An Enviably Great Long Weekend in Montreal

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An Enviably Great Long Weekend in Montreal

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MUCH HAS BEEN made about the duality of Montreal—a major North American city with a staunchly Francophone identity—and its antiquity, too. While Canada marks its 150th birthday this year, Montreal, an early French-colonial fur-trade town, is turning 375. But far from a quaint Gallic relic, the country’s second-most-populous city has a restlessly creative spirit, with homegrown and immigrant influences driving its food, art and music scenes. Locals, who scuttle down frozen streets during infamously harsh winters, treat summertime with euphoric reverence: riding miles along riverside bike paths, insisting on picnics…

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