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Montreal Garden & park tours

Our most recommended Montreal Garden & park tours

Montreal: 3.5-Hour Guided Bus Tour

1. Montreal: 3.5-Hour Guided Bus Tour

Discover Montreal by bus and admire over 200 points of interest in the vibrant Canadian city. Your bilingual guide will tell you all about each place you visit, offering insights and historical background as you go. Stroll through charming Old Montreal for a panoramic view of the Old Port, and admire Place Jacques Cartier in the heart of this historical area. Located between the St. Lawrence River and downtown, Old Montreal is the center of the city and offers a fascinating glimpse into Montreal's past. See prestigious McGill University and Universite de Montreal, then stop by Montreal's City Hall before heading to vibrant Montreal Harbor, an ocean port 1,000 miles (1,600 km) from the sea. Enjoy beautiful views of the city from Mont Royal Park as you stand next to the massive basilica of St. Joseph's Oratory at the park summit. The bus will also take you to Chinatown, the Place Des Arts performing arts center, and the Place Ville Marie underground luxury shopping center. See the tallest inclined building in the world at Olympic Park and admire the new home of the Montreal Canadien ice hockey team at the Bell Centre. See all there is to see in Montreal's French Quarter, and residential and financial districts as you get to know this fascinating French Canadian city.

Montreal: Half-Day City Tour

2. Montreal: Half-Day City Tour

Discover the sights of Montreal on a half-day guided van tour. Your tour begins with complimentary pickup from a selection of downtown hotels. Climb on board and embark on a sightseeing adventure around the city. Visit upscale neighborhoods like Westmount, where you can admire the architecture of its personalized houses and mansions. On the morning tour go for a visit of Saint Joseph's Oratory, a National Historic Site of Canada, and the largest Basilica in the country. Next, visit Mount Royal Park and take a stroll to Beaver Lake (Lac aux Castors) and admire the scenery. Stop at Camillien Houde outlook for a breathtaking picture of the city.  Explore the French side of Montreal before crossing on Jacques Cartier bridge to Saint Helen's Island. Visit Parc Jean-Drapeau, the site of the unforgettable Expo 67 and take a picture of The Biosphere Environment Museum. The morning tour will be concluded with a photo-stop at Notre-Dame Basilica in Old Montreal area. On the afternoon tour, Visit Saint Joseph's Oratory, before heading to Mont Royal Park and stroll to the top of the mountain for a scenic view of the city from atop the mountain. Then, visit the famous Plateau Mont-Royal neighborhood, reputed for its European-style and characteristic multi-colored houses with twisty outdoor staircases and green alleyways. After visiting the cultural district "Quartier des Spectacles" and Downtown Montreal, conclude the tour with a visit to Old Montreal and the Old Port area.

From Montreal: Lanaudière Region Hike with Snoweshoes

3. From Montreal: Lanaudière Region Hike with Snoweshoes

A day of hiking in snowshoe or crampon in the trails of either Foret Ouareau regional Park, Ski de fond Matha or Parc des chutes Monte-à-Peine et des dalles in Lanaudière (destination depend on the day of the activity). Regional Park offers vast territory for outdoor enthusiasts. The parks has a mountain range incorporating a network of multifunctional trails (walking, cycling, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing) of 30 to 120 km. Crossed by a magnificent river, the parks highlights many wild lakes, mountains and valleys. This day will recharge you batteries for a while that's for sure! Day of winter hiking at a regional park in Lanaudière region near Montreal. Departure: at the exit of the Radisson metro station at 8 a.m. Arrival at the Park for a day in nature, exquisite panoramas and ressourcement. A day of outdoor activity at your own pace. Return to Montreal around 6:30 p.m.

