Romantic Stories of Calgary served Sweet and Tasty
On this Private Walking Tour you will learn of the Legends and early tales of this prosperous city, with romancing stories of its most notorious residents. The Alberta Hotel, and its connection to The Big 4 investors of the Stampede, with out these Ranchers, we wouldn't be the same city. Tales on the Grand Canadian Railway and Its connection to Stephen Avenue, Canada's only outside pedestrian mall, that is also a designated a National Historical site.
The Grande Palliser Hotel, tourisms gateway to the West via Canadian Pacific Railway early 1900's
The Palace Theatre, 1921
A tragic and heart breaking story of an architects reputation, ruined because he and his wife survived the Titanic.
All while we explore the offerings of a chocolatier, a wine cellar, and the fun local hidaway's and hotspots on Stephen's Avenue.
This is a walking tour, all with in a 3 block radius in the core of downtown, please wear comfortable foot wear, and weather appropriate attire
With this Private Walking Tour we will meet at agreed upon location designated, called "The Meeting Place" on Stephen Avenue.
We we will visit a lively underground Wine Cellar, for a tasting and a discount to come back later and shop.
We will walk to the Alberta block, and visit our chocolatier, a bean to bar shoppe, with wildly inventive flavours for a chocolate tasting.
We will walk over to the Palliser hotel, for a walk through this gothic and majestic arcitecture and design.
We will then head back to Stephens avenue, for a nibble and some wine, and step back into time.
At The Wednesday Room, a retro dining and entertainment space.
I will be able to give recommendations on other points of interests, eating and dinning spots in the area for contuing after the tour.
This tour can be requested as a "Happy hour " tour. Start time 3pm
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Suggested by Guide: "The Meeting Place" monument on the corner of 1rst street and 8th avenue. "Stephen Avenue" right beside Goodlife Gym. Please contact me for other convenient meeting locations down town.
Duration: 3 hours
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40 CA - Souvenirs
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks