Reaching École Polytechnique de Montréal
The address of École Polytechnique is:
MacKay-Lassonde Campus de l'Université de Montréal
chemin de la Tour
Montréal, (Québec) Canada, H3T
You can reach the Pavillon Lassonde by:
- Car: http://www.polymtl.ca/rensgen/en/coordonnees/visiter/index.php
- Metro: You must get off at "Université de Montréal" (blue
line). Metro Map
- Train: You are probably arriving at the "Gare-Centrale"
station. You can then take the metro at "Bonaventure" (orange
line, direction "Cote-Vertu") get off and change the metro at
- Bus: You are probably arriving at the "Berri-UQAM"
station. You can then take the metro (orange then blue lines).
- Airplane: A taxi from the airport is around $CA 40. You can
also take a bus that will bring you to a metro station for
around $CA 8. Check http://www.admtl.com/Passengers/AccessAndParking/Home.aspx
for more information.
Montréal is a place where people from all around the globe
come together to enjoy a Canadian city with a European
life-style. An island set along the mighty St. Lawrence River,
Montreal is known as the city built around a mountain, "Mont
Real" meaning "Real Mountain", which is dominating the city
and from the top of which can be enjoyed a breathtaking view
(local transportation, walking paths, and organised tours are
available). Montréal has an international reputation for
excellent dining. It offers a restaurant for every budget and
every taste. Its infrastructure, each year, accommodates
thousands of tourists enjoying the many international events,
such as the Jazz Festival or the International Film Festival.
Montréal has one of the lowest North American crime rates; it
does not have any dangerous area and visitors of both sexes
can safely walk around the city at any time during day or
night. In public places, restaurant or public transportation,
the usual precautions suffice to make a period spent in
Montreal enjoyable and safe. Montréal promotes green
development, emphasizing the use of taxis and on-the-spot
rental bikes that can be found at convenient locations all
around the city. Montréal is a true multi-lingual and
multi-cultural city, with over 150 ethnies living together.
Local people are renowned for their kindness and for being