Walking Tour of Old Montreal for 10 to 15 guests-Offered in Afternoons Only - 2:00 or 3:00 P.M.
This is a unique city in North America where the past co-exists with the present, and where two cultures thrive together.
BEGINNING AT 3:00 P. M.
Starting at the Place d'Armes, story of the founding of Montreal, visit the beautiful branch of the Bank of Montreal on rue St. Jacques. If desired, visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Montreal (optional, admission $5. 00 per person) Court of Appeals court-house, City Hall, Place Jacques Cartier, Chateau Ramezay Museum (story of Benjamin Franklin and the American Army in Montreal). visit the Marché Bonsecours, stroll along rue de la Commune and rue St. Paul, Place Youville, to the World Trade Centre. Admire the fountain and statue of Amphitrite, the wife of Poseidon, the god of the seas in Greek mythology. . This is an opportunity to admire buildings going back to the early 1700's…. you can stand in rue St. Paul, and if you dis-regard the parking meters and parking signs, you are looking at a street that hasn't changed in the last 200 years.
(this is an overview of the itinerary, for further details, see description above)Beginning at the Place d'Armes, branch of the Bank of Montreal on rue St. Jacques. . visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Montreal (optional, admission $5. 00 per person), rue Notre Dame, past the Court of Appeals courthouse, City Hall, Place Jacques Cartier, Chateau Ramezay Museum. Visit the Marché Bonsecours, rue de la Commune and rue St. Paul, Place Youville, to the World Trade Centre.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I suggest that we meet at the corner of rue de la Commune and boulevard St. Laurent.
End location: I suggest that the end of the tour be the World Trade Centre on McGill Avenue.
Duration: 3 hours
My services as your personal tour guide for this 3 hour tour
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5 CAD - $ 5.00 entrance fee per person at Notre Dame Basilica (optional)
You are responsible for purchasing any items of a personal nature related to shopping, souvenirs, snacks, and restaurant meals.Entrance fees are not included...usually the only entrance fee is that for Notre Dame Basilica.
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John is one of the most informed guides you will ever find; in addition his great wit and energy combine to bring montreal to life as we walk through the old town; it would be a mistake to visit this city without taking his walking tour.