La Grande Roue de Montréal

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Montreal: La Grande Roue de Montréal Entry Ticket

1. Montreal: La Grande Roue de Montréal Entry Ticket

Take in breathtaking views of Montreal with entry tickets to La Grande Roue de Montréal, the largest observation wheel in Canada. See the city and its surroundings from 60 meters in the air. Upgrade your experience to a private climate-controlled gondola on the Saint Lawrence River. The wheel is located in the heart of the picturesque setting of Old Port, on the shore of the Saint Lawrence River. Step aboard climate-controlled gondolas with ultra-clear glass for unbeatable panoramic views 60-meters high. Year round, rain, snow or shine, admire exceptional views of the city and its surroundings. Your ride will last around twenty breathtaking minutes. No matter the weather, the temperate gondolas will keep you cool in summer and warm in winter.  Under the sun or stars, enjoy the historic buildings of Old Montreal, the city center’s eclectic architecture, Mont-Royal, and the majestic Saint Lawrence River. On a clear day, you can admire up to 28-kilometers of the horizon. As dusk falls, Montreal’s lights up in color, creating a romantic and festive atmosphere. At the base of the wheel, relax on terraces or saver a tasty treat at the onsite cafe and bistro. You can upgrade your experience with the option of a private gondola for 8 people.

Montreal: East and West Old Montreal Guided Walking Tour

2. Montreal: East and West Old Montreal Guided Walking Tour

Explore Old Montreal on a guided walking tour. Visit the eastern part in the late morning before breaking for lunch and head to the western part in the afternoon. Choose between a French or English speaking guide. Stroll through the cobblestone streets and winding alleys of the historic district. Meet your guide in the Place d'Armes square, where you can see a monument in memory of Paul de Chomedey, founder of Montreal and the 19th-century Notre-Dame Basilica. Begin your exploration of the eastern part of Old Montreal. Uncover hidden gems along the way to sights like the historic square Place Jacques-Cartier, City Hall, and the Champ de mars park. View mid-19th-century buildings on Cours le Royer street and St-Paul Street. Admire the chapel and vibrant market on Bonsecours street. Find out historical, architectural and anecdotal information along the way. Stop for an hour-long break where you can purchase a nice lunch or cover some ground on your own before continuing to the west part of Old Montreal. Get off the beaten track as you look back on Montréal’s economic effervescence in the 19th century and witness the dynamism of the metropolis today. Walk down St-Jacques Street and its banks and stroll past the office building of Canadian National Railway Company on McGill Street. Visit the squares of Place d’Youville and Place Royale where you can see the Pointe-à-Callière Museum.

Montreal: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

3. Montreal: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Listen or read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral! Visit Dominion Square Park-Place du Canada with the serenity that this wonderful park offers. Photograph the central Victoria Square and admire the modern Center d'histoire de Montréal with its historical exhibits. Pointe-à-Callière with its archaeological exhibits will captivate your camera! The fairytale Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal in the historic center of the city gives a monadic touch to the fast pace of city life! Montreal City Hall is worth some of your time and the space on your phone's memory. La Grande Roue de Montréal, will leave a unique experience and view if you visit it. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour will be the Clock Tower in an ideal landscape for a last taste of beautiful Montreal!

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What people are saying about La Grande Roue de Montréal

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 388 reviews

Caroline was a fantastic guide! Very knowledgeable and passionate about Montreal's history, and also funny! We only had a day to spend in Montreal, so we're glad we were able to do this tour and learn so much about the city.

Our morning guide, Claire, shared info we did not read in a guidebook or on signs. She had insight of a native who lives her city.

Our guide Andre was very knowledgeable about the history of Old Montreal and full of historical facts, It was a fun time.

Felicity was great! Very knowledgeable and agreeable. She made the experience so smooth despite the 4 hours walking.

Good knowledgeable guide. Interesting tour with a lot of humoresque data about history and architecture.