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Address: 1255 rue Peel, Montreal, Quebec H3B 2T9, Canada
Phone Number: +1 514-398-9769
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MTL's double-decker bus tours. From the top take in MTL's sights and sounds...

MTL's double-decker bus tours. From the top take in MTL's sights and sounds with a Double Decker 2 day pass, Unlimited Hop-On Hop-Off. Or relax in a control climate on the Heart of Montreal Motorcoach Tour 3.5 hours. We also offer a day tour to Mont-Tremblant and the Laurentians. Don't miss the presidents choice tour to Quebec City and Montmorency Falls!

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OK FOR A BUS TOUR BUT NOT THE BEST WAY TO SEE QUEBEC

Morning tour which was OK> Had breakfast and disembarked from the MS Maasdam. Had to walk about 2 blocks to catch the bus. A word to the wise: DO NOT DRINK A LOT OF FLUIDS... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 31, 2015
DRUE027
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Ebony, Virginia

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San Francisco, California
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this tour on behalf of my parents. They showed up at their Montreal hotel on time, provided a fantastic tour of Quebec and was back by 8 pm. I'd 100% recommend this tour to anyone.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a great tour and the length of trip was fine. I now have an idea of where to go back the next time I'm in MTL. Our guide, Germain, was very knowledgeable and humourous. Germain was also kind enough to drop each of us off to our respective hotels after the tour. It was raining the day we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Jean made this trip the amazing experience that it was. He was funny, extremely knowledgeable and a great driver. It was the perfect amount of time to see a bit of everything and give us an idea of where we'll be back to visit next time. Thanks for the great introduction to Montreal!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

If you have a hard time finding detailed itinerary information n the Quebec City day trip on Gray Line, there is a reason: it's a nightmare itinerary. Three and a half hours each way on the bus, with a dozen stops in Montreal after returning during rush hour, making the return bus time four hours or more. The driver and... More 

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San Bernardino
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Our guide was outstanding: humorous, well-informed, and obviously loved what he was doing. The tour was well planned and just the right length. While you didn't get an in depth understanding of any one place, you got a taste of many places, some we will return to.

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Ebony, Virginia
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Morning tour which was OK> Had breakfast and disembarked from the MS Maasdam. Had to walk about 2 blocks to catch the bus. A word to the wise: DO NOT DRINK A LOT OF FLUIDS before boarding the bus. Ours had a rest room in the rear which I used and when I came out, the driver mentioned that it... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Great tour guides. Had over 4 as I got on and off a lot . Each one was courteous and knowledgeable . Added to having a wonderful welcome to the city and a great vacation

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I hadn't been to Montreal in over 34 years, and Gray Line's bus tour was the perfect way to reacquaint myself with this magnificent city. The driver was very knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour, but unfortunately it was overcast, cold, and windy on the day I toured, however Mother Nature gets the nod for that last one.... More 

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Richmond Hill, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We took the motorcoach tour that was offered by Gray Line. We were picked up at our hotel (the Chateau St. Marc) and delivered to the main office which was great for us. We waited about 20 minutes before we could board the motorcoach. We saw lots of things, but there were a few stops that I think should have... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We took the Montreal City Guided Sightseeing Tour, not the Hop-On-Hop-Off tour. It was nice to get an introduction to the city, as this was our first time. However, 2 things made this experience less-than-enjoyable. The first was the fact that the driver/tour guide spoke English with a very thick French accent, and delivered the information in a very monotonous... More 

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Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.