Old Montreal Private Walking Tour

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From $148.51

116 reviews   (4.86)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info:

Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Montreal, Montreal

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Find out more about all the eras that shaped Montreal with a private 2-hour walking tour. With your local guide, learn the city's history, from the foundation of Fort Ville-Marie in 1642 to today.  Visit important public squares, such as Place d'Armes, Place Royale, and Place Jacques-Cartier; pass by the Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, City Hall, and walk along the former ''Wall Street'' of Canada; take a picture at the oldest building of the historic district, and enter Notre-Dame, if you choose. The historic heart of the city and its adjacent Old Port will help illuminate the story of one of the greatest cities in the Americas. Private tour is limited to a maximum group size of 15.

What's Included

Private tour

Professional guide

What's Not Included

Food and drinks


Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 99

Additional Info

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A maximum of 15 people per booking
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wearing a mask is recommended for all visitors. Our guides who are sick, showing COVID-19 related symptoms, awaiting a diagnosis, have been in contact with a probable/confirmed case in the last 5 days or have recently travelled abroad will not be allowed

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

Notre-Dame Basilica
Meet your private guide at Notre-Dame Basilica

• Admission Ticket Free

Old Montreal
Walk through of Old Montreal, where your guide leads you through a maze of narrow streets to find a multitude of historical buildings. Explore the birthplace of this city during this voyage back in time.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Place d'Armes
This is a private tour, so the itinerary may vary, but typical sights you'll see can include important public squares such as Place d'Armes and Place Royale.

• Admission Ticket Free

Place Jacques-Cartier
Place Jacques-Cartier, where you can admire the monuments and works of art on display there. Check out the external architecture of a variety of impressive buildings, such as the three courthouses, the Château Ramezay, and Bonsecours Market (Marché Bonsecours),

• Admission Ticket Free

Les Cours Mont-Royal
Pass by Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel and City Hall, and walk along the former 'Wall Street' of Canada, St-Jacques Street. Just off charming St-Paul Street, discover the foundation site of the city's first hospital, Hôtel-Dieu, in the Cours Le Royer

• Admission Ticket Free

Sulpician Seminary
Enjoy a photo op of the Sulpician Seminary, the oldest building of the historic district

• Admission Ticket Free

Old Port of Montreal
Learn about the Old Port. By the time your tour ends, you'll have new appreciation for Old Montreal's long history and landmarks.

• Admission Ticket Free


Enjoyable walking tour experience in Old Montreal
Wayne_W, 31-12-2022
Our tour guide, Andre, was very personable and knowledgeable of the history of Old Montreal. My family had a very enjoyable experience, and we would highly recommend this tour.
Awesome way to spend 2h in MTL
Adrienne_K, 28-12-2022
A brief but comprehensive overview of the major spots in old Montreal.
Gabriella was absolutely amazing and would recommend her no questions asked.
Great guided tour of Old Montreal
251jeanetteb, 27-12-2022
Great tour with wonderful guide, Stamatia. Extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the city she lives in and loves, we totally enjoyed our time with her and highly recommend both her and Guidatour.
Great time
S6560SAlindaw, 25-12-2022
Had an excellent tour, learned a lot. Saw all the most important locations, guide was fun and helpful! She took us to see the specific places we wanted to as well. Highly recommend
A great way to see Old Montreal
mollymB4286EB, 16-12-2022
My husband and I loved our walking tour a few weeks ago with Bruno! It was so informative and we loved the flexibility that a private tour allowed. I would highly recommend the tour to anyone interested in Montreal's history- we certainly learned a lot!

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