Montreal’s Snow Village. [VIDEO]

Montreal’s Snow Village. [VIDEO]

After a kidney infection, lost passport, missed flight, and mad dash to the airport, Jeff and I somehow managed to make it to Montreal. We were a little late, but we were there, and we headed directly for Snow Village.

Set in Parc Jean Drapeau, a park located on an island in the Saint Lawrence River, Snow Village is a world away from the city. Upon entering the village, made completely of ice and snow, we were immediately taken to another, more magical world.

Comprised of an ice hotel, ice restaurant, ice bar, and ice chapel, the beauty of the temporary village wasn’t easy to capture in photos alone, which is why we made a video to give you a real feel of what it was like to be in this world of ice and snow.

Montreal’s Snow Village from The World Wanderer on Vimeo.

If you can, before the season ends, I highly suggest making your way to Montreal to see it for yourself. If you can’t this season, make it a goal for next year. Having an ice hotel, let alone an ice village, in North America, is truly something special.

Don’t want to stay overnight in the cold? You can get passes to enjoy the facilities during the day and night. This way you get the experience without enduring the chilly night. Either way, Snow Village is a place everyone should have on his or her bucket list. Trust me.

A huge thank you to Montreal’s Snow Village for having me come up and stay overnight. As always, my opinions are my own.

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Comments (23)

    1. The World Wanderer

      Thank you! Makes me want to be back there!

  1. D.J. - The World of Deej

    Cool stuff….Not sure I could stick it out all night, but it would be worth a try…

    1. The World Wanderer

      You’d probably do better than you’d think! The sleeping bags were SO warm!

  2. lola

    i really did enjoy this fun ice hotel. i’m ready to take on the one in Sweden next year!! you in???

  3. Leah Travels

    I WANT to go there. I’ve become quite fond of the cold and this looks fab. Great video, too.

    1. The World Wanderer

      Thank you! I’ve become quite fond of the cold as well, funny how things change when you let yourself fully experience everything out there. 🙂

  4. Francesca

    Ahhhh, it does look like a magical winter wonderland! Looks like you guys had so much fun. I would love to stay there – or someplace like it. I know I’d freeze but I don’t care. Other than the late-night sledding, I think the chapel was my favorite part. Just beautiful!

    PS – Awesome video (and music)!!

    1. The World Wanderer

      Totally worth being cold for a little bit – it was actually SO much warmer than I expected. 🙂 You would love it! Haha, knew you’d like the music! 😉

  5. Fiona

    This is so cute – I really want to do something the this – the bar and restaurant look amazing too – must have been so magical!!

    1. The World Wanderer

      Thanks, Fiona! It’s such an amazing place – didn’t feel real!

  6. @mrsoaroundworld

    Absolutely loved this! I think I could try this for a night 🙂 we should all go together!

    1. The World Wanderer

      Thanks, Mrs. O! You could definitely survive the night! I say we all do the one in Sweden like Lola said!

  7. Traveling Ted

    Very cool video. I have always wanted to stay at a place where I could ice skate to the bathroom in the middle of the night.

    1. The World Wanderer

      Thanks, Ted! Haha, yes and you’d have a far way to skate. Bathrooms are outside, and are unfortunately (or perhaps fortunately?) not made of ice and snow. 😉

  8. Craig Zabransky

    really cool…. pun intended. someday I definitely need to check this place out and get back to Montreal… great city as I remember.
    stay warm, Craig

    1. The World Wanderer

      Haha, thanks! I know, I actually keep telling everyone how “cool,” it was, and then we laugh over the cheesy joke. I think you could handle it though, Explorer Craig. Looks like it was a LOT colder where you just were!

  9. Pola (@jettingaround)

    Great video, I really enjoyed it! Would love to check out that place. 🙂

    1. The World Wanderer

      Thanks! I think you’d love it!

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