Come with us for a journey that is educational, cultural and fun! Your tour begins at the iconic Moulin Rouge, home of the scintillating Can-Can, where Toulouse-Lautrec sat nightly and drew some of the most famous pictures of Paris nightlife. You begin to ascend through the winding streets and soon arrive at the Cafe des 2 Moulins, the famous cafe featured in the popular French comedy, Amelie. As you continue up you will walk on the streets where Van Gogh, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Pissarro and other artists lived and worked. Soon you are walking along the Rue Abbesses where you will learn of it’s history dating back to ancient times. Your journey continues past world famous artwork, cabarets, Paris’ only vineyard and the last two remaining windmills/moulins in Paris. Your tour concludes at the highest natural point in Paris, at the summit of Montmartre where the steps of the Sacre-Coeur host millions of visitors each year for the breathtaking views of Paris below. You will soon understand why locals and visitors alike agree that Montmartre is the most charming area in all of Paris.
My name is Arlyne and I work with a great team of expert and experienced guides who love what we do. Lindsay, Eric, Remi, Heidi, Margarita, Lea and I, are all equally fascinated by and passionate about the history, the food, the art, the architecture, and the culture of Paris. Montmartre is by far our favorite neighborhood and we can't wait to share it with you!
Hear the colorful history of the legendary Moulin Rouge, birthplace of the saucy Can-Can Pass the Cafe Des 2 Moulins made famous in the film “Amelie” Walk the streets where Van Gogh and Picasso lived and painted See and learn about the last remaining vineyard in Paris Visit the bustling Place du Tertre, the town square of Montmartre since 1635 Visit the world famous Basilica Sacre-Coeur overlooking all of Paris
We recommend water, or a bottle to refill along the way, proper walking footwear, and an umbrella in the case of rain.
The tour takes place rain or shine. Plan to arrive 15 minutes early. If you arrive at the meeting point after the tour has started, call us and we will do our best to get you caught with the group.