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Old Town Tours

19 Queen Street | Corks Wine Bar & Eatery, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
+1 888-492-3532
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Walking Tour of Niagara-on-the-Lake Historic District
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Niagara on the Lake's Original Walking Tour- It’s the best way to connect to and feel the heartbeat of our town!Explore the sites that echo with stories of the past, heroes and villains, revolution and war, slavery and freedom, arts and culture.Our local guides’ enthusiasm and knowledge will combine to inform and captivate you each step along the way. A ninety minute walking tour, visiting more than 20 sites.Rain or shine the pace of the walking tour is geared to the participants. Our tours are designed to explore the rich history of the people, places and events that have formed this unique part of Canada over hundreds of years. Our friendly and knowledgeable guides won't overload you with dates but will paint a picture of how the town developed and how it played a central role in the history of the country and it's relationship with our southern neighbour, the United States.
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19 Queen Street | Corks Wine Bar & Eatery, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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+1 888-492-3532

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Reviewed 14 October 2015

Lily did a wonderful job with our walking tour of NOTL! She is a very knowledgeable historian of the town. She called me and emailed me to be sure I understood the time and place to become part of the tour. Since it was our...More

Thank Barbara P
LilyF_Old_Town_Tours, Owner at Old Town Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2015

Thank you so much for your kind review. Feedback is always very much appreciated. Cheers, Lily

Reviewed 13 October 2015

We had a wonderfully informative tour by Lily. She was very knowledgeable about the history and surrounding area of Niagara-on-the-Lake and enthusiastically shared it with us. After our tour, we asked for a few recommendations for lunch, which she gave us a couple from which...More

Thank Mamabrew
LilyF_Old_Town_Tours, Owner at Old Town Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2015

Thank you for allowing us to introduce you to our town. We always appreciate our visitors taking the time to give us feedback so that we can give our visitors a great experience. Many thanks for taking the time to review our tour. Best regards,...More

Reviewed 9 September 2015

My wife and I decided at the last minute to sign up for the tour - got our tickets literally10 minutes before it started. As it turned out, it was well worth it - there was only one other couple with us, so it was...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2015

This tour was a last minute decision as we had some time to spare but turns out to be the best $20 each we ever spent. We were met by Lillian in front of Corks restaurant, she shared some much history about Niagara on the...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2015

I never knew that NOTL has such a rich history, and that it played an integral role in the founding roots of the Canadian people, as it was related to our American neighbors to the south. Lillian's review was very thorough, interestingly delivered, and very...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 12 August 2015

My California cousin and I spent three days in NOTL in June. We attended the Shaw festival, ate at some wonderful restaurants and visited the falls (my cousin's first time!). The highlight of the trip, however, was Old Time Tours. Lily was both knowledgeable and...More

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LilyF_Old_Town_Tours, Owner at Old Town Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2015

Thanks so much for your review Susan. It means a lot to hear back from enthusiastic travelers like you and I really appreciate you taking the time to write.

Reviewed 11 August 2015

I met up with my sisters in Niagara on the Lake and we took the walking tour after booking easily on line. The group was a small , 6-8 people and our guide was very knowledgeable. I had never been to NOTL before and learning...More

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LilyF_Old_Town_Tours, Owner at Old Town Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2015

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your kind review. It’s always great to hear that you've enjoyed your tour with us and we do hope you come back to visit.

Reviewed 31 July 2015

Anyone visiting Niagra-on-the-lake should not miss the chance to go on "The Old Town Tour". The tour guide Lillian was wonderful. Her knowledge, enthusiasm and friendliness was a perfect mix. She brought the history of Niagra-on-the-lake to life. I would definitely recommend this tour to...More

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LilyF_Old_Town_Tours, Owner at Old Town Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2015

It was great fun for me to have you along on the tour. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience of it. Haste ye back and come visit us again. Lily

Reviewed 30 July 2015

Our Scottish relatives were visiting Canada and we wanted to do something special with them and decided to take them on the Old Town Tour. It did not disappoint!! Our guests loved it and it was also our third time taking the tour because there...More

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LilyF_Old_Town_Tours, Owner at Old Town Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2015

What a pleasure it was to have your Scottish cousins on the tour. Willie definitely kept me on my toes. He almost knew as much history of the area as I did. It was wonderful to have you on the tour again...you're now almost like...More

Reviewed 15 July 2015

Lily … my wife Toni and I were fortunate enough to have spent a wonderful two hours with you on Friday 03 July walking about the streets of Old Town at NOTL. I am just sending you this short note (sorry for the delay) to...More

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LilyF_Old_Town_Tours, Owner at Old Town Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2015

I wrote a thank to you after your very kind personal note so just let me again say how much I appreciate you taking the time to review the tour and what a pleasure it was to meet the two of you.

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motyerf1960
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Response from LilyF_Old_Town_Tours | Property representative |
I'm not sure if my original reply was logged so I'll thank you again for your interest in our tours and explain that I just received your request today. We only have 1 regularly scheduled tour at 10:30am though you can book... More
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AnnieBirdd
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Response from LilyF_Old_Town_Tours | Property representative |
Hi Annie, Thank you for your interest in our tours. I tried to answer your email using info provided. I used both ca and com endings but it was undeliverable. If you look up Old Town Tours in Niagara on the Lake you will be... More
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