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Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

| Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal, Quebec H3C 6A1, Canada
+1 514-872-6120
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Amazing F1 Experience, but wheelchair users beware!

We came here for the F1 this year and we certainly had an incredible time. The circuit is awesome... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
drive around

We can take a drive through the circuit to experience the thrills of F1 driving. A little difficult... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Located on Ile Notre-Dame, the 4.361 km-long Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve hosts the Grand Prix du Canada, as well as biking, in-line skating, jogging and walking enthusiasts! PARTIAL CLOSURE The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve will be partially closed to cyclists, pedestrians and inline skates enthusiasts from May 15 to September 4, 2017 due to the mounting, the hosting and demounting of major events, to maintenance work done on the circuit in preparation for the Grand Prix du Canada, and to the STM bus circuit to Jean-Dore beach. This partial closure means two things: • The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve will be accessible to cyclists, pedestrians and inline skates enthusiasts for only 43 non consecutive days this summer, from May 15 to September 4, 2017. Visite the Parc Jean-Drapeau website for the detailed schedule. • A portion of the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, the "Hairpin" area, will be inaccessible at all time time from May 15 to September 4, 2017.
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| Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal, Quebec H3C 6A1, Canada
Parc Jean-Drapeau
+1 514-872-6120
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for the F1 this year and we certainly had an incredible time. The circuit is awesome! My only advice is if you are a wheelchair user or companion to seriously consider your travel to and from the circuit. We decided to arrive...More

Thank SpookyGnome
Reviewed 1 week ago

We can take a drive through the circuit to experience the thrills of F1 driving. A little difficult to locate the site, as the turn is a sharp one off a bridge.

Thank sagara10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the 2017 race in June. This circuit is beginning to show its age and although it can produce good racing, the circuit facilities, trade stands, eating outlets and other activities are all becoming tightly squashed and inadequate, by comparison to other more...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to run, walk, bike. Your training days will be different from what you are used to. The sensation to run in a real Formula 1 circuit is unique.

Thank aledabul70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The setting is beautiful, on an island, in a beautiful park. You don’t mind the walk from the Metro as you literally walk over the river and through the woods, and past the lake, to get to your seats on the race course. The course...More

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went back to beautiful Montreal for my first F1 race. Amazing-simply overwhelming experience. The track is on a beautiful island across from the Old Port Montreal . Everywhere you will see reminders of the 1967 world fair Expo. Other than the jets flying over...More

Thank psmhiggins
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

The circuit is actually open for hiking, skating etc. It's for free! It's so cool to bike that circuit... I'm not a fan of formula 1, but this was pretty amazing! :)

Thank Le B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This circuit is at Jean Drapeau Park which is connect by metro Jean Drapeau and that is very convenient for the people transportation.

Thank ArletteJ117
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This is a great track to drive around but it's even better to ride a bike. Walking will take quite a while. The 2 lanes, one for cars and buses and the other for bikes and pedestrians makes it a very safe and user friendly...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Very well organized, they have free party in the park. The track is great and the race the best. Transportation to the circuit is easy

Thank Christian R
Parc Jean-Drapeau
The islands of Saint-Helene and Notre-Dame together
make up the anchored fabric of Parc Jean-Drapeau. The
mostly man-made grounds were built to be the site of
the 1967 World's Fair, and the chiefly car-free space
still retains its inherited carnival character. A
wonderland of foliage and flora awaits at the Jardins
des Floralies, with its expanse of pond-marked
wetlands making it perfect for hiking, nature walks,
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Stephen D
3 June 2017|
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Response from Christian G | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, at all times; I have brought one every day I've gone, every year I've gone. They do check it, though.
Julia B
21 May 2017|
Response from ronpare8 | Reviewed this property |
i believe its from the bottom
Michael H
29 April 2017|
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Response from Rita S | Reviewed this property |
Dear Michael I think you would have to walk all along to the main gate again unfortunately,, but anyways check the website cause they said that this year There will be new rules! Check it to be sure Sorry could't help... More