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Beyond the Basilica a Walking Tour in Montreal

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Free Cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
Overview
This walking tour from historic Old Montréal up to the funky borough of the Plateau Mont-Royal could almost be a Montréal 101 class. Learn about the city’s foundation, see architectural gems, your local guide’s favourite institutions in the entertainment district, see a bunch of street art, and pop in for two snacks and drink along the way.
What to Expect
Place d'Armes
Time at this stop:
10
Pass By
We meet here to start the tour and learn about the eclectic architecture that surrounds the square before we enter the Basilica!
Notre-Dame Basilica
Time at this stop:
15
Pass By
We learn about the beauty and history of the country's most ornate church and leave our guests some free time to take it all in on their own.
Old Montreal
Time at this stop:
35
Pass By
We walk the elegant streets, visit the old Wall Street of Canada and point out cool cultural events in the area as well get an idea of the history of the foundation of our city
Underground City
Time at this stop:
15
Pass By
From the World Trade Center to Chinatown we walk a stretch of the world's largest interior network.
Chinatown
Time at this stop:
15
Pass By
We pop in for a snack to go at a local bakery and walk the pedestrian mall of our Chinatown!
Saint Laurent Boulevard
Time at this stop:
45
Pass By
We visit a bunch of street art from a massive festival. We visit a crazy thrift store and art gallery. We learn about this historic boulevard and its many waves of immigration. We walk through the old Red Light now entertainment district.
Eva B
Time at this stop:
10
Pass By
We visit this crazy thrift store for free time. 3 floors, a wild interior and a chance to check it out before returning on your own for free time!
Plateau Mont-Royal
Time at this stop:
35
Pass By
We visit the borough home to a high concentration of artists. We see about a dozen murals and works of art. We point you in the right direction of cool shops and stuff to see when you are on your own and sit down at a coffee shop for a locally roasted coffee and hand you a list of recommendations.

Inclusions & Exclusions

What's Included

• Beverages • Food tasting • Local guide • Snacks

What's Excluded

• Gratuities • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)

Additional Info

• A moderate amount of walking is involved, please be ready for that and to be wearing comfortable shoes. • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller • Minimum age is 5 years • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking • Public transportation options are available nearby • Specialized infant seats are available • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitne

Departure & Return

Departure Details

512 Pl. d'Armes, Montréal, QC H2Y 2W2, Canada

We meet next to engraving «  1642 « on the Maisonneuve Monument middle of Place d'Armes Square, directly across the Notre-Dame Basilica. Tour starts on time and we can't wait for latecomers. Please show up 10 minutes before the tour starts. If you are late, you might not be able to join the group.

Return Details

We end in the Plateau district. We'll leave you with a list of recommendations and point out places if you want to grab a bite or a drink!

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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