Pre dinner, pre cocktail hour tour of Old Montreal.
The tour is idea just before or at dusk or when it gets dark.
A late afternoon arrival into Montreal? Are you boarding a cruiseship the next day? Forget to book a tour and really want to get to know Montreal. Do you want an introduction into Montreal before you go off to explore on your own? This is the perfect tour for you ?
A walking to of Old Montreal our historical neighborhood but also an brief introduction to Montreal and what it has to offer.
The evening lights showcase the architecture of Montreal. you take you for a leisurely stroll while giving you commentary , anecdotes and telling you about some of Old Montreal's well kept treasures and hidden gems. Once it gets dark, Old Montreal will come alive with the projections filled with stories. The tour has many stops to sit. We can finish at a local bar or restaurant. During cocktails, or while ordering, I will be more then happy to sit and help you plan the rest of your stay in Montreal.
Note: Projections times change according to time of dusk
Place d'Armes Square
Outside of the Notre Dam Basilica
St James Street ( the wall street of Canada till the 1950's)
St Paul's Street with its galleries, restaurants
Hotel de Ville ( City Hall)
Château de Ramsey
Maison Pierre de Calvet
Place J. Cartier ( the main square in Old Montreal)
The Old Port
and more. .
*The exact sequence will be determined on the day of the tour
**Tour is available year round best just before dusk, dusk, sunset or the evening
***Unless otherwise indicated the tour is outside
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Meet at City Hall( Hotel de Ville) or Place d'Armes infront of the Notre Dame Baslica
End of tour at your a hotel or restaurant in Old Montreal
End location: Tour begins and ends in Old Montreal
Duration: 2 hours
1.The tour can start at anytime, however best at dusk, sunset or when it it dark
2.Last entry into the Notre Dame Basilica is 16h00 and guests can stay till 16h30. Walking tour can start after
3. The light presentation inside the Basilica can also be part of your experience generally at 18h00, and some days 20h00. Last s 30 minutes
4.Dusk changes with the seasons
5. The projections Cite Memoire can be inluded in part of the tour one it gets dark
This is a walking tour with opportunities to sit down. Guests should be aware that their are cobbled stones. Comfortable walking shoes should be worn.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 CAD - No extra costs or charges.
* For day trips outside of Montreal I can arrange a driver with a vehicle
* I am not licensed for Québec City and can not offer tours in Quebec City
* Montreal Professional Guides are not permitted to guide in museums.
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We did two tours with Ruby and she is an excellent guide. She's exceptionally knowledagble and personable and learns very quickly what's interesting to her guests so she can tailor the tour and discussion to you. We highly recommend this tour. We know you'll love it.