Montmartre is a unique district of Paris. It is also Paris highest hill at the top of which one can enjoy the panoramic view over the entire city and the impressive Sacré-Cœur basilica. Many painters such as Renoir, Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso, Modigliani, Dali lived in Montmartre making this area the most artistic part of Paris. During our Montmartre private walking tour you will discover the history of this district and its artists, walk its cobbled streets with picturesque views, stairs, mills, vineyards.
A village north of the capital Montmartre was annexed to Paris in 1860. However, this district still keeps its village spirit which attracted here many painters in the 19th century. Besides the impressionist painters who came to Montmartre to paint the local vineyards and mills, some great figures of modern art such as Picasso and Modigliani followed them and also settled in Montmartre. During our Montmartre private walking tour you will see all the emblematic places linked to Montmartre artists such as the Moulin de la Galette immortalized by Renoir, the Maison Rose adored by Maurice Utrillo, the Lapin Agile cabaret and cafes visited by Picasso, Modigliani, Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec and others artists.
But Montmartre is not a district frozen in history. It is a lively area adored by the Parisians. They love to stroll through Montmartre curve streets and go up and down its stairs. All lovers come to Montmartre to take their pictures in front of the “I love you” wall or next to the Sacré-Coeur basilica with the breathtaking view of Paris. In Montmartre you will find many restaurants and cafes with tasty local food. Visit Montmartre if you want to feel the spirit of Paris.
In case you have no time to come to Montmartre on a separate visit it can be included into our Paris sightseeing driving tour. Our private driver can take you straight to the top of the hill to admire the Basilica of the Sacted Heart and the incredible view on the city.
Outside the “Abbesses” metro station on line 12