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Free Old Montreal Tours

Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Very knowledgeable and excellent tour guide

This was my first time doing a guided walking tour in Montreal and I found him one of the best... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2017
SAMonital
Good Background of Montreal

Our tour guide Darren knew quite a bit about the history of Montreal and we enjoyed the 2 hour and... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2017
Donny N
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Discover the classic areas of the old town by visiting its essential historic sites. Enjoy passionate guides and lively stories, as we take you through 300 years of vibrant history. The stuff you won't find in a guide book. First time in Montreal? This tour's for you! Offered many days a week.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

This was my first time doing a guided walking tour in Montreal and I found him one of the best amongst the ones I have done in different parts of the world. This tour guide had a certificate in history. He was very confident in...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2017

Our tour guide Darren knew quite a bit about the history of Montreal and we enjoyed the 2 hour and 15 minute tour. We wished we had been able to take it earlier in our stay but it is not offered on weekends. The guide...More

Thank Donny N
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Darren was a great tour guide, spending lots of time and not rushing the group, giving us the full history of Montreal and Old Montreal and sharing some great insider tips of places to see, and eat around town. Very informative and great group of...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this tour. Our tour guide, Darren, was informative and entertaining. He provided an interesting overview, and the next day, we were able to revisit places he had taken us to in order to explore them in greater detail. The tour is free...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2017

It was an unseasonably hot day for a 3:30 tour, but Darren made sure he found shade for us. He took us to interesting sires and gave us good info. We were impressed that he could speak French, English and Spanish fluently and was good...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2017

The guide Darren was interesting and informative. Even though it was hot he took us undervthe shade when he could. He offered the group different options depending how tired or hot we felt. He had a good sense of humour and didn't digress like other...More

Thank Jonathan W
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

My husband and I really enjoyed the tour. Our guide, Darren, is very interesting and knows how to captivate his audience. He is very thoughtful in suggesting restaurants and things to see.

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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

I found the tour very interesting and KIm who was our Guide was super informative and had us learning a lot about Montreal ! She is great ! Bright & warm & Charming ! Will highly recomend everyone to visit Canada & especially Montreal !

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Reviewed September 21, 2017

Fran was our guide. She introduced herself as soon as we arrived. Trip started on time. Very informative and lots of good information packed in! Thank you!

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

This is an awesome inexpensive way to get to see Old Montreal. Our guide, Christian, was very knowledgeable and fun as he walked us through the streets. I would highly recommend this tour.

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YogitaTO
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Thank you for reaching out. We are looking into the website issue. Unfortunately our first tour this season will be April 30. Best!
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September 10, 2017|
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Response from pusdoc | Reviewed this property |
We started in front of city hall, in a small park next to Chateau Ramezay. We booked online, you can find it by searching for Free Old Montreal Tours.
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Response from Robyn M | Reviewed this property |
There weren't any kids on our tour, but I think that was just by chance. The tour guide, Kim, didn't mention anything about children not being allowed and there is nothing "inappropriate" on the tour, so I doubt there is a... More
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