Notre-Dame Basilica of Montréal
A dose of amazement and wonder is closer than
you think. Standing majestically at the heart of the metropolis’s
historical old city, the Notre-Dame Basilica of Montréal
exceptionally beautiful monument that welcomes more than one
million visitors per year. With the arrival of winter, a magical
family getaway is perfect for getting in the mood for the
The best way to discover the
Notre-Dame Basilica is on a guided tour. You’ll learn everything
there is to know about this church – the first in Canada built in
Gothic Revival style, and featuring an interior design inspired by
the Sainte-Chapelle in Paris. Stop in for this 20-minute tour so
you can warm up in the middle of your stroll through the streets
of Old Montréal. The dazzling gold and blue colours and gilded
leaves will have you swooning as you appreciate the feeling of
inner peace bestowed on you by this magnificent monument.
In addition to the guided tours, the
Basilica presents AURA
luminous experience, a show of light and sound by Moment
Factory. Presented five nights a week, from Tuesday to Saturday,
this spectacular performance is sure to delight the whole family.
See the architecture come to life before your eyes as the
three-act display is projected onto one of the most sublime
canvases imaginable: the Notre-Dame Basilica itself. This show is
an original way to discover the works of art of this architectural
gem, while orchestral music swells around you.
AURA luminous experience by Moment
Experience the most solemn of midnight
masses. On December 24, traditional masses will be held at 9:30
p.m. and at midnight, but there will also be a family mass at 7
p.m. This animated mass will feature traditional hymns and a
living crèche that visitors of all ages will love. Tickets can be
purchased until December 23.
Enjoy the spirit of the holidays at
the Notre-Dame Basilica of Montréal – a richly adorned,
internationally admired, spectacular place of worship!