Dear friends of the cruise industry,

According to the Canadian Federal Government’s guidelines, cruise ships will not be allowed to dock in Canadian ports until February 28, 2022. Furthermore, all familiarization trips and promotional activities are cancelled as a result of the preventive measures taken to fight COVID-19 in Canada, until further notice. Nevertheless, we are ready to answer your questions about Montréal as a tourist destination, and to take the time to prepare your future itineraries with you.

We want to assure you of our solidarity, and of our role as a strong partner when the situation improves and we can look forward to recovery. In the meantime, we are happy to offer inspiration for a future visit to our beautiful city.

Don’t miss the opportunity to train your teams online. Sign up for the Montréal Destination Specialist Program.

Should you have any questions:

- about the revised schedule of ship arrivals and departures, the latest available information is at

- about the organization of the 2022/2023 cruise season in Montréal, contact Geneviève Archambault. Specialized media, please contact Yves Gilson.

For any questions about COVID-19, the holding of major Montréal events or the tourism industry in Montréal, visit the website or contact


With our wide range of downloadable tools designed uniquely for cruise professionals, you can plan the most exciting Montréal getaway ever for your guests. Here’s a sneak peek at the documents you can consult:

  • Highlights of Montréal – an overview of the city
  • Pre- and post-cruise suggestions as well as city tours and excursions
  • Calendars of events, accommodations, an image bank and documentation in German 
  • Logistics – schedules, Cruise Canada, getting here, getting around, train travel, airport shuttles, métro maps and city maps 
  • Contacts and practical information – what you need to know and who to contact


Know Montréal from the Inside

Become a Certified Montréal Destination Specialist through Tourisme Montréal's program developped for travel professionnals.

Why choose Montréal as a starting point for your next cruise? 

With a little European charm and a lot of urban vibe, Montréal is always an exciting place to be. The city is compact, safe, and pedestrian-friendly, which means you can easily walk from the Montréal Cruise Terminal to your hotel, and then onward to restaurants, cafés, theatres and entertainment venues. Montréalers are known for being outgoing and welcoming—and they are always happy to introduce visitors to the city and share its best-kept secrets.


Day and night, Montréal is alive and vibrant, but if you need some extra ideas for your planning, we’re here to make it easier.
We’ve put together suggestions on what to do and where to stay,





In French only


Air Canada suggests you to start your flight search here
Browse our image gallery

*Please note that all the photos and videos available in our libraries can ONLY be used for the purpose of promoting Montréal as a tourist destination, and for editorial use. Please credit all used content.


Consult our handy list of practical information and get in touch with our Tourisme Montréal representatives. We’re always here to help.