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Lieu Historique National du Canal-de-Lachine

105 Rue McGill | 6th Floor, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2E7, Canada
+1 514-283-6054
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No longer used as a means of transportation, this canal now serves as a recreation area with hiking and biking trails.
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105 Rue McGill | 6th Floor, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2E7, Canada
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
+1 514-283-6054
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We rented bikes and cycled along the Lachine Canal, which was the best part of our Montreal stay. Really recommend it in summer! We rented our bikes from Fitz & Follwell close to Mont Royal and cycled down through the city, but you can also...More

2  Thank josieist
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We rented bikes from Velo Montreal and rode from our lodging on some of the many and well mapped bike trails in the city. Starting near the old city, we enjoyed a satisfying ride along the canal to the end at the musee de plein-air....More

Thank Summerfog
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We had so much fun seeing the different areas of the Canal system and its environments.We hired the bikes around the old port and spent the whole day riding along the waters cycling path. Motreal has got a lot going for it. I recomend this...More

Thank arwinhurwitz
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Have bite to eat and then walk the canal - look at what'd been done to the old factory buildings, imagine life in the 19th when this was a working canal, enjoy tranquility as you head back on foot to the city.

1  Thank scott r
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Lachine is a lovely small town not far from Montreal on the St Laurence river. A canal and locks add interest as you walk along the river front. we found a good selection of cafes and restaurants with views over the river. Well worth a...More

Thank 10Orchard
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Great place to go have a nice long walk or a bike ride. Green road is easy to find, access and ride along. Multiple sitting areas along the way. I wished there were more trees though. Bike rental and repair shops along the way.

Thank SimonL_Mtl
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We didn't have a bike, but we started by the old port and walked all the way to the end of the canal, with a fun stop at Atwater Market. It was a fun day. Try to get there in time to see some the...More

1  Thank emma1913
Reviewed 30 May 2017

What propelled Montreal as a place to open up a business is now a great spot to walk, run, bike, or boat.

Thank bowlesjrobert
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Nice little shops with good local food and many many options for coffee, drinks and dinner/lunch. Bike path is awesome but need to be careful with traffic during peak hours

Thank MTLinMTL
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by here in late March and it was pretty bleak. Looks lovely in spring/summer photos though! Would wait until then to go.

Thank Cara C
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christian l
17 July 2016|
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Response from Alexander K | Reviewed this property |
Ya that is probably your best bet. But if you want to be a bit closer to Old Montreal, you can park in Pointe St.Charles on the south side of canal, on any side street it's free also - and then walk east along canal to the... More
2 May 2016|
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Response from valueoriented129 | Reviewed this property |
Use the north side of the canal. This means St Ambrose st in that area.
11 July 2015|
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Response from valueoriented129 | Reviewed this property |
Any side street perpendicular to the river. Check if maximum hours of parking could apply.