Archives du mot-clé: Montreal

Free tour of Downtown Montréal and the underground city

See downtown Montréal in a new light with a free guided tour you won’t want to miss Guidatour invites people of Montréal and tourists alike to experience or reexperience the city’s downtown in a fun and unexpected way with the Downtown Montréal Above and Beneath free walking tour.  The activity is presented from June to September,…

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Saint Patrick’s Day

Unsurprisingly, Saint Patrick’s Day is all about Saint Patrick, Ireland’s most famous patron saint who is largely credited with having brought Christianity to the Emerald Isle. His feast day is March 17, also thought to be the anniversary of his death. As with most people who lived around the 4th or 5th century, it’s a…

Free activities for Valentine’s Day

Don’t you feel that love can flourish and grow everywhere in Montréal? Indeed, our beautiful city offers a perfect setting to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your love. We thought it would be timely to share some ideas from last year’s blog post.  Here are romantic walks and other activities to do in Montréal, some are…

The Best Halloween activities in Montréal

Summer has ended, and as sad as that may be, it also means that Halloween season is here. Break out the scarves and the pumpkin spice lattes and let’s celebrate! After all, what could be more fun that costumes, scary stories, and getting your hands covered in pumpkin guts? We’ve had a look at what’s…

New Montréal Beer Tours

Guidatour is a proud partner of the event Montréal centre-ville brassicole culturel gourmand. We are presenting two exclusive new walking tours as of October: East of the Main: Beer and Murals and Griffintown: Beer and the Industrial Revolution. Don’t miss it! These 4-hour beer tours led by a professional guide include tastings at different locations.…

Old Montréal’s Best Terrasses – Top 10

Terrasse season is already in full swing, and we can’t help but share with you our top 10 favourite places to enjoy a nice meal and a drink in Old Montréal and the surrounding areas, al fresco. Besides, what’s better on a sunny day than a nice terrasse to relax after a walking tour? Considering…

Spoil Dad With One of These Top 3 “Attractions Passports”

With Father’s Day fast approaching, we asked our colleague Philippe Rochon Tremblay, Guidatour’s accounting hero and father of young children, to give us his top 3 Montréal-based Attractions Passports. The Attractions Passport Program is offered to Quebeckers thanks to the financial support of the Ministère du Tourisme du Québec. Its goal is to stimulate the…

Launch of “Visite ton île”

Guidatour presents 15 new scheduled walking tours Guidatour is happy to launch its special programming called “Visite ton île”. It  includes 15 brand new scheduled walking tours of Montréal that are presented in French from May to October 2021. These tours are also offered in English on a private basis only (upon reservation and according to…

What’s it like, being a Montréal city tour guide?

Have you ever wondered how someone becomes a Montréal tour guide? Perhaps not! While 1 in 10 employed Canadians work in the tourism industry, it’s not often we hear about tour guides, let alone spontaneously think about them. This is probably because tour guides represent a small fraction of hospitality and tourism workers. The first…

Romantic Montréal Walks for Valentine’s Day

Even during a pandemic, love can flourish and grow everywhere in Montréal. But how, you may be asking yourself, can I possibly celebrate Valentine’s Day with my love when all the restaurants are closed? A walk in a romantic setting might just do the trick. And since we acknowledge that there is more to life…