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Experience in Montreal, Canada by Rafael

Published by flag-ca Rafael Conquistador — 4 years ago

0 Tags: flag-ca Erasmus experiences Montreal, Montreal, Canada

What is it like to live in Montreal? Would you recommend it? What is the city like?

Montreal is a beautiful vibrant city but only in summer. Winter is boring and very cold.


What is the student lifestyle like in Montreal?

Montreal is a great city to live in but it can be quite expensive to go out. The economy is really good and that's why most people decide to stay in Montreal.

How much does it cost to live in Montreal?

The average cost of living is around 600/900$ CAD.

Is it difficult to find accommodation in Montreal? Is there any advice you can give?

Accommodation in the downtown area is quite expensive. You have to go to the urban areas where it is a lot cheaper but it takes around 45 minutes to get to downtown.

What is the food like? What are your favourite dishes?

All types of food are good in Montreal but they are overpriced.

What places would you recommend visiting in Montreal?

The downtown, the "Vieux-Port", the "Mont Royal"...

Is it good to eat out in Montreal? Can you tell us your favourite spots?

Nope, it's very expensive. Don't forget that it is mandatory to give a 15% tip to the waiters.


Is the nightlife good in Montreal? Where is good to go?

The nightlife is very good, especially on St Laurent's street.

What advice would you give future students heading to Montreal?

Come in fall or in summer. Avoid coming to Canada in winter!

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