Moulin de la Galette

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Paris: Montmartre Cheese, Wine & Pastry Guided Walking Tour

1. Paris: Montmartre Cheese, Wine & Pastry Guided Walking Tour

Embark on a guided pastry walking tour around Paris, visit eight different stops and taste delicious French cuisine. Enjoy panoramic views as you sample fresh cheeses, charcuterie, pastries, and chocolate paired with French wine in Montmartre. Discover the majestic windmills and unique vineyards that make Montmartre much more than a Parisian cliché. Wander through the dreamlike atmosphere, home to artists from all around the world. See why Toulouse-Lautrec, Pablo Picasso, Edith Piaf, and many others have dedicated years to it in songs and paintings. Join this delicious food tour and unveil the mysteries of Montmartre, expertly guided by a local foodie tour guide to discover the hidden gems of this amazing village. Explore the cobblestoned streets, the café terraces, and the private mansions, and feel amazed by the passion of the local food artisans and by the quality of their products. From Le Moulin Rouge up to Le Sacré Coeur, visit only the best spots and food institutions contributing to the exceptional reputation of Montmartre worldwide. Visit The Place du Tertre, and marvel at one of the most famous squares in Paris, which is world-famous for its painters, cafés, and ambiance. Spread the word and share this visual and sensory experience with your family, friends, or partners in a small size group to make the most of it.

Paris: Montmartre Highlights Walking Tour with a Local Guide

2. Paris: Montmartre Highlights Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Delve into the historical city of Paris and explore the Montmartre area with your expert guide. Start at the Sacré-Cœur basilica, see famous landmarks, such as Moulin de la Galette, Place du Tertre, Picasso's studio, and more. Learn how the area transformed into a neighborhood popular with artists. Meet your guide at the Sacré-Cœur on La Place Saint Pierre to start your tour. Then, learn some details about this amazing basilica, and discover the largest mosaic in the world, the Sacred Heart of Jesus, venerated by the Virgin Mary, Joan d'Arc and the Archangel Saint-Michel, with your guide. After your visit to the basilica, stroll along the winding streets of the artists' village. Pass by key landmarks, including the Place du Tertre, the Moulin de la Galette, Picasso's studio, the Pink House, the vineyards and also cabarets and alleys which form the bohemian village of Montmartre. Learn how the district of Paris was transformed from an agricultural village known for mills to a popular neighborhood frequented by famous artists, such as Picasso, Van Gogh, Dalida, Aznavour, and Salvador Dali, as well as revolutionaries who played an important role in the city's history.

Paris: Discover the Hidden Gems of Montmartre with a Guide

3. Paris: Discover the Hidden Gems of Montmartre with a Guide

Begin the tour by meeting your guide at a quintessential Parisian landmark: the Moulin Rouge windmill. As you climb the hill of Montmartre, catch a glimpse of the café where the film Amélie was shot and a former home of Vincent Van Gogh. Make your first stop at one of Paris’ best bakers and winner of many prestigious prizes where you'll taste a freshly baked butter croissant. After learning how to say “Je t’aime” in 250 different languages at the Wall of Love, you'll pas by where Pablo Picasso once lived. Hear about the dramatic life of Dalida, one of France’s most beloved singers and an iconic figure in Montmartre. As you navigate the picturesque lanes, uncover secret passages offering some of the best views over Paris. Marvel at the famous vineyards of Montmartre as well as the entrance to the famous Cabaret, Le Lapin Agile, where your guide will tell you the legend of Lolo, the painting donkey. Finally, stroll to the iconic Basilica Sacré-Coeur, and admire the church from a perspective that very few tourists know about, before enjoying another stunning panoramic view of Paris.

Paris: Montmartre and Sacré-Coeur Walking Tour

4. Paris: Montmartre and Sacré-Coeur Walking Tour

Step into the magic of Montmartre with our unforgettable walking tour, hosted by an English-speaking guide who's a local expert! Kick off your Parisian adventure near the iconic Moulin Rouge cabaret theater, the playground of the legendary Toulouse-Lautrec. From bohemian bars to starlit streets, trace the artistic echoes of Montmartre, where Toulouse-Lautrec's masterpieces first captured the glittering Parisian nightlife. Next, make a cinematic pit stop at Café des 2 Moulins, forever etched in pop culture as the whimsical Amélie film location. Unearth the hidden gems and untold stories of Rue Abbesses, a street steeped in history, as you tread the same cobbled pathways where Van Gogh and Picasso once found their muse. Experience Montmartre in its full artistic splendor! Don't miss a snapshot opportunity at Paris' last standing vineyard and historic windmills—a nod to Montmartre's pastoral past. It's like stepping into a painting! Get ready for tantalizing tales that run the gamut from saints and iconic singers to a donkey artist whose artwork fetched a pretty penny. We're talking stories so colorful, they rival the works of the artists who once lived here! Climax your Montmartre walking tour at the awe-inspiring Sacré-Cœur Basilica, where the City of Lights unfurls before you in a breathtaking panoramic vista. Trust us, this is a view—and a tour—you won't want to miss!

