Montreal has some nice neighborhoods, but its most beautiful just may be the Plateau Mont-Royal.
The Plateau Mont-Royal, commonly called The Plateau, is truly one of Montreal’s most beautiful neighborhoods. Guided tours are a great way to really learn about neighborhoods and learn its secrets and hidden gems.
The neighborhood is known for its cool funkiness, laid-back atmosphere, cafes, bars, bookshops, art galleries, small theaters, boutiques and brightly colored houses. For a taste of Montreal’s world famous cuisine, be sure to check out one the The Plateaus many restaurants.
The Plateau has an eclectic mix of residents, which helps to give it its charm. A lot of artists have taken up residence here.
Parc Lafontaine is also located in The Plateau which is a wonderful place to ice skate in the winter and have a picnic in the warmer months.
It’s predominantly a French speaking neighborhood.
The Plateau has been compared to the vibrancy and charms of New York City’s Greenwich Village and Soho.