Old Montreal Walking Tour (Optional)

Social Event
Tuesday Jul 31   06:30 PM to 08:00 PM (1 hour 30 minutes)
Place Royale - Meet up for Walking Tours - Place Royal -Old Montreal

Make the most of your 2018 CEWIL / ECAMT Canada Conference with an informative evening walk through historic and charming Old Montreal, led by a professional tour guide. Discover the cobblestone streets, statues to heroes, walls that speak volumes, and stories of migrants and nurses, soldiers and orphans, slaves, explorers, kings and fur traders, who built and rebuilt, conquered and re-conquered, one of the world’s most interesting cities.

Highlights include…

  • The exact spot where Montreal was founded, 376 years ago

  • The beautiful Notre-Dame Basilica, once the largest building in North America

  • Warehouse stores of the Anglo-Scott capitalists from Montreal’s industrial boom

  • A church with the tomb of a saint, who started Montreal’s biggest school board

  • Montreal’s largest market for over a century


  • Departures:  18h30 or 20h15, on Tuesday, 31 July 2018

  • Tour length:  90 minutes

  • Start point:  Place Royale (shuttle bus available for conference participants)

  • End point:  The Bonsecours Chapel (7 minutes walk from metro Champ-de-Mars)

  • Price:  $15 CAD per participant, taxes included

  • Payment & registration:  By credit card via ‘Round Table Tours:  +1-514-812-2003

  • Questions:  Email mr.shore.guide@gmail.com, and mention the CEWIL tour.

*Note: The tour involves a lot of walking, and is unfortunately not adaptable for people with reduced mobility.

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