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Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours

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Excellent walking tour of Montreal

Michel gave us a 6 hour walking tour of Montreal. He is very knowledgeable, answered every question... read more

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MrB_Westport
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Westport, Connecticut
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dands
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Sydney, Australia
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Urban Marmotte offers you great walking tours. Lasting from 3 to 6 hours, we like taking the time needed to really show you around. Our tours are flexible and capture the backpacker's spirit: no rush, easy going, very informative and enjoyable. Our...more
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Montreal, Quebec H3G 2C3, Canada
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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Reviewed yesterday

Michel gave us a 6 hour walking tour of Montreal. He is very knowledgeable, answered every question with a rich explanation. We crisscrossed the city, saw many points of interest and different neighborhoods. Stopped for bathroom and lunch at our leisure. My wife and I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After making an email enquiry 2 months prior to our requested tour date and receiving a quick response from Michel we booked the Grand Tour immediately online. Michel confirmed our reservation and provided the meeting point. When we arrived, we were the only 2 on...More

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UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

It's always nice to hear great comments and that you liked our tour. Glad that you likes the the variety of sights along the ways. Hey, who would expect a Barbie Exhibition on a tour. (To other people reading that, it is not on all...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the six hour tour in the summer and couldn't have had a better experience. Michel is insightful, takes you places that are actually interesting and gives you a good overview of the the city's history. Besides the major sites, you can see local...More

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UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi ! Thank you for the good comments. I'm glad you likes the green alley and small parks. The comment about public restroom is a first but hey, glad it was helpful. :-D Now that you get a good overview, contact us on your next...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We totally lucked into a private tour with Michel last week because the one other person who signed up for the tour didn't show. Michel was a fantastic guide. He really knows his stuff and he's interesting, funny, personable...just a great guide. Even though there...More

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UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Jaskev. Yes too bad for the person who couldn't be there but yes, good for you as you get a sort of a private tour. I'm glad you like the tour and the time with me. Long walking tour with discussion along the way...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was awesome...walking all over the city and getting history, culture, architecture, and urban planning info at the same time. From beautiful street murals to a bird's-eye view of old town to an awe-inspiring cathedral, we saw it all. Michel asked what we wanted...More

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UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Epic. I really enjoyed that tour too with you and your daughter. In fact all our Grand Tour are sort of customise. But your taste for old industrial building, desire to see the canal too made that tour what it is. That is why we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found Urban Marmotte on Tripadvisor and am very glad I used their service for a customized Corporate walking tour. All 12 participants (colleagues) gave great reviews after the activity. Michel, our guide, is really knowledgeable and as the organizer, I really appreciated his flexibility. I...More

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UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the good comments. It was very interesting to tour people living in Montreal in the Old Montreal and to customize a short, fast pace, one hour walking tour with unusual anecdotes. I enjoyed it very much. Looking forward for your next "lunch...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

This is a great way to experience this city on a more intimate & local level. Covers so much, & while the tour might appear quite long, it's done in a relaxed & informal way, so it's a really good way to spend a day...More

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UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Hey Thank you very much for your comment. I'm glad you did enjoy the day with us. You got the all idea: See some landmark but also smaller unknown places. Informations about the history or the city, but also having the chance to chat along...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018

We spent six hours spread over two days with our guide Micheal on a walking tour of Montreal. Micheal was fantastic and knowledgable as well as entertaining for my 15 year old son, his friend and I. Lots of info but delivered in a way...More

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UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you for your comments. I remember that we splitted the Grand Tour in 2 days at the last minute because you had an unforseen event. It is not always possible to do so but in that case it was for us so... why not....More

Reviewed 30 October 2017

We visited Montreal recently. Michel gave us a 6 hour tour that turned into 7. In the beginning it was look so hard to walk almost 7 hours for two retired people, but it was so interesting and easy to be there with a guide...More

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UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thanks for the nice words. We do get that comment often, people who think 6 hours will be long and see in the end that it is really easy. It is all about the pace. :)

Reviewed 3 October 2017

I am a small group tour operator and hired Michel of Urban Marmotte Walking Tours this past September 16th to show us Old Montreal. We loved his style...informative and entertaining. He is very knowledgable about his city. The only improvement would be if he would...More

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UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

I'm really glad you liked the tour, the information and the style of the guide. We're all knowledgeable, pros but informal too. :) So i'm glad you liked the Urban Marmotte style. As for the wireless speaker, we like our tour to be affordable and...More

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55ckp
14 May 2017|
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Response from UrbanMarmotte | Property representative |
Of course. Our underground city tour only is usually 4 hours but we could do a mix with some part of the underground and some part of the Old Montreal. Contact us by email at urbanmarmotte for the rate and set the visit. See... More
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VancouverLil
22 June 2016|
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Response from UrbanMarmotte | Property representative |
Hi VancouverLil The tour are in English, French or both, depending who's on the tour. We do not want to leave anyone behind. As for having your husband to like the place, our mix of center and residential, touristic and... More
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12wandering
16 June 2015|
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Response from UrbanMarmotte | Property representative |
Hi. Well if you're in good shape, i think you can. Some have done it in the past. We adapt our pace to the people in the tour and if you need to rest a little bit more, our guide will be able to do more information-stop by... More
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