Paris: Walking Tour of Montmartre

5. Paris: Walking Tour of Montmartre

GERMAN TOURS: Tuesday 4pm, Thursday 4pm, Saturday 3pm, Sunday 2pm and ENGLISH TOURS: Monday 3pm, Wednesday 3pm, Saturday 5pm, With your tour guide, explore the world-famous bohemian neighborhood of Paris: Montmartre. Situated at the highest point in the city, this district was home to countless famous artists throughout history.  On this tour, you'll see the most famous Parisian landmarks situated in this area: see the exciting and flashy Moulin Rouge Cabaret building and the white Sacré Coeur Basilica. Visit the lively Place du Tertre, where you can watch artists and portraitists at work. Hear fascinating stories of the history and present of this artists' quarter, drawing you into the spell of the neighborhood of Montmartre. 

Paris: Montmartre Small Group Guided Walking Tour

6. Paris: Montmartre Small Group Guided Walking Tour

This tour is designed for people who want to visit Montmartre in small groups of up to 8 people. A quieter tour than large groups where a more friendly connection is established with the guide. The guide will show you the hightlights of Montmarte but also the off the beaten path neighborhood, to get a sense of what everyday life is like in this iconic area of Paris. Your guide will meet you outside the Anvers metro station. Together with your guide, you will start to climb the hill until you reach the beautiful Sacré Coeur Basilica. Along the way, you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the city of Paris. You will visit the Sacré Coeur Basilica and after the visit you will head to the Place du Tertre where you will see the artists displaying their paintings. Your guide will tell you the story of the famous artists who lived there. After visiting the square, you will start to walk down the hill and see the vineyards where they still produce wine and the various cabarets of Montmartre, such as the Lapin Agile and the Moulin de la Gallette. You will also see the places where artists such as Picasso and Van Gogh lived. Arriving in Abbesses, your guide will show you the wall of 'je t'aime', a work of modern art that attracts many visitors. The tour will end at the base of the hill opposite the Moulin Rouge.

Paris: Musée d’Orsay Skip-The-Line Guided Tour

7. Paris: Musée d’Orsay Skip-The-Line Guided Tour

Skip the long lines to the beautiful Beaux Arts building that is now home to the Musée d’Orsay, and enter an alladin’s cave of French art. Located in a former railway station, the museum contains the world’s best collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art, although for a longtime it was overlooked. Now you can learn about this unique period in art history, and see masterpieces by Monet, Courbet, Renoir, Cezanne, and Van Gogh. Along the way your guide will explain the social background and turmoil of the 19th century, providing an in-depth insight into the layered art works. Highlights include “La Source” by Ingres, and “The Birth of Venus” by Bouguereau. Marvel at the realism of Courbet’s “L'Atelier du Peintre” (“The Artist’s Studio”) and “A Burial at Ornans.” See the exquisite colors of Manet’s “Breakfast on Grass” and the “Breakfast on Grass” by Monet. Other Monet paintings are the “Rue Montorgueil” and “Cathedrale de Rouen” series. Admire Renoir’s “Bal du Moulin de la Galette,” and the “Still Life” by Cezanne, as well as Van Gogh’s “Auto-Portrait” and “Starry Night.”

Montmartre: Self-Guided Audio Tour

8. Montmartre: Self-Guided Audio Tour

On this tour I will take you along the most picturesque parts of Montmartre. We will talk about the lives of artists such Picasso and Modigliani who started their careers in Montmartre. Did you know that there are some crazy stories that took place in Montmartre? Have you ever heard of Saint Denis and the Man Who Could Walk Through Walls? You will today and they will leave you scratching your head! Did you know that the Paris Communue started in Montmartre? That's the Revolution you've heard about in Les Misérables. We do love a good Revolution in France! And a touch of French culture too: we will talk about the Sacré Coeur and the Chevalier de la Barre and what that means about the separation of Church and State in France. Get ready for an entertaining visit that will make you think!

