7 Montreal Spots To Catch A Colourful Winter Sunset With Your Favourite Person

Sunsets in Montreal are always beautiful, but there's something particularly beautiful about them in the winter.

As the day starts to meet its end, we're always looking for places in Montreal to watch the sunset and take in all the pretty colours.

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While the temperature may be cold, there's nothing that warms our hearts quite like the light of a sunset capturing the beauty of our city.

Not only is watching the sunset a great way to get outside and get some fresh air, but it's also a great way to end the workday with some much-needed quiet time.

Which of these spots have you been to and which are you heading to next?

Van Horne Bridge

Where: Little Italy

What Makes This Spot Special: While a bridge may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a sunset, the way the light comes through the structure is just magical.

Victoria Bridge

Where: Pointe Saint-Charles

What Makes This Spot Special: Combining one of the city's most iconic bridges and the St. Lawrence River, this spot can bring a tear to your eye even if you've seen it a million times.

Lachine Lighthouse

Where: Lachine

What Makes This Spot Special: On the far side of the island, this is the perfect spot to see the setting sun against the lighthouse.

St. Joseph's Oratory

Address: 3800, chemin Queen Mary, Montreal, QC

What Makes This Spot Special: The oratory may be one of the most spiritual buildings in Montreal, but there's something totally mystical about watching the sunset.

Parc Jean-Drapeau

Where: 1, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, QC

What Makes This Spot Special: Across the water, you can get a view not just of the sunset, but of the entire city.

Parc La Fontaine

Where: 3819, avenue Calixa-Lavallée, Montreal, QC

What Makes This Spot Special: Parc La Fontaine offers a great spot to catch a sunset.


Where: Pointe-Claire

What Makes This Spot Special: A quieter spot on the island, this is a great place to unwind at the end of the day.