums
  • Nocturnes events at the Musée d'art contemporain
  • Go to a Hip Hop Karaoke
  • See an exhibit at Station 16
  • Go shopping in the Mile-End thrift shops
  • Buy a Montreal souvenir at the Fake Store
  • See a quidditch game at McGill University
  • See some wrestling in HOMA
  • Henri-Julien Library, 4800 Henri-Julien St.
  • Picnic + pétanque in Laurier Park / Lafontaine Park
  • Discover the city using BIXI
  • Go playing Échappe-toi, an immersing adventure
  • Do some yoga at Studios Vert Prana