Overview of Honeymoons in Montreal
Home to a large, culturally diverse immigrant population, Montreal is known as the cultural capital of Canada. A honeymoon in Montreal will offer up plenty of social events including festivals, concerts, films and other performing arts displays. Montreal’s Old Town features many beautifully restored historic buildings and draws many tourists every year, as do the many arts festivals which take place in the summer. Plan a summer honeymoon in Montreal and you’ll be welcomed into the festivities by locals and visitors alike. Just as inviting is a winter honeymoon in Montreal, where you’ll find plenty of time to enjoy skating, skiing, and other classic winter activities.
Stop and consider these ideas, perfect for couples, while arranging your honeymoon in Montreal.
- Take a tour through Old Montreal in a horse drawn carriage, and admire the buildings which date back to the 17th century. Afterward, you can enjoy a drink or meal (or both!) at one of the typical sidewalk cafes.
- The city of Montreal maintains 150 public skating rinks, meaning there will be no excuse not to take your loved one for a romantic glide on the ice.
- The Montreal Botanical Garden covers 180 hectares of land, and is home to the insectarium. Go get lost for the day!
North America weather
Make sure you choose the right time of year to visit North America for your honeymoon.
When to go:
If you’re looking forward to taking part in some outdoor activities, May and October are the ideal months for booking you honeymoon in Montreal. With summer temperatures averaging 26 degrees and higher, and temperatures falling to more than 20 degrees below zero, spring and fall can offer many benefits. From November through March you can expect to find snow on the ground, and if you’re willing to bear the cold, a winter honeymoon in Montreal does offer its own special charm.
With direct flights taking just over 7 hours, British Airways depart from London Heathrow to Montreal.
UK passport holders coming to spend their honeymoon in Montreal won’t need a visa in advance. With a valid passport you’ll be able to stay for up to six months. There is an international airport in Montreal – Montreal Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport – but the city is also easily accessible through Toronto or other major Canadian cities. You won’t need a rental car for your honeymoon in Montreal, as the city boasts a 30 km underground network of walkways that connects more than 1700 shops, 40 entertainment venues, and an array of hotels, museums and other attractions, next to the traditional public transportation system.