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Montreal: Half-Day City Tour

1. Montreal: Half-Day City Tour

Discover the sights of Montreal on a half-day guided van tour. Your tour begins with complimentary pickup from a selection of downtown hotels. Climb on board and embark on a sightseeing adventure around the city. Visit upscale neighborhoods like Westmount, where you can admire the architecture of its personalized houses and mansions. On the morning tour go for a visit of Saint Joseph's Oratory, a National Historic Site of Canada, and the largest Basilica in the country. Next, visit Mount Royal Park and take a stroll to Beaver Lake (Lac aux Castors) and admire the scenery. Stop at Camillien Houde outlook for a breathtaking picture of the city.  Explore the French side of Montreal before crossing on Jacques Cartier bridge to Saint Helen's Island. Visit Parc Jean-Drapeau, the site of the unforgettable Expo 67 and take a picture of The Biosphere Environment Museum. The morning tour will be concluded with a photo-stop at Notre-Dame Basilica in Old Montreal area. On the afternoon tour, Visit Saint Joseph's Oratory, before heading to Mont Royal Park and stroll to the top of the mountain for a scenic view of the city from atop the mountain. Then, visit the famous Plateau Mont-Royal neighborhood, reputed for its European-style and characteristic multi-colored houses with twisty outdoor staircases and green alleyways. After visiting the cultural district "Quartier des Spectacles" and Downtown Montreal, conclude the tour with a visit to Old Montreal and the Old Port area.

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Montreal: Private Highlights & Hidden Gems Tour with a Local

2. 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-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.

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What people are saying about Mount Royal Park

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 19 reviews

We were pleasantly surprised when we discovered that we were two of only three people taking this tour today. The tour was provided in an extremely comfortable and new SUV with an absolutely amazing tour guide named Mounir who went out of his way to ensure we received the best tour possible. Mounir tailored the tour especially for us and with his wealth of knowledge made this the best tour we’ve ever taken. It was like having your own personal chauffeur. The tour lasted almost an hour longer than advertised and included additional points of interest not normally included. We were definitely spoiled and greatly appreciate Mounir’s passion in ensuring we had the grand tour of the amazing City of Montreal. Thank you so much!!

After our plans for the day were rained out we booked a last minute private tour of the Montreal. We were picked up at our hotel and began an entertaining and informative tour of the city. Four hours later we returned with an understanding of what Montreal was and has evolved into. We were treated to panoramic views, close-ups of Montreal's neighbourhoods, the beauty of St. Joseph's Church and the impressive knowledge of our guide Mounir. Our tour for four took place in a comfortable private automobile with several stops which allowed us to get a close up look at some of Montreal's wonderful attractions. We all felt this tour was one of the highlites of our trip. Thank you again Mounir.

Munir was such a knowledgeable guide. He knew so much history of everywhere we went. The car was very nice and clean, plus he was a great driver. Would definitely recommend!

Excellent tour, we enjoyed all of the sites listed, and learned so much from Mounir. 3 hours is a perfect timeframe, I highly recommend this tour.

Well worth the money. Excellent over view of Montreal Our guide was very informative and welcoming.