Welcome to the SDC Côte-des-Neiges itinerary
Distance: about 1 km | Estimated time: 1h30
in between Jean-Brillant street and Édouard-Montpetit boulevard
Google Maps route: https://goo.gl/maps/noprsTPGY2T2
* NB Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, please note that the
itineraries may vary and that some locations may not be
accessible for visits.
You are about to take part in the first edition of the SDC Côte-des-Neiges itinerary, set up specifically to make you discover the area’s tourist and commercial attractions.
Throughout your itinerary, you will have the chance to discover, taste and find the best places in Côte-des-Neiges. We suggest that you can follow each stop and enjoy each one to the maximum. To assist you during the path, we put at your disposal the Google Maps Route. You can download it from many places with free Wi-Fi.
Do not forget to walk with your head up to enjoy every treasure the neighborhood contains.
1- The Placette
Free Wi-Fi available – Corner Côte-des-Neiges and Queen-Mary
You are currently at the very beginning of the course. La Placette is the gathering place par excellence. During the summer season, this place is very festive and vibrant! This little spot is peaceful, shady and away from the traffic of Côte-des-Neiges. Don’t hesitate to consult our web site for the programming of the Placette and his Facebook page.
2- Jean Brillant Market
corner Jean-Brillant and Côte-des-Neiges
Keep going up north on Côte-des-Neiges Street until you reach Jean-Brillant Street and you will found the market. The Little Italy can be proud of having the Jean-Talon Market but Côte-des-Neiges can be proud of having its own market too! You will find fresh fruits and vegetables of the day as well as a variety of seasonal products. What’s the best in all this? Jean-Brilliant Market is open 24 hours from April to November!
Challenge: Take a selfie with your vegetables and share it on Instagram with the hashtag #JaimeCDN
3- Maison de la culture
5290 chemin Côte-des-Neiges
ross the Côte-des-Neiges artery just in front of the Market and you will find the 3rd stop. The programming of the Maison de la culture is very diverse. At your right, you will find your account with different exhibitions, concerts, movies or variety shows. At your left, there is a library that you can explore. In addition, since 2007, the building has a green roof with a terrace and a public piano. You can go freely because many of their activities are offered for free!
4- Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Church
5366 chemin Côte-des-Neiges
When you leave the Maison de la culture, turn at your right and you will find this Catholic Church who was founded in 1901. It has been on Côte-des-Neiges Street for nearly 120 years. We cannot ignore it when we cross its path. It gives off something soothing with its contemporary architecture of the early twentieth century. Doors are always open to visitors from 8am to 5pm and during masses on the weekends. Don’t be shy to go for a walk and admire the dozens of stained glass windows through which the sun illuminates the church.
5- Pub McCarold
Free Wi-Fi available – 5400 chemin Côte-des-Neiges
When you leave the church, turn at your right and you will find the Pub McCarold who is a must on Côte-des-Neiges Street. It offers an impressive range of imported and local beers. The McCarold can boast a vast selection of Scotch and whiskey. With its Irish pub architecture, he quickly made his place in the neighborhood. This restaurant bar is the perfect place for 5 to 7 well deserved!
6- Caravane Café
Free Wi-Fi available – 3506 avenue Lacombe
Le Zeppelin is the neighbors of this cutie little coffee place which is very popular in the neighborhood. This is the favorite place for students to study around a good coffee. You will see that prices are very affordable. In addition, on the side of the building, you can admire the mural of Caravane Café with the animal emblem of Montreal … what is it?
Challenge: Try to imitate this animal and share it on Instagram with the #JaimeCDN
Wi-Fi gratuit disponible – 5414 avenue Gatineau
In front of Caravane Café, Le Saint-Houblon is definitely the favorite of the party animals. It’s good to know that it’s both a restaurant, a microbrewery and a farm! In fact, from the farm to your plate, Saint-Houblon offers local seasonal products through its fruits and vegetables as well as its own wine. Their farm is located in Papineauville, between Montreal and Ottawa. Don’t you think that the architecture is retro with a look of an American ‘’dinner’’?
8- Caserne 27
5353 avenue Gatineau
Towards the south of Gatineau Street, near Saint-Houblon is the Caserne 27 which was inaugurated in 1911. It is a classic in the neighborhood and it’s from art deco architecture. The tall tower was previously used to dry the fire hoses. The team of Caserne 27 is specialized in rescue in height as well as in closed spaces.
9- Centre communautaire de Loisir Côte-des-Neiges
5347 chemin Côte-des-Neiges
In front of the Caserne 27, you’ll found this community center who organizes several activities for all ages. It’s a place to participate in sports, artistic and cultural activities and with family or friends. In addition, it’s a resource in the neighborhood to know what is the latest news. Go and take a look inside to see what the center has to offer.