Paris: Montmartre Food and History Walking Tour

9. Paris: Montmartre Food and History Walking Tour

Join an extraordinarily tasty walking tour led by a savvy guide who will whisk you away to the most iconic landmarks of the charming Montmartre neighborhood, all while treating your taste buds to classic French dishes at every turn. While exploring the historic and artistic Montmartre district, taste a range of local delicacies at delicatessens, patisseries, and specialty food stores. You'll also get to see some of the landmarks in the area including Moulin Rouge, Sacre Coeur, and Place du Tertre, as you explore the streets of Paris. Brace yourself for a culinary adventure filled with sweet and savory indulgences, and visits to breathtaking historic sites, topped off with a jaw-dropping panoramic view of Paris from one of the city's picturesque hilltops. Get ready to savor the flavors and stories of Montmartre in style.

Montmartre: Guided Tour for Kids and Families

10. Montmartre: Guided Tour for Kids and Families

This tour is especially designed for families with children who wish to visit the iconic Montmartre district, but are concerned that children will not enjoy the visit. Your guide, experienced in tours with children and teenagers, will show you around the neighborhood providing light historical explanations and entertaining children with stops at rides and playgrounds for them to play. You will meet your guide outside the Anvers metro stop. Before you start the ascent to the top of the hill to the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, the guide will buy a ticket for a ride on the Montmartre Carrousel for your children and will let them play at the payground. Once you reach the top of the hill, you will visit the interior of the basilica and then the guide will take you to the Place du Tertre where you will enjoy the artists displaying their paintings. After the square you will start to descend the hill and see the vineyards where wine is still produced and the various cabarets of Montmartre such as the Lapin Agile and the Moulin de la Gallette. Then you will walk by a typical local park where your children can play with the playgrand again while you can take five minutes of rest. You will also see where artists like Picasso and Van Gogh lived. You will then arrive at the Abbesses district where you will have the opportunity to see the famous " I love you wall" and your children to take another ride on the Abbesses Carrousel The tour will end at the base of the hill in front of the Moulin Rouge.

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Paris: Montmartre Cheese, Wine & Pastry Guided Walking Tour

Paris: Montmartre Cheese, Wine & Pastry Guided Walking Tour

Embark on a guided pastry walking tour around Paris, visit eight different stops and taste delicious French cuisine. Enjoy panoramic views as you sample fresh cheeses, charcuterie, pastries, and chocolate paired with French wine in Montmartre. Discover the majestic windmills and unique vineyards that make Montmartre much more than a Parisian cliché. Wander through the dreamlike atmosphere, home to artists from all around the world. See why Toulouse-Lautrec, Pablo Picasso, Edith Piaf, and many others have dedicated years to it in songs and paintings. Join this delicious food tour and unveil the mysteries of Montmartre, expertly guided by a local foodie tour guide to discover the hidden gems of this amazing village. Explore the cobblestoned streets, the café terraces, and the private mansions, and feel amazed by the passion of the local food artisans and by the quality of their products. From Le Moulin Rouge up to Le Sacré Coeur, visit only the best spots and food institutions contributing to the exceptional reputation of Montmartre worldwide. Visit The Place du Tertre, and marvel at one of the most famous squares in Paris, which is world-famous for its painters, cafés, and ambiance. Spread the word and share this visual and sensory experience with your family, friends, or partners in a small size group to make the most of it.

Paris: Montmartre Highlights Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Paris: Montmartre Highlights Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Delve into the historical city of Paris and explore the Montmartre area with your expert guide. Start at the Sacré-Cœur basilica, see famous landmarks, such as Moulin de la Galette, Place du Tertre, Picasso's studio, and more. Learn how the area transformed into a neighborhood popular with artists. Meet your guide at the Sacré-Cœur on La Place Saint Pierre to start your tour. Then, learn some details about this amazing basilica, and discover the largest mosaic in the world, the Sacred Heart of Jesus, venerated by the Virgin Mary, Joan d'Arc and the Archangel Saint-Michel, with your guide. After your visit to the basilica, stroll along the winding streets of the artists' village. Pass by key landmarks, including the Place du Tertre, the Moulin de la Galette, Picasso's studio, the Pink House, the vineyards and also cabarets and alleys which form the bohemian village of Montmartre. Learn how the district of Paris was transformed from an agricultural village known for mills to a popular neighborhood frequented by famous artists, such as Picasso, Van Gogh, Dalida, Aznavour, and Salvador Dali, as well as revolutionaries who played an important role in the city's history.

