Social Tours

The social tours give to the delegates the opportunity to discover Montréal and some of its cultural  and “green”  attractions.

Please note that you can only book a tour, as they are organized on the same day.

Note: if you wish to attend any of those tours, please send your request to apimondia2019.reg@aimgroup.eu within 17th June 2019.
After this date, we will evaluate all the requests received and, if the tours are confirmed, we will send you the procedure to register and pay the activity

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A. WALKING TOUR OF OLD MONTRÉAL (13TH SEPTEMBER 2019)

Old Montreal is home to one of the continent's greatest collections of historic buildings from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Led by a professional guide, this unique half-day walking tour will take you on an exploration of the place where Montreal started nearly 375 years ago. Stroll through narrow lanes and ancient squares for a taste of city-life from times past.
Walk to many important public squares such as Place d’Armes, Place Royale, and Place Jacques-Cartier and see the monuments and works of art that are on display. Admire the external architecture of a variety of impressive buildings: the three courthouses, the Château Ramezay and the Bonsecours Market. Venture into other historic buildings such as the outstanding Notre Dame Basilica (1829), Montreal's first parish. Pass by the Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, City Hall as well as the impressive Bank of Montreal (1847), head-office to the first permanent bank in Canada Just off the charming Saint-Paul Street, discover the foundation site of the city’s first hospital, l’Hôtel Dieu. No visit is complete without a picture of the Sulpician Seminary, the oldest building of this historic district. And last, certainly not least, the revitalized Old Port.

What’s included
Professional English-speaking guide, Metro (subway) transfer and entrance fees.
Notes: Comfortable shoes are a must for our promenade down centuries-old cobblestone streets!

TOUR# A
Date: 13th September 2019
Duration: 3 hours
Minimum number: 15 participants per Guide

B. VISIT TO MCCORD MUSEUM & RESO CITY (13TH SEPTEMBER 2019)

The McCord Museum is home to one of the largest historical collections in North America (more than 1.4 million artefacts), consisting of First Peoples objects, costumes and textiles, photographs, decorative and visual artworks, and textual archives. It produces exciting exhibitions that engage visitors by offering them a contemporary look at the world.
The Montreal Underground City (RESO) is the largest underground complex of its kind in the world, totaling over 20 miles of shops and attractions and boasting over 500 000 users per day. The underground city is an important tourist attraction and as an urban planning achievement it is without equal.

What’s Included
Professional English-speaking guide, metro (subway) transfer museum entrance fees.
Notes: This tour will still operate in the rain. Recommended attire: comfortable shoes.

TOUR# B
Date: 13th September 2019
Duration: 4 hours
Minimum number: 15 participants per Guide