Walking tours

Walking tour of Montmartre's culture, food and art

Availability: Every Day
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Experience the rich culture, art and excitement in Montmartre
  • Visit the world famous Basilica Sacré Coeur overlooking all of Paris
  • Learn how to shop for quality food like a true Parisian
What to expect

Join us on this educational, cultural and fun tour through the beauty of Montmartre. Walk at a leisurely pace as your guide shares the inside scoop on the area’s history and culture. Along the way, your guide will point out the local food specialists and fill you in on the secrets to shopping for and enjoying Paris’ finest cheese, charcuterie, bread, wine and more.

Your tour begins at the iconic Moulin Rouge, home of the scintillating Can-Can, where Toulouse-Lautrec sat nightly and drew some of the most famous pictures of Paris nightlife. You'll begin to ascend through the winding streets and arrive at the Cafe des 2 Moulins, the famous cafe featured in the popular French comedy, Amelie. As you continue up you will walk on the streets where Van Gogh, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Pissarro and other artists lived and worked. You'll walk along the Rue Abbesses where you will learn of it’s history dating back to ancient times.

Your journey continues past world famous artwork, cabarets, Paris’ only vineyard and the last two remaining windmills ("moulins") in Paris. Your tour concludes at the highest natural point in Paris, at the summit of Montmartre where the steps of the Sacre-Coeur host millions of visitors each year for the breathtaking views of Paris below. You will soon understand why locals and visitors alike agree that Montmartre is the most charming area in all of Paris.

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What's included
  • English-speaking guide
What's not included
  • Food and drink
  • Hotel pick-up
Where

In front of Starbucks, 5 Place Blanche, 75009 Paris

Meeting point:

Meet your guide 15 minutes before the departure of the tour in front of Starbucks across from the Moulin Rouge cabaret. Nearest Metro station: Blanche (line 2).

What to remember
  • The tour starts on time. You may not be able to catch up to the tour if late.
  • The activity runs regardless of weather conditions
  • There is uphill walking and some stairs
  • Tour is not wheelchair accessible and not advised for guests with mobility issues
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When

Every day
Departure at 2.00pm

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Provider
ExperienceFirst (formerly New York Tour1)
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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