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Montréal, Canada
Montreal City Sightseeing Tour with Live Commentary

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icon3 hours 30 minutes  (approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more

Overview

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.
  • Sightseeing tour of Montreal aboard a comfortable coach
  • Admire famous sites such as Old Montreal, Notre-Dame Basilica, and St. Joseph's Oratory
  • Soak up the quaint French atmosphere and enjoy live commentary from your knowledgeable guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

See more than you could on foot on this bus tour with easy hotel pickup.
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Hotel pickup and drop-off (only subject to downtown hotels)
Air-conditioned vehicle
Professional guide
Live commentary
Local taxes
Gratuities
This operator has two meet-up options available. You can either meet at the departure point below or select a location for pick-up.
1001 Rue du Square Dorchester , 1001 Rue du Square Dorchester, Montréal, QC H3B 1N1, Canada

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This activity will end right where it started.
Get to know the city of Montreal, Quebec and its top attractions on this entertaining and educational guided tour. The tour begins with a downtown Montreal hotel pickup, or meet the guide and the rest of the tour group in the city.

Climb aboard a comfortable motor coach and enjoy the view of the city with a live commentary of interesting facts and stories from an expert guide who knows this historic city inside and out. Learn about the past, present, and future of Montreal, the largest city in Quebec, as the coach rolls along from one location to the next.

Enjoy a journey through time in Old Montréal, located between the St. Lawrence Seaway and the downtown skyscrapers. Founded in 1642, this old town is one of the most popular attractions for visitors and locals alike. It’s also the home of the Notre-Dame-Basilica, widely recognized as one of the most impressive landmarks in the world. The original stained-glass windows here paint a story of Montréal’s religious history.

There’s also Olympic Stadium, created for the Summer Olympic Games in 1976. This architectural masterpiece features the tallest inclined tower in the world at 539 feet (165 meters). Mount Royal Park offers an impressive view of the city from its lookout location and St. Joseph’s Oratory is the largest Italian Renaissance-style basilica in Canada.

Other points of interest include Chinatown, Old Port, Bonsecours Market Building, Place Jacques Cartier, City Hall, Place Ville-Marie, and much more.

It truly is a fun and fast way to get to know the city of Montreal and the many amazing attractions it offers.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Old Montreal
Board a comfortable coach and cruise past hundreds of historical and cultural treasures such as Old Montreal, the historic center of the city that still preserves the charm and influences of bygone eras.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Old Port of Montreal
Soak up the French atmosphere and enjoy panoramic views of the Old Port
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Notre-Dame Basilica
Continue to Notre-Dame Basilica, a masterpiece of Gothic Revival architecture
Stop At:  
Olympic Park (Parc olympique)
See Olympia Park, built for the 1976 Summer Olympic Games.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Mount Royal Park
Mt Royal Park is a must-see. This scenic lookout offers a striking view of the downtown area and the river.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal
Atop Mt Royal, you'll be greeted by St Joseph's Oratory, one of the world's most-visited shrines. The basilica's huge dome reaches 320 feet (97 meters), and is second in height only to St Peter's basilica in Rome!
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Bonsecours Market (Marche Bonsecours)
Other highlights include City Hall & Bonsecours Market
Pass By:  
Place Jacques-Cartier
See Place Jacques Cartier
Pass By:  
Place Ville-Marie
See Place Ville Marie
Pass By:  
Chinatown
Travel through Montreal's Chinatown
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Tours are offered in French and English with a professional bilingual guide
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 52 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Coach Canada - Gray Line Montreal
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Montreal City Sightseeing Tour with Live Commentary?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Montreal City Sightseeing Tour with Live Commentary.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Montreal City Sightseeing Tour with Live Commentary?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Montreal City Sightseeing Tour with Live Commentary.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Montreal City Sightseeing Tour with Live Commentary?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Montreal City Sightseeing Tour with Live Commentary.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Montreal City Sightseeing Tour with Live Commentary?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Montreal City Sightseeing Tour with Live Commentary.

