The dazzling new Queen E.
The newly updated Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel, our Connect’19 site, boasts a stellar lineup of bistronomie cuisine, exclusive nightlife, unforgettable views, an urban market and a luxurious spa. The venue embodies all that is modern and chic about Montreal while remaining steeped in a tradition of elegance.
Explore the hotel's new décor and appointments here.
The new Moment Spa Center is a haven of peace. A qualified team will offer you a relaxing and invigorating experience. A multitude of treatments (massage therapy, body and / or face treatments, manicures and pedicures, etc.) are at your fingertips! Enjoy 15% discount on all massages!
Things to do in Montreal
Hop from one festival to the next, from homegrown tastes to exotic flavours, from the trails of Mount Royal to the cobblestone streets of Old Montréal. Get inspiration from our list to live the full Montréal experience.
Festivals & Events
From Montréal to Yellowknife, from outer space to the Earth’s core, Aurorae explains and transcends the wonderfully inspiring and electrifying Northern Lights. Guided by an enthusiastic expert, come delight in an exceptional immersive experience beneath the spectacular dome at the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium.
The experience Aura begins with a path of lights, revealing the Basilica's wealth of exquisite works. A progressive immersion into a sonically and visually captivating universe guides visitors to the heart of the heart of Notre-Dame. Then, light, orchestral music and grandiose architecture combine to create a unique, three-act multimedia spectacle.
The present is composed of the reverberations of the past. This virtual reality exhibition invites viewers to connect with today’s world through reflections, parallels, and distant echoes.
Impulse is an interactive work comprising seesaws of various sizes, with lighting and sound. When activated, the seesaws, fitted with LED lights and speakers, then produce a series of beautiful sounds and varied intensity of light. The installation and its streamlined design will delight children and adults as they play with the sounds and lighting effects it produces.
Museum and Culture
Fine arts, music, cinema and design are just some of the themes daringly explored in this world-class museum.
The Museum of Modern Art makes today’s art a vital part of Montreal and Quebec life. For over 50 years, this vibrant museum has brought together local and international artists, their works and an ever growing public. The Museum presents temporary exhibitions devoted to outstanding and relevant current artists as well as exhibitions of works drawn from its extensive permanent collection.
Pointe-à-Callière Museum, the birthplace of Montreal and a National Historic Site, offers visitors the opportunity to explore an original underground circuit leading through archaeological excavations starting with Indigenous settlements.
Shopping in Montreal is as unique as the city itself. Revamp your wardrobe, buy unique gifts and souvenirs and pick up an edible slice of the city, all in one shopping trip. A notable destination for all things fashion, Montreal inspires designers of streetwear and haute couture, jewellery and home decor. Keep an eye out for vintage clothing, trendy pop-up shops and beautiful antiques too.
Relaxation / Sports
Docked at the Old Port, this contemporary spa, magnificently fashioned in an old ferryboat, takes on the allure of a chic liner with minimalist décor. Bota Bota hosts some of the most sublime views of the St. Lawrence River and the city. In addition to providing the Scandinavian-inspired formula, the terraces, bridges, gardens and treatment cabins dotted with portholes allow for the ultimate escape… Salus per aquam, or health by water.
Playing in the National Hockey League in Montréal, a veritable hockey town, the Canadiens arguably have the most enthusiastic fans and lively games in the league. The National Hockey League’s Montréal Canadiens, 24-time winners of the Stanley Cup, play their home games at the Bell Centre, which is open to visitors year round. Founded in 1909, the team is officially named le Club de hockey Canadien.
The Force is a recreational activity that guides participants to becoming a knight for the day or a battle master with a lightsaber. No prior experience required.
Expand your craft beer knowledge, visit 3 exceptional brewpubs, taste 6 different beers and food pairings packed with flavor and discover the city.
Travel the world with wines by the glass, sparkling wines, scotches and liqueurs at Les Cavistes Restaurant and Wine Bar. No need to have taken any previous oenology courses. Over this three-hour journey, participants learn about the history, geography, and terroirs of a region, grape variety or country, while tasting six wines perfectly paired with an appetizer.
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Photo credits : Guillaume Poulin | Aura Basilique Montreal | Larochelle | Quartier des spectacles – Luminothérapie | Bernard Fougères and Jean-François Lejeune | Architecture John Londono | Caroline Bergeron | Tourisme Montréal - Madore - Maude Chauvin | Bota Bota | Club de hockey Canadien inc. | Force Academy Sabers Combat | Bistro Brasserie Les Sœurs Grises | Les Cavistes