Private Paris Montmartre Walking tour By France Luxury tour
Montmartre is one of the oldest districts of Paris perched atop a hill. Refuge of a lot of artists, this village of Paris is famous all over the world for its painters in Place du Tertre and the Sacred Heart Basilica.
Montmarte was a village outside Paris. Feel this unique atmosphere ! This area of Paris is known for much history, for its artists, architecture and nightcubs.
Your french native guide will tell you the « birth » of Montmartre : Inhabited by the romans during the antique period as attested by the antique column descovered in one of the oldest church of Paris called « Saint Pierre de Montmartre ». Place of Saint Denis martyrium who went to evangelize the first inhabitans of Paris… Located on top of a hill, Montmartre is « crowned » by its famous basilica (« Sacré Cœur de Montmartre »).
Montmartre has always been a favourite with artists. To name but a few, it has been home to Pablo Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh, Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet, Emile Zola, Jacques Prévert, Jean Cocteau and Édith Piaf.
You will see a windmill called « Moulin de la Galette » which was a place for entertaitment and became a subject for paintors such as Auguste Renoir, Vincent Van Gogh.
Discover the hidden street of Montmartre where are the elegant villas, where the artists had studios, where was was created and built the first nursing home for sick peopole which concept became the place to be for upper bourgeoisie !
You can’t go to Montmartre without discovering whre lived one of the iconic artist of Montamartre : Dalida, who was an Egyptian-born French and Italian singer and actress.
Follow the guide and discover Montmartre’s vineyard’s where hundred’s of bottle are still produced since last century !
Montmartre is known for its colors, its lively. You will see : « Lapin Agile »one of the oldest cabaret of Paris where came Paul Verlaine, Auguste Renoir, Amedeo Modigliani, Guillaume Apollinaire, Guy de Maupassant and Pablo Picasso. The « maison Rose » was frequented by writers and paintors such as : Albert Camus, Suzanne Valadon and Maurice Utrillo.
The Dalí Paris Museum is to see too. an exhibition space dedicated to Catalonia’s most celebrated artist, Salvador Dalí. It displays more than 300 of his works.
Enjoy the village atmosphere at place du Tertre, Montmartre’s most famous square or « Studio » of landscape and portrait artists !
Montmartre was chosen as the site of the Sacré-Cœur, built to forgett the « Commune » uprising in 1871. Architecture : considerated such as one of Paris’s major religious buildings, it’s the antithesis of the Eiffel Tower…Located on the really top ofthe hill, you will see have a view over all Paris.
Maché Saint Pierre is another point of interest wich is popular for it’s Paris’s dressmakers and fashion designers
Join us and follow the guide !
Enter the history of the emblematic Moulin rouge, famous for its incredible shows. But before becoming a mythical place of Parisian evenings, the cabaret was a place of debauchery and festivities, a symbol of the madness of the Belle Epoque. Toulouse Lautrec was the official for making poster of the Moulin rouge . He represents Louise Weber, known as La Goulue, the star of the Moulin Rouge, where her sensuality is marvelous in unbridled dances such as "French cancan" and "Le Chahut"
Meeting Point at the metro Blanche (meeting Outside Of The Metro Entrance) in Line 2 or at your hotel
Private guide in your preferred language french, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, German, Italian, Deutch, Poland. Japanese, Arabic, Korean, Chinese, on request.
We recommend good shoes!
Staying in Montmartre
Montmartre could be a good choice to spend your stay. You can live in a nearly full peaton district and live where so many artists used to live: Renoir, Toulouse Lautrec, Van Gogh, Picasso, Utrillo ou Max Ernst...
You will have time to take a coffee at Café Renoir, the coffee shop of the Montmartre Museum. Also, take time to visit the museum and learn much more about the history and life of Montmartre. Feel free to ask also a guide for a bespoke visit with one of our guides. https://franceluxurytour.rezdy.com/80339/private-guided-museum-tour
We recommend the Terass'hotel and Spa with one of the finest panoramic views over Paris from selected Chambres Loges, our seventh-floor restaurant or rooftop bar.
"This historic hotel, once frequented by Dali, Renoir, and Edith Piaf,
has been in the hands of the same family for five generations,
and is an oasis of contemporary cool"