Saturday, September 8, 2012
1 pm to 4 pm – Departure Convention Center
Price: $55 (CAD) per person
(Minimum of 25 participants)
Experience an overview of Montreal and its historical sites where you will discover all of the characteristics this city has to offer. This tour will introduce you to the world’s second largest French speaking city with more museums, restaurants and shops than you can count. You will discover many points of interests, such as Montreal Harbour, Bonsecours Market Building, Place Jacques-Cartier, City Hall, Place Ville-Marie, Place des Arts, McGill University, Chinatown and Université de Montréal.
- Old Montreal
- Olympic Stadium – site of 1976 Olympics
- Mount Royal Park Lookout – impressive view of the city below
- St-Joseph’s Oratory – its founder, Brother André, was canonized in 2010
President’s Cup Golf Tournament
Saturday, September 8, 2012
11:00 am to 7 pm – Parcours du Cerf Golf Course
Price: $225 (CAD) per person
The fee for the President’s Cup Golf Tournament includes:
- Return private coach transfers from the convention hotels
- BBQ lunch and additional refreshments throughout the day
- Green fees
- Use of golf cart
Rental equipment is available on site at $60 (CAD)
For its opening event, the WLS 2012 invites you to experience Montréal’s joie de vivre and festival atmosphere. Partake in culinary specialties from around the world as you discover the city’s cultural diversity, surrounded by the timeless sounds of jazz.
To mark the end of this memorable visit, what better than a gala event showcasing Montréal’s legendary talent for gourmet dining. You’ll be treated to feats of incredible skill performed by talented artists in the pure tradition of the circus, all in a cozy ambiance.
“Montréal: from the first settlers, view from the St-Lawrence River and Olympic City”
Thursday, September 13, 2012
8:30 am to 5 pm – Departure Convention Center
Price: $200 (CAD) per person
(Maximum of 190 participants)
You will have the opportunity to:
- Stroll down many promenades like the Square Victoria, the Place d’Armes, the Place Royale and the Place Jacques-Cartier.
- Admire important buildings and institutions: the three Courts houses, the Ramezay castle, as well as the interior of an historical milestone: The Basilique Notre-Dame.
- Visit the Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours chapel, the Montreal city hall and walk where the «Wall street of Canada» used to be, Saint-Jacques street.
- Visit the Pointe-à-Callières museum, an interesting gathering of history and archaeology, located on the site where the foundation of Montreal lies.
- Go on a cruise and brunch aboard the famous Bateau Mouche, a fun way to discover all of Montréal’s natural, historical and cultural wealth by the ways of the majestic St. Lawrence River. Everyone will be amazed by all the unsuspected facets of the urban and natural landscape (the entryway to the Canal Lachine, Habitat 67, the Sainte-Marie stream, the Mont-Royal, the Clock tour, the Jacques-Cartier bridge, La Ronde amusement park, the Lemoyne canal with its large variety of birds, the Biosphere...)
- Discover the Maisonneuve Market, established in 1912 according to the plans of Marius Dufresne and his fountain monument set up in honour of its creator.
- Admire Morgan Avenue, one of the oldest streets in the district and the only one inspired by the «City Beautiful» in Montreal.
- Visit the Olympic Stadium complex, home of the 1976 Olympic Games. Reaching the top of the Montreal Stadium tour with its funicular, the highest tilted tower in the world offers three floors of observation, from which you can have an unbelievable view of Montreal and its surroundings.