Discover the charms of the 18th arrondissement of Paris on affordable, holistic action-packed Montmartre tours. With its cobblestone alleys, quaint little eateries and Instagrammable locations, there are reasons galore why this Parisian district should be on your Paris bucket list. Book curated Montmartre walking tours, art-themed tours, or food tours to make the most of this lively district and learn about its rich history, culture and heritage that attracts admirers from around the world.
If you’re into optical illusions, then you simply have to visit the Sinking House of Montmartre.
Montmartre Museum: Formerly a residence and meeting place for prominent artists such as Renoir, Bernard, and Valadon, the museum at number 12 Rue Cortot is definitely worth a visit.
If you wish to enjoy some rustic charm in the middle of Paris, then this is the place to be. With a halo of dreamy intrigue around it, the district is an absolute must-visit for art and history buffs.
The best views of Paris can be enjoyed from this quaint village perched high above Paris.
Crowned by Sacré-Coeur Basilica, Montmartre continues to attract visitors from all over the world on a riveting trip of history and culture.
Prominent artists such as Dalí, Renoir, Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Picasso lived here from the late 19th to early 20th century. Well, now we know why this quaint little village is thronged by art connoisseurs!
Montmartre was initially named Mons Martis meaning ‘Mount of Mars’ and then later changed after Saint Denise, the first bishop of Paris, was beheaded here. The construction of the stunning white monument started in the late 19th century with one goal - to be a church that would be visible from all over Paris.
The only working vineyard left in Paris - the Clos Montmartre vineyard - is located in Montmartre. So, make sure you savor some wine on your trip. It is also home to the oldest cemetery in Paris - the Cimetiere du Calvaire, founded in 1688.
Being the highest natural point in Paris, it offers the best views of the French capital in all directions.
Montmartre is in the 18th arrondissement of Paris on the right bank of the Seine River.
It is around 6 kilometers from the Eiffel Tower and easily accessible via car, bus, metro, or even on foot.
A trip to Montmartre is great throughout the year, but if you’re going in summer, visit early in the morning to beat the crowds.
You can take a cab to Montmartre. By public transport, you could hop off a few blocks from Place du Tertre by the Abbesses metro station. If you’re up for it, you could enjoy an energetic hike up the hill while enjoying the scenic views or take the funicular to the base of Sacré-Coeur.
Montmartre reveals the wonderful rustic charm of the place as there are many treasures to uncover and many an offbeat experience to enjoy. Some notable and must-see attractions include La Maison Rose, Sacré-Cœur (The Basilica of the Sacred Heart), Moulin Rouge, The Sinking House, and Place du Tertre.
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