Montmartre and Sacre Coeur Walking Tour in Paris

Highlights

  • Go for a guided stroll through a bohemian Paris neighborhood

  • Learn about Montmartre’s history and artistic heritage

  • See the house where Vincent Van Gogh once lived

  • Visit the hilltop Sacre Coeur Basilica for panoramic views

Summary

During the late 19th century, Paris’ Montmartre district was the heart of a vibrant arts scene and a popular gathering spot for many of the Belle Époque’s most brilliant artists and writers. Choose from a midmorning or early afternoon departure, and meet your knowledgeable guide near this legendary district. Set off through Montmartre’s charming historic streets while your guide shares anecdotes and facts about the area’s famous former residents. Stroll through the picturesque Place du Tertre and wind up the cobblestone lanes of Montmartre’s North Slope to see the house where Vincent van Gogh once lived and worked.  Pass by the Montmartre Vineyards, one of the last remaining vineyards within Paris, and see favorite bohemian haunts like the Moulin Rouge and Lapin Agile nightclubs, immortalized in paintings by Picasso and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.  Your walking tour concludes at the steps of the hilltop Sacré Coeur Basilica, where you can take in spectacular city views before bidding farewell to your guide.

Tour info

Duration
2 hours
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Why take this tour?

Discover one of Paris’ most vibrant neighborhoods during a walking tour in Montmartre. Join a local guide for a stroll through this bohemian district, once home to famous painters such as Vincent Van Gogh. Begin the walk at the famous cabaret Moulin Rouge and follow cobblestone streets to reach the highest point in Paris at the white Sacre Coeur Basilica. Choose between a morning or afternoon departure time.

What’s included?

  • Guided walking tour of the Montmartre District

  • Gratuities

  • Hotel pickup and drop off

  • Entry/Admission - Moulin Rouge

  • Entry/Admission - Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

  • Entry/Admission - Place du Tertre

  • Entry/Admission - Le Clos Montmartre

  • Entry/Admission - Van Gogh's House

  • Entry/Admission - Le Passe-Muraille

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Before you book

  • Duration: 2h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

Fat Tire Bike Tours offers guided English-speaking tours of Paris (day & night), Versailles and Monet's Gardens. Opened in 1999, Fat Tire has grown to become the largest city bicycle tour operation in the world as a result of excellent guides and outstanding customer service.

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