Vieux-Lachine is located on the shores of Lac Saint-Louis, just 10 minutes from downtown Montréal. Guided tours in Vieux-Lachine, on foot, in a canoe or on your bicycle have been offered since early July; to discover more than 2,500 years of human activity which includes: Pôle des Rapides in co-operation with the Musée de Lachine and the Fur Trade at Lachine National History Site of Canada and the Sisters of Saint Anne Historic Centre.


The Pedal to the Rhythm of Lachine tour takes visitors who are passionate about history through Vieux-Lachine. This guided ride will take you through Réne-Lévesque Park and along the Pére-Marquette promenade with stops at the area’s three museums.

Every Thursday and Friday continuing until August 26 at 11am. The guided tour is approximately one hour given in French and English.

Price: $10, tax incl. Bicycle not included. To reserve, call 514-364-4490

By Rabaska Canoe

Traveling by Rabaska, visitors will stop to explore Vieux-Lachine’s two museums, meet costumes interpreters and enjoy kid-friendly activities. In August, the Archaeology Month, the expedition features additional archaeological interpretation by expert guides.

Every Saturday and Sunday continuing until August 26 at 9:45 am and 1:15pm. Duration: 3hrs given in English or in French. Price: $10, tax incl. To reserve, call 514-364-4490

On foot

A walking tour, Tales of Old Lachine, is offered to visitors to hear stories as they explore the streets of Vieux-Lachine and admire the old buildings, including the three museums. This tour ends with a ride on the “batobus” river shuttle. Every Saturday and Sunday from August 4 to October 7 at 10am. The tour is given in English or in French for 2 hours long. Price: $15, tax incl. To reserve, call 514-364-4490

The Lachine Canal’s Explora geo-referenced tours are now also available by typing in Lachine Canal in the Apple Store for iPods and iPhones and on Google Play for Android devices users. Explora also offers six GPS-based tours to discover the secrets and stories of the Lachine Canal, nearby buildings and the people who lived this history. For more information, call us at 514-364-4490 or visit

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