Optional Walking Tours Before and After Conference
This is your opportunity to learn about Montreal
Old Montreal and International Neighborhood Walking Tour (3 hours)
$35 pp USD
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Planning to arrive in Montreal a day or two early or staying on after the conference ends? Then this walking tour may be of interest to you. Affordable quality tour, leaving right from your hotel and led by one of Montreal’s foremost tour guides, this tour will offer you a flavor of what Montreal is all about. The tour will be offered twice; Tuesday, July 14th, 2:00 PM and again on Friday, July 17th, at 1:00 PM
Old Montreal and International Neighborhood Walking Tour
Depart the hotel on foot to explore the International neighborhood known for design, art and its modern innovative side in front of your hotel. Ruby Roy, your tour guide, will then lead you and show you a tiny portion of Montreal's unique Weather Proof City known as the RESO or the underground city. Learn why it is unique and one of a kind. Why was it really built, and how it was built? The next stop is Montreal's historical and most beloved part of the city, where Montreal first got its start. Old Montreal, Founded in 1642, is a neighborhood with thousands of Montreal's living there and is known for its historical buildings and unusual architecture and characters. The area is used often for film shoots from around the world. Buildings dating back to the 1660's until the 1900's make it the only city in Canada with all its original architecture. You will also find local Montreal boutiques, restaurants, specialty shops and bistros with something for everyone. Ruby will tell you great anecdotes, stories that shaped Old Montreal and Montreal. A stop inside the Notre Dame Basilicas is a must!!! This is not to be missed, known as the Jewel of Montreal. Notre Dame has absolutely nothing to do with the one in Paris, as often thought. This is a leisurely walking tour, with stops to sit and take photographs. At the end of the tour, Ruby will suggest unique lunch or dinner spots, give suggestions of places to continue your discovery of Montreal, according to your time and interests.
Price: $35 USD pp – Includes services of English speaking tour guide for 3 hours, metro pass and entrance ticket to the Basilica. Only credit card payments will be accepted. Last day to register for the walking tours is June 24th.
DOES NOT INCLUDE GRATUITY