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Old Montreal (Vieux-Montréal) Tours

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Old Montreal (Vieux-Montréal) charms visitors with its picturesque squares, grand old-world architecture, and winding cobblestone streets. Whether in the Old Port or walking down the main street Rue Saint-Paul, it’s easy to feel transported back in time—in fact, some architectural remains date back to New France. The historic site is considered to be the best preserved Old Town in North America.
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History Walking Tour of Old Montreal

History Walking Tour of Old Montreal

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Visit Montreal’s historic centerpiece on this guided walking tour of Old Montreal. Discover the history, heritage, architecture and culture in this, the oldest area of the city of Montreal, dating back to New France. Choose between a shorter tour around either the east or west sides of Old Montreal or a longer tour around both. See famous sites such as Notre-Dame Basilica, Place Jacques-Cartier, Bonsecours Market, Montreal City Hall and Champ de Mars, to name a few.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$17.81
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$17.81
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Montreal City Sightseeing Tour with Live Commentary

Montreal City Sightseeing Tour with Live Commentary

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Experience an overview of Montreal on this guided sightseeing tour of the city. Visit many of Montreal’s top attractions and historical sites like Notre-Dame Basilica, Chinatown, Mount Royal Park, Olympic Stadium, Saint Joseph's Oratory, Old Port, and Old Montreal, to name a few. Hop aboard a comfortable motor coach and get to know the largest city in Quebec province, with live commentary from a professional tour conductor. Montreal hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$46.47
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$46.47
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Old Montreal Ghost Walking Tour

Old Montreal Ghost Walking Tour

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Immerse yourself in the dark side of Old Montreal on this exciting ghost walk. After night falls, follow your guide through the hidden streets of Old Montreal and hear the haunted stories of Montreal and its spooky ghosts! You’ll be entertained by legends of criminals, witchcraft and grim events that haunt the city streets.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$19.36
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$19.36
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Old Montreal Walking Tour + Notre-Dame Basilica (Small Group)

Old Montreal Walking Tour + Notre-Dame Basilica (Small Group)

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No visit to Montreal is complete without a wander through Old Montreal (Vieux-Montreal), widely considered the best-preserved Old Town in North America. This walking tour takes visitors far from the beaten path and reveals a different side to the historic area, whose highlights include the Old Port and Notre-Dame Cathedral (admission included). Small-group tour limited to 10 people.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.25
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$47.25

Explore Old Montreal - Small Group Walking Tour

Explore Old Montreal - Small Group Walking Tour

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If you’re not familiar with Quebec’s past, it can be difficult to fully appreciate the historical and cultural significance of Old Montreal. Gain a deeper understanding of local history and culture, and take the hassle out of finding your way around the labyrinthine cobbled streets on this small-group walking tour. Entrance to Notre-Dame Basilica is included.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.21
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$30.21
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Winter Charms of Old Montreal + Notre-Dame Basilica - Small Group Walking Tour

Winter Charms of Old Montreal + Notre-Dame Basilica - Small Group Walking Tour

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Discover the highlights of Old Montreal—and soak up the city’s winter-wonderland ambiance—during this cold-weather tour. Bundle up, meet your guide in the neighborhood, and set off with just a small group for company. You’ll learn all about the area’s history, will spot key landmarks, and will even visit the Notre-Dame Basilica. You’ll also enjoy the city’s snow-covered beauty and will receive insider tips for must-try restaurants and cafes.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.87
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Montreal Shore Excursion: Pre- or Post-Cruise Guided Sightseeing Tour of Montreal

Montreal Shore Excursion: Pre- or Post-Cruise Guided Sightseeing Tour of Montreal

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Before or after your cruise, get a comprehensive guided sightseeing tour of Montreal aboard a deluxe coach. Your informative and friendly guide will offer live commentary as you pass by several key attractions in the city and more than 200 points of interest, such as Old Montreal, Notre-Dame Basilica and Mt Royal Park.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$46.47
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$46.47
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Beyond the Basilica a Walking Tour in Montreal

Beyond the Basilica a Walking Tour in Montreal

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Travel from historic Old Montreal to the borough of Plateau Mont-Royal on this walking tour of the city. Visit the ornately decorated Basilica then wander the streets of Vieux-Montréal while learning about the city’s history and checking out its street art. Plus, make stops in the entertainment district and Chinatown.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.18
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$56.18

