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  • Location:Paris, France
  • Duration:2 hours (approx.)

Montmartre and Sacre Coeur Walking Tour in Paris

Stroll through Paris' most bohemian neighborhood on a guided afternoon walk through Montmartre. You'll see where famous painters lived and worked in this beautiful hilltop part of Paris, with its windmills, cabarets and monuments. Begin your two-hour Paris Walking Tour of Montmartre just across the street from the most famous cabaret in the world - the Moulin Rouge. Then follow cobblestone streets to the highest point in Paris at the white Sacre Coeur Basilica, which offers breathtaking views in all directions.


  • Two-hour walking tour through Montmartre
  • Experience a different side to Paris on an informative guided walk
  • See the sights of Paris' most bohemian neighborhood
  • Photograph Montmartre's three famous windmills
  • See where Vincent Van Gogh lived and painted
  • Montmartre Cemetery and Le Lapin Agile cabaret

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What You Can Expect

Montmartre and Sacre Coeur Walking Tour in Paris

Montmartre, Paris

After visiting Sacre Coeur and the artist's square, Place du Tertre, you'll take a walk to Montmartre's picturesque North Slope, where Van Gogh lived and painted. The winding route continues through the streets and lanes where studios and lofts are home to the many artists and musicians who live and work in Montmartre today.

Sights of the Montmartre Walking Tour include:

  • Sacre Coeur Basilica, the white basilica that dominates the Parisian skyline
  • Moulin Rouge - the famed cabaret immortalized by works by Toulouse-Lautrec among others
  • Vincent Van Gogh's House - the artist lived here with his brother Theo from 1886 to 1888
  • Place du Tertre, the charming artists square where works are painted and sold on the spot
  • Dali Museum, home to over 300 of the Surrealist artist's original works
  • The Montmartre Vineyards, an authentic Parisian vineyard and source of the famed Le Clos Montmartre wine
  • Montmartre Cemetery - final resting place of Edgar Degas, Emile Zola and Jacques Offenbach, among others
  • Le Lapin Agile - the famous haunt of the resident artists of Montmartre in the early 1900s
  • Famous windmills of Montmartre - three original windmills remain today
  • Bateaux Lavoir - the resident listing at this artists' studio reads like a "who's who" of famous painters who have passed through Paris

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Very informed and interactive guide. Learned much more than we thought.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Loved this tour!!! Found out after returning home that Degas was buried in the cemetery we visited. This should have been mentioned! Other than that little thing, it was perfect! Planning on doing it again next summer!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Amazing tour! Very knowledgeable and patient guide and she made this tour fun and informative!! I loved it! We took the best route up to Sacre Coeur theough the enchanting streets of Montmartre, learning quite a bit of history along the way.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Excellent Tour Guide

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Absolutely top notch! Our guide was thoroughly knowledgeable about Montmartre and it's history and presented it in a very entertaining way. Most enjoyable

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This was a great tour! Our guide was exceptional- he went over and above with information about the area. You could tell he was very passionate.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Gil took us on a great round about path to the Sacre Coeur. I really liked the length and pace of the tour. Two hours was just enough history and information to spark my curiosity and want to come home and read more but not so long that I got tired or bored. Gil also pointed out some more contemporary art, street art, that was not obvious to me.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Our tour guide Inga from Sandleman Tours was excellent. Even though the weather was cold and wet and it was a 6pm tour and she was very energetic, enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the area. Great tour through the back streets of Montmartre - and she did a wonderful job. I've been here many times without a guide and unknowingly passed so many landmarks - this is a must see tour with guide

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Excellent tour with knowledgeable tour guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This was an excellent tour and exceeded our expectations. The guide was so knowledgeable about the Montmartre area and made the lives of the impressionist painters who lived there come alive. It was just the right pace with completion at beautiful Sacre Coeur. Loved it!
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