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  • Montreal: Private Tour with a Local

    1. Montreal: Private Tour with a Local

    Explore the city with a friendly local who is passionate about the city and eager to share all the information that will help you make the most of your trip. Get to know Montreal through the eyes of a Lokafyer on a 2, 3 or 4 hour private tour. Meet at your accommodation and head out on the tour to get familiar with the neighborhood. Learn about the best places to eat and buy groceries, the easiest ways to get around, and the top things to see and do. By the end of the tour, you'll feel more comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.

    Smith, our guide, was very friendly and knowledgeable about culture and places to go; he always made us feel comfortable and welcomed into the City.

  • Montreal: Full-Day Small Group City Tour

    2. Montreal: Full-Day Small Group City Tour

    Whether you are a local or a first-time visitor, there is always more of Montreal to discover. Join a full-day tour to see the top sights and some hidden gems. Your guide will share local insights and point out all the sights as you traverse the city in the comfort of a climate-controlled vehicle.   Your tour begins with pickup from your downtown hotel before heading to Westmount where you can see upscale neighborhoods with signature houses and mansions. Then, visit Canada's largest basilica, St. Joseph’s Oratory. Marvel at scenic views of the city from atop Mount Royal. Journey through historic French neighborhoods and drive across Jacques Cartier Bridge to the site of the Expo 67 on St. Helen’s Island. Here, stop for a picture of the monumental Biosphere, a museum dedicated to the environment. Travel back toward the city, admiring the city skyline en route to Old Montreal. See the No...

  • Montreal: Small Group Evening City Tour

    3. Montreal: Small Group Evening City Tour

    Join this small group tour to discover the top sights of Montreal by night. Benefit from the insights of your bilingual, local guide as you traverse the city in the comfort of a climate-controlled van. The tour begins with pickup from your hotel in Downtown Montreal. Journey through Downtown, admiring the city lights and the special evening atmosphere. Pass through the upscale neighborhoods of Westmount and their unique houses and grand mansions. Pause for a photo opportunity with the magnificently illuminated St Joseph Oratory before ascending Mont-Royal. Enjoy a short stroll to a lookout point and take in breathtaking views of the city under the cover of night. Climb back into the van and travel to the vibrant nightlife areas of the city. Cross the Jacques Cartier Bridge to see its light up-close and marvel at the Montreal skyline from afar. Check out the Old Port's night festivitie...

    Tour guide was very knowledgeable and always had something interesting to tell us. It was a great time.

  • Montreal: Private Highlights & Hidden Gems Tour with a Local

    4. Montreal: Private Highlights & Hidden Gems Tour with a Local

    Discover Montreal's best-kept secrets with a local host matched to your interests. Enjoy a private and personalized experience as you explore the colorful history that has created a multicultural melting pot in the heart of the city. 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 look over the city. Enjoy a flexible itinerary so you can always change your mind about what you want to do. Get matched to a like-mind...

  • Montreal: Sugar Shack Maple Syrup Day Trip with Lunch

    5. Montreal: Sugar Shack Maple Syrup Day Trip with Lunch

    Embark on a private day trip from Montreal where you will explore an authentic Quebec Sugar Shack farm, see the process of how maple syrup is made from extraction to bottling, and enjoy an all you can eat lunch buffet at the farm. Begin your day being picked up from any downtown Montreal hotel. Once you are settled in the air-conditioned car you will begin your journey towards the Sugar Shack farm. Upon arrival, marvel at the natural beauty of the farm around you. Follow your guide around the farm where you will learn about maple trees and how maple syrup is made from them. Fun fact: Canada produces about 80% of the world’s pure maple syrup, and Québec alone makes up over 90% of the country’s production.  Once your tour around the farm is complete, feast on a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet lunch. After lunch, you will make your journey back to downtown Montreal where your driver wil...

  • Montreal: Personalized Private Food Tour with a Local Foodie

    6. Montreal: Personalized Private Food Tour with a Local Foodie

    In central Montreal, the food scene can get slightly overwhelming — but with a food-obsessed local guide to lead the way, you’ll know exactly where to go for the very best of it. Discover the local specialties of this multicultural melting pot, including handmade and wood-fired bagels rolled in sesame seeds. Start in the youthful Plateau area, known for its casual bars and 24-hour eateries popular with students. Try Canadian classics at one of the favorite spots, then head 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) west to the trendy Mile End neighborhood, a hub of old-school bagel shops and cool cafés. Once there, get your caffeine fix at a coffee shop and a sesame bagel from St-Viateur, an iconic local haunt. Then, continue 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) further west through the Little Italy neighborhood. Pop into an Italian grocery store, if you like, then head to Jean-Talon Market for handcrafted cheeses...

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What people are saying about Montreal

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 227 reviews

Very good contact with Priscilla, our guide for 3 hours of visit to Montreal. We walked through the main points of interest in the city and visited the old town well. Important historical points have been addressed. Priscilla was attentive and very efficient

Definitely the best way to explore the city. Flexible program, to the client's desire to let himself be guided or to guide the visit as he pleases. Very friendly guide, to do without any doubt.

Superb visit thanks to our guide who made us discover this superb city. Our guide explained so much to us that we couldn't remember everything ... I recommend this type of visit.

Smith, our guide, was very friendly and knowledgeable about culture and places to go; he always made us feel comfortable and welcomed into the City.

Tour guide was very knowledgeable and always had something interesting to tell us. It was a great time.