thumbnail_6Originally called Ville-Marie, or “City of Mary”, Montreal is named after Mount Royal, the triple-peaked hill located in the heart of the city. Incredible attractions and diversity are some of the ways to best describe the city of Montreal.

In advance of arrival, visitors can preview the online Tourisme Montréal’s Official Tourist Guide, which offers details about the city by neighborhood as well as information on shopping, restaurants, guided tours and more.

Getting There

Driving from the U.S.? Below are approximate travel times (hours and minutes) to Montreal from the following U.S. cities:

U.S. City Hours, Minutes
Detroit 8:47
Boston 5:03
New York 6:07
Pittsburgh 9:23
State College 8:06
Philadelphia 7:13
Washington, DC 9:23