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Urban Marmotte - Walking Tours

Exit of Lucien-L'Allier metro station, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2C3, Canada
+1 514-804-3250
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The Grand Tour

Was really looking forward to spending the day seeing Montreal on foot. For various reasons tour... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2015
Sally S
Portland, Oregon, United States
via mobile
Michel was excellent

Michel took us on his "Grand Tour." He tailored it to our interests and our pace. He was... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2015
Alan Z
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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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Exit of Lucien-L'Allier metro station, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2C3, Canada
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
+1 514-804-3250

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Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Was really looking forward to spending the day seeing Montreal on foot. For various reasons tour got canceled and despite agreeing to pay for a private tour a guide could not be located and it was my one day to see the city. If you...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Michel took us on his "Grand Tour." He tailored it to our interests and our pace. He was friendly, knowledgeable, a good communicator, all-in-all an excellent tour guide. He tried to help us seek out a particular souvenir we were seeking for our son. We...More

Thank Alan Z
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

My wife and I took the Grand Tour with Michel today and cannot recommend it enough. Michel is incredibly knowledgable about the history on Montreal and he shares tidbits of that history throughout the tour. This tour takes you through all parts of Montreal, not...More

Thank JohnDBeach
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Our guide, Michel, took us on a private six-hour walking tour of central Montreal. We saw Old Montreal, Chinatown, the Latin Quarter, the Plateau, the underground city, Notre Dame Cathedral, the convention center, and much much more. Michel is a great guide and took time...More

Thank 969hsg
Reviewed 4 September 2015

I am writing to thank you for yesterday's tour of Montréal which Linda and I thoroughly enjoyed. Your unflagging enthusiasm, energy and entertaining presentation have enriched our stay in the city to say the least. We saw far more than we had thought possible and...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Would highly recommend. We went on the six hour your which took us through some of the more well known parts of Montreal as well as some of the lesser known areas which you don't normally see on a tourist tour. Michel was super friendly...More

Thank muffinsteerer
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We took the 6 hour Grand Tour with Michel. I chose that tour based on the other reviews and Michel exceeded our expectations. Both, my husband & I enjoyed how knowledgeable with the history & area, spoke excellent English and shared tips & places that...More

1  Thank Sigal W
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Definitely a must on your first day in Montreal! The tour was great, but at the end I felt like I was overloaded with information. Our guide did take us to some cool places which I don't think we would have found ourselves. We walked...More

1  Thank lily85
Reviewed 29 May 2015

We booked a walking tour of Old Montreal for the evening. We were 3 large groups of adults from various countries along with a few who have lived in Montreal for quite a while. Everyone loved it and were impressed by all the interesting information!!!...More

1  Thank N2daSA
Reviewed 17 January 2015 via mobile

Michel lead a fun, informative and entertaining adventure, inside and underground. Our group was mixed English and French speaking and as an English speaker never felt slighted. I've been to Montreal many times but learned so much today. I highly recommend this tour. I may...More

Thank GreenVTtraveler
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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13 May 2017|
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
21 June 2016|
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
15 June 2015|
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