Recent Searches
Clear

Top Montreal Historical Tours

Travel update: We’re doing our best to help keep you safe and your plans flexible. Learn more.

Read More
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
These experiences are highly rated by travelers and have met our top quality standards.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Montreal. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials

Travel update: We’re doing our best to help keep you safe and your plans flexible. Learn more.

Read More
Select Dates
Today
Tomorrow

52 Montreal Historical Tours | All Montreal Tours

Sort by:Featured

Montreal City Sightseeing Tour with Live Commentary

Montreal City Sightseeing Tour with Live Commentary

star-3.5
Experience an overview of Montreal on this guided sightseeing tour of the city. Visit many of Montreal’s top attractions and historical sites like Notre-Dame Basilica, Chinatown, Mount Royal Park, Olympic Stadium, Saint Joseph's Oratory, Old Port, and Old Montreal, to name a few. Hop aboard a comfortable motor coach and get to know the largest city in Quebec province, with live commentary from a professional tour conductor. Montreal hotel pickup and drop-off included.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$46.05
From
$46.05
Taking safety measures

History Walking Tour of Old Montreal

History Walking Tour of Old Montreal

star-4.5
Visit Montreal’s historic centerpiece on this guided walking tour of Old Montreal. Discover the history, heritage, architecture and culture in this, the oldest area of the city of Montreal, dating back to New France. Choose between a shorter tour around either the east or west sides of Old Montreal or a longer tour around both. See famous sites such as Notre-Dame Basilica, Place Jacques-Cartier, Bonsecours Market, Montreal City Hall and Champ de Mars, to name a few.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$17.65
From
$17.65
Taking safety measures

Old Montreal Walking Tour + Notre-Dame Basilica (Small Group)

Old Montreal Walking Tour + Notre-Dame Basilica (Small Group)

star-5
No visit to Montreal is complete without a wander through Old Montreal (Vieux-Montreal), widely considered the best-preserved Old Town in North America. This walking tour takes visitors far from the beaten path and reveals a different side to the historic area, whose highlights include the Old Port and Notre-Dame Cathedral (admission included). Small-group tour limited to 10 people.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$46.82
From
$46.82

Hey, nice badge.
Experiences with this badge meet our highest quality standards and are loved by travelers like you.
Learn more
Helicopter Tour Over Montreal

Helicopter Tour Over Montreal

star-5
See Montreal from above on this helicopter tour of the city. During the ride, catch views of the Olympic Stadium, downtown Montreal, Mount Royal, and other sights as you soar at an altitude of 1,500 feet (457 meters). Before taking off, you’ll receive a safety briefing and be able to get comfortable with the aircraft.
More
  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$137.39
From
$137.39
Taking safety measures

Old Montreal Private Walking Tour

Old Montreal Private Walking Tour

star-5
See the historical sights of Old Montreal, a.k.a. Vieux-Montréal, on a 2-hour private walking tour. Following a private guide, you'll learn about the city's history, which dates back to 1642, as you visit attractions such as Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, Place d'Armes, and the Old Port of Montreal.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$129.90
per group
From
$129.90
per group
Taking safety measures

Available now

Available today

Available tomorrow

Available tomorrow

Available today

Available tomorrow


Haunted Montreal Pub Crawl

Haunted Montreal Pub Crawl

star-5
If you're looking for a themed night out in Montreal where you can enjoy some drinks, with a special twist, don't settle for a night of normal bar hopping. Instead try this spooky Montreal pub crawl to three of the city's haunted pubs. Along the way, follow your guide, sip a few discounted drinks—at your own expense—and hear some real ghost stories (including the especially creepy tale of Montreal's vampire serial killer).
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$19.29
From
$19.29
Taking safety measures

Winter Charms of Old Montreal & Notre-Dame Basilica Small Group Tour

Winter Charms of Old Montreal & Notre-Dame Basilica Small Group Tour

star-5
Discover the highlights of Old Montreal—and soak up the city’s winter-wonderland ambiance—during this cold-weather tour. Bundle up, meet your guide in the neighborhood, and set off with just a small group for company. You’ll learn all about the area’s history, will spot key landmarks, and will even visit the Notre-Dame Basilica. You’ll also enjoy the city’s snow-covered beauty and will receive insider tips for must-try restaurants and cafes.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$46.45
From
$46.45

Haunted Downtown

Haunted Downtown

star-5
Discover Montreal’s spooky side, and explore a part of the city that many tour groups miss, on this paranormal-themed excursion. Meet your guide—a professional actor and storyteller—in the evening at Norman Bethune Square, and set off with just a small group for company. You’ll visit supposedly haunted landmarks, spooky crypts, forgotten cemeteries, and other mysterious and ghostly locations. As you go, your guide will share eerie facts and stories about Montreal’s history.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$18.80
From
$18.80
Taking safety measures

