Christmas Secrets of Old Montréal

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Wander through the historic streets of Old Montréal with your professional guide, from Victoria Square to Bonsecours Market, discovering the secrets of Christmases past. See Old Montréal in a new light and get wrapped up in the holiday spirit!

Highlights & Sites visited during the Christmas Tour

On a typical 90-minute tour, for example, you will experience:

  • Explore the historic district during this magical time of year and succumb to its winter charm.
  • Be introduced to the origins of holiday traditions that have been part of our culture for many years. New France customs in particular will surely fascinate many.
  • Experience this special time of year through the Santa Claus exhibit at Montréal’s World Trade Center (not available in 2022).
  • Admire the lively shop windows and sparkling decorations of Old Montréal shops, museums and hotel lobbies.
  • Pass by place d’Armes, the Notre-Dame Basilica or even Jacques-Cartier Place that all look especially festive during this time of year.
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Maximum recommended: 12 to 15 people per guide.

Rate: $225 (including taxes) per group. Gratuity at your discretion.

Length of the tour: 90 minutes.

Regular Schedule of the Christmas private tour:
From November to mid-January, day and time of your choice, according to availability (we suggest you take this tour in late afternoon or early evening in order to better appreciate the Christmas lights).

We can customize the duration, the circuit and the content of the tour at any time, according to your needs and interests.

Visits with guaranteed departures on a set time schedule also available for individuals.

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Photo Credit 1 & 2: © Tourisme Montréal, Matthieu Dupuis