Entertainment District: “Quartier des spectacles”

10053hThe Quartier des spectacles (Entertainment district) is now recognized as the cultural heart of Montréal. In the company of a professional guide, experience this area of nearly a square kilometer like you never have before!

We offer our walking tour of the Quartier des spectacles for school groups, to be done independently or combined with a visit to Grévin Museum if you opt for our dual program.

Guidatour specializes in the development of tours and scavenger hunts that are both fun and educational for youth, including both younger and older children or teenagers. Take a look at all our educational visits or contact us for more details or to reserve!

Quartier des spectacles

From its dark past to its most recent transformation, the students will be able to learn about the history and architecture of this lively part of Montréal. They will also have the chance to take the pulse of the district where festivals and artistic events make Montréal a worldwide cultural metropolis!

Our typical tour includes:

  • The Place des Festivals, an innovative urban space where numerous events are staged all throughout the year.
  • Place des Arts, a beacon in the world of performing arts and its impressively decorated interior, recently renovated.
  • The elegant architecture of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal’s new home, la Maison symphonique, a gem that offers a superior acoustical experience.
  • The effervescence of Sainte-Catherine Street and Saint-Laurent Boulevard.

Practical Information & Reservation

Both fun and educational, this walking tour is ideal for both younger and older children or teenagers, and for students in architecture, history and arts.

  • Length: 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • Minimum: 15 students.
  • Rate (including taxes): $12.00 / student – Complimentary ticket for 1 teacher or chaperone per 15 students.

Reservation is mandatory, at the date and time of your choice (depending on availability). Take a look at all our educational visits or contact us for more details or to reserve!

Dual program

After the walking tour, participate to an Improv Lab workshop. Students will thus discover the most vibrant area of Montréal and get the chance to develop their creativity!

Students will discover the art of improv through Improv Lab, a playful workshop appropriate for all ages and specifically designed to favour and stimulate creativity, communication, listening skills, problem-solving and group work.

Practical Information & Reservation

  • Length (including both activities): 3 hours.
  • Minimum: 20 students. Maximum: 60 students.
  • Rate (including taxes): $22.00 / student – Complimentary ticket for 1 teacher or chaperone per 15 students.

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Photo credit 1 : © Matthias Berthet, Tourisme Montréal