< Back to the list

5 unusual ways to discover Little Italy

Little Italy is well known for its traditions but if you are looking for unusual ways to visit the neighborhood with your friends, or your couple, this blog post is what you need to read. 

Here we present you 5 unusual ways to visit Little Italy:

1. Photo shoot in the neighborhood    

Everyone loves to keep pictures that remind them of good times and that's why Nathalie Photographie has created a unique concept that provides tourists with beautiful photos of their stay in Montreal. She offers a personalized photo shoot... while visiting Little Italy. This is the perfect gift idea to offer to your friends or family. Whether it's for a birthday, a mother's day or a surprise! #nathaliephotographie  

2. Walking tour and tasting of local products  

Beyond the market is a walking tour of a minimum of 6 bars and restaurants chosen by local Spade and Palacio guides. You will be delighted to discover the surroundings of the biggest public market in the city and to taste the best products, including delicious homemade sausages with thirst-quenching micro-brewery beers. You will live the traditions of the people of the neighborhood. #BeyondTheMarket #SpadeandPalacio  

3. Epicurean route Mile-ex / Little-Italy  

Foodies! The epicurean itinerary of the Mile-ex and Little-Italy neighborhoods is what you are looking for!

Organised by Celeb Events, this gastronimic adventure is a 3 hours foot tour where participants will be head to meet the store owners and taste their delicacies. On the menu: beer tastings at Birra and La Bièrothèque, donuts tasting at Trou de Beigne and the famous roman pizza at San Gennaro, ending with a fine olive oils testing at Olio et cie.


4. Giant Festive Bike  

If you want to unwind and celebrate the summer in an unusual way, a neighborhood walk in the giant bike is the solution for you! You can participate in the sangria formula which consists of cycling around Little Italy and visiting two bars. Sangria is offered! This festive course is made especially for people who want to party, meet new people and discover Montreal!  


5. Discover the history with the audio guide

Two free audio guides will head visitors to discover the history of the neighborhood. We kindly encourage a walk trough the alleys while listening to the voice: just connect your phone to internet, click up on the QR codes that you may find in the neighborhood, put on your headphones and you're done, ready for exploration.  #ViverePetiteItalie

Audio Guide 1, developped by Les Amis du boulevard St-Laurent,  it tells the past of the neighborhood through 10 audio tracks.

10 moments on the Main  

Audio Guide 2, developped by the SDC Petite-Italie, it tells the personal stories of the 5 oldest stores owners in Little Italy.

Vivere Petite-Italie Tour  

Do not forget to share your moments with #ViverePetiteItalie on social media.