With the second largest number of native French speakers in the world after Paris, this unique slice of Québec, Canada, definitely offers something different for a city trip. Famous for its iconic casino and the historic buildings of Old Montreal, it's a lively city with an interesting mix of cultures. A lovely way to tour the town is by bike, or you can catch a game at the Bell Centre, where the Montreal Canadiens represent the city in the NHL. Stop for coffee at one of the many cafés or fill up on everything from the finest haute cuisine to a big plate of poutine. Try it with sausage for a tasty kick! The incredible Montreal Botanical Garden will make you feel like you've traveled across the whole world within a few hours – due to its extensive collections and facilities, it's one of the most important botanical gardens in the world! At night, you'll feel right at home with the international crowd at Rue Crescent, where the bars fill up quickly and you get a sense of what really makes Montreal sparkle. A walk to Mount Royal Park gives one of the best views in town as is an excellent way to round off your weekend trip.