Montréal. Attractions & Social Activities

An island city like no other plays host to the IRT

Local Attractions & Tourism Resources

There is no place on earth quite like Montreal. If you're a first-time visitor, come see for yourself - this compact island city is great for walking, and you can easily (and safely) explore its vibrant neighborhoods on foot, at any time of the day or night. Montréal is also multicultural, boasting more than 80 ethnic communities, and enjoys an outstanding reputation worldwide for gourmet dining.

To help you plan your time in this great city, Tourisme-Montréal, the city's official tourism marketing organization, provides information and assistance - including access to this amazing 2-min video of Montréal.

Conference Banquet

The conference banquet should be a grand occasion. It will be held at the prestigious Le Windsor, a historic landmark in Montréal city centre. 

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Le Windsor has hosted royalty and many legendary gatherings in its two breathtaking ballrooms: one Victorian-style and one French Renaissance-style, with high gilded ceilings, crystal chandeliers and rich architectural detail.  The banquet is an optional extra, competitively priced at CAN $65 not to be missed.

Greater Montreal Guided Tour (Wednesday afternoon)

For all those registered to attend the XX IRT, we are offering a tour of Montréal at no extra charge on the afternoon of Wednesday, 8th August.   Please refer to the flier for further information.   Places are limited and will be allocated on a "first come, first served" basis.

Lanchine Rapids Jet Boat Ride (Wednesday afternoon)

Whilst in Montréal, no visit is complete without a Jet Boat ride through the fabled rapids of the mighty St Lawrence River.   Since 1983 Lachine Rapids Tours has been renowned as Montreal's most exciting attraction. Available for all ages, this world class jet boat ride on the St Lawrence River in downtown Montréal is simply the best.   Absolutely wet, wild and wonderful!  An exhilarating narrated tour option, just 15 minutes’ walk from the conference centre.   Places are charged at $67 dollars.  Please refer to this flier for more information.

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