Discover some of the best parts of Old Montreal. Learn amazing stories about the history, culture and architecture of Montréal and the province of Québec
Not only are our guides romantically in love with Montreal, they also know their stuff: All our guides received professional training
Meet other awesome travelers and locals. Get personal recommendations for restaurants and venues after the tour.
Registrations are mandatory!
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The Free Old Montreal Tour visits:
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 due 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. Please note that there is a 5$ booking fee per ticket for this tour. The 5$CAD booking fee is to guarantee your spot on the tour, and helps us to provide the best experience possible. It does not go to the tour guide.
Important Notice: Please refrain from booking extra tickets for additional dates.
The popularity of our tours often leads to them being sold out, and we frequently receive requests from participants who wish to join at the last minute. To enhance our booking process, please avoid resorting to booking extra tickets. Instead, we encourage participants to secure their spots in advance and plan accordingly. By offering real-time updates on availability, setting specific booking time limits we strive to ensure a fair and enjoyable experience for all our customers while avoiding the need for additional tickets.
When & Where to Meet
When & Where to Meet
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: