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Montreal: Laurentian Mountains Day Trip

1. Montreal: Laurentian Mountains Day Trip

Escape from the city for one day and uncover the beautiful backdrops of the Laurentian Mountains, on a full-day excursion from Montreal. Your adventure begins with morning pickup from your downtown Montreal hotel before a scenic drive out of town into the charming countryside. Along the way, your guide will share with you insights and history of the region. Travel to Saint-Sauveur for a photo stop in this charming village. Here you’ll also have time to visit the local shops, cafes, and historic buildings. Enjoy a short stop in Saint-Adolphe-d'Howard to embrace the ambiance of the quaint village, Lac Joseph.  At Mont-Tremblant, fall in love with the idyllic mountains and use your free time to have lunch, shop, or do an activity like riding the gondola to the highest peak. Your tour concludes with the return journey to Montreal and drop-off at your downtown hotel around 6:30 PM.

Old Montreal: Traditional Ghost Walk of the Haunted City

2. Old Montreal: Traditional Ghost Walk of the Haunted City

Enjoy a unique and memorable experience in the unparalleled and fascinating ambience of Old Montreal with your family, friends, or colleagues. Follow a storyteller and explore a completely different Old Montreal full of ghosts and unexplained mysteries. In your guide's company you will learn about some of the town's most gruesome legends and stories. Visit the sites where major events took place and which are rumored to still be haunted. Discover the secrets of Old Montreal during this unforgettable evening. Update your experience to a private tour available in both French and English.

Old Montreal: 90-Minute Guided Walking Tour

3. Old Montreal: 90-Minute Guided Walking Tour

Discover Old Montreal one step at a time on a 90-minute guided walking tour. Have an authentic experience in the historic sector. Old Montreal is a National Historic Site of Canada, and certainly shouldn’t be missed when you’re visiting this beautiful Canadian city. Tour highlights: Place Jacques-Cartier Place Royale Place d’Armes Notre-Dame Basillica Pointe-à-Callière Famous streets: Saint-Jacques, Saint Paul, Notre-Dame, rue de la Commune Hidden courtyards Old port Your guide will lead you through this quaint historical city, providing commentary on 375 years of history, architecture, culture, and society.

Montreal: Private Tour with a Local

4. Montreal: Private Tour with a Local

Explore the city with a friendly local who is passionate about the city and eager to share all the information that will help you make the most of your trip. Get to know Montreal through the eyes of a Lokafyer on a 2, 3 or 4 hour private tour. Meet at your accommodation and head out on the tour to get familiar with the neighborhood. Learn about the best places to eat and buy groceries, the easiest ways to get around, and the top things to see and do. By the end of the tour, you'll feel more comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.

Old Montreal: 1.5-Hour Walking Tour of the East Side

5. Old Montreal: 1.5-Hour Walking Tour of the East Side

Discover the fascinating city of Montreal and its birthplace on a walking tour through the East of Old Quarter, bursting with amazing art, intriguing history and spectacular architecture. Your walk goes towards Cours le Royer and ends at Bonsecours Market. Your guide shares the exceptional history and shows you the stunning architecture of Montreal through anecdotes that reveal the city's secrets! Highlights on the tour include: • Le Cours le Royer • St-Paul Street • City Hall • Place Jacques-Cartier • Champ de Mars • Bonsecours Chapel and Street • Bonsecours Market

Montreal: East and West Old Montreal Guided Walking Tour

6. Montreal: East and West Old Montreal Guided Walking Tour

Explore Old Montreal on a guided walking tour. Visit the eastern part in the late morning before breaking for lunch and head to the western part in the afternoon. Choose between a French or English speaking guide. Stroll through the cobblestone streets and winding alleys of the historic district. Meet your guide in the Place d'Armes square, where you can see a monument in memory of Paul de Chomedey, founder of Montreal and the 19th-century Notre-Dame Basilica. Begin your exploration of the eastern part of Old Montreal. Uncover hidden gems along the way to sights like the historic square Place Jacques-Cartier, City Hall, and the Champ de mars park. View mid-19th-century buildings on Cours le Royer street and St-Paul Street. Admire the chapel and vibrant market on Bonsecours street. Find out historical, architectural and anecdotal information along the way. Stop for an hour-long break where you can purchase a nice lunch or cover some ground on your own before continuing to the west part of Old Montreal. Get off the beaten track as you look back on Montréal’s economic effervescence in the 19th century and witness the dynamism of the metropolis today. Walk down St-Jacques Street and its banks and stroll past the office building of Canadian National Railway Company on McGill Street. Visit the squares of Place d’Youville and Place Royale where you can see the Pointe-à-Callière Museum.

