Montreal Walking Tour: Hidden Gems

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From $92.66

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Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person


Departs: Montreal, Montreal

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Your local host will lead you off the tourist trail down a secret network of cobblestoned streets to parts of Montreal your guidebook doesn’t even know about. Learn about the European roots of the city, and discover the unique Québécois food and peculiar shops loved by locals in Plateau and Mile End. Explore Jean-Talon market, where growers, butchers, and fishmongers display their best produce. Relax in the enchanting Mount Royal Park and practice your French as you amble up to one of Montreal’s most popular viewpoints to see the city.

Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.

What's Included

3 to 8 hours with your local host

Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)

Personalized and private experience

Walking experience ( if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options )

What's Not Included

Tickets to any attractions

Food and drinks

Gratuity (optional)

Transportation costs

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 6
  • CHILD: Age: 7 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 99

Additional Info

  • City Unscripted and all City Unscripted hosts follow the WHO (World Health Organization) and local government’s health and safety recommendations at all times. To keep up to date with the latest news we recommend visiting these World Health Organization (
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Local Host. Meet-up at your hotel or accommodation can be requested, or your Local Host will meet you at a convenient location close to the start of your experience.
  • After booking, you will receive a short questionnaire, so you’ll be able to tell us more about your interests and preferences. Based on your responses you’ll be matched with a like-minded Local Host
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

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

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Plateau Mont-Royal
With this private and personalised tour your local host will set up an itinerary that will depend on the time allocated during which you could get recommendations on where to find the best Québécois and Montreal classics like bagels, poutine, and smoked meat, which can all be found within this youthful borough.

• Admission Ticket Free

In this hip, laid-back area with an artsy vibe and multicultural roots, you can find some of the best old-school bagel shops.

• Admission Ticket Free

Little Italy
In this charming residential neighborhood you’ll be able to find old-school cafes, pizzerias, one of the best Italian grocery stores in North America and traditional bakeries should you choose to visit it.

• Admission Ticket Free

Jean-Talon Market
You could visit this farmers market going back to 1933, you can find here a variety of local growers, fishmongers, butchers, bakers, restaurants and grocers.

• Admission Ticket Free

Librairie Drawn & Quarterly
This is a truly hidden gem loved by locals who are passionate about Canadian and international comics and should definitely be added to your experience.

• Admission Ticket Free

Dieu du Ciel
Craft brews lovers are spoiled with choice in Montreal, you can let your host recommend you his favourite one!

• Admission Ticket Free

Belvedere Camillien-Houde
You can stop by one of the lookouts on Mont-Royal and admire the city from above.

• Admission Ticket Free


Customized tour that fit my interests perfectly!
Stephanie_L, 29-10-2022
Gabriel was a wonderful tour guide full of knowledge about Montreal's architecture and history (as well as some great places to grab a bite to eat!). He really listened to my interests and put together an itinerary that suited me well! We explored rare Isaac Newton books and science history at McGill University, stopped at a cafe afterward for coffee and snack, walked through beautiful neighborhoods, and wandered to Place des Arts and Old Port for sightseeing, where he recommended some great food. Gabriel is the best, and so was this tour!
Excellent and informative a view of a beautiful city. Gabriel was very personable and knowledgeable about the city we r
HappyTraveler541, 05-10-2022
Gabriel was very personable and very knowledgeable. He gave us the perfect tour of Montreal, and also gave us several good suggestions for our second day there
A fantastic tour with Lesley!
Ray_T, 04-04-2022
Lesley is the best; knowledgeable, funny, super friendly, and extremely helpful. We had a great time on her tour and learned so many things that only a local would know. She also had so many great recommendations for after the tour. Her tour is a must!

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