Old Montreal Walk

Duration: 3 hours, 10am departure

What You'll See: Old Montreal, Old Port, Notre-Dame Basilica

Price

$55 + fees

(approx. $42 USD)

Includes entrance to the Notre-Dame Basilica.
Minimum recommended age is 8 years, contact us if you have younger children.

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This intimate and personalized walk is the perfect experience to begin your Montreal visit.

  • Explore cobblestoned streets, pass centuries-old British & French architectural gems, and catch views of ships at dock.
  • Learn how Old Montreal and its St. Lawrence River Port were the most important and wealthy part of Canada for over 300 years.
  • Feel how the area has evolved into the dynamic and thriving (but less industrial) riverfront neighbourhood it is today.
  • Visit the must-see Notre-Dame Basilica, Montreal's decorative Neo-Gothic Church (entrance included).
  • Enjoy a personalized experience - each guide has their own favorite spots & stories and will tailor their tour to you and the small group.

Departures at 10:00am

Small group size - maximum 10 participants

Entrance to the Notre-Dame Basilica is included!

Available all year-round

The right pace
Be prepared to be wowed by the narrow streets of Old Montreal by exploring on foot, at a nice relaxed pace.

You’ll be in good hands
Leave your guidebook and tuck away your phone (except for photos!), your host will show you around this masterpiece of a slice of Europe in North-America.

Space to connect and explore
Your small group will provide a more intimate experience with your guide to go up, down, over and under to see less-obvious sights and hidden perspectives of Montreal’s charming historic quarter.

Tips for your stay in Montreal
As you walk, feel free to poke your head into restaurants, galleries, bars, or shops as we pass by to take note for later pleasures. Your guide will be happy to share their recommendations and favourite spots.

The best for last
We keep the best stop for last – the beautiful Neo-Gothic Notre-Dame Basilica, a must-see for every visitor to Montreal.

This walking tour meets at Café Olimpico at the William Gray Hotel, 419 St Vincent St, Old Montreal.

- 5 minutes walk from METRO PLACE D'ARMES
- 5-10 minute taxi ride from Downtown

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

What do we do in case of bad weather?

Our tours operate rain, shine, or snow. In the event of inclement weather, we are able to adapt the tour to visit indoor areas or establishments. We recommend to check the weather conditions the day of your tour and bring an umbrella or rain jacket just in case.

What is the cancellation policy?

For our regular tours, cancellations made more than 24 hours in advance are fully refundable (A 5% cancellation fee applies). Tours cancelled with less than 24 hours notice are non-refundable.

Do I need to book in advance?

Yes, booking in advance is required. Our tours typically sell out quickly. To maximize your chances of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance.

What language do you speak on the tours?

The majority of the tours run in English, but as you probably know, Montreal is a French/English bilingual city and so are all our guides. For private groups we can operate the tour in English, French, or Spanish. Please contact us.

Are children welcome on walking tours?

Yes they certainly are.  Our minimum recommended age is 8 years old, however infants in body carriers are welcome.

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"Our Old Montreal tour was an excellent starter course. The walk was a good pace and the guide told amusing factual stories. Along the way, we could ask our own questions and he pointed out good places to eat or shop. A nice introduction to this beautiful, diverse city."

Dianna, Columbia, Missouri

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