Montreal & Quebec City - Parc Jean-Drapeau (PDF Chapter)
This is the Parc Jean-Drapeau chapter from Lonely Planet’s Montréal & Québec guidebook.
The leafy green space of Parc Jean-Drapeau spreads across two islands filled with recreational activities. In the park you’ll find a casino, museums, a Formula 1 racetrack, an old-fashioned amusement park, numerous outdoor sculptures and even festivals during summer.
- take a breather from the hustle of the city by soaking up some sunshine and fresh air on verdant Île Ste-Hélène
- ride the world’s tallest wooden roller coaster at La Ronde, or get eye-popping views of the city from the Ferris wheel
- grab a picnic and join music lovers on the grass during the laid-back summer fest of Piknic Électronik
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighborhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities, Île Ste-Hélène and Île Notre-Dame.