Paris: Discover the Hidden Gems of Montmartre with a Guide

Paris: Discover the Hidden Gems of Montmartre with a Guide

Begin the tour by meeting your guide at a quintessential Parisian landmark: the Moulin Rouge windmill. As you climb the hill of Montmartre, catch a glimpse of the café where the film Amélie was shot and a former home of Vincent Van Gogh. Make your first stop at one of Paris’ best bakers and winner of many prestigious prizes where you'll taste a freshly baked butter croissant. After learning how to say “Je t’aime” in 250 different languages at the Wall of Love, you'll pas by where Pablo Picasso once lived. Hear about the dramatic life of Dalida, one of France’s most beloved singers and an iconic figure in Montmartre. As you navigate the picturesque lanes, uncover secret passages offering some of the best views over Paris. Marvel at the famous vineyards of Montmartre as well as the entrance to the famous Cabaret, Le Lapin Agile, where your guide will tell you the legend of Lolo, the painting donkey. Finally, stroll to the iconic Basilica Sacré-Coeur, and admire the church from a perspective that very few tourists know about, before enjoying another stunning panoramic view of Paris.

Paris: Montmartre and Sacré-Coeur Walking Tour

Paris: Montmartre and Sacré-Coeur Walking Tour

Step into the magic of Montmartre with our unforgettable walking tour, hosted by an English-speaking guide who's a local expert! Kick off your Parisian adventure near the iconic Moulin Rouge cabaret theater, the playground of the legendary Toulouse-Lautrec. From bohemian bars to starlit streets, trace the artistic echoes of Montmartre, where Toulouse-Lautrec's masterpieces first captured the glittering Parisian nightlife. Next, make a cinematic pit stop at Café des 2 Moulins, forever etched in pop culture as the whimsical Amélie film location. Unearth the hidden gems and untold stories of Rue Abbesses, a street steeped in history, as you tread the same cobbled pathways where Van Gogh and Picasso once found their muse. Experience Montmartre in its full artistic splendor! Don't miss a snapshot opportunity at Paris' last standing vineyard and historic windmills—a nod to Montmartre's pastoral past. It's like stepping into a painting! Get ready for tantalizing tales that run the gamut from saints and iconic singers to a donkey artist whose artwork fetched a pretty penny. We're talking stories so colorful, they rival the works of the artists who once lived here! Climax your Montmartre walking tour at the awe-inspiring Sacré-Cœur Basilica, where the City of Lights unfurls before you in a breathtaking panoramic vista. Trust us, this is a view—and a tour—you won't want to miss!

Paris: Walking Tour of Montmartre

Paris: Walking Tour of Montmartre

GERMAN TOURS: Tuesday 4pm, Thursday 4pm, Saturday 3pm, Sunday 2pm and ENGLISH TOURS: Monday 3pm, Wednesday 3pm, Saturday 5pm, With your tour guide, explore the world-famous bohemian neighborhood of Paris: Montmartre. Situated at the highest point in the city, this district was home to countless famous artists throughout history.  On this tour, you'll see the most famous Parisian landmarks situated in this area: see the exciting and flashy Moulin Rouge Cabaret building and the white Sacré Coeur Basilica. Visit the lively Place du Tertre, where you can watch artists and portraitists at work. Hear fascinating stories of the history and present of this artists' quarter, drawing you into the spell of the neighborhood of Montmartre. 

Paris: Montmartre Small Group Guided Walking Tour

Paris: Montmartre Small Group Guided Walking Tour

This tour is designed for people who want to visit Montmartre in small groups of up to 8 people. A quieter tour than large groups where a more friendly connection is established with the guide. The guide will show you the hightlights of Montmarte but also the off the beaten path neighborhood, to get a sense of what everyday life is like in this iconic area of Paris. Your guide will meet you outside the Anvers metro station. Together with your guide, you will start to climb the hill until you reach the beautiful Sacré Coeur Basilica. Along the way, you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the city of Paris. You will visit the Sacré Coeur Basilica and after the visit you will head to the Place du Tertre where you will see the artists displaying their paintings. Your guide will tell you the story of the famous artists who lived there. After visiting the square, you will start to walk down the hill and see the vineyards where they still produce wine and the various cabarets of Montmartre, such as the Lapin Agile and the Moulin de la Gallette. You will also see the places where artists such as Picasso and Van Gogh lived. Arriving in Abbesses, your guide will show you the wall of 'je t'aime', a work of modern art that attracts many visitors. The tour will end at the base of the hill opposite the Moulin Rouge.