Haunted Mountain

Haunted Mountain

star-5
Witness a side of Mount Royal (Mont Royal) few visitors ever get to see on this spooky nighttime guided walk. Enjoy entertaining tales from an actor guide about the history of the mountain and about rumored hauntings as you explore the forested slopes and key sights without the daytime crowds.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$18.80
From
$18.80
Taking safety measures

Montréal Downtown and Underground City Private Walking Tour

Montréal Downtown and Underground City Private Walking Tour

star-5
Get a personal introduction to downtown Montréal on a two-hour private walking tour that offers flat-rate pricing for your group of up to 8 people. You’ll see the heart of the city, then go beneath the streets to explore a network of shops, restaurants, museums, apartments, and sites in the ‘Underground City.’ With an expert guide to lead the way, learn about the fascinating history and culture of Quebec’s biggest city, the perfect way to get your bearings in Montréal.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$129.90
per group
From
$129.90
per group
Taking safety measures

1 Hour Tour of Old-Montreal in Vintage Convertible Cadillac

1 Hour Tour of Old-Montreal in Vintage Convertible Cadillac

star-4.5
A personal and relaxed tour of the city in one of our iconic vintage convertible Cadillacs, with a local tour guide. We will fill you in on all the rich history and character that makes Montreal Canada’s cultural capital. Our friendly guides know what’s going on in the city and will let you know the places to go, with the latest restaurant, event, activity and nightlife recommendations for all age groups. This isn’t your standard, uncomfortable corporate bus tour, but a laid-back, enlightening journey around Montreal, tailored specifically for you. Ideal for those on a tight schedule during their stay, our 1 hour tour will let you explore the historical heart of the City, Old Montreal. Founded in 1642, you will be able to step back in time and see the fascinating architecture of this 17th century French settlement, with highlights including the stunning Notre-Dame Basilica, Bonsecours Market and more.
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$125.96
per group
From
$125.96
per group
Taking safety measures

Explore Old Montreal - Small Group Walking Tour

Explore Old Montreal - Small Group Walking Tour

star-5
If you’re not familiar with Quebec’s past, it can be difficult to fully appreciate the historical and cultural significance of Old Montreal. Gain a deeper understanding of local history and culture, and take the hassle out of finding your way around the labyrinthine cobbled streets on this small-group walking tour. Entrance to Notre-Dame Basilica is included.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$29.93
From
$29.93
Taking safety measures

Ottawa Private Day Tour from Montreal

Ottawa Private Day Tour from Montreal

star-4.5
Take a day trip from Montreal to Canada’s capital, Ottawa, without the hassle of planning transport and an itinerary. Go with a guide who knows the best ways around the city to ensure you get to the highlights in limited time. Explore Parliament Hill, browse ByWard Market, and see the Senate of Canada Building. With a maximum of six participants on this tour, you can expect personalized attention.
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$152.74
Price varies by group size
From
$152.74
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Historic Old Montreal - Private Walking Tour

Historic Old Montreal - Private Walking Tour

star-5
Old Montreal is home to some of the city’s prettiest and most history-saturated landmarks—and this private tour makes it simple to discover the local highlights and learn the stories behind the sights. Meet your guide at the centrally located Place d'Armes, and set off on foot. Over the course of the tour, you discover top attractions like the Notre-Dame Basilica (entry own expense), Bonsecours Market, City Hall, and more. Don’t forget to bring your camera along to capture shots of the special scenery.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$99.01
per group
From
$99.01
per group
Taking safety measures

Sugar Shack Maple Syrup Private Day Tour with lunch from Montreal

Sugar Shack Maple Syrup Private Day Tour with lunch from Montreal

star-5
Québec is the maple syrup capital of the world. Get the authentic sugar shack experience on a private day tour with round-trip transport from your Montréal accommodations. In addition to navigating, your guide offers an rare inside look at the sugaring process from tree sap to pancake. The half-day itinerary includes a buffet lunch and a taste of maple toffee frozen on snow.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$145.06
Price varies by group size
From
$145.06
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Beautiful Interiors: Underground & Above - PRIVATE Walking Tour

Beautiful Interiors: Underground & Above - PRIVATE Walking Tour

star-4
Private Walk through the labyrinth of the inner city of Montreal: the famous Montreal Underground! A tour without ever going outside (perfect in Winter or during a very hot day)! Follow me within the labyrinth of the inner city of Montreal. Do you imagine dark corridors of no interest? Think again! Discover beautiful atriums bathed in natural lights, intriguing public art, an indoor ice-skating rink and other surprises. Be sure this amazing stroll will also bring you on top of high buildings for incredible views. My promise: 100% INSIDE: not one foot in the outdoor streets !! To be noted: we will take many steps along the way, you should be at ease with that and be ready to walk a lot!
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$102.34
Price varies by group size
From
$102.34
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Montreal History Guided Sightseeing Cruise

