Montreal is one of the oldest and most historic cities in North America. After Paris, it is the largest French-speaking city in the world, but also the most bilingual city in Canada. Montreal is a warm and hospitable destination, especially for the gay traveler.
The gay and lesbian community in Montreal is large so the city possesses a great spirit of tolerance and openness. This atmosphere, along with one of the largest gay neighborhoods in the world located there, makes Montreal a top destination for gay travelers from all over the world.
The heart of the gay and lesbian community in Montreal is filled with energy and life. There are so many fun and exciting things to do here. There are frequent festivals and events year-round, as well as all of the amenities that you could hope for on vacation. There are excellent cafes, bistros and boutiques. You can get lost in the beautifully maintained gardens, historic churches and bookstores.
Throughout Montreal, gay and lesbian-friendly accommodations abound, from deluxe hotels to quaint bed and breakfasts. As a gay traveler, there are few vacation spots on the planet that you will feel safer to walk, relax and enjoy life in than Montreal.
You can get to Montreal by plane, car or even cruise ship. Montreal has 2 major airports, Pierre Elliott Trudeau International and Montreal International. Car rentals are widely available once you arrive, as well as airport shuttle service, taxi service and public transportation. The public bus and metro lines offer special visitor passes to make getting around this beautiful city easy.
Montreal is a warm, welcoming and open city that is known for its gay-friendly attitude. You will never want for something to look at, do, or experience in the captivating city of Montreal!