The secrets and charms of the Plateau Mont-Royal make it one of
the most delightful parts of Montreal. Like Soho, Greenwich Village
and other famous districts in the world's great cities, the Plateau
has become a tourist attraction in its own right. On the Plateau,
the old rubs shoulders with the new, and people of every background
come together. There's certainly no better window on the daily life
of Montrealers. Visitors also enjoy it as a natural community of
artists that's home to a number of well-known cultural institutions.
They love its dynamic commercial life: its specialty shops, cosy
restaurants, small hotels, country-style bed and breakfasts, cafés,
bars, activities and events of all kinds. It really shouldn't be
You can soak up its edgy urban vitality and then take a short walk
to relax in one of its glorious green spacesthe huge Parc
Lafontaine or the wonderful Parc Jeanne-Mance. You can go to a play
and out for a meal, visit an art gallery or peddle along its miles
of bike paths. The Plateau Mont-Royal has so much to offer!
The Plateau by night
You can't talk about the Plateau without mentioning its nightlife.
In the evening, the neighbourhood begins to pulsate to a different
rhythm as people congregate in its countless bars, discos, lounges,
and cafés until the wee small hours of the morning. For cocktail
hour or for an evening out, the Plateau has bars ranging from fashionable
martini lounges to casual pubs where you can enjoy a pitcher of
beer with friends.
Le monde de Michel Tremblay sur un « Plateau »
The Plateau Mont-Royal
Guided tour The Main: Design Laboratory at the Crossroads
This three-hour escapade will take you into the Mains
most beautifully designed places, including CommerceDesignMontreal
award winners. This visit is a unique occasion to discover
the history and heritage of a vibrant street where symbols
of the past live alongside modern urban life. Dial (514) 286-0334
for more information.
Information: Société de développement
du boulevard Saint-Laurent
De la Terrasse au Plateau : Centre-Sud et Plateau Mont-Royal
Information: Lautre Montréal