Montreal Motorcoach City Tour

Operated by Gray Line

Montreal Highlights Tour Description

Discover the magic of Montréal when you are introduced to the diverse culture and architecture of one of the world’s largest French-speaking cities on this three and a half hour tour. Your tour guide will lead you through Montreal and its historical sights with stops at the city’s most captivating attractions.

Some of the highlights of this fully-narrated tour are a stop at the beautiful Notre Dame Basilica (entrance not included), residential and financial districts, historic Old Montreal, an outside view of the Olympic Complex, the campus of McGill University, and the panoramic view from an observation point on top of Mont Royal. The tour can be considered a complete tour of the city, as it will bring passengers by more than 200 points of interest. Tours are bilingual (English and French).

Joining Instructions:

Please reference the pick-up time on your travel itinerary or refer to the corresponding information below.

Please be ready for pick-up at your hotel’s main entrance 5 minutes before your scheduled pick-up time. If your hotel is not an available pick-up location, please make your way to the central meeting location at 1001 rue du Square Dorchester (Dorchester Square), and arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour starts. For 09:00 AM tours, be there by 08:45 AM or for 1:00 PM tours, be there by 12:45 PM.

Please have the Jonview Voucher included in your Travel Documents available in paper form or on your mobile device when you are picked up for this experience.

If you have any specific questions for the tour operator or would like to confirm your  pick-up time 24 hours prior, please contact them at: 1-800-461-1223 (press 9 for English)

Key Sights On This Tour

OLD MONTRÉAL: Enjoy a journey through time when you visit Old Montréal, nestled between the St Lawrence Seaway and the downtown skyscrapers. The old town was founded in 1642 and is a main attraction for visitors and locals alike. You will find Notre Dame Basilica in this part of the city. The Basilica was built in 1824 and is one of the most impressive landmarks in the world. Its original stained glass windows paint a story of Montréal’s religious history, and it holds a majestic interior. The district is full of boutiques, galleries, and restaurants.

OLYMPIC STADIUM: Created for the Summer Olympic Games in 1976, the stadium is truly an architectural masterpiece. Integrated into the base is the tallest inclined tower in the world. This is 539 feet tall (165m) and angled at 45°. The Olympic Park is full of attractions, such as the Montreal Botanical Gardens, Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium, and the Biodome.

MOUNT ROYAL PARK LOOKOUT: This enchanting park offers an impressive view of the city below. From here, you’ll see downtown Montréal, the St Lawrence River, and much more. Mount Royal Park has provided many outdoor activities for more than 100 years and is full of chalets, cafés, and excellent places to dine.

SAINT JOSEPH’S ORATORY: This church is an Italian Renaissance-style basilica in the center of Mount Royal. It’s the largest in Canada and is dedicated to the country’s patron saint. Its founder, Brother André had performed many miracles from a small church here in the early 1900s. Today, millions of visitors still come to visit. Brother André was the first Canadian canonized in 2010 by Pope Benedict XVI.

Please contact us at [email protected] should you wish to include this tour during your stay with us in Montreal.