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Jazz dinner-cruise aboard the Bateau-Mouche

Imagine the best Montreal has to offer: the backdrop is a stunning view of the city; your eyes feast upon the inventive gastronomy of the Bateau-Mouche, while your ears are filled with the musical delights of Paulo Ramos.

We’re happy to present Paolo Ramos for not one but four evenings on board the Bateau-Mouche! Every time he performs here, the Brazilian-born songwriter, singer, guitarist and percussionist sets off a musical fiesta!

$142 per person including cruise, show, 4-course menu and tip. Taxes and bar service not included.

Dates: June 26 to 29, 2015
Departure: 7 p.m.
Duration: 3 hrs
Location: Bateau-Mouche, Old Port of Montreal, Jacques-Cartier Quay
Boarding at 6:30 p.m., returning at 10 p.m.

Reservation required: 514 849-9952, 1 800 361-9952 or bateaumouche.ca


Jazz Petite-Bourgogne

Old Montreal VIP
(A maximum of 6 persons per group)

Guide a tour

This exclusive 2-hour visit led by a professional guide provides you a privileged and personalized experience with some special attentions such as a beverage and rest stop treat. The Old Montreal VIP circuit includes the interior visit of Notre-Dame Basilica, goes across the historical borough from Place d’Armes to Place Jacques-Cartier through Notre-Dame and Saint-Paul Streets, and ends at Place Royale.

Date: June 26 to July 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Meeting point: in front of the Boutique du Parvis of the Notre-Dame Basilica
(100 Notre-Dame St. W., Place d’Armes subway station)
Price: $48.50 per person, taxes included

This price includes:

  • A 2-hr visit with a professional guide
  • Admission to the Notre-Dame Basilica
  • A refreshment
  • A tasting
  • 50 % off an admission to Pointe-à-Callière museum
  • Taxes

This price does not include:

  • Gratuities for the guide

Reservation required: 514 844-4021, 1 800 363-4021 or guidatour.qc.ca

Jazz Petite-Bourgogne St-Henri

The Story of Jazz in Montreal

The two-hour tour sets off at the old Windsor Station close to the first area of settlement of Montreal’s English-speaking black community. Participants will learn about notorious “Downtown” nightclubs such as the Rockhead’s Paradise and Café St-Michel, the club that would introduce be-bop in Canada. The tour then winds its way up to what used to be known as the “Uptown,” in other words Sainte-Catherine Street, with its high-end clubs. It then conveniently wraps up at the Maison du Festival in the heart of the festivities.

Dates: Tours in English, June 27th, 28 th, and July 3rd, 4th and 5th
Times: English: 1p.m. – 3p.m.
Meeting point: 1100, avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal (in front of the old Windsor Station); metro Bonaventure, Bell Centre Exit
End point: 305 rue Sainte-Catherine ouest : Maison du festival
Price: 15 $ per person (excluding reservation fees)

Ticket purchase: jazztoursmontreal.eventbrite.ca

Information: 514 677-4403

Culinary Tours

A Foodie’s Tour in Little Italy

A Foodie’s Tour in Little Italy
(A minimum of 6 persons is required for this tour)

in collaboration with VDM

This tour is dedicated to our local Québécois cheeses in all their shapes and flavors! We’ll spend the afternoon exploring the city in search of the finest most delectable creations. Your tour guide, a professional foodie guide and cheese lover, will entertain you with historical and cultural anecdotes along the way, inviting you inside two favorite boutiques to enjoy a few samplings. To complete the experience, you will be invited to break bread with us in Old Montreal. Of course, we recommend the bread be dipped in cheese! The fondue will be served with a glass of wine for a perfect end to the afternoon. Cheers.

Dates: Saturdays, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Meeting point: Le Marché des Saveurs du Québec (280, Place du Marché-du-Nord)

Price: 59 $ per person, taxes included. Prices in Canadian dollars.

Price includes:

  • A professional culinary guide
  • Tastings in four different boutiques
  • Taxes

N. B. Tastings will not be sufficient to replace a meal. Tipping the guide is at the discretion of each participant.

Reservations mandatory. Information and reservations: 514 933-6674 or toll-free at 1 800 455-6674


Flavours and Aromas of Old Montreal!

Flavours and Aromas of Old Montreal!

in collaboration with VDM

Take a savoury stroll through the culinary, cultural and historical charms of the oldest neighbourhood in Montreal. Wending our way along the narrow streets, we’ll lead you into boutiques to taste culinary creations, accompanied by a guide who will offer expert historical and gastronomic commentary throughout the trip. We’ll discuss such subjects as the influence of Amerindian culture on our eating habits, the history of religious figures and the development of good manners, and Expo 67 and its explosion of flavours.

That and much more… Come discover the flavours and aromas of Old Montreal!

Dates: Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to noon
Meeting point: On the steps of the Notre-Dame Basilica (110, Notre-Dame Street West)

Price: 59 $ per person, taxes included. Prices in Canadian dollars.

This price includes:

  • A professional culinary guide
  • Tastings in five different boutiques in the Old Montreal
  • Taxes

Reservations mandatory. Information and reservations: 514 933-6674 or toll-free at 1 800 455-6674


Information and reservations: 1 855 299-3378

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