Starting point: Metro Place de Clichy2 min
This café was the meeting spot the “Batignolles group”, led by Edouard Manet.2 min
Georges Seurat created pointillism by applying a scientific approach to art.3 min
Garden, horse racing track, movie theater… this spot certainly has a rich history.2 min
The Cormon workshop trained many neo-impressionists, including Van Gogh and Lautrec.3 min
Since its opening in 1889, this fake windmill has been part of Parisian mythology.4 min
The Tambourine Café was used as an exhibition gallery by young painters.1 min
Painters would come here to recruit models, assembled in an amazing human market.3 min
For more than 30 years, this café was a hotbed of new ideas.2 min
This house was the last residence of pointillist painter Georges Seurat.1 min
Montmartre had a radical influence on Van Gogh’s artwork.3 min
Suzanne Valadon holds an exceptional position in art history.3 min
Jean-Louis Forain drew controversial satirical cartoons aimed at the bourgeoisie.2 min
This windmill, which became a guinguette in 1834, was painted by the greatest masters4 min
Humorist Jean-Baptiste Clément actively participated in the Commune rebellion in 18712 min
Formerly an inn, this spot became much wilder during the Roaring 20s.2 min
The current Montmartre Museum is considered the oldest house on the hill.4 min
This house had no less than 14 famous tenants, including Auguste Renoir.2 min
Humorist Aristide Bruant was quite a colorful character.3 min
A true anarchist, Camille Pissarro enjoyed depicting the poor and the peasants.2 min
Renoir painted scenes from his family life in this "paradise of lilacs and roses.”.3 min
For those who love the masters of light.
A living testimonial populated with memories and impressions that will transport you to the land of artists and cabarets, when Montmartre was but a little village surrounded by fields.
Lose yourself in the places, workshops and landmarks cherished by Renoir, Pissarro, Degas or Van Gogh… From the Nouvelle Athènes to the Château des Brouillards, discover a sunny Montmartre full of secret gardens, tiny streets, and windmills and where the country vibe dear to these masters still persists.