Robert Noggle's 5 hourTour of Old and Modern Montreal
Welcome to Montreal's P. E. Trudeau Airport, from where we will do a 5 hour city tour, with an emphasis on Old and Modern Montreal . There is as as much or as little walking as desired, followed by a drive through Chinatown and mid-town Montreal, driving by McGill College and Montreal's Museum of Fine Arts. . (really worth visiting on your own) and the elegant neighbourhoods of Westmount and Outremont and Mount-Royal Park, , etc. . stop for a coffee and snack at Jean Talon Farmer's Market if desired (cost not included) . The Little Italy and Portuguese working-class neighbourhoods of the Plateau, and the site of the Olympic Stadium and the Botanical Gardens. I will touch on Montreal history, and the diversity of this fascinating city which offers the best of life in two languages, English and French, and many ethnic groups living in harmony. We will end the tour at your hotel by 6:00 p. m.
This is a 5 hour tour of Old and Modern Montreal -including:the Old Port and Jacques Cartier Place-Town Hall-Notre Dame Basilica (optional), downtown, elegant neighbourhoods of Westmount and Outremont, where French Canadians rub elbows with Orthodox Jews. Stop for view of St. Joseph's Oratory (visit optional)-view from Mount Royal, Latin Quarter, the Plateau and the Jean Talon Farmer's Market. My intention is to show you the city in the way that I would show it to a visiting friend: I want to you to know our history, and to see how and where the people live, work and play. Ending at your hotel by 6:00 p. m.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel
Duration: 5 hours
The tour has a duration of 5 hours,
Transportation will be in a late model Crossover SUV (KIA Soul).
If you are a group of more than 3
persons, I can rent a larger vehicle,
at a modest increase in per-capita cost.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
8 Canadian Dollar - There are no 'extras' as far as the tour is concerned, apart from any entrance fees (usually only the entrance to Notre Dame Basilica,..ca$ 8.00 per person), and the cost of any food and refreshments which may be consumed.
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
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John was wonderful and pleasant. We enjoyed our time with him and highly recommend doing an overview tour like this at the beginning of your trip to make better choices in how you'll spend the remainder of your days!