Participate in Héritage Montréal’s popular Architectours, walking tours in which we admire architectural marvels and discover the rich history of the city.
From August 4th to September 23th, discover the beginnings of urbanization by exploring the many neighbourhoods that are a part of our 2012 visits.
Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.
All walking tours are two hours long and are offered in French as well as in English.
Tickets go on sale at the departure point fifteen minutes before the designated time. A maximum of 105 tickets (35 per guide) will be available for each visit offered on a first come first served basis.
Rain or shine.
Rates (payable in cash only):
Heritage Montreal Members* $10
Students/Seniors (65+) $12
SPECIAL : 4 visits for the price of 3 !
Purchase a special access card giving you admission to 4 visits for the price of 3.
Heritage Montreal Members* $30
Students/Seniors (65+) $36
* Membership card required
For more information, please contact Émilie Vézina-Doré, Architectours Coordinator at 514-286-2662 ext. 26 or email@example.com
We encourage the use of public transportation to reach the departure point. Not all the circuits are in a loop, but all of them end either near a bus or metro stop.
Don’t forget comfortable walking shoes, your hat, umbrella and water bottle!
For more details, please read our FAQ
Click here to download our 2012 brochure
Saint-Louis and Saint-Jean-Baptiste: Two Neighbouring Villages
Explore the vestiges of two nineteenth century villages in today’s Plateau Mont-Royal.
DEPARTURE: corner of Laval & Du Square-Saint-Louis
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 22
SUNDAY AUGUST 12
The visit ends near Mount Royal Metro
Mile End and Outremont: Two Neighbourhoods, Two Cultures
Discover the city centres of the former villages of Mile End and Outremont, connected today by Park Avenue.
DEPARTURE: corner of Laurier & St-Dominique
METRO: Laurier, Laurier Exit
SATURDAY AUGUST 4
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 2
The visit ends near Outremont Metro
Little Burgundy: The Neighbourhood Below the Hill
Take a walk through this former working-class district marked by major modern infrastructure projects.
DEPARTURE: corner of Saint-Antoine & Georges-Vanier
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 1st
SUNDAY AUGUST 5
The visit ends near Lionel-Groulx Metro
Saint-Henri: The Gates of Our Industrial Past
A former village of tanneries, Saint-Henri is currently undergoing major transformations.
DEPARTURE: corner of Saint-Ferdinand & Saint-Jacques
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 8
SUNDAY AUGUST 19
The visit ends near St-Henri Metro
Notre-Dame-de-Grâce: The Creation of a Residential Neighbourhood
Discover how public transportation transformed a small quartier into one of the most ethnically diverse neighbourhoods of Montreal.
DEPARTURE: corner of Décarie & Monkland
SATURDAY AUGUST 18
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 23
The visit ends near Vendôme Metro
Côte-des-Neiges: The Neighbourhood of Metamorphosis
Discover how this neighbourhood, approaching its 300th Anniversary, retains elements of its diverse heritage.
DEPARTURE: corner of Côte-des-Neiges & Lacombe
METRO: Côte-des-Neiges, Côte-des-Neiges East Exit
SATURDAY AUGUST 25
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 16
The visit ends near Université de Montréal Metro
Villeray: The Village of the North
Created during the industrial era, Villeray is a former working-class neighbourhood that once delineated the northern limits of the city.
DEPARTURE: corner of Jarry & Berri
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 15
SUNDAY AUGUST 26
The visit ends near De Castelnau Metro
Saint-Laurent: From Agrarian Village to Modern Suburb
Today associated with its cultural communities and the aeronautic industry, Ville Saint-Laurent also has a rich heritage rooted in farming and the work of religious communities.
DEPARTURE: corner of Décarie and Du Collège
METRO: Du Collège
SATURDAY AUGUST 11
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 9
The visit ends near Du Collège or Côte-Vertu Metro
For the third consecutive year, Heritage Montreal is pleased to announce a partnership with Ivanhoé Cambridge. Founded by the Caisse de dépot et placement in 1984, Ivanhoé Cambridge is a leader in the commercial real estate development sector across North America and Western Europe.