Montreal History Guided Sightseeing Cruise

star-3.5
Set sail for fun with a guided cruise near Montreal on the scenic St. Lawrence River, enjoying skyline views and learning about city history as you ride. Step on board your ship, the AML Cavalier Maxim, complete with sunny terraces and a glass-enclosed dining area, passing area landmarks including the Jacques-Cartier Bridge, the islands of Boucherville and the scenic shoreline. During your Montreal cruise, hear tales about the city’s founding and role of a legendary French explorer in its settlement.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$34.41
From
$34.41
Taking safety measures

Haunted Griffintown Ghost Walking Tour in Montréal

Haunted Griffintown Ghost Walking Tour in Montréal

star-5
Stroll through the historic Griffintown neighborhood of Montreal with a guide during this tour focused on the area's haunted past. Listen to commentary on the Industrial Revolution, the Famine of 1847, and other salient historical events. You'll visit haunted buildings, former burial grounds, mysterious ruins, and a polluted canal. A small group of just 10 or fewer makes for an intimate atmosphere.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$18.80
From
$18.80
Taking safety measures

Old Montréal VIP Semi-Private Walking Tour

Old Montréal VIP Semi-Private Walking Tour

star-5
With its historic streets and grand monuments, Old Montréal is one of the city’s most atmospheric districts. This small-group walking tour is limited to just six people, ensuring a personalized experience and the undivided attention of your guide. Admire landmarks such as Place d’Armes, Place Jacques-Cartier, and Place Royale; pay a visit to the magnificent Notre-Dame basilica; and stop for refreshments (included) along the way.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$46.05
From
$46.05
Taking safety measures

Small-Group Montreal Designers Shopping Tour with a Style Coach

Small-Group Montreal Designers Shopping Tour with a Style Coach

star-5
Be the first to discover some of Montreal’s fresh new fashion designers on this half-day, small-group with a style coach as your guide. Go off the beaten fashion path to learn about and try on garments by wearable art makers. Fill out a personal fashion questionnaire before the tour and let your style guide set up shopping experiences with local designers that suit your interests.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$111.29
Price varies by group size
From
$111.29
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private 8-hour Tour to Ottawa from Montreal - Hotel pick up and drop off

Private 8-hour Tour to Ottawa from Montreal - Hotel pick up and drop off

Make the best of your time in Montreal and visit Ottawa, the capital of Canada, on a full day excursion with us. Explore the city most emblematic sites of Ottawa with a local expert. Your private driver will pick you up at your desired time in Montreal and drive you to Ottawa. Once there, alongside one of our professional tour guides, you will learn the history and visit the main sites of Ottawa during a 2 hour guided city tour. You will of course have free time for lunch in Ottawa before returning. Your tour will end up in your desired place in Montreal. Final itinerary is adjustable to your personal interests
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$951.69
Price varies by group size
From
$951.69
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Montreal Olympic Park Tourist Scavenger Hunt

Montreal Olympic Park Tourist Scavenger Hunt

star-5
Are you looking for things to do in Montreal? Or, do you live here and are looking for a fun way to explore your city? You should try this scavenger hunt around the Montreal Olympic Park! It will take you from the Botanical Garden to the Maurice Richard Arena, by way of the Olympic Stadium and the Saputo Stadium. You’ll face challenges at every step. Each challenge will tell you where you are going next, as well as a bit of local history and trivia.
More
  • 1 hour 50 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
$34.54
per group
From
$34.54
per group
Taking safety measures

Day trip to Eastern Townships

Day trip to Eastern Townships

Take a relaxing day trip to Eastern Townships region of Quebec province and discover its amazing natural beauty. Experience the dual character of the region; a country-side and high end retreat. Learn about local specialties and have the opportunity to purchase local products. See small villages and towns like Austin, Ayer's Cliff, Hatley and many more as well as the cities of Magog and Sherbrooke. Marvel at the wonderful scenery and enjoy strolls by different lakes. See animal farms and rural and urban living-style.
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$157.34
Price varies by group size
From
$157.34
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Day trip on Chemin du Roy (King's Road) from Montreal to Trois-Rivières

Day trip on Chemin du Roy (King's Road) from Montreal to Trois-Rivières

Discover the treasures of the oldest road in Quebec, Chemin du Roy (King's road) is the olde road that was built between Quebec and Montreal Cities during the new France era. Admire the Architectural and industrial heritage of the small towns along the road. See one of the most beautiful small towns downtown in the province of Quebec. Visit the 2nd oldest city in Canada and see both its old parts and popular downtown. Visit Canada’s National Shrine to Our Blessed Mother.
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$157.34
Price varies by group size
From
$157.34
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the best Historical Tours in Montreal?
Q:
What Historical Tours in Montreal are taking additional safety precautions?
Q:
What Historical Tours in Montreal are good for avoiding crowds?