Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is a 4,361-metre long car-racing track which has played host to the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada since 1978.
Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is well-regarded for its smooth asphalt surface and the meticulous manner in which the track is maintained to meet the requirements of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA). These track conditions contribute to the high-calibre racing performances by the F1 cars.
When it is not hosting an event, the Circuit is a one-of-a-kind facility in the province of Québec, where cycling, para-cycling, inline skating and running enthusiasts come to train.
Surrounded by lush gardens and a wide assortment of art works, the Circuit is a pleasant and relaxing place, a nice spot to go for a stroll. This multi-purpose track also provides a great view of Montréal, with its strategic location in the heart of the Saint Lawrence River.
As of May 23, cyclists will be able to circulate between Parc Jean-Drapeau, the Estacade and the Sainte-Catherine locks. Come discover a bike path in the middle of the Saint Lawrence River.
For the moment, only one restroom will be opened on Île Notre-Dame. It is located under the Pont des Îles, near the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve.
Here are a few photos of the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, just to give you an overview of the facilities.
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To obtain more details regarding the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, available services or for any request for information, do not hesitate to contact our staff.
To make it easier to get around, here is the exact location of the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve at Parc Jean-Drapeau posted on Google Maps.
The Jean-Drapeau subway station is located on Île Sainte-Hélène, in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau. To get to the Parc easily and quickly, the subway is still the best way to go!
During the summer season, Parc Jean-Drapeau visitors can use the river shuttle as a means of transportation, from the Vieux-Port de Montréal (Jacques-Cartier pier) and the city of Longueuil.
Users can also bring along their bikes and they have access to a network of cycling paths at each stop.
Covid-19 - The river shuttle service will not be operational for the 2020 summer season.
Two STM shuttles provide a connection between the Jean-Drapeau subway station and various attractions.
Every day of the year, the 777 shuttle provides fast access to the Casino de Montréal.
From Montréal: take the Lachine Canal bike path, near the Vieux-Port de Montréal, or the Jacques Cartier Bridge multipurpose Path.
From the South Shore: take the Bike Link or the Jacques Cartier Bridge multipurpose Path.
There are many BIXI stations at the Parc during the summer season.
People can enjoy many of the cycling paths to get to or pass through the Parc Jean-Drapeau, either running or walking.
With more than 25 kilometres of trails and pathways, the Parc is a pleasant spot for hiking, all year round.
Motorists can get to Parc Jean-Drapeau by taking the Jacques Cartier Bridge or the Concorde Bridge (Bonaventure Autoroute, Pierre-Dupuy exit).
Covid-19 - In order to comply with the instructions of the City of Montréal in connection with public health directives, no parking is currently accessible to the general public.
You can reserve a taxi for your travels at the Parc by using a valid STM transport fare (ticket or OPUS card).
|September 3 to June 23|
|Monday to Friday||6:30 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.|