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Itinerary
When booking, choose between the east-side (mid-morning departure) or west-side (early afternoon departure) tour. Alternatively, you can book both, which gives you a break for an independent lunch. Meet at the Notre-Dame Basilica, where your guide will give you an orientation before you enter the basilica itself (admission ticket included). Learn about Quebec’s rich religious heritage, and admire the building’s impressive stained-glass windows.

From there, set out on foot through the streets of Old Montreal, leaving navigation to your guide. Listen to commentary on the city’s history, architecture, art, and culture as you visit highlights such as Sulpician Seminary, the Champ de Mars, City Hall, St.-Jacques Street, Place Jacques-Cartier, and  Place Royale.

End up at the domed public market, Bonsecours Market, which is more than 100 years old. From there, you can explore further on your own with your guide’s suggestions.
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Old Montreal
Notre-Dame Basilica
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Overview
Get an insider’s take on Old Montreal during this guided walking tour, which lets you leave the navigating to someone else. Choose a shorter walk of either the east or west sides, or a longer walk that covers both. Through your guide’s commentary, come to understand the history, culture, and architecture of the city. Highlights include the Notre-Dame Basilica (admission ticket included), Champ de Mars, City Hall, Bonsecours Market, and Place Jacques-Cartier.
Highlights
  • Choose between east, west, or full Old Montreal walking tour
  • Leave the directions and logistics to your guide while you focus on the sights
  • Included admission to Notre-Dame Basilica, one of Old Montreal's must-sees
  • In-depth commentary from your guide about Montreal's history
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Reviewed today
Not very good tour

Diane at Guideatour was just ok—pretty dry tour, always put off questions to be covered later (but sometimes weren’t covered later), rarely identified places worth seeing later, no visuals.

Thank CJCJBoston
Reviewed yesterday
Great way to see the city

I did both the East and West walking tours on the same day. It is doable but if it is a hot day it can be a little too much. It allows you an hour for lunch in between. The East side is the French...More

Thank Travelgrandmom
Reviewed 2 days ago
Great Tour

This tour was a great overview of Old Montreal. Our guide, Isabelle was enthusiastic with a quick wit. We learned a lot about the City and we are glad we did this on our first day.

1  Thank Nan H
Reviewed 4 days ago
Fun and informative

We did the east and west sides. Fun and informative way to spend the day! Lesley was a great guide! So nice to know the history of what we were looking at

Thank cohenfam
Reviewed 6 days ago
Great tour, great value. Learned a lot!

We signed up for the east and west tour. The meeting spot was very easy to find and check in was quick and easy. Our tour guide was Lesley. We ended up with great people in our group along with an awesome tour guide. Lesley...More

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Response from Adriane B | Reviewed this property |
The morning starts at 11, runs until 12:30 and the afternoon stats at 1-2:30. When you sign up on the website it can confirm...I believe the timing might be a little different if you want the French tour.
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