Montreal What to Pack

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  • 1. Warm clothes

    Many people think about keeping their "core" warm, but what about the lower half? There are some really great fitting and comfortable jeans available that keep you warm. They are called Winter Blues...

  • 2. Camera

    If you come in the wintertime (especially December to February), be prepared for what can be brutal cold. Bring appropriate clothing, which should include a warm jacket, gloves, a hat and scarf. ...

  • 3. Books

    To explore Quebecs big cities Montreal and Quebec City an up to date guidebook is very useful. I had the Fodors guide, which is updated every year. It describes the things to see and do and lists...

  • 4. Nothing out of the ordinary

    If you visit Montreal in the summer, it gets very humid so even if the temperatures don’t llok too hot, pack shorts/short sleeved shirts/sandals. Bring good...

  • 5. Pack Layers!

    Bring comfortable shoes since you will be doing a lot of walking. You can wear casual shoes or even sneakers/runners for the most part. If you plan on...

  • 6. Free Montreal papers

    Before you leave, why not consult the website of those free Montreal newspapers. Montreal has 4 free weekly papers, two in french (VOIR and ICI) and two in...

  • 7. Where to start ?

    After VT, the best place to start your search before coming to Montreal is on the web site of Tourism Montreal. You will find all the information about...


    One big luggage is okay if you are going to spend one month where you are, but taking the clothes back to the luggage is awful, because you always have more...

  • 9. Wonder

    Not to belabor this point, but Montreal is amazing for so many reasons. When you visit, the most important thing to bring is a sense of wonder and the energy...

  • 10. Bring an umbrella! A Montreal summer packing list

    -- A light jacket for the evening. Luckily, I'm from Los Angeles, stuck between an ocean and desert - so I know about the ways that evening weather can turn...

  • 11. Quick advices

    Winter: Heavy-Duty suitcases Winter: Warm clothes, boots, gloves and hatSpring: Boots, jacket, sunglassesSummer: Very light clothes, good shoesAutumn:...

  • 12. Sneakers are the way to go...

    Montreal is the type of city you can walk around and explore for hours and hours. The streets filled with interesting sights are endless and the roads are...

  • 13. Spring is Cold ( Sometimes)

    Nothing out of the ordinary Most definitly pack a pair of sneakes as you will be walking around quite a bit. The city is very safe and convenient to get around...

  • 14. Packing List

    Lots of warm clothing in the winter, and plenty of shorts and T's in the summer. Despite certain rumours about igloos and polar bears (they are further north)...

  • 15. Luggage tips

    Take a tip from an airline employee!! Buy American Tourister type luggage (kinda rectangular and semi-soft) You'll find they are less likely to be...

  • 16. Packing List

    Essentials:Photo IDMoney - cash, bank card, credit cards, traveller's chequesMedications (if any) - always good to keep in the original packaging for...

  • 17. Luggage tips part 2

    ANOTHER TIP ABOUT LUGGAGE! Don't get your bags wrapped in some sort of saran-wrap (they call it secure-wrap or something..) They sell the stuff and wrap it for...

  • 18. Packing List

    put much more time in your luggage than my only three days to visit this town... I know this is just a stock tip but... with it I would like to apologize with...

  • 19. Packing List

    One person out of three among middle age and lower wears a small packback. They are not only convenient but also cheap. Half the price is the norm. One could...

  • 20. Packing List

    It all depends on the type of trip you want to make, and the time of year. For touring the city during the summer, I'd recommend a good pair of shoes, some...

  • 21. Packing List

    WINTER: Hahahaha, bring many layers of woolies, IT IS COLD.SUMMER: if you're heading for the woods, bring plenty of bug repellent for the sea of black flies...

  • 22. Packing List

    Bring warm clothing. Even in the hottest summer months Montreal can get cold, especially at night. downdrafts from the mountain and breezes off the St....

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