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Traveler Tips


  • "You mostly drive past Old Montreal, so head back after the tour to really explore the cute shops and walk down the old streets." See review
  • "This is a good tour if you only have one day in Montreal." See review

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star-5
A fun time!
Philip_B
, Jun 2022
The driver, Norman. He brought the tour to life. The tour was a great way for us to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary while getting a good picture of Toronto.
star-5
Montreal a beautiful city
RachelGeltzer
, Jun 2022
Wonderful information the guide had to tell and the way he and the driver navigated around the city to see attractions because the city was packed because of the Grand Prix race
star-5
Our guide was very...
Amy_B
, Jun 2022
Our guide was very knowledgeable. I learned a lot about architecture and the history of Montreal. I am a history buff so that was very enjoyable!
star-4
Nice tour.
Michele_K
, May 2022
Guide good and good overview of the city. My only issue is that we hit rush hour traffic going to Mt Royal. I wonder if sequence of stops could be changed to minimize traffic delays?
star-5
Great tour
Minitte_M
, May 2022
The guide and driver were very helpful and informative.Yhey took us to places we have never been before and they were very patient giving is rest room time without rush.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-4
A wonderful afternoon!
Jack_F
, May 2022
Great way to spend an afternoon, beautiful building, outstanding old churches. World Fair and Olympic Venues.
star-3
A quick overview of Montreal city.
Kamalambigai_P
, May 2022
The tour guide was experienced and knowledgeable. The tour was quite rushed though. Can consider leaving out some places to focus better on the main highlights.
star-5
Fabulous 👍🏼
Sultan_J
, May 2022
the tour guide Norman and the tour itself was excellent. The food recommended on tour was fantastic.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Start Montreal visit with this trip
Solomon_V
, May 2022
Mean was our tour guide. He was friendly, funny and cool guy. He explained history, guided us on places to see eat and do shopping . The overall experience was excellent
star-5
Montreal bus tour
Wendell_S
, May 2022
Good look at Montreal. Especially liked the Westmount area. Tour guide should dress better, but he seemed knowledgeable.
star-5
Magical Montreal
John_B
, May 2022
Very informative and entertaining great guide. Gave us an appreciation of this beautiful city. Thank you
star-4
A must for any first time visitor
Andre_P
, Apr 2022
The French influence & architecture of the city. Our guide was well informed and enthusiastic about representing the city / also tagged along well with the driver.
star-4
Make sure you get the...
Nanci_M
, Apr 2022
Make sure you get the direct number to cancel your reservation if needed by the 24hr deadline. The tour was fabulous. Great information. The tour guide was very informative and interesting. I would recommend the tour.
star-5
Good overview, great guide
Valerie_S
, Apr 2022
Earthy guide, spoke loud and clear, easy to understand, authentic and helpful. Showed us many interesting places, gave us tips, and even dropped us off in old Montreal after the tour was over. a great way to get oriented to this city.
star-5
Norman, our driver/guide,...
Linda_H
, Apr 2022
Norman, our driver/guide, was very knowledgeable and friendly. His driving was exemplary and felt safe in his coach.
star-5
Great Tour
D_L
, Apr 2022
Great way to get to know Montreal...After the trip you'll have a better understanding of the sites you'd like to visit while on your stay...My advice, do this Tour early into your trip.
star-4
Amazing tour!
Erika_E
, Apr 2022
Amazing tour! The tour operator was informed and humorous. Would do this tour again and recommend to others!
star-5
Learned a lot about...
Kathy_F
, Apr 2022
Learned a lot about Montréal on this tour. It gives you recommendations on what to go back to and visit when you have more time. Great restaurant recommendations too.
star-4
GREAT Tour Guide, Great Driver, Beautiful City!
Paulette_S
, Apr 2022
All the stories and information that Francois had to tell! Made every big and small thing exciting. So much I didn't know about Montreal.. Merci Francois AND Angelo !!!!
star-5
Great tour of Montréal.
Nicole_A
, Apr 2022
Great tour. Our tour guide was Francois. He was very knowledgeable and funny. We were able to hop off the bus to take pictures, and even did a brief walking tour of old town. Overall great experience.

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