Signature City Montreal
Gain an insider’s perspective on Montréal as you learn about local artists, taste your way through Old Montreal and discover renowned architecture in the historic city center.
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Program No. 2755RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Every step you take in Montréal reveals the richness of its history, allure of its cobbled streets and color of its public squares. Join well-known experts and discover the city’s European flavor and diverse swirl of people, culture and language, where pride and the past merge in an ever-changing tapestry. Enjoy a private concert at Nôtre-Dame Basilica, and experience all of French cuisine's interpretations — traditional, haute, bistro, Québécois — and discover the city’s neighborhoods.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles daily. Public transportation is used; some stairs.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Visit the magnificent Nôtre-Dame Basilica, a masterpiece of Gothic revival architecture, followed by a private recital with organist Pierre Grandmaison.
  • Explore the Château Dufresne Museum and the works of master stained-glass artist Guido Nincheri.
  • Examine the original foundation of the first public square and first Catholic cemetery at Pointe-a-Calliere Museum, “the Birthplace of Montreal.”
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Jim Manson
In 1980, Dr. Jim Manson began his teaching career in Jamaica before returning to his native Canada, where he taught in the Quebec high school system for the next several years. He then served as a history professor at Concordia, McGill and Bishops Universities. Dr. Manson has been a Road Scholar instructor since 1992, and has journeyed by train, boat and coach with participants during numerous learning adventures across Canada.
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