New Montréal and “Quartier des spectacles”

Nouveau-Montreal-Place-des-FestivalsThis city tour allows you to experience the effervescence of downtown Montréal and of its entertainment district called Quartier des spectacles, one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan neighbourhood of the metropolis.

Montréal is buzzing with activity and all sorts of exciting projects! Accompanied by your guide, experience this thriving and witness all the recent developments, as well as find out more about its history.

Highlights & sites visited

Here is an example of a typical tour:

  • East of the downtown you will tour the city’s recently established entertainment district, known as the Quartier des spectacles, which is now the cultural heart of the city.
  • You will walk along Jeanne-Mance Street and see the Place des Festivals, an innovative urban space where numerous events are staged all throughout the year.
  • Have a look at Place des Arts, a beacon in the world of performing arts, and be impressed by the decorations in its recently renovated interior.
  • View the elegant architecture of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal’s new home, la Maison symphonique,a gem that offers a superior acoustical experience.
  • Stop briefly in the Quartier International (international district) and appreciate the unique design of the urban furniture in this completely transformed area.
  • On Saint-Laurent Boulevard, find out more about the Society for Art and Technology (SAT) and its new Satosphere.
  • Have a glance at the builders hard at work on the future CHUM, the cutting-edge hospital that will one day stand on this space.
  • Walk by the impressive Grande Bibliothèque, a real focal point for Québec’s literary community.

Practical Information & Reservation

We can customize the duration, the circuit and the content of the tour at any time, according to your needs and interests. Contact usfor more information or to book a tour.

Schedule: year-round, day and time of your choice (according to availability).

Suggested length:2 hrs (can also be visited on foot in 3 hrs ideally).

Rate: $180 (including taxes) for the private guide service of 2 hrs. Gratuity at your discretion.

Transportation not included. The guide can conduct the visit in your vehicle.
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Photo Credit 1: © Caroline Bergeron