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Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours

Montreal, Quebec H3G 2C3, Canada
+1 514-804-3250
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A visit of Montreal

We visited Montreal recently. Michel gave us a 6 hour tour that turned into 7. In the beginning... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
1950Nadia
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Great Tour of Old Montreal!

I am a small group tour operator and hired Michel of Urban Marmotte Walking Tours this past... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
texascinzia
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Wimberley, Texas
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Urban Marmotte offers you great walking tours. Lasting from 3 to 6 hours, we like taking the time needed to really show you around. Our tours are flexible and capture the backpacker's spirit: no rush, easy going, very informative and enjoyable. Our tours are a good mix of main attractions and places that are off the beaten tracks. Try the Grand Tour, our famous 6 hour walking tour, showing up to eight different areas and ambiances - the perfect tour to have before exploring the city by yourself. Or take another tour like "Old Montreal in Depth", a 3 hours tour that takes the time this historical area deserves or instead visit the Old Montreal at its best with the Old Montreal by Night Tour. See our website for a complete list of tours, schedules and rates. We also offer private tours.
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“grand tour” (26 reviews)
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Montreal, Quebec H3G 2C3, Canada
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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+1 514-804-3250

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Montreal recently. Michel gave us a 6 hour tour that turned into 7. In the beginning it was look so hard to walk almost 7 hours for two retired people, but it was so interesting and easy to be there with a guide...More

Thank 1950Nadia
UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the nice words. We do get that comment often, people who think 6 hours will be long and see in the end that it is really easy. It is all about the pace. :)

Reviewed 3 October 2017

I am a small group tour operator and hired Michel of Urban Marmotte Walking Tours this past September 16th to show us Old Montreal. We loved his style...informative and entertaining. He is very knowledgable about his city. The only improvement would be if he would...More

Thank texascinzia
UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

I'm really glad you liked the tour, the information and the style of the guide. We're all knowledgeable, pros but informal too. :) So i'm glad you liked the Urban Marmotte style. As for the wireless speaker, we like our tour to be affordable and...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

I did this tour with my girlfriend (as a birthday present!). We really enjoyed walking around and learning the history of old Montreal. We will be trying his other walking tours shortly!More

Thank Sean C
UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

What a nice gift! I'm glad that you enjoyed it. You also had a good knowledge about Montreal which is always nice as we can go further in the history of the Old Montreal. I appreciate the tour too. See you in our Grand Tour,...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017

very informative and entertaining! guide was very personable and knowledgeable. i'd recommend to everyone!

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Thank maretempe
UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thank you very much for your nice comments. I'm glad you liked your Old Montreal private tour. Come visit us again :)

Reviewed 28 August 2017

Highly recommend Urban Marmotte private walking tour! Our guide Michel was extremely knowledgeable. He recommended the tour for a first day in order to get a greater understanding of the city and culture. He was spot on!

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UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thanks for the great comments. We're glad that you liked it and learned a lot too about our city and its culture.

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Our tour with Michel was informative and fun. You can wander around looking at things in Old Montreal but if you really want to know about what the buildings are and why they are there, who lived here, and who was in power (Brits, French,...More

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UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you so much for your time to write a comment. I'm glad you did appreciate the tour and the suggestions. ;)

Reviewed 18 August 2017

We were so grateful for Michel's willingness to help us! Our flight to Montreal was cancelled, so we were not able to make our tour the next day. Michel was willing to reschedule our tour for a couple of days later. The day of the...More

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UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Hey, of course, we can understand that flights might be delayed. Lucky you, we had another scheduled tour two days later. And yes, having a tour that is flexible and not set in advance street by street allow us to do this: modify the tour...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Over the past few years we've wandered around in the old city several times, but this time we had some visiting family with us. So, we decided to try the walking tour offered by Urban Marmotte. Michel was our guide and he was terrific. Easy...More

Thank Christopher J
UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you Christopher for the good comments. I'm really glad you liked the tour. You are right, everything is different when you know what you are looking at. Look for our other tours on your next visit. ;)

Reviewed 30 July 2017

We did two walking tours with Michel. He has excellent knowledge of the city and he showed us places we would never have found ourselves. Highly recommended.More

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UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you for your great comments. I must say that with the Grand Tour one day, followed by a private Indoor City Tour the day after, we've make you walk a lot in Montreal. :) Hope that you got some rest after. It was a...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Dealing with Michel and Urban Marmotte was a pleasure from the initial booking to the end of the tour. We booked a five hour tour, which actually turned into six hours. It was such a fun and interesting day. Michel knows so much about Montreal...More

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UrbanMarmotte, Owner at Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Hi Melissa. Thanks for the great review. Two years after the initial reservation, i'm glad your family could visit Montreal this time. That is really the idea of the Grand Tour, giving you the keys to understand and continue to visit Montreal by your own...More

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55ckp
13 May 2017|
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Response from UrbanMarmotte | Property representative |
Of course. Our underground city tour only is usually 4 hours but we could do a mix with some part of the underground and some part of the Old Montreal. Contact us by email at urbanmarmotte for the rate and set the visit. See... More
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VancouverLil
21 June 2016|
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Response from UrbanMarmotte | Property representative |
Hi VancouverLil The tour are in English, French or both, depending who's on the tour. We do not want to leave anyone behind. As for having your husband to like the place, our mix of center and residential, touristic and... More
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12wandering
15 June 2015|
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Response from UrbanMarmotte | Property representative |
Hi. Well if you're in good shape, i think you can. Some have done it in the past. We adapt our pace to the people in the tour and if you need to rest a little bit more, our guide will be able to do more information-stop by... More
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