• Location: Montreal, Canada
  • Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)
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Visit Montreal’s historic centerpiece on this guided, 90-minute 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, Champ de Mars, Saint-Sulpice Seminary and many more.

Highlights

  • 1.5-hour guided walking tour of western and eastern Old Montreal
  • Explore the public squares of Place Jacques-Cartier, Place d’Armes and Place Royale
  • Meander down the historic streets of Saint-Jacques, Saint Paul, Notre-Dame and rue de la Commune
  • Stroll along the riverbank of Old Port and admire the architecture of Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal
  • Learn the city’s history, culture and development from an expert guide
  • Choose from one morning and two afternoon departures to suit your schedule

What You Can Expect

Old Montreal Walking Tour

Pause to admire Place Jacques-Cartier

Meet the guide and the rest of the tour group at a central café in Old Montreal to explore the historic centerpiece of this largest city in Quebec. Visit the top attractions in both the east and west parts of Old Montreal on this 90-minute walking tour.

Learn about this city’s rich history, French heritage, architecture and culture while roaming the maze of narrow streets like Saint-Jacques (the former Wall Street of Canada), Saint Paul, Notre-Dame and Rue de la Commune — plus some hidden courtyards. Stroll along the river banks at the Old Port of Montreal and visit some of the city’s public squares, like Place d’Armes, Place Royale and Place Jacques-Cartier, witnessing the impressive monuments and beautiful works of art on display there. 

See the famous Notre-Dame Basilica, widely recognized as one of the most impressive landmarks in the world. It’s one of the crown jewels in Quebec's rich religious heritage and a focal point in Montreal’s history. In fact, the original stained-glass windows here paint a story of Montréal’s religious past.

Other points of interest include Champ de Mars, a public park that used to be the site of Montreal’s city walls; and no visit to Old Montreal is complete without a picture of the Saint-Sulpice Seminary, the oldest building of the historic district.

Customer Reviews

Victoria S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

Great guide, very knowledgeable!

Jane W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Such a great way to see Old Montreal for the first time - super guide!

Peter W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

This walking tour was really interesting. The guide was very knowledgeable of Montreal history and culture. We had a thunderstorm in hte middle of the tour so I recommend bringing an umbrella.

JEFFREY H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Great tour guide and sites

Beth B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Our guide was so knowledgeable! It was a great way to see old Montreal and learn about what we were seeing.

Elizabeth E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

our tour guide Marco was absolutely amazing!! His love for the city was contagious. He took us into places that I defineitely would have overlooked had I been on my own. I recommend this tour highly.

Timothy R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017

Good introduction to the city of Montreal. I would recommend this tour.

Mary C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

This was by far the best tour I've ever taken with via tour. Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable and kind. I would highly recommend this tour for anyone.

Heather H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

We had a great time on our walking tour with Megan, she was very engaging. We saw lots of things we would have otherwise just walked past with without knowing what we were passing. Well worth the time and money.

Thomas M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!

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