Paris, France

Must Sees of Montmartre

Must Sees of Montmartre

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22 tour stops

1

Introduction

(Starting point: Metro Place Blanche)

1 min
2

The Moulin Rouge

Since its opening in 1889, this fake windmill has been part of Parisian mythology.

4 min
3

Les Deux Moulins (the Two Mills)

The brasserie pictured in Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s film "Amélie".

54 s
4

Place des Abbesses

During the Commune, Georges Clemenceau’s city hall stood here.

4 min
5

Collignon’s Grocery

The grocery store made famous by Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s film "Amélie".

46 s
6

The Bateau Lavoir

These artist’s studios saw the birth of all artistic movements in the 20th century.

5 min
7

The Moulin de la Galette

This windmill, which became a guinguette in 1834, was painted by the greatest masters

4 min
8

The Man Who Walked through Walls

This unusual statue, an homage to Marcel Aymé, is the work of actor Jean Marais.

2 min
9

Le martyrdom of Saint-Denis

Paris’ first bishop met a tragic and unusual end.

3 min
10

The Villa Léandre

Montmartre also provides a small oasis of British ambiance.

1 min
11

The Château of Fog

Here lived a writer with a tortured soul, and a crime genius - Fantômas himself!

4 min
12

An Urban Legend

Dalida’s bronze bust is the object of a pagan rite involving a bit of superstition.

2 min
13

The Lapin Agile (Agile Rabbit)

Up to World War I, artists would do some serious partying here!

8 min
14

Montmartre’s Vines

The Clos Montmartre took birth from an artists’ protest led by cartoonist Poulbot.

6 min
15

The Pink House

The Maison Rose hosted a meeting with a tragic outcome.

2 min
16

The Museum of Montmartre

The current Montmartre Museum is considered the oldest house on the hill.

4 min
17

Place du Tertre

This place, although peaceful-looking, saw centuries’ worth of historical events.

4 min
18

The Free Commune of Montmartre

Montmartre cultivated the art of the hoax so far as to create a mock local government

6 min
19

Saint Pierre Church

The oldest church in Paris managed to escape destruction several times.

8 min
20

The Chevalier (Knight) de la Barre

This symbolic statue was erected by opponents to the Sacré-Cœur.

3 min
21

The Sacré-Coeur and its gardens

The construction of the Basilica on the hill led to efforts of Biblical proportion.

6 min
22

Interior of the Sacré-Cœur

The mosaic decorating the ceiling of the apse is one of the largest in the world.

2 min

Overview

Discover the must-see landmarks that contributed to the Montmartre Hill and its myth.

This tour will take you to the heart of the verdant Montmartre favored by artists and Amélie, all the ending at the Sacré-Cœur. Sneak between the cabarets, vineyards and hidden backyards. Rediscover part of the History of France through the often eventful lives of some of the most famous Montmartre residents.

Itinerary 3.1 km / 2:45

Offline map included

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