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Old Montreal Walking Tour

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Address: Notre-Dame Basilica | 110 Rue Notre Dame Ouest, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Guide very clear and prepared, nice trip around the notre dame basilica and other streets of the old Montreal...takes one hour and a half and is not expensive... I suggest it !!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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Lucca, Italy
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86 reviews 86 reviews
20 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Guide very clear and prepared, nice trip around the notre dame basilica and other streets of the old Montreal...takes one hour and a half and is not expensive... I suggest it !!

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Guidatour, Public Relations Manager at Old Montreal Walking Tour, responded to this review

Hi Gino, Glad to hear you enjoyed the tour! Thank you for recommending us! Guidatour's Team More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

So many good places to eat and enjoy. Even though much of the area was under construction it was a wonderful place to explore. Our guide took us inside public buildings that I never would have dared to enter on my own. The old banks and hotel lobbies were beautiful and then to be able to hear the history related... More 

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Guidatour, Responsable relations publiques at Old Montreal Walking Tour, responded to this review

Hi Vicki! Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts! There are indeed so many places to see in Old Montréal and, as you said, it is always great to get an insider perspective a guide can provide. Take care, Guidatour's Team More 

Montreal, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I go there more in the summer than during the cold weather. Is a beautiful place to be, reminds me of France when am there. There are activities going on every summer, is nice to take a long walk at night with a partner, is romantic!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Last saturday,I and my son took part in the"old montreal walking tour",i would like to say that's fabulous,very wonderful! The most unforgettable person was our tourguide who was very professional,sense of humor,good spoken-English.She made us know a lot history about montreal.even her clothes which she wear that day. She made us deeply impression! Thank you for your working!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I took my wife for the Christmas tour on the anniversary of our engagement. I had asked her to marry me on the steps of The Montreal Notre Dame Basilica and as she LOVES Christmas. The tour was beautiful! the information did teach me a few things i had no idea about. It helped me to appreciate my hometown a... More 

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Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Our group of three attended a recent walking tour of Old Montreal. It was the Xmas lights and historical tour starting at 6 PM for 90 minutes. The guide was informative with great historical events and sites. Her name was Carole and she even sang French Xmas songs as we walked through the Old Montreal streets. I highly recommend this... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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70 reviews 70 reviews
27 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

truly any visit to montreal REQUIRES a walk thru old montreal. I so much appreciate the entirety of the experince and loved stpoping at a new restaurant each night

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Guidatour, Responsable relations publiques at Old Montreal Walking Tour, responded to this review

Hi! Visiting Old Montréal is indeed a MUST! And it is even better with a professional guide ;) Guidatour's Team More 

Raleigh
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14 reviews 14 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had great luck in our tour guide, Louis, who lead our 11 AM Saturday walking tour of Old Montreal. Louis is a native, born and raised in Montreal, and you can tell he loves his city. He was knowledgeable and enthusiastic, providing historic facts and interesting stories along the way. His tour of upstairs and downstairs in the Notre... More 

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Guidatour, Responsable relations publiques at Old Montreal Walking Tour, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you so much for sharing your positive experience with other travellers. We are happy you enjoyed your tour with us (it was bought through Viator but we provided the service ;) Guidatour's Team More 

Tunbridge Wells, England, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
20 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Free walking tour - you pay what you want as a tip at the end - takes 2 1/2 hours - does most of old port and some good stories that aren't in the guide books - best bits are that the guides takes you into buildings etc that you wouldn't normally go in which were really good . Good... More 

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Guidatour, Responsable relations publiques at Old Montreal Walking Tour, responded to this review

Oups! Our tour is not free but it is worth every penny ;) Guidatour's Team More 

Calgary, Canada
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87 reviews 87 reviews
44 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

It's a very nice area and so much to see. Well worth your time to stroll around in this area. Quite a few things to see and shops/restaurants to visit. Quite scenic and you won't be disappointed.

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Guidatour, Responsable relations publiques at Old Montreal Walking Tour, responded to this review

Hello, A stroll around Old Montreal is indeed well worth it, even more when it is in the company of a professional guide! See you next time, Guidatour's Team More 

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Staying in Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)

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Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
The historic center of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to some of the city's most antiquated buildings and picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St. Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums, festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a celebrated part of the city that explodes into fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its center, street performers and artists compete with sprawling restaurant terraces for space along Jacques-Cartier Square, while the cobbled streets of Rue St. Paul and Rue Notre-Dame offer a reprieve of quiet galleries and atmospheric wine bars. Horse-drawn carriages are not an uncommon part of traffic, and the narrows they traverse are lined with boutiques, crêperies, and poutine shops enshrined in buildings of stone and wooden lattices. Here you can evoke Montreal's past with a traditional cooking lesson or historical tour, then enjoy its artistic present with live music and theater.