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Our most recommended Montreal Sightseeing Walking Tours

Old Montreal: Traditional Ghost Walk of the Haunted City

1. 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.

Montreal: Laurentian Mountains Day Trip

2. 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: 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.

From Montreal: Mont-Tremblant National Park Hiking Day Trip

4. From Montreal: Mont-Tremblant National Park Hiking Day Trip

Embark on the minibus at 8AM near the Metro Radisson to start your adventure, the tour guide is there to welcome you and make sure you have everything that you need for the day trip. The bus is then living, Lanaudière here we come! The tour guide will provide information on the region, it's topography and history. You can ask any question you want, he will try and answer it. On the way to Mont-Tremblant National Park the minibus will make a quick stop at a grocery store if necessary for last minute purchase. At your arrival at Mont-Tremblant National Park, the hiking begin. Choose your path and discover with Lanaudière nature has to offer, fauna, flora, landscape et breathtaking point of views awaits you. Around noon, find the perfect spot for a picnic, relax and enjoy the calm and freshness of the forest surrounding you. In the afternoon maybe go on the trails following the river to reach the Chute-aux-rats, a perfect spot to freshen up and laze in under the sun. Or, if you are a more energetic hiker, climb again to the L'envol viewpoint or Le Geai Bleu. There all kinds of trails for all kinds of hikers. At 5PM the minibus will take you back to Montreal city and stop at a local shop if time allows it. The arrival at Metro Radisson is at 7PM. A perfect day in nature, all included in the good hands of your tour guide. *The hiking activity is not guided.

Montreal: East and West Old Montreal Guided Walking Tour

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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.

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

8. 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: Private Tour with a Local

9. 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.

Montreal: Guided Walking Tour of Montreal's Murals

10. Montreal: Guided Walking Tour of Montreal's Murals

Enjoy a colorful guided walking tour of Montréal’s street art murals. Uncover the origins of street art in the city and discuss the place it currently holds in local life. Follow a path marked with unique and eclectic works of art with pieces by artists like Phillip Adams and David Guinn. Choose from a group or private tour with options in both English and French. Meet your guide in front of the Maison du développement durable building and begin your journey into Montreal's street vibrant art scene. Make your way through a veritable open-air museum on this tour that focuses mainly on the St-Laurent Boulevard area and takes intriguing detours into surrounding streets and alleys. See some of the city's most impressive street art at the Mural Festival Zone which is named after an event that played a key role in democratizing urban art. Head further south to the heart of the Entertainment District to encounter works by Phillip Adams and David Guinn. Listen as your guide tells you about the emergence and evolution of muralism and how it was first developed around popular themes and national propaganda. Hear about how the city developed this form of art in the 1970s and find out how the muralist movement grew to become so significant to the city.

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What people are saying about Montreal

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 446 reviews

Pierre was our guide and he was amazing. His love for his city came through time and time again. He was patient, kind and very thoughtful! That was in addition to his vast knowledge of the history of Montreal and his ability to convey this knowledge and passion to us! Would recommend this tour and if you are fortunate to have Pierre as your tour guide, then you hit a double jackpot!

From checking in to the actually walk till the end. We had a great time. Would recommend coming 10 min before as they ask to check in so that you are not hold up everyone else.

Diane was excellent. Covered alot of ground, historical stories of the different points of interest. Would definitely recommend, we did the East tour of Old Montreal.

Our tour guide who told the story was wonderful! Absolutely wonderful. The tour could not have been any better and we would recommend it to everyone!

Charming little tour with energetic loveable speakers.