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“Fitz and Follwell Bike Tour Rocks!”

Fitz & Follwell Co.
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$43.17*
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River to Mountain
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Experience the perfect day in Montreal, with Fitz & Follwell's carefully crafted year-round Cycling Tours, Walking Tours, and Winter Activity tours in the colder months of December to March. Get off the beaten path, explore hidden corners and experience Montreal the way the locals do. Prefer to head out on your own? We have a beautiful fleet of city bicycles available for rental, perfectly suited to Montreal's cruisy vibe.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage
Reviewed October 31, 2012

Early October, my American husband, my 77 year old Canadian father and myself went on a 4.5 hour tour of Montreal. Our guide Martin absolutely blew us away with his historical and cultural knowledge of his beloved hometown. He also excelled in his ability to lead us through all the intimate neighborhoods without any scary traffic encounters. This is a big plus in my book because cycling in any city often has me on edge. Added perks, were raincoats being brought to us midway through the tour due to intermittent rainfall, eating hot bagels direct from the wood oven, perusing the farmer's market for maple sugar treats, eating a lunch picnic in a pristine park surrounded by locals and listening to Martin sing some of his favorite french tunes:-) We cannot wait to return again and do another tour!

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Reviewed October 22, 2012

If you can ride a bike, this is the best way to see the highlights of Montreal. Shae took us from the Plateau neighborhood, to McGill, to downtown, to an outdoor market near the canal for lunch. We saw art and architecture that would not have been visible from a bus window, and we covered so much more ground than would have been possible on foot. My husband and I learned a lot about the history of the city, as well as current political issues. The 13 mile ride is pretty flat except for two hills toward the end of the tour which you can walk up if necessary. This was definitely the highlight of our weekend visit to Montreal.

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Reviewed October 18, 2012

We had a nice manageable group of six people. We got a nice overview of various spots in the downtown Montreal area, rode on a bike path along the waterfront, visited a very cool outdoor market and had lunch there, rode around some more and had an ice cream stop :) and the unique finish to the tour was riding around in some of the alleyways in one of the residential neighborhoods (not what you would expect - lots of gardens and patios, a whole different world from what you see from the street). The one thing I would note was that the tour ran an hour longer than publicized (it was supposed to be 4 hours but went 5 hours). This wasn't an issue for me but might be something to take into account if you are making plans to meet someone right afterward...leave a little flexibility.
Also, there were a couple big hills at the end - overall you don't have to be an accomplished cyclist to do this tour, but that last part might be a tiny bit challenging.
Our guide was great! Very knowledgable.

Thank bikerider57
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Reviewed October 18, 2012

We did a city highlights 4 hour tour and it was a blast. The tour guides where knowledgable, funny, and set a good pace for the ride. I would highly recommend doing this for a day in Montreal and will defintely do it again if I bring other friends or my husband next time.

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Reviewed October 2, 2012

What a wonderful, though grueling 5-hour, 13-mile ride. Martin's knowledge of Montreal history, the fall colors, and riding with my bride made this day unforgettable. Merci!!

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FitzandFollwell, Manager at Fitz & Follwell Co., responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2017

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