Find out more about all the eras that shaped Montreal with a private 2-hour walking tour. With your local guide, learn the city's history, from the foundation of Fort Ville-Marie in 1642 to today. Visit important public squares, such as Place d'Armes, Place Royale, and Place Jacques-Cartier; pass by the Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, City Hall, and walk along the former ''Wall Street'' of Canada; take a picture at the oldest building of the historic district, and enter Notre-Dame, if you choose. The historic heart of the city and its adjacent Old Port will help illuminate the story of one of the greatest cities in the Americas. Private tour is limited to a maximum group size of 15.Description
Meet your private guide at Notre-Dame Basilica to start your walking tour of Old Montreal, where your guide leads you through a maze of narrow streets to find a multitude of historical buildings. Explore the birthplace of this city during this voyage back in time.
This is a private tour, so the itinerary may vary, but typical sights you'll see can include important public squares such as Place d'Armes, Place Royale, and Place Jacques-Cartier, where you can admire the monuments and works of art on display there. Check out the external architecture of a variety of impressive buildings, such as the three courthouses, the Château Ramezay, and Bonsecours Market (Marché Bonsecours), and visit the interior of other structures like Notre-Dame Basilica, if you wish (any entry fees at your own expense).
Pass by Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel and City Hall, and walk along the former 'Wall Street' of Canada, St-Jacques Street. Just off charming St-Paul Street, discover the foundation site of the city's first hospital, Hôtel-Dieu, in the Cours Le Royer. Enjoy a photo op of the Sulpician Seminary, the oldest building of the historic district, and learn about the Old Port.
By the time your tour ends, you'll have new appreciation for Old Montreal's long history and landmarks.Highlights
- Private guide for a more personalized experience
- Great overview and orientation of the city
- Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
: Montreal, CanadaDuration
: 2 hours Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.