The skating experience starts with a guide who will bring your group to a rink that is best for learning. Everyone is rented skates, and you are all taught how to skate comfortably. The skating experience is great because you can skate whether you are a beginner or an expert. You never know what you might see on the ice, and you must get the tour for the kids who have always wanted to try.
The skating experience lasts a couple hours where you are allowed time to take pictures and truly enjoy the rink experience. You might not have been to a place like this before, and you will feel like you are in a winter wonderland that no one could have described to you.
The skating experience is one of the best for you to take with the family, and it helps you see Montreal from a new angle. You get a nice walk through the city to see the rink, and the skates are a part of the experience.
Everyone can use the Winter in Montreal experience when on vacation, and it is one of the cheaper ways for you to enjoy the city.
Experience the joys of a winter wonderland on a guided ice-skating and walking tour of Montreal's Plateau Neighborhood. Discover the charms of Montreal as you meander past the colorful architecture of Plateau's narrow streets to learn the area's rich history, and then take a sweet break with a cup of hot chocolate from the city's finest chocolate shop. Finish your journey by gliding around Parc La Fontaine's outdoor ice rink at your own pace, then relax with a glass of wine or other beverage at the nearby Espace LaFontaine. After this 3-hour afternoon tour, use your provided ticket to hop on a bus to return to original meeting point.
Begin your love affair with winter in Montreal at a quaint bicycle shop half a block from Parc du Mont-Royal. Here, you'll meet your guide and the rest of your group for a half-day tour of the charming neighborhood.
Make your way on foot to the flourishing artistic district of Plateau, where your guide shares stories about the area's narrow streets, colorful architecture and intriguing characters. With your cheeks flushed from the brisk air, you'll stop at the city's best chocolate shop to warm yourself up with a cup of artisan hot chocolate.
Continue to Parc la Fontaine, the city's biggest park and home to an expansive outdoor ice rink in the winter. Trade your shoes for skates and lace up before taking to the park's long and winding ice paths. Skaters of all skill levels can practice pirouettes and turns underneath the twinkling lights as holiday music plays. Unwind after a delightful day with a glass of wine or other beverage at Espace LaFontaine, a chalet beside the skating rink. When you're ready, use your provided bus ticket to return to your original departure point.