Paris Montmartre 

Montmartre is one of the best attractions to visit in Paris. Don't miss the Sacre Coeur Basilica and the Moulin Rouge. Discover the tiny streets and squares of montmartre. Take the metro to Anvers station.

Walk in Montmartre

Walk to the rue Briquet and the rue Seveste to arrive at the funicular (funiculaire). It helps you to save some energy. If you feel like climbing all the stairs it's fine! Good pictures of Paris could be taken.

The Sacre Coeur Basilica is one of the most beautiful churches in Paris. Its romanesque and byzantine archictecture was built in 1873.

The Place du Tertre is a square in montmartre. Great French village atmosphere. See many good painters. The food is great with a large choice of restaurants.

Chapelle du Martyre 9 rue Yvonne Le Tac. The Martyr's Chapel was in the crypt of the original chapel where St Denis said he has been martyred around AD 250.

Cimetiere de Montmartre Rachel Avenue. The Montmartre Cemetery has famous people buried here like Emile Zola (French writer), Adolph Sax (inventor of the saxophone), Jean Honore Fragonard (painter), Dalida (singer)...

Cimetiere St Vincent 6 rue Lucien Gaulard. The St Vincent Cemetry is the second cemetery of Montmartre. There are around 900 graves. One is Maurice Utrillo a French painter borned on the hill. His Mom also was a painter and a model of Toulouse Lautrec and Ren

Espace Salvador-Dali 11 rue Poulbot. The Dali Center is a museum where you can see sculptures and lithographs of the famous Salvador Dali.

Halle Saint Pierre 2 rue Ronsard. 19th century market hall has a children play area, a cafe, a bookstore and Max Fourny Museum of Naive Art (Musee de l'Art Naif Max Fourny).

Lapin Agile 22 rue des Saules. It's a bar cabaret, still a picturesque place in Paris where you can here these French folk music Edith Piaf songs, chansons of Paris. Reservation 01 46 06 85 87.

Bateau Lavoir 13 de la place Emile Goudreau. It is the name of a building where people like writers, painters Guillaume Appolinaire, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso and others have lived here. 

Le Moulin de la Galette rue Tholoze, is a windmill one of the two left here. Its name come from thegalettes made from leftover flour. Famous paintings of the Moulin de la Galette by Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso.

Rue Lepic is an ancient road where famous people has lived or worked on it Jehan Rictus a French poet, Van Gogh and his brother at 54 rue Lepic.

Le Moulin Rouge 82 boulevard de clichy was built originally as a windmill. Now it's a world famous cabaret. www.moulinrouge.fr

Musee de Montmartre 12 rue Cortot. This Museum was a studio for painters, writers and artists. Renoir painted here the Moulin de la Galette.

Place des Abbesses is a triangular square with its country style. The Metro Abbesses is very deep (36 m) also watch the entrance this iron structure designed by Hector Guimard (Art Nouveau).

Place Blanche the White Square name come from the white clouds arriving directly from the windmills. Notables people have lived on the boulevard de Clichy Edgar Degas a Frech artist lived here at the number 6 ; Pablo Picasso at the 11 of the boulevard Clichy.

Petit train de Montmartre

Petit Train de Montmartre - Enjoy a picturesque mini train ride through the atmospheric streets of Montmartre and look over the romantic views and sights of this vibrant neighbourhood. Let the train take you up and down the windy streets of the hill-topped district, and sit back and enjoy the sites. Stop off at the Sacre Coeur for some views over the city and to discover the famous church, or stretch your legs at the Moulin Rouge, on the way down.

Montmartrobus is a minibus service who takes you round the small streets. Required a metro ticket. Starts at the metro Pigalle. Stop Martyrs, Orsel, Abbesses,Yvonne Le Tac, Durantin-Burq, Tholozé, Chappe, Drevet, Tourlaque, Gabrielle, 88 rue Lepic, Moulin de la Galette, Funiculaire, Place du Tertre–Norvins, Utrillo, Abreuvoir–Girardon, Saules–Cortot, Mont-Cenis–Cortot, Chevalier de la Barre, Les Vignes, Lamarck–Becquerel, Lamarck–Mont-Cenis, Lamarck–Caulaincourt, Custine–Mont-Cenis, Custine–Ramey, Marcadet.

Montmartre 2017

Fête de la Coquille St. Jacques 2017: January 21, 22 2017. Seafood fest, activities, market.

Les Foulées du Tertre 10km 2017:  run in Montmartre March 18 2017.

Fête des Vendanges in Montmartre: wine harvest festival October 11 to 15 2017.


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Monuments to see

Eiffel Tower is the most visited attraction in Paris. Also has the best views of the French Capital

Arc de Triomphe is worth a visit. Excellent view of the Champs-Elysees

Notre-Dame Cathedral beautiful interior. Breathtaking views from the top of the tower 


Museums to visit

Louvre Museum is opened every day except Tuesdays. See the Mona Lisa painting,  Venus de Milo 

Musee d'Orsay is closed on Mondays. Impressionist paintings, Monet, Renoir, Gauguin

Museum Rodin open daily except Mondays. See The Kiss, The Thinker


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Churches to visit

Notre-Dame Cathedral was built over 200 years. See the South Rose window, the Treasury

La Sainte-Chapelle Church walking distance to the Cathedral. Most beautiful church in Paris with stained glass

Eglise Saint-Eustache is splendid with paintings and the great organ


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