3 Day Montreal School Trip
Olympic Stadium – Underground City – Old Montreal & more…
3 Day Montreal School Trip
Bienvenue à Montréal
Your 3 day trip to Montreal will be an amazing opportunity to for your students to discover an incredible city.
Montreal is a multicultural destination with a rich history. See the famous Notre-Dame Basilica, the Olympic Stadium that hosted the 1976 Olympics. Explore the famous underground city and walk the cobblestoned street of the Old city.
Make it Yours
- Accommodation – Choose from our wide selection of hotels for every budget.
- Transportation – Fly to Montreal if you are more than a 6or 7 hour motorcoach drive.
- Choose from our meticulously crafted itineraries – or customize your trip to your objectives
Your 3 Day Montreal School
Day 1: Arrive in Montreal
Meet your tour manager in the lobby and transfer to Old Montréal, where you’ll begin your Montreal visit with a brief walking orientation tour, then you’ll be free for about an hour to explore Place Jacques Cartier.
RESTAURANT DU VIEUX PORT
Dinner at a fine restaurant in the heart of Vieux Montreal amidst its ancient stone walls and hand-hewn wooden beams.
Board the bus and return to the hotel at about 9:30pm. or OPTIONAL Metro to the hotel. Return to the hotel by Metro at about 9:30pm. Overnight security begins at the hotel at 10:00pm.
Overnight in Montreal
Day 2: Explore Montreal
After a 7:30am breakfast in the hotel, you’ll walk or transfer to Notre Dame Basilica, the Jewel of Montréal, for a 9:00am tour of one of the most beautiful churches in North America..
Notre-Dame Basilica Tour
Notre Dame Basilica, the Jewel of Montréal, for a tour of one of the most beautiful churches in North America.
Old Montreal Scavenger Hunt
Morning Option 2: Walk back to Place Jacques Cartier where you will begin a cultural and linguistic Chasse au Trésor along the cobblestoned streets of Vieux Montreal.
Meet your bus and transfer to lunch on your own in the at the food court at Centre Eaton, “le Coeur de Montréal”, where you will break up into subgroups to practice your French while souvenir-shopping in “la ville souterraine.”
Arrive at Parks Canada’s Fur Trade Interpretation Centre, a 200-year-old stone warehouse built for the Hudson’s Bay Company. There, you’ll enjoy an entertaining and highly educational presentation about the vital role that the voyageurs (who left this very warehouse in their birch bark canoes) played in the history of Canada.
Sugar Shack Dinner and Dancing
Depart for la Sucrerie de la Montagne, and a memorable evening of French-Canadian folklore where, upon arrival, you will be driven to the sugar shack, a 100-year old restored barn large enough to welcome 600 guests, in a hay wagon pulled by two 2000-pound Belgian horses.
After an all-you-can-eat dinner of Québécois fare, you’ll learn traditional dances and folk songs, and your evening will end with a sugar-on-snow party, with real maple syrup and real snow (stored in the winter and served every day of the year).
You will board your bus at about 9:00pm and return to the hotel.
Overnight security services begin at 10:00pm.
Overnight in Montreal
Day 3: Depart Montreal
Breakfast in the hotel, then bring your bags to the lobby and place them on the bus between 8:30 and 8:45am.
Meet your tour manager in the lobby, then take the Metro to the Parc Olympique, the venue of the 1976 Summer Olympic Games.
Walk next door to the Olympic Stadium, where you will ascend 556 feet on the funiculaire to the top of the world’s tallest inclined tower) for a panoramic, 50-mile view of Montréal, the St. Lawrence Seaway and the surrounding countryside.
There, upon arrival, you will pause outside the Biodome for a Group Photo beside the stadium tower.
Upon entering the Biodôme, you will walk down a 500-meter Nature Path where, and in a matter of minutes, you’ll go from a hot and moist tropical rain forest to the Antarctic, and you will see 4000 animals from 200 species, including penguins, parrots, puffins and piranhas, beavers, bats, and ducks, alligators, otters, and monkeys, and hundreds of others.
Transfer back to Place Jacques Cartier or the Eaton Center (depending on the weather), for lunch on your own.
After lunch you’ll be free for some last-minute gift shopping and picture-taking in Old Montréal or the Montréal Underground as the case may be.
Meet the bus and begin your journey home.
You’ll arrive at school at about 9:00-11:00pm pm. (Actual arrival times will vary depending on school location and other factors.)
Day 2: Optional Activities
Evening Ice Skating
After dinner, meet the bus and transfer to a modern office building in downtown Montréal where your day will end with an hour and a half of ice skating at L’Atrium le 1000, an indoor, 10,000-square-foot ice-skating pavilion.
Day 3: Optional Activities
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Why We Love this Trip
Your 3 Day Montreal School Trip is one for the ages. Montreal is simply one of the friendliest places to explore. Many neighborhoods and very multicultural, Montreal is more than just a French metropolis. It is a cosmopolitain city full of energy, style and verve for all ages.
Students get to experience a new language and a very distinct and rich culture.