An initiative to showcase the richness and diversity of Montréal history.
Through techno-historic circuits, leave no cobblestone unturned as you discover the history of Old Montréal. Over 80 nocturnal projections, augmented reality experiences, and points of interest are accessible via a free mobile application. An activity available anytime, day or night.
Paired up in teams and armed with a map of the local area, you’ll search for ghosts in the night amid the small narrow streets of Old Montréal.
Paired up in teams and armed with a map of the local area, you’ll search for ghosts in the night amid the small narrow streets of Old Montréal. Each ghost, played by a professional actor, recounts the story of his or her life…and death. Fascinating tales and encounters await you! Two Ghost Hunts are offered. With the Montréal's Historical Crime Scenes Ghost Hunt, you will relive the most infamous crimes in Montréal's history. Meanwhile, the New France Ghost Hunt unveils hidden secrets about the city’s past concerning hangings, torture, slavery, poverty, sorcery, and more.
Rent a bicycle or a tandem, rollerblades or an electric scooter to explore the city and have fun.
In the heart of Old Montréal along the bike path leading to the city's major parks and cycling trails, Montréal On Wheels rents out an array of bicycles, including tandems, as well as child trailers and rollerblades. The centre offers guided bike tours for individuals and groups and organizes activities for up to 100 participants, with special rates available for meeting planners, travel agencies, wholesalers, and tour operators. Montréal On Wheels also provides bike tours focused on history. These run from May to October (reservations required) and last between 1,5 hours and 2,5 hours (12 to 16 km).
Feel the pulse of Montréal, Québec’s largest city, and discover its main attractions, neighbourhoods, and some well-kept secrets.
Feel the pulse of Québec’s largest city and discover its main attractions as well as some well-kept secrets. A tasting stop at St-Viateur Bagel provides participants with a sampling of the classic Montréal bagel. Also on the menu—scenic wonders and commentary on the history of Montréal’s architecture and life in its various neighbourhoods, including the Old Port, Old Montréal, the Quartier Latin, Parc La Fontaine, and the Plateau Mont-Royal.
A guided walk to discover the historic and natural heritage of Mount Royal and the many viewpoints from the mountain’s three summits.
This 15km hike traverses the entire territory of Mount Royal and winds its way between the forest and the city. This exceptional outing examines the mountain through history, ecology, urban planning and architecture. Bring your own snacks.