Free Tour Old Montreal and historical anecdotes

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Francoys
Registered on August 16, 2022

My name is Françoys, I am a Montreal native and I have been working as a guide for 12 years and in tourism for 30 years. I would like to show you my city and anecdotes about history. Let's walk together!

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

I invite you to travel back in time in old Montreal! I like to mix stories from Canada that stand out in old Montreal. This allows them to better understand my country and my city and its peculiarities.
I also provide them with a map of the city with a list of suggestions for places to see and do after the tour.

The Free Tour lasts between 2 hours and 2 and a half hours and its meeting point is the Nelson column in Place Jacques Cartier.
Along the tour we will see the Chateau Ramezay , the first church of Montreal: Notre-Dame de Bonsecours , then the Bonsecours market , the St-Paul street, the first commercial street, the Notre-Dame Basilica and the parade ground with its buildings counting 4 centuries of history.
Next we will go on the subway to show you how to use the underground corridors from the convention center. We will continue to the World Trade Center. Then it will be McGill Street and anecdote about the filming that is done in Montreal.
We will end the tour at the Royal Square and the Pointe-a-Callieres archeology museum.

I wait for you!

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  • Meeting point:
    Pl. Jacques-Cartier, Montréal, QC H2Y...
    Pl. Jacques-Cartier, Montréal, QC H2Y, Canada
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    I'll be at the base of Nelson's column on the same side that Nelson is looking at! I carry a long pole with a blue flag

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Odon... 06 Dec 2022
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Travelled in family - Dec 2022
Francois es súper buen guía , explica cosas muy interesantes de Montreal y habla muy bien español.
Nuria 06 Dec 2022
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Hemos hecho el free tour con Francoys y ha estado genial. Muy profesional y con muchas ganas de contarnos anecdotas muy interesantes. Muchas gracias Francoys!
Cris... 04 Dec 2022
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Travelled in group - Nov 2022
Un tour fantástico para visitar los puntos más claves de la ciudad. Muy buena historia y por supuesto muy recomendable
maria 03 Dec 2022
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Travelled alone - Dec 2022
Fue la mejor elección que podia hacer en una escala de 10 horas! En 2 horas y media nos contó la historia de Montreal y la región y siempre atento a las inquietudes de los participantes. Lo recomiendo ampliamente. Muchas gracias Francoys
Cinthia 02 Dec 2022
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Travelled alone - Dec 2022
Francoyz es un gran guía y lo mejor es que también habla español y pudo compartirnos datos curiosos de los lugares visitados. También nos dio un mapa con recomendaciones. Recomiendo 100% el tour, Francoyz habla francés, inglés y español.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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