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Tour code: 5746MONTMARTRE
See Paris through the eyes of the Impressionists on an art-themed walking tour of beautiful Montmartre. With a savvy guide, spend 90 minutes exploring the charming hilltop streets of this historic arts district. You’ll hear details about famous artists like Renoir and Monet, see landmarks that inspired signature Impressionist works, and see main attractions like Sacre Coeur Cathedral. Afterward, enjoy skip-the-line access to the Musée d’Orsay — or save your ticket for another day.

Highlights

  • 1.5-hour art-lover's walking tour in Montmartre
  • Explore the themes and landmarks of Paris’ Impressionist art movement with an enthusiastic guide
  • Learn the rich and colorful histories of world-famous artists such as Van Gogh, Degas and Monet
  • See the locations that inspired classic works like Bal du moulin de la Galette
  • Includes skip-the-line access to Musée d’Orsay

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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

John S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great way to spend a morning and learn the history of this unique area and art.

Tammy S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

My whole family really enjoyed this tour. The guide was knowledgeable and fun. We were given a lot of insight into the neighborhood and history. And some great restaurant recommendations too!

Harriett N USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

One of our favorite tours!

James R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great way to get oriented on Montmartre, impressionist artists. Guide was great and a treat to be with. Great way to spend 2 hours, walking tour, interesting and manageable.

LGEANEY

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Best tour by far. Guide Adele was beyond great. LOVED THIS TOUR!!!

Alanne T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

A lot of hills and stairs so not for the light walker. Great tour and the guide was fabulous. Used the Orsay ticket -- enjoyed the exhibition.

carlyn

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Fabulous tour - excellent tour guide.

Pfflyer635

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Quentin our tour guide was fantastic giving us the history and artistry which is montmatre. He spent time with each person individually to personalize our tour. Our visit to Musee Dorsay the next day was much more rewarding filled with our knowledge from his tour. He used art from the museum as examples during his tour. Musee Dorsay has Van Goghs self portrait.

Paul M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Quentin was a great tour guide - very friendly, knowledgeable, and easy to understand as he had very good English. My husband and I really enjoyed this walking tour.

Samantha P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Fantastic tour with a very knowledgeable guide. Meander the streets, see some places that make you want to start painting and feel as though you have travelled back in time for a couple of hours! Resist the urge to jump on the Metro at the end and take your guide's advice about a different walking route back down before walking straight past the queue at Musee D'Orsay!

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