Guided Scooter Sightseeing Tour in Montreal

Guided Scooter Sightseeing Tour in Montreal

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Explore the city of Montreal on this scooter tour that takes travelers through back streets and past top attractions. Learn about interesting neighborhoods as you cruise along on an electric scooter.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.03
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$84.03

Old Montreal Private Walking Tour

Old Montreal Private Walking Tour

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See the historical sights of Old Montreal, a.k.a. Vieux-Montréal, on a 2-hour private walking tour. Following a private guide, you'll learn about the city's history, which dates back to 1642, as you visit attractions such as Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, Place d'Armes, and the Old Port of Montreal.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$131.08
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$131.08
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Montreal Bike Tour: The Essentials

Montreal Bike Tour: The Essentials

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An extensive network of bike paths makes Montreal the perfect place to explore on bicycle, and this bike tour covers the city center’s most important sites. Pedal through downtown, Old Montreal, and the banks of the St. Lawrence River as a guide shares stories about Montreal history and culture. This bike tour includes all necessary equipment, and it’s an ideal orientation to the heart of the city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.81
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$62.81
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Greater Montreal 5-hour VIP Guided City Tour

Greater Montreal 5-hour VIP Guided City Tour

* Experience Greater Montreal * Place Ville Marie & the famous underground shopping center * Mount Royal & St-Joseph Oratory * Old Montreal & Old Port * 8 Stops at the most historical & beautiful places.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.54
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Montreal Bike & Spa Wellness Experience

Montreal Bike & Spa Wellness Experience

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Getting off the beaten path in Montreal can be difficult on your own. This tour begins with a guided bike ride that takes in backstreets of the Plateau, Old Montreal, and the Lachine Canal, culminating in an afternoon trip to Scandi-style boat spa, Bota Bota. With lunch included and logistics taken care of, you can enjoy a dream day that would be hard to arrange independently.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$162.65
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$162.65
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Half day private city tour

Half day private city tour

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Complete tour of the City, taking in over 200 points of interest. Visit historic Old Montreal, City Hall, Place Jacques Cartier, Notre Dame Basilica (admission extra), Olympia Park built for the 1976 summer Olympic games with an optional visit to the tallest inclined tower(Observatory is close on Monday), the Montreal Observatory Tower (admission extra), Mount Royal Park where you will have a panoramic view of the downtown area and the river. Here you will visit St. Joseph Oratory which is one of the world?s most visited shrines with a dome that reaches 97 meters. Discover Montreal through hundreds of places of interest with a friendly, knowledgeable & bilingual driver guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$351.06
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$351.06
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Montreal Shore Excursion: Walking Tour of Old Montreal

Montreal Shore Excursion: Walking Tour of Old Montreal

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While in port in Montreal, discover top attractions in Old Montreal on this 1.5-hour Montreal walking tour. Follow your guide from Place d'Armes into Old Montreal’s winding streets. Learn of the city’s rich history and heritage, and gain insight into the vibrant culture that makes Montreal tick. Discover top local landmarks including the Champs de Mars, Place Jacques-Cartier, Place d’Armes, the Royal Bank, Bonsecours Market and City Hall. Along the way, enjoy soaking up the traditional French atmosphere for which Montreal’s charming Old Town is famous.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.36
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Christmas Walking Tour in Old Montreal

Christmas Walking Tour in Old Montreal

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Experience the beauty of Montreal in the festive holiday season on this 1.5-hour Christmas walking tour in Old Montreal. Wander through the historic streets with your guide, and gain insight into the city’s customs and traditions. Discover top attractions such as the World Trade Center’s Santa Claus exhibit. Visit the two-story Bonsecours Market, and browse the displays of local artwork, jewelry and crafts in search of Christmas presents for friends and family. During your tour, marvel at delightful festive decorations among the twinkling lights of Old Montreal.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$16.68
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Old Montreal History Walking Tour

Old Montreal History Walking Tour

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Visit Montreal’s historic centerpiece on this guided walking tour of Old Montreal. Discover the history, heritage, architecture, and culture in this, the oldest area of the city of Montreal, dating back to New France. Explore the public squares of Place Jacques-Cartier, Place d’Armes, and Place Royale. Roam the historic streets of Saint-Jacques, Saint Paul, Notre-Dame, and Rue de la Commune, then stroll along the river banks of the Old Port of Montreal. See famous sites such as Notre-Dame Basilica, Pointe-à-Callière, and many more.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$19.36
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Half day private city tour - SUV

