Montreal Premium City Tour
Whether you are visiting for the day or enjoying an extended vacation, The Montreal Premium City Tour is a great way to get an insider's look at Montreal's superb architecture, history and culture. The three hour guided tour by luxury motor coach takes in many places of interest, including photo stops at Olympic Stadium, Mount Royal and Old Montreal. Your tour guide will also provide a unique perspective on how Montrealers live with visits to several residential districts. This is the best tour of Montreal bar none.
JUNE 29 - SEPTEMBER 29, 2013
Daily departures at 9:30 am.
Tours available year-round for groups of 10 or more.
PREMIUM TOUR BENEFITS:
Hotel pick up/drop off (advance reservation required)
Maximum of 20 guests means less time getting on and off the bus – giving you more time at photo stops
Our licensed local tour guides know the city and will give you an insider's perspective in addition to all the pertinent history of the landmarks you'll visit.
Mount Royal - located immediately west of downtown Montreal, it's part of the Monteregian Hills situated between the Laurentians and the Appalachians, created when the North American Plate moved westward over the New England hotspot, along with the other mountains of the Monteregian Hills, by a process known as intrusion and offers a panoramic view of the city.
St. Joseph's Oratory - a Roman Catholic minor basilica and national shrine on the west slope of Mount Royal in Montreal, it's Canada's largest church with more than 2 million visitors and pilgrims visiting every year. Site of many reported healing miracles.
Olympic Park - home to many of the venues from the 1976 Summer Olympics. Structures in the district include the Olympic Stadium, the Biodome, the Olympic Village, the Maurice Richard Arena, the Pierre Charbonneau Centre, the Saputo Stadium, the Famous Players' Starcité Theater, and the Montreal Metro stations Pie-IX and Viau.
Old Montreal - a major tourist attraction with some of its buildings dating to the 17th century, it is one of the oldest urban areas in North America. It was declared a historic district in 1964 by the Ministère des Affaires culturelles du Québec.
McGill University - an internationally-renowned research university, the main campus is set upon 32 hectares (79 acres) at the foot of Mount Royal in Downtown Montreal, covering much of the Golden Square Mile.
City Hall - was built between 1872 and 1878 and is located in Old Montreal. It is one of the best examples of the Second Empire style in Canada, and the first city hall to have been constructed in the country solely for municipal administration, it was designated a National Historic Site in Canada in 1984.
Bell Centre - formerly known as the Molson Centre, is a sports and entertainment complex, best known as the home of the National Hockey League's Montreal Canadiens hockey team.
Downtown Montreal - the central business district of Montreal housing many regional, provincial and national corporate headquarters as well a large majority of the city's skyscrapers.
Place Jacques Cartier - entrance to the Old Port of Montreal, the broad, divided street slopes steeply downhill from Montreal City Hall and rue Notre-Dame to the waterfront and rue de la Commune.
Marche Bonsecours - a two-storey domed public market. For more than 100 years, it was the main public market in the Montreal area. It also briefly accommodated the Parliament of United Canada for one session in 1849.
Mile-End - known for its Anglophone culture and as an artistic neighbourhood, home to artists, musicians, writers, and filmmakers and its two famous bagel bakeries, Fairmount Bagel and St-Viateur Bagel.
Latin Quarter - known for its theatres, artistic atmosphere, cafés, and boutiques.
Le Plateau - formerly a working-class neighbourhood, characterized by brightly-coloured houses, cafés, book shops, and a laissez-faire attitude with the Eastern part being largely Québécois, and the Western part largely Jewish. The neighbourhood was the childhood home of Quebec writers Michel Tremblay and Mordecai Richler.
Adult (in advance): $49.99 plus tax
Adult (on site): $54.99 plus tax
Child 5-15 (in advance): $39.99 plus tax
Please contact us for group rates.
Child under age 4 is free (if seated on adult's lap). All prices in Canadian dollars.
Pick up and drop off at all downtown hotels (72 hour advance reservation required).
Change your tour date without penalty, as long as you notify us at least 72 hours ahead of your scheduled departure.
Cancel your tour without penalty, as long as you notify us at least 7 days ahead of your scheduled departure.
Tours cancelled less than 7 days prior to scheduled departure are 100% non-refundable.