Tour Montparnasse
Neigbourhood of Paris

Visit the Tour Montparnasse and its neighbourhood. The Maine-Montparnasse Tower is located in the 15th arrondissement of Paris. It's not the tallest building in Paris but the view from the top floor of the tower Montparnasse is unforgettable.

The Tower is situated in the famous axis, the Eiffel Tower, the Trocadero Palais de Chaillot, the Defense... This skyscraper of Paris has 59 storeys. The panoramic floor is at the 56th floor. It contains a permanent exhibition, a terrace and a coffee shop Cafe 360.

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How to go to Montparnasse? By metro: station Montparnasse - Bienvenue.

The Ciel de Paris is an excellent restaurant where you can admire the best views of Paris. It's opened every day between 7:30 am to 11 pm. A good address to celebrate birthdays, an anniversary or any special event in Paris.

Good addresses near Montparnasse: 

  • La Closerie des Lilas is a brasserie  restaurant where Hemingway, Fitzgerald and many others, poets, artists were regular clients. Address:  171 boulevard du Montparnasse.
  • Le Dome: 108 boulevard du Montparnasse. Their specialty is the seafood. 
  • La Rotonde: 105 boulevard de Montparnasse. 
  • Le Bar à Huitres is an oyster bar in Paris. Address: 112, boulevard du Montparnasse. 

List of hotels near the Montparnasse Tower. Close to the train station Gare Montparnasse.
  • Hotel Miramar is a 3 stars hotel.
  • Timhotel Elysee Montparnasse 4 stars hotel.

What to do near the Tour Montparnasse?

The Jardin Atlantique is a garden on the top of the roof of the Montparnasse Station. You will find grass and trees in the busy quarter of Montparnasse.

The Musee Bourdelle is a museum that contains paintings, bronze statues of Antoine Bourdelle. You can visit also his apartment and workshop. Address: 18 rue Antoine Bourdelle Paris.

The Cimetiere de Montparnasse is a famous cemetery in Paris. It's only 5 minutes walking from the Montparnasse Tower. Walk on Edgar Quinet and turn right to arrive at the cementery entrance. Who was buried in the Montparnasse Cementery? Notable people, writers and artists. Find the graves of Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Beaudelaire, Serge Gainsbourg, Philippe Noiret...

Best place to shop in the Montparnasse neighbourhood is the Galeries Lafayette. A large variety of brands: Burberry, Boucheron, Chanel, Catimini, Clarins, Dior...

Address: Centre Commercial Montparnasse, 22 rue du Depart. The stores are opened every day until 8 pm except Sunday it's closed.

Tibikou Jouets is one of the oldest toys stores in Paris. Old toys, wooden toys, figurines, collection toys...

Address: 33 boulevard Edgar Paris.

Rollerblading on the rooftop of the Tower from October 20 to November 5, 2017.

A Christmas Market is back in December on the Parvis of the Tower Montparnasse.. 

Return from the Tour Montparnasse to Paris Vacations

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