Montreal: East and West Old Montreal Guided Walking Tour


Discover the iconic sites and rich history of eastern and western Old Montréal on a half-day guided tour that is separated by a break. See sights like the Notre-Dame Basilica and the Place Royale.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    3 hour


  • Highlights
    • Discover the history Old Montreal thorugh the eyes of an authentic Montrealer
    • Pass thorugh grand squares like Jacques-Cartier, d’Youville, and Royale
    • Admire 19th-century architecture like the stunning Notre-Dame Basilica
    • Have free time to go get a nice lunch, do some shopping, or rest your feet
    • Uncover contemporary sights like the modern Pointe-à-Callière Museum
  • Full description
    Explore Old Montreal on a guided walking tour. Visit the eastern part in the late morning before breaking for lunch and head to the western part in the afternoon. Choose between a French or English speaking guide. Stroll through the cobblestone streets and winding alleys of the historic district.
    Meet your guide in the Place d'Armes square, where you can see a monument in memory of Paul de Chomedey, founder of Montreal and the 19th-century Notre-Dame Basilica.
    Begin your exploration of the eastern part of Old Montreal. Uncover hidden gems along the way to sights like the historic square Place Jacques-Cartier, City Hall, and the Champ de mars park. View mid-19th-century buildings on Cours le Royer street and St-Paul Street.
    Admire the chapel and vibrant market on Bonsecours street. Find out historical, architectural and anecdotal information along the way. Stop for an hour-long break where you can purchase a nice lunch or cover some ground on your own before continuing to the west...  more
  • Includes
    • English- or French-speaking guide
      2 walking tours
  • Exclude
    • Tips