Strategically located in the centre of the island of Montreal, Town of Mount Royal has a surface area of 7.43 square kilometres and a population of 19,702. Both French and English are widely spoken. Accessible by major highways, Mount Royal will surprise visiting drivers with its web of winding streets even as it charms them with its succession of delightful green spaces and magnificent homes.
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It is cloaked in greenery that Town of Mount Royal reveals its many charms. Complementing the professional quality landscaping that embellishes our garden city’s private properties are 30 parks and nearly 70 other green spaces maintained by the municipality. Our urban forest includes some 9,600 trees, and many species flourish under our care.
Town of Mount Royal is located at the nexus of the main east–west (Autoroutes 20 and 40) and north–south (Autoroutes 15 and 13) highways, which, among other things, ensures easy access to downtown Montreal. The Town’s central location also puts it a short 15-minute drive from the Montréal–Trudeau International Airport.
While Town of Mount Royal is not, strictly speaking, a tourist destination, we encourage you to visit its many parks, take advantage of its organized activities and dine in its cafés and restaurants. Shoppers will find much to tempt them under a single roof at the chic Rockland Centre.
Besides relying on your car, you can travel to Town of Mount Royal by taking Société de Transport de Montréal (STM) buses 16, 165 and 535 or riding the metro to L’Acadie or Namur stations, both of which are located just outside the town limits. Alternatively, the Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT) has two stops on its Deux-Montagnes suburban train line (Mont-Royal and Canora stations) that take you between Town Centre and downtown Montreal in less than 10 minutes!
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