Half day private city tour - SUV

Complete tour of the City, taking in over 200 points of interest. Visit historic Old Montreal, City Hall, Place Jacques Cartier, Notre Dame Basilica (admission extra), Olympia Park built for the 1976 summer Olympic games with an optional visit to the tallest inclined tower, the Montreal Observatory Tower (admission extra), Mount Royal Park where you will have a panoramic view of the downtown area and the river. Here you will visit St. Joseph Oratory which is one of the world?s most visited shrines with a dome that reaches 97 meters. Discover Montreal through hundreds of places of interest with an uninterrupted commentary of a friendly, knowledgeable & bilingual driver guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$578.20
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$578.20
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Old-Montreal Delights with a local - PRIVATE Walking Tour

Old-Montreal Delights with a local - PRIVATE Walking Tour

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2.5 hrs Private Walking Tour to Explore the most picturesque historical area of the city! Explore a must-see district for any first visit to Montreal! I share my personal favorites in this historic district full of charm. While observing beautiful buildings, I will show you some amazing details and tell you stories that you would have never known had you walked by yourself. Travel back in time and learn more about the founding of the city, some great characters in Montreal's history, and the French-English rivalry. It includes: Main public squares (including place d'Armes, place Royale and place Jacques-Cartier) and beautiful historical buildings from the outside (Old seminary des Sulpiciens, Chateau Ramezay, Basilique Notre-Dame, the City Hall, Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours chapel, Bonsecours Market), wandering among famous cobblestones' streets of Old-Montreal and Old-Port.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$103.28
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1 Hour Tour of Old-Montreal in Vintage Convertible Cadillac

1 Hour Tour of Old-Montreal in Vintage Convertible Cadillac

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A personal and relaxed tour of the city in one of our iconic vintage convertible Cadillacs, with a local tour guide. We will fill you in on all the rich history and character that makes Montreal Canada’s cultural capital. Our friendly guides know what’s going on in the city and will let you know the places to go, with the latest restaurant, event, activity and nightlife recommendations for all age groups. This isn’t your standard, uncomfortable corporate bus tour, but a laid-back, enlightening journey around Montreal, tailored specifically for you. Ideal for those on a tight schedule during their stay, our 1 hour tour will let you explore the historical heart of the City, Old Montreal. Founded in 1642, you will be able to step back in time and see the fascinating architecture of this 17th century French settlement, with highlights including the stunning Notre-Dame Basilica, Bonsecours Market and more.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$127.11
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$127.11
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Highlights of Montreal a Guided City Tour by Scooter

Highlights of Montreal a Guided City Tour by Scooter

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Have only a limited amount of time in Montreal? See more of the city in less time on a private scooter tour. Pick between morning and afternoon tour times, meet your guide, and set off aboard your stylish scooter. You’ll spy the highlights of Old Montreal, will journey to trendy Mile End, will admire Mount Royal Park, will stop at a famous bakery for a bagel snack, and more.
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  • 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$123.93
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Helicopter Tour Over Montreal

Helicopter Tour Over Montreal

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See Montreal from above on this helicopter tour of the city. During the ride, catch views of the Olympic Stadium, downtown Montreal, Mount Royal, and other sights as you soar at an altitude of 1,500 feet (457 meters). Before taking off, you’ll receive a safety briefing and be able to get comfortable with the aircraft.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$138.64
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Montreal Food Tour with Electric Scooter

Montreal Food Tour with Electric Scooter

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Montreal’s foodie scene is as varied as the city itself and this tasting tour takes you to the spots that only locals know. Choose from two different itineraries, exploring districts such as Old Montréal, Griffintown, Mile End, and Little Italy on the back of an electric scooter. Hop off to browse the street markets and sample street food specialties like gnocchi, poutine, Quebecois sandwiches, and maple donuts.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$117.82
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Quebec City to Montreal VIP Day Trip by Train

Quebec City to Montreal VIP Day Trip by Train

* Experience Greater Montreal * Place Ville Marie & the famous underground shopping center * Mount Royal & St-Joseph Oratory * Old Montreal & Old Port * 8 Stops at the most historical & beautiful places.
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  • 14 hours
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$293.14
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