Paris: Musée d’Orsay Skip-The-Line Guided Tour

Paris: Musée d’Orsay Skip-The-Line Guided Tour

Skip the long lines to the beautiful Beaux Arts building that is now home to the Musée d’Orsay, and enter an alladin’s cave of French art. Located in a former railway station, the museum contains the world’s best collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art, although for a longtime it was overlooked. Now you can learn about this unique period in art history, and see masterpieces by Monet, Courbet, Renoir, Cezanne, and Van Gogh. Along the way your guide will explain the social background and turmoil of the 19th century, providing an in-depth insight into the layered art works. Highlights include “La Source” by Ingres, and “The Birth of Venus” by Bouguereau. Marvel at the realism of Courbet’s “L'Atelier du Peintre” (“The Artist’s Studio”) and “A Burial at Ornans.” See the exquisite colors of Manet’s “Breakfast on Grass” and the “Breakfast on Grass” by Monet. Other Monet paintings are the “Rue Montorgueil” and “Cathedrale de Rouen” series. Admire Renoir’s “Bal du Moulin de la Galette,” and the “Still Life” by Cezanne, as well as Van Gogh’s “Auto-Portrait” and “Starry Night.”

Montmartre: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Montmartre: Self-Guided Audio Tour

On this tour I will take you along the most picturesque parts of Montmartre. We will talk about the lives of artists such Picasso and Modigliani who started their careers in Montmartre. Did you know that there are some crazy stories that took place in Montmartre? Have you ever heard of Saint Denis and the Man Who Could Walk Through Walls? You will today and they will leave you scratching your head! Did you know that the Paris Communue started in Montmartre? That's the Revolution you've heard about in Les Misérables. We do love a good Revolution in France! And a touch of French culture too: we will talk about the Sacré Coeur and the Chevalier de la Barre and what that means about the separation of Church and State in France. Get ready for an entertaining visit that will make you think!

Paris: Montmartre Food and History Walking Tour

Paris: Montmartre Food and History Walking Tour

Join an extraordinarily tasty walking tour led by a savvy guide who will whisk you away to the most iconic landmarks of the charming Montmartre neighborhood, all while treating your taste buds to classic French dishes at every turn. While exploring the historic and artistic Montmartre district, taste a range of local delicacies at delicatessens, patisseries, and specialty food stores. You'll also get to see some of the landmarks in the area including Moulin Rouge, Sacre Coeur, and Place du Tertre, as you explore the streets of Paris. Brace yourself for a culinary adventure filled with sweet and savory indulgences, and visits to breathtaking historic sites, topped off with a jaw-dropping panoramic view of Paris from one of the city's picturesque hilltops. Get ready to savor the flavors and stories of Montmartre in style.

Montmartre: Guided Tour for Kids and Families

Montmartre: Guided Tour for Kids and Families

This tour is especially designed for families with children who wish to visit the iconic Montmartre district, but are concerned that children will not enjoy the visit. Your guide, experienced in tours with children and teenagers, will show you around the neighborhood providing light historical explanations and entertaining children with stops at rides and playgrounds for them to play. You will meet your guide outside the Anvers metro stop. Before you start the ascent to the top of the hill to the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, the guide will buy a ticket for a ride on the Montmartre Carrousel for your children and will let them play at the payground. Once you reach the top of the hill, you will visit the interior of the basilica and then the guide will take you to the Place du Tertre where you will enjoy the artists displaying their paintings. After the square you will start to descend the hill and see the vineyards where wine is still produced and the various cabarets of Montmartre such as the Lapin Agile and the Moulin de la Gallette. Then you will walk by a typical local park where your children can play with the playgrand again while you can take five minutes of rest. You will also see where artists like Picasso and Van Gogh lived. You will then arrive at the Abbesses district where you will have the opportunity to see the famous " I love you wall" and your children to take another ride on the Abbesses Carrousel The tour will end at the base of the hill in front of the Moulin Rouge.

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4.8
(757 reviews)

Excellent!!! Our guide Jean-Baptiste could not have been more delightful and informative! I went back to a restaurant he recommended and had the best duck confit of my life! Big tip! Not all guides are created equal. Avoid Henry.

Excellent tour. Sarah was very helpful and had a very clear accent. Her knowledge was excellent and would definitely recommend this tour with Sarah. Well done very pleased

We loved going into the different places and trying different food and wine while learning about the culture.

Brilliant guide brought the whole experience to life-Sam highly knowledgeable and highly recommended!

The openness to questions. We were a small group and were able to ask more.