Official Walking Tour of Quartier des Spectacles

Tour information

Whether it’s your first time or your 100th time, the Quartier des spectacles offers pathways and tours that allow you to explore the creativity and history that inhabit this 1 km² area of the island.

Follow a guide through the Quartier or, if you prefer, follow a map of the video projection pathway instead.

This tour includes:

Place des Festival — Place des Arts — Monument-National

Traveler Reviews

  • “High racomanded!”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on August9, 2015

    I took the English Tour on Saturday. Leah, the funny and always smiling guide, has brought us to discover all the district. We went also inside the most important buildings. The tour is one hour and…

  • “Good tour for locals”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on August4, 2015

    I agree with another reviewer who said that the tour would appeal more to locals than to visitors.I learned a lot but felt it could have benefitted with less explanation and more walking. No fee…

  • “Highly Recommend”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on June 29, 2015

    This tour is super interesting and it gives you a great understanding of Montreal. It's 2.5 hours, so we were afraid it would be too long, but it really was not. Lots of perspective about the…

On arrival

There is a maximum of 20 people per group.

Tours begin at the Place des Festivals at the corner of Balmoral and Saint-Catherine West Streets. The nearest metro station is Place-des-Arts, on the green line. The tour guide will have a sign reading “Quartier des Spectacles Walking Tours”.

Things to note


Working days

Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
From 15:30 to 18:00
At the corner of Balmoral and Ste-Catherine W., near Place des Festivals
Монреаль QC CA
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