5 star rating: Highly Recommended 136 Reviews

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  • Location: Paris, France
  • Duration:  90 minutes (approx.)
Learn all there is to know about Impressionist art in Paris on this art-lovers tour of Montmartre. After a 1.5-hour walking tour of the bohemian neighborhood to see the landmarks that inspired legendary artists like Van Gogh and Monet, head to Musée d’Orsay to view Paris’ largest collection of modern art at leisure. Use your skip-the-line entrance ticket straight after your walking tour or on another day – the choice is yours!

Highlights

  • Impressionist art walking tour of Paris’ Montmartre neighborhood
  • Learn about the lives of famous Impressionist artists who lived in Montmartre: Renoir, Monet, Van Gogh
  • Visit the Montmartre windmill from Renoir’s legendary Bal du moulin de la Galette painting
  • See top Paris attractions like the Sacré Coeur and Le Clos Montmartre
  • Explore Musée d’Orsay independently with your skip-the-line ticket

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What You Can Expect

Montmartre Impressionist Art Walking Tour Including Skip-the-Line Musee d’Orsay Ticket

Montmartre Impressionist Art Walking Tour Including Skip-the-Line Musee dOrsay Ticket

Meet your knowledgeable local guide in Montmartre and set off on your 1.5-hour walking tour around the neighborhood. As you stroll through Montmartre’s romantic streets, weaving past must-see highlights like Le Clos Montmartre vineyard, hear tales of the legendary artists who have called the area home. Focusing on Paris’ Impressionist painters, your guide will talk you through the lives and works of Renoir, Monet, Van Gogh and Cézanne – all incredible artists of their time.

See the venues that influenced their art, like the building where Van Gogh lived when he moved here from Holland. Van Gogh lovers believe it was here that he really found his personality as an artist, and then never looked back! Visit the Montmartre windmill that Renoir featured in his scandalous masterpiece Bal du moulin de la Galette, and walk past the Moulin Rouge cabaret that famously inspired Toulouse-Lautrec’s distinctive style of painting.

After 1.5 hours of strolling around Montmartre, learning about Impressionist art and its place in Paris, head to the Basilique du Sacré-Coeur to admire the spectacular view over Paris with your guide. This is where your tour finishes and before leaving, your guide will hand over your skip-the-line ticket to Musée d’Orsay, Paris’ famous Impressionist museum that you can visit independently.

Your guide will give you directions if you want to visit Musée d’Orsay straight away, or you can use your ticket to visit on another day of your choice. This mesmerizing gallery holds Paris’ largest collection of Impressionist art inside its beautiful building, a train station turned museum.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

THIS WAS ANOTHER FABULOUS TOUR. It is alot of walking uphill so this is not for anyone with knee, back or feet issues. Our guide was lovely!! The tour was very interesting and the weather cooperated completely. I would do this again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Montmartre area is a Paris must-see. This was a great way to do it. Our guide was great, and tolerated my often distracted 8 year-old. A plus in my book!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This tour was outstanding. Our tour guide Quentin was exceptional. He had excellent knowledge and added many interesting stories to the tour about various artists. It is such a lovely area of Paris that everyone should experience culminating with an end point at the sacre couer and a breathtaking view of the city.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Excellent tour. Guide was informative and personable. He also had a good sense of humour.
Tip ... If you can, go on a weekday. The church at the top was a swarm of humans on the weekend.
PS ... I made the mistake that the tour ended at the Musee d'Orsay -- it does not :o

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Excellent walking tour with a very interesting and engaging guide!
I would highly recommend this tour to anyone, but beware that it involves a lot of walking.
Well worth the experience!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Loved it. History of area, anecdotes about painters and background history of Sacre Coeur are all things you can't get without a tour guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Very enjoyable walk. Tour guide very knowledgeable and friendly. Musee D'Orsay was awesome.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Great tour with knowledgeable and friendly guide.we learned alot about the art impressionists of Monmatre

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Great tour around Montmartre's winding streets. Our guide lives in the area and she was very enthusiatic about the area and its history.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Our your guide was amazing! We were able to cover so much of the history and the sites Montmartre. It was an incredible morning discovering every corner of Montmartre. I totally recommend this tour with local tour guide.

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