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Lieu Historique National du Canal-de-Lachine

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Address: 105 Rue McGill | 6th Floor, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2E7, Canada
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No longer used as a means of transportation, this canal now serves as a...

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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Nice Bike Ride

Great bike ride from old Montreal out to the Rene Levesque park along the canal. Can stop at the Atwater Market for lunch / coffee as well. Return along the St Laurence side for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 September 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Great bike ride from old Montreal out to the Rene Levesque park along the canal. Can stop at the Atwater Market for lunch / coffee as well. Return along the St Laurence side for nice views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Rented our bikes at Ma Bicyclette on Gare Viger, headed out to the locks and back towards Atwood Market. Had a great beer and lunch at Burgandy Lion on Notre Dame just around the corner. Easy bike for those that don't do a lot of riding.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Lachine is enhancing it's image. You have great places to walk, sightsee, the canal lachine has a lot to offer. You have hip restaurants, food lovers you will love this. It is charmiing safe, it's got a little bit of european charm.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Ideal spot to spend a sunny day with friends and family. The bike path is dotted with many attractions with restaurants, market and quiet parks within a few blocks from the path. There are rental bikes, roller blades, kayaks, small electric power boats and pedalos. In the evening you have nice views on the city as well as regular special... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

An idyllic trail meandering along the Lachine Canal. Close to the city yet far removed from it. Two spots to recommend. The end of the trip relaxing at a waterside park in Lachine. The other is Montreal's iconic Atwater market, an emporium of fresh produce, baked goods, homestyle ice cream and more. A perfect spot to unwind after your round... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

A very unique and charming area of Montreal. Walking and cycling is the way to go, You can also rent a canoe or go shopping at the Atwater market This area gives you a lot of choices. Please go and enjoy

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

great place to visit I would recommend if you are here for the first time you will see a lot of thing and worth go and see it

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

A lovely place to shop or have a tasty lunch, the canal brings many people of all ages and the fact that there is a bike path which follows a canal of water, you can also see the building development of condos running along the path.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

If you are in the Old Montreal, rent a bike and allow an afternoon to bike along the Canal Lachine. It is beautiful, calm even with the hundreds of people you will meet bi y ling too. Bring your lunch and lots of water if summer. Enjoy the ride!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

Very scenic. If you have the time, it makes for a nice walk by the water, and is close to a water park.

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