Private tour

Montreal: Private Highlights & Hidden Gems Tour with a Local

4.7 / 5

3 reviews

Activity provider: City Unscripted
Private tour

Montreal: Private Highlights & Hidden Gems Tour with a Local

Activity provider: City Unscripted

From US$ 138.25 per person

Explore boho boutiques, Québécois cuisine, and 400 years of history on the cobbled streets of Montreal with a private local host.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Swedish
Pickup included
You will be picked up at any location in Montreal. The local partner will reach out to you beforehand to confirm your requested location. If you are staying in the center of Montreal, the host will meet you at your hotel (please specify the name and address of the hotel).
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Get off the tourist trail and discover another side to Montreal
  • Learn about 400 years of history with a local host
  • Explore boho boutiques and the youthful, laid-back Mile-End
  • Discover Québécois cuisine, and admire the city from above on Mount-Royal
  • Delight in a private and personalized tour tailored to your interests
Full description
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-minded host after booking to make the most of your experience. The local partner's handpicked hosts are culinary connoisseurs and history buffs, bakers and bankers, students and seniors. Like the people who travel with them, they have different backgrounds and interests — but they’re all so passionate about the place they call home, they choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them.
  • Private and personalized experience
  • Local host
  • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transportation or private taxi options)
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • 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 Montreal 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.
  • This experience will take place rain or shine.
  • All bookings are private.
  • The local partner's team will communicate with you prior to the experience to confirm the logistics of your booking.
  • This experience can be personalized to meet your requests and preferences.
Customer reviews

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4.7 /5

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Wonderful. Our host was very knowledgable about Montreal.

August 28, 2022

Merci à Gabriel qui a été un excellent guide et très sympathique. Nous avons fait un très grand tour et vu plein de choses très intéressantes avec toujours le commentaire local de Gabriel. Très bien.

August 4, 2022


Marc was knowledgeable and attentive, generous with his time and thoughtful with his tour route. It’s been a pleasure!

October 16, 2021

Product ID: 397382