- Guided tour to the Montmartre village accompanied by an expert guide
- Coffee and croissant in the morning or afternoon tea in a typical establishment in the neighbourhood
Paris is full of unusual places and wonders! Among the many treasures of the capital, the Montmartre village in the 18th arrondissement remains a must-see Parisian getaway.
Your qualified local guide, passionate about the history of Montmartre, will accompany you throughout this discovery tour to teach you everything you need to know about this legendary district.
Did you know that a large part of Montmartre was not incorporated into Paris until 1860? This annexation was carried out following a law on January 1st 1860, ordering the extension of the limits of Paris.
As soon as you arrive in Montmartre, you will be amazed by the new art style of the metro station, Place des Abbesses. The aedicule designed in 1900 by Hector Guimard (1867 – 1942), a famous architect-designer, is today a symbol of an entire era in the City of Light.
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Among the surprising places, you will discover on the hill: Le Clos Montmartre, the oldest vineyard in Île-de-France. The production and bottling of the “Clos Montmartre” cuvée take place within the vineyard itself.
The notoriety of Montmartre has continued to grow over the centuries. Moreover, each year millions of visitors and tourists from all over the world come to admire this authentic, multi-faceted village.
Montmartre was the favourite place of several artists, impressionists, writers, stars… Jacques Prévert, Boris Vian, Vincent Van Gogh, Cézanne, Pissaro, Joséphine Baker and many others! From 1860 to 1960, The montmartrois song made an astounding impression.
Today, this cultural and artistic district attracts and still delights all kinds of celebrities. Several cinematographic works have been shot in Montmartre, including the fabulous Destiny of Amélie Poulain.
Walkthrough the Lepic street, made famous thanks to this film, and let yourself be seduced by the pretty facades as well as the café des 2 Moulins referring to the two emblematic mills of Montmartre: the Moulin Rouge and the Moulin de la Galette.
The old center of the Montmartre village called Place du Tertre, with these painters, portrait painters, restaurant terraces…. will captivate your attention!
At the foot of La Butte Montmartre overlooking Paris, 130 meters above sea level, the admirable Basilica of the Sacred Heart, in accordance with the Romano-Byzantine architectural style, built-in 1874 stands proudly in front of you. A breathtaking panorama of the entire city awaits you.
Not far from this building, the hill is home to other equally remarkable monuments: the Church of Saint Pierre de Montmartre, in Romanesque and early Gothic style – one of the oldest in Paris built in 1134 – and the church of Saint Jean de Montmartre, neo-Gothic, art nouveau built-in 1894.
This artistic setting hides countless gems and Parisian residences where illustrious characters have lived: the magnificent house of Dalida, located in the rue d’Orchampt, the boat-wash house, place Émile-Goudeau, the former guinguette and then the artists’ city, frequented by Pablo Picasso, Guillaume Apollinaire, Modigliani, Juan Gris….
The district is teeming with architectural and gastronomic riches, artists’ residences and hidden corners to discover with friends, family, groups or lovers. If you want to explore Montmartre in-depth, just let us know to establish a personalized tour for you.
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