Walking tours in Montreal

Discover the city on a historical, architectural or culinary walking tour



When you’re visiting a city for the first time, planning an itinerary can sometimes be overwhelming.

Instead of wandering around with your nose stuck in a travel guide or map, several organizations in Montreal offer interactive walking tours that cater to your specific interests from historical to culinary tours.

Guidatour This organization offers a multitude of different options including private and group walking tours of:

Old Montreal where you can visit the Notre-Dame Basilica, the Bonsecours Market and the Château Ramezay

Quartier des spectacles, which features museums and the concert halls of Place des Arts and the Society for Arts and Technology (SAT)

Chinatown where you can sample authentic Asian gastronomy

Plateau Mont Royal, which features countless coffee shops, restaurants, shops, parks and murals

For the self-proclaimed foodies, there are also culinary tours of Little Italy and Old Montreal

For the history buff, take a tour guided by influential local figures like Paul Chomedey Sieur de Maisonneuve, founder of Ville-Marie, or Jeanne Mance, founder of Montreal’s first hospital, l’Hotel Dieu

If you’re looking for a spookier way to get to know Old Montreal, try the Montreal Ghosts tour where you’ll hear haunting tales about the city’s darker side

Rates vary depending on tour. For more information, click here

There are other tour groups that will guide you through Montreal’s eclectic cultural and historical landscape including:

Free Montreal Tours
Cultural and historic walking tours in Old Montreal. 

L’Autre Montreal
This group promises to shed light on forgotten aspects of Montreal history and fresh perspectives on various neighbourhoods.

Local Montreal Tours
This company offers three-hour culinary tours of Old Montreal and Mile End

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