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Here are just a few of the goings-on that make us a hot spot all year round. winter :: Some things you should know before you show: .. Montréal is serviced by Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau International Airport, just a 20-minute taxi ride from downtown .. Via Rail and Amtrack offer train service in and out of the city .. S. cities and towns .. T he Palais des Congrès convention centre is just a short walk from downtown and Old Montréal and is linked to major hotels via weather-protected walkways ..
Pristine lakes, majestic mountains, charming villages and loads of fun-filled attractions are just a scenic drive away. Here are a few suggestions: .. E xplore the final frontier at the Cosmodôme and Space Camp .. A nswer the call of the wild at Granby Zoo or Parc Safari .. E xperience a real sugar shack at La Sucrerie de la Montagne .. Grab your skis or your snowboard and head for one of the 45 ski centres located within a 100-mile (160-km) radius of the city .. Tee off at one of 80 golf courses, still within the same 100-mile (160-km) range ..
Book accommodations .. Watch for special offers .. G et useful maps and travel tips .. Check the weather forecast .. Browse through restaurant listings ..
Canada - Discovery а la Montrial