Tours for Lachine Canal
About Lachine Canal, Montreal
The Lachine Canal (Canal de Lachine in French) is a canal passing through the southwestern part of the Island of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, running 14.5 kilometres from the Old Port of Montreal to Lake Saint-Louis, through the boroughs of Lachine, Lasalle and Sud-Ouest. On the land before the canal construction there was a lake named "Lac St Pierre". The lake and its rivers can be seen on the maps of Montreal of the years 1700, 1744 and on the map titled "The isles of Montreal. As they have been surveyed by the french engineers (1761)". The canal gets its name from the French word for China (La Chine). The European explorers dreamt of finding a route from New France to the Western Sea and there on to China and hence auspiciously the region where the canal was built was named Lachine. Currently, the canal, due to the continuous disposal of industrial waste, has the prevalence of harmful substances, although the water quality is said to be good.Wikipedia
Overview of Lachine Canal
Lachine Canal is a place in Montreal in the country of Canada. Lachine Canal is not the prime point of interest of Montreal. Although, you can pay a quick visit to it if you are around.
Generally, tourists prefer visiting top attractions of Montreal like Mosaicultures Internationales, Botanical Garden, Notre-dame Basilica, Musee Des Beaux-arts De Montreal and Mont Royal Cemetery. These are few of the top things to do in Montreal.
A fun-filled day in the city is possible with these exciting Montreal tours that you can book for your visit.
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Immerse yourself in the dark side of Old Montreal on this exciting ghost hunt or ghost walk. After night falls, follow your guide through the hidden streets of Old Montreal and either hear the haunted stories of Montreal or come face-to-face with spooky ghosts! Youâll be entertained by legends of criminals, witchcraft and grim events that haunt the city streets.
Join this walking tour to visit at least 6 of your local guide's favourite eateries and watering holes. From artisan charcuteriesÂ to thirst-quenching craft beers, take delight in discovering the surrounding areas of the city's largest food market. You'll discover a different side of the city that you otherwise might miss out on. We focus on local, young entrepreneurs for our tasting spots and human scale environments for our in between walking segments.
Experience Montreal's effervescent nightlife while partying and meeting new friends from around the globe. Discover the bars and clubs locals go to and some they may not even know about with Montreal's #1 party tour.
Visit Montreal’s one and only outdoor zoo during winter! Featuring animal species exclusively from Québec in a cozy and natural setting, the Ecomuseum Zoo provides a unique opportunity to commune with nature just 20 minutes from downtown Montréal. All residents of the Ecomuseum Zoo are there for a special reason: orphaned, injured or born under professional human care, each of them could not return to the wild. Hence, they have found a loving home at the zoo. Be ready to meet Black Bears, Canada Lynx, Woodland Caribou, Gray Wolves and many more ambassadors of Québec’s wildlife.
Share your experience - Rate Lachine Canal, Montreal
Nice place to relax, go for a picnic, walk, jog or bike. Not too crowded and close to other central locations including downtown. Options to rent a bike, paddle boat and more.
Start in Old Montreal, rent a Bixi bike for 5 dollars, ride down to Atwater Market and Grab yourself some charcuterie to continue your journey. A great excursion for a half day or more if you're up for the ride.
A great Corridor for bicycles and walking very pretty
The canal offers a nice corridor of green space and a relaxing view of the water. Lovely for a stroll, jogging or water recreation!
Beautiful place for recreation.
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