Old Montréal: 2-Hour VIP Walking Tour

7. Old Montréal: 2-Hour VIP Walking Tour

Enjoy a 2-hour semi-private walking tour of Old Montréal in a group with a maximum of 6 participants. With a group of this size your guide will be able to ensure that your experience is a personal one. A professional guide will provide interest historical, architectural, and anecdotal information. Discover the birthplace of the fascinating city of Montréal as you walk through the Old Quarter, admiring the major sights along the way. The tour follows a new circuit that takes you across the district from Place d’Armes to Place Jacques-Cartier, along Notre-Dame and Saint-Paul streets, and then ends at Place Royale. Your visit includes a beverage and rest-stop treat.

Old Montreal: 1.5-Hour Walking Tour of the West Side

8. Old Montreal: 1.5-Hour Walking Tour of the West Side

Explore the west side of Old Montreal during this 90-minute walking tour. European in character, with cobblestone streets and cafe culture, much of Old Montreal has been preserved in its original 17th century state. Your expert guide will share the exceptional history of this French-influenced city while showing you its stunning architecture and historic sites. Begin your walk close to Notre-Dame Basilica and end at the Place Royale, near the Pointe-à-Callière Museum. Encounter a variety of highlights in between as you see significant landmarks of Montreal, including the Place d'Youville and Place Royale. Walk along McGill and Saint-Jacques Street - once the financial heart of Canada. While Old Montreal reflects the city's rich and colorful past, today it is a vibrant, artistic, and trendy neighborhood lined with galleries, restaurants, and fashionable boutiques you can discover as you explore the area with your guide.

Montreal Highlights Self Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

9. Montreal Highlights Self Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

Discover the highlights of Montreal on a smartphone treasure hunt and city tour. Challenge yourself as you use your logic, imagination, and observational skills to solve location-based riddles and uncover your next destination. Start the game whenever you want. Start your tour at the Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral. Admire a mixture of Baroque and Renaissance architecture from outside the cathedral, as you unlock a code using game clues. Use the code to reveal the details of your next destination and riddle. Make your way through the city easily with the maps integration. Play with up to 5 people and enjoy building team spirit. Uncover information and facts about each location as you play. Finish the game at your own pace and have the option to pause and resume your game. Starting from Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral, see Canada Place, Victoria Square, Centre d’histoire de Montréal, the Museum of Archaeology, Notre-Dame Basilica, Montreal City Hall, Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, and La Grande Roue de Montréal.

Montreal: Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour & Old Town

10. Montreal: Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour & Old Town

Get to know Montreal at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. You'll explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks: Find sights: You will use hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions: Once you’ve arrived at the place you’re looking for, you’ll be asked questions about the sight. Most of the time, the answers are hidden in signs, pictures, etc. A great and fun way to learn new things about the city. Have fun: During the adventure you can also expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Along the way, you’ll reach amazing places like the “Vauquelin Place”, "Bonsecours Market”, “La Grande Roue de Montréal” and many more! After you book the game, you’ll get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the “Place d'Armes” and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at the “La Grande Roue de Montréal”. The experience is not limited in time. You can explore the city at your own pace and take breaks. Just download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours.

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What people are saying about Montreal

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 446 reviews

10/10 would recommend this tour. Our guide Tristan was amazing and super knowledgeable about all things beer. The tour was really fun, we got to trey some great beer and learn a bit about Montreal as well, and Tristan was able to answer all our beer-related questions. Thanks for a great time!

Antoine was a great guide we had a friendly Group. Learned everything there is to know about beer. Tasted nine different beers at three different microbreweries. Definitely recommend this tour

Diane was wonderful. Very well informed. Kind. Patient with us as we asked her questions. My family and I were very happy we took that walking tour. Well worth it.

Enjoyed trip, beautiful views. Enough time for stop to take pictures and enjoyed activities in area. A driver and a narrator.

A great way to see the old Town at night. Beautiful! And the tour guide was wonderful and an amazing storyteller.