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Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours

#23 of 69 Tours in Montreal
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Address: Exit of Lucien-L'Allier metro station, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2C3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 514-804-3250
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Urban Marmotte offers you great walking tours.

Lasting from 3 to 6 hours, we...

Urban Marmotte offers you great walking tours.

Lasting from 3 to 6 hours, we like taking the time needed to really show you around. Our tours are flexible and capture the backpacker's spirit: no rush, easy going, very informative and enjoyable. Our tours are a good mix of main attractions and places that are off the beaten tracks.

Try the Grand Tour, our famous 6 hour walking tour, showing up to eight different areas and ambiances - the perfect tour to have before exploring the city by yourself. Or take another tour like "Old Montreal in Depth", a 3 hours tour that takes the time this historical area deserves or instead visit the Old Montreal at its best with the Old Montreal by Night Tour.

See our website for a complete list of tours, schedules and rates. We also offer private tours.

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Michel and the Urban Marmotte tour were EXCEPTIONAL!

My partner persuaded me into taking a 6-hour walking tour of Montreal, and truth be told, I wasn't super excited to walk for such a long time. However, the moment that we met... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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New York City, New York

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner persuaded me into taking a 6-hour walking tour of Montreal, and truth be told, I wasn't super excited to walk for such a long time. However, the moment that we met Michel, I was on board. Michel is charismatic, extremely knowledgeable, and kind. There were 6 people on our tour, and he took us to so many neighborhoods... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This walking tour was a perfect way to begin our stay in Montreal. We covered a lot of ground to help us get comfortable with navigating the city. Plus getting to hear all the history of Montreal was great!

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Dover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We were extremely glad that we decided to book this walking tour with Michel! It was a great orientation to the city and he was so very knowledgeable about Montreal. At the beginning of the tour, he asked everyone what they were interested in seeing and he catered the tour path to meet our interests. He had many historical photos... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Michel met us at Dorchester Square at 11, and then we walked all over - downtown, underground, International district, old city, Chinatown, Latin quarter, Village, Arts area, Plateau, whew!! He took us places and showed us things that, if we had wandered on our own, we would never have seen. He was so friendly, knowledgeable, and approachable. We had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

No regrets taking up this tour. Learnt so much from Michel about Montreal, all the little details of the city and the different facets of the life and people in the city. Also appreciate the extra effort from Michel in fulfilling my request to see more than just the touristy areas.You may pay more but its definitly worth it and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

we had a wonderful waliking tour with Michele. he knows a lot about the city and we learned a lot. we highly recomend it to touists that have short time in the city, it covers the most inportant things.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

I loved this tour. It was interactive and very informative. I live in Montreal and learned a lot. Michel was very good at explaining in both languages and was conscious of the needs of all members of the group. Highly recommended!

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Great way to see Montreal. We did 5 hour tour in a blizzard (1 foot of snow). Frederic our guide was excellent and used underground Montreal to take breaks from the snow. A great day! Wear boots!

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We always try to do a walking tour when visiting a city for the first time. Normally these are 2 - 3 hours, but having four full days to spend in Montreal, we were attracted to the 6 hour Grand Tour offered by Michel, We booked in advance and paid upfront. On the day (a Saturday in late Sept) we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

We are not normally tour people, would rather explore on our own but we were so glad we made the choice to go along with Michel on his Grand Walking tour. Michel asked what sights we had already seen and where we wanted to go, he then tailored our 6 hour walk accordingly. Michel’s knowledge about Montreal is astounding; the... More 

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