Montreal: Private Highlights & Hidden Gems Tour with a Local

4. Montreal: Private Highlights & Hidden Gems Tour with a Local

Discover Montreal's best-kept secrets with a local host matched to your interests. Enjoy a private and personalized experience as you explore the colorful history that has created a multicultural melting pot in the heart of the city. Your local host will lead you off the tourist trail down a secret network of cobblestoned streets to parts of Montreal your guidebook doesn't even know about. Learn about the European roots of the city, and discover the unique Québécois food and peculiar shops loved by locals in Plateau and Mile End. Explore Jean-Talon market, where growers, butchers, and fishmongers display their best produce. Relax in the enchanting Mount Royal Park and practice your French as you amble up to one of Montreal's most popular viewpoints to look over the city. Enjoy a flexible itinerary so you can always change your mind about what you want to do. Get matched to a like-minded host after booking to make the most of your experience. The local partner's handpicked hosts are culinary connoisseurs and history buffs, bakers and bankers, students and seniors. Like the people who travel with them, they have different backgrounds and interests — but they’re all so passionate about the place they call home, they choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them.

From Montreal: Sept-Chutes Regional Park Hike and Swim

5. From Montreal: Sept-Chutes Regional Park Hike and Swim

Escape the city and breathe some fresh air hiking in parc régional des Sept-Chutes. The park offers several kilometers of trails through different types of forests and landscapes. Meet the driver/guide in central Montreal and learn the history of the Lanaudière region on the scenic drive to the starting point. Here, you will embark on a self-guided hike through the park. If you don't know which trail to choose, try Bonjour Nature's favorite: The Mont-Brassard loop. From reception, take the Veil of the Bride trail towards Lac Guy. Once at the lake, wind westward towards Lac Rémi. On a sunny day, even enjoy a stop for a swim. After enjoying a day of panoramic views, return to the meeting point in an air-conditioned bus.

Montreal: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

6. Montreal: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Listen or read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral! Visit Dominion Square Park-Place du Canada with the serenity that this wonderful park offers. Photograph the central Victoria Square and admire the modern Center d'histoire de Montréal with its historical exhibits. Pointe-à-Callière with its archaeological exhibits will captivate your camera! The fairytale Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal in the historic center of the city gives a monadic touch to the fast pace of city life! Montreal City Hall is worth some of your time and the space on your phone's memory. La Grande Roue de Montréal, will leave a unique experience and view if you visit it. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour will be the Clock Tower in an ideal landscape for a last taste of beautiful Montreal!

From Montreal: Eastern Townships Region Day Trip

7. From Montreal: Eastern Townships Region Day Trip

Enjoy a relaxing day trip to the Eastern Townships region of Quebec province and discover its amazing natural beauty, cultural traditions, and rich history. Explore its country-side, picturesque towns, and marvel at the high-end retreat locations of Montrealers. After your complimentary pickup from your hotel in downtown Montreal, board the bus and embark on a 1.5-hour ride towards Austin. Stop at the Shore of Orford Lake from where you will be able to take pictures of both the lake and Mount Orford.  Next, visit Saint Benedict Abbey and admire the architecture of this jewel perfectly integrated with nature. Learn about monastic life and discover different products made by the monks. Arrive at Magog and visit the Park de Magog Bay and take in its marvelous scenery before heading to downtown for some free time where you can enjoy a quick lunch or snack at your own pace. Later, drive along the country roads to the village of North Hatley, a popular retreat from city life. Here, you will have a stroll and admire the scenery of Lake Massawipi.  Afterward, head towards the City of Sherbrooke where you will see Bishop's University, the only English-speaking university in Quebec outside of Montreal. Continue your journey to Marche de la Gare and discover local food products. Walk around downtown Sherbrooke and stop for a picture of its City Hall and Saint-Michel Basilica-Cathedral.  Venture into the upper scale neighborhoods of Sherbrooke and see its victorian style houses. Before heading back to Montreal, stop for a stroll in the beautiful green spaces of Jacques-Cartier Park.

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What people are saying about Montreal

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 33 reviews

Thank you for the city tour. We enjoyed it very much. The tour was both in English and French, which was a surprise to us. We thought and expected the tour in English only. We got a good glimpse of the city during the tour. Thank you.

The trip was very informative and enjoyable. It tells you about history of the city and major incidents and important buildings and monuments in Montreal. If you don’t know anything about the city, this is a great opportunity.

This tour was amazing! Both the tour guide and driver where really friendly and knowledgeable about the city. It was fun, easy to go trough and comfortable. Definitely recommend it!

Our guide Francois was very knowledgeable and professional. Learned alot and got to experience parts of Montreal we would not have visited.

Nothing to tell it's pretty straight forward and our guide was excellent