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Repaired broken links and selected text updates.

App Description

MONTREAL’S BEST is an ideal travel guide to Canada’s liveliest city. Written by a pro-author it explores key NEIGHBOURHOODS; details SIGHTS, ACTIVITIES and ITINERARIES; then suggests great spots to EAT. All content (191 entries/246 pics) is original and independent; no recommendations are ads!

This app is part of the TouchScreenTravels series: indie travel apps by pro travel writers.

MONTREAL’S BEST starts with a TRIP ESSENTIALS section to help with planning, which includes coverage of FESTIVALS & EVENTS as well as TRANSPORT info.

A rundown of all the key NEIGHBOURHOODS then helps orientate you, while an ITINERARIES section offers first-timers the ideal way to explore the city using easy-to-follow routes.

Or, if you’re keen on exploring local ARCHITECTURE or ART; delving into city HISTORY; spending time OUTDOORS; or just want to find the best attractions for KIDS & FAMILIES, you might just dive straight into one of these themed sections.

Finally the app details many good places to EAT, DRINK, SHOP. A rundown of key RESTAURANTS, CAFES, BARS and CLUBS, along with many THEATRES, CINEMAS and VENUES, will help ensure that perfect urban getaway.

APP FEATURE: TRIP PLANNING
Key before-you-go information, including:
• Accommodation
• Costs & Money
• Information & Maps
• Seasons, Festivals & Events
• Transport

APP FEATURE: NEIGHBOURHOODS
Meet the key city districts:
• Downtown
• The Gay Village
• HoMa
• Mount Royal
• Old Montreal
• Parc Jean Drapeau
• The Plateau

APP FEATURE: ITINERARIES
Easy-to-follow tours:
• Mt Royal & Downtown In-A-Day
• Old Montreal-In-A-Day

APP FEATURE: INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES
Backgrounders and practical advice on:
• Architecture
• Art
• History
• Kids & Families
• Outdoors
• Spectator Sports

APP FEATURE: LISTINGS
Where best to eat, drink, shop and more:
• Bars, Clubs & Nightlife
• Cafés
• Restaurants
• Shops & Shopping
• Theatres, Cinemas & Venues

APP FEATURE: TECHNICAL
• One-click website LINKS.
• One-click PHONE CALLS (on phones).
• NAVIGATE quickly using the app's global search; internal hyperlinks, and its many images.
• LOCATION info (using your device's GPS).
• Detailed MAPS and the ability to ADD YOUR OWN markers.
• Save and share FAVOURITES.
• Easily CONTACT the author.

THE AUTHOR
Christian Williams has written or co-written some twenty guidebooks, a host of related articles for magazines, travel websites and UK newspapers and a good few apps. He's been eating poutine in Montreal since 2012.


REVIEWS AND RATINGS
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CREDITS
Icon Credit: Emmanuel Milou on Flickr

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • August 10, 2019 Initial release
  • August 13, 2019 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • September 11, 2019 Price increase: FREE! -> $1.99
  • December 09, 2020 New version 1.1
  • December 09, 2020 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • August 05, 2021 Price increase: FREE! -> $1.99