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“busy and eye catching”
Review of Old Montreal

Old Montreal
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US$20.04*
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Walking Tour of Old Montreal
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US$69.11*
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Scooter Sightseeing in Montreal
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US$55.30*
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Beyond the Basilica Walking Tour in Montreal
Ranked #3 of 419 things to do in Montreal
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Stroll, bicycle or take a horse-drawn carriage through the narrow cobblestone streets of Montreal's famous Parisian-style historic district, filled with cultural landmarks, museums, boutiques, sidewalk cafes and restaurants.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed 1 September 2014

This place is BUSY and that in itself is interesting. It is loaded with food places, artsy things, people who dance or give free shows all along cobblestone pathways. It also feels safe so that children, the elderly and those in between can all intermingle and have a good time...so unlike Val David in the Laurentian Mts. which seemed a utopia for the octogenarian, or the " bicycle friendly" slogan they try to pass for the city of Montreal...yes while they do have bikes, you'd be a nutcase, or someone desiring to collect on a life insurance policy if you are from the USA and unaccustomed to how they drive around here. I almost witnessed 5 accidents in one day and the ambulances were quite prevalent. And Old Montreal is by the water so it's actually quite neat. But you do have to pay for parking out here so look around first, then choose wisely.

Thank Redreb
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

I love history , so it was a joy walking around again , old Montreal, there were music, people dancing , of course I shake a leg or two , before I leave I will be back, and the next, you can never get too much of a good thing.

Thank St_KittsAnnie
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

Basically just a couple of long-ish streets, but quite attractive with cute restaurants, horse-drawn carriages, and a variety of shops. Not too much of a tourist trap, some charming gift shops.

Thank PhilipC1952
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

Lot of places to eat and beautiful boutiques..All the Cathedrals and Chapels are close. You could take a walking tour. Overall lotta fun

Thank Sneha D
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

Old Montreal is great, just avoid the touristy part. I loved the Olive and Gourmando lunch joint. And do rent a Bixi!

Thank Jurre J
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