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The Free Old Montreal Tour


Registrations are mandatory!

Register your tour through online in five seconds to confirm your participation. All we need is  your email address in order send you the correct meeting location and to contact you if the tour was to be canceled.  

  • The Place Jacques Cartier
  • Chateau Ramezay’s unique garden and how Montreal became an American city for a short while
  • Notre-Dame de Bonsecours Chapel, also known as the “Sailor’s church”
  • An overview of the Old Port and its recent transformation
  • The Place d’Armes with its many historical landmarks
  • Canada’s former Wall Street Rue Saint-Jacques West
  • The Quartier International, a true symbol of Montreal’s modern Architecture
  • An introduction to the Montreal Underground
  • And many unbelievable (but true!) stories along the way!

Where does the Old Montreal tour finish?

The Walk ends at the Place Jean-Paul Rioppelle which is 20 minutes away from the starting point and right by Metro Place d’Armes. Google Map link here

What if it rains or snows?

The Free Walking Tours are held in all types of weather.  If we have to cancel a free tour du to extreme weather  you will be notified in advance by email.

How is the Old Montreal Tour Free?

We work on a tips-only basis, so that everyone can discover our historical district. Because you choose how much you give, we do our best to offer you the greatest experience possible.

Group more than 8 persons?

Please visit the Group and Private Montreal Tours section as you can book a different time or contact us for more information.

The Free Old Montreal Tour is only offered from Monday to Thursday

Unfortunately not during the week-ends. Our guide will be offering the Mile-End Montreal Food Tour every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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When/where does it start?

       Meeting information: We meet on Place Vauquelin at the fountain on the West side of City Hall . Use 275 Rue Notre-Dame Est, Montréal, QC, Canada H2Y 1C6 Google maps link:   The tours are offered from Monday to Thursday only please click on BOOK NOW! to verify availabilities and staring times. map with place vauquelin      

Tour Highlights




– The Place d’Armes



– Place Jacques Quartier a symbol of our dual cultures.



– The Chateau Ramezay and its beautiful gardens.



– The Notre-Dame de Bonsecours Chapel also known as the sailor’s church.



– The waterfront and the Old Port of Montreal


Route Map in detail

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Place Jacques-Cartier
– Nelson Monument – Vauquelin Monument
Château Ramezay – Historic Site and Museum of Montreal
Bonsecours MarketPlace Jacques-Cartier
– Nelson Monument – Vauquelin Monument
Chapelle Notre-Dame-de -Bon-Secours
  The Old Port of Montreal
Basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal ( we will not enter the Basilica)
Rue Saint-Jacques
Centre de commerce international de Montréal
The Montreal Underground

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