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We love when the city warms up and we can feel the spring coming. When winter is behind us, Montreal takes on a totally different vibe. At this time of the year, we start to feel a more festive feeling in the air. Here is our spring travel guide with 10 not-to-be-missed things to do in our beautiful city.

  1. Enjoy an Instagramable iced treat. As soon as spring graces us, it’s time to visit one of these sweet destinations.
  2. Kick back and relax on a stunning terrace. Look at our Montreal Terraces guide to find the perfect one to visit during your next stay at Loews Hotel Vogue.

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  1. Update your closet with some trendy new apparel. We have the perfect luxury shopping guide for finding the most unique stores for your new-season shopping.
  1. Be captivated by Cirque du Soleil. You won’t want to miss their latest rendezvous at the Old Montreal Big Top, with a brand new version of their classic, Alegria.
  1. Take a peek at the Mural festival. Celebrate art by walking through the city to enjoy this impressive urban art movement. Visit to learn more.

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  1. Satisfy your creative curiosity with Printemps Numérique: Interactive spaces, visual and sound performances, immersive experiences, 3D production, leading-edge electronic music, installations, vernissages, international-calibre events… this is one impressive contemporary creation that blends all disciplines.
  1. Eat, drink, enjoy live music, dance – and maybe even sing a little karaoke – at the Jardins Gamelin, an outdoor oasis in the Quartier des Spectacles.

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  1. Come and experience the frenzy of the Grand Prix weekend. You can feel the F1 vibe throughout the whole Golden Square Mile area, the heart of the festivities. This is a not-to-be-missed event every spring.
  1. Take a big breath of fresh air and hop on a bike or BIXI to see Montréal’s neighborhoods at your own two-wheeled pace.

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  1. End the spring season with a tour at the Francofolies, the beginning of a long series of summer festivals that capture the essence of Montreal.