Sign up for our newsletter and get a curated list of the top trending stories and exclusive rewards every day.

Trending Topics

Get the MTL Blog app

Download on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Montreal's Mural Bike Tours Are Back This Summer

An artistic tour of Montreal's many murals.
Montreal's Mural Bike Tours Are Back This Summer

Photo cred - Nitrography

There's a story behind every work of urban art in Montreal, and you've no doubt pondered who created the your favourite mural or piece of graffiti. Before, there was almost no resource to find out those kinds of details.  Now you can get all the background info on Montreal's many works of graffiti, street art, and murals thanks to Montreal's Street Art Bike Rides.

Lead by cycling  enthusiast and artist Cam Novak, each Street Art Bike Ride will take you around the city to visit the various work of Montreal's urban-art, with Novak giving you all the info on each specific piece. You'll get to learn about the artist behind the mural, the different artistic styles and techniques used, and other factoids you wouldn't be privy to without a guide like Novak.

Several planned bike tours are already set, with more to be released as the summer continues. Here are the set Street Art Bike Rides for now:

  • May 31- 2:00- 3:30 pm
  • June 4- 6:30- 8:00 pm
  • June 7- 2:00- 3:30 pm
  • June 11- 6:30- 8:00 pm
  • June 12, 13, 14, 15- Mural Festival walking tours

No sweat if you aren't an intense cyclist, as the tour is meant to be do-able no matter what your fitness level. Tours are also given in Montreal's native language of Franglais (English + French) to make it even more inclusive.

To get a spot on any of the Street Art Bike Rides, just email @camnovak.com with your name + phone number + date you'd like ride.  Get all the info on the Street Art Bike Ride FB page and Novak's official website.

Will you be taking a Montreal Street Art Bike Ride?

For more on all things Montreal, follow Michael on Twitter @MDAlimonte

More from MTL Blog

Comments 💬

Our comment section is a place to promote self-expression, freedom of speech and positivity. We encourage discussion and debate, but our pages must remain a safe space where everyone feels comfortable and the environment is respectful.

In order to make this possible, we monitor comments to keep spam, hate speech, violence, and vulgarity off our pages. Comments are moderated according to our Community Guidelines.

Please note that Narcity Media does not endorse the opinions expressed in the comment section of an article. Narcity Media has the right to remove comments, ban or suspend any user without notice, or close a story’s comment section at any time.

First and last names will appear with each comment and the use of pseudonyms is prohibited. By commenting, you acknowledge that Narcity Media has the right to use & distribute your content across our properties.

Loading...