Explore Montmartre like a local with an educational, cultural and fun Montmartre Walking Tour

Situated on a large hill in Paris' 18th arrondissement, Montmartre is a historic Parisian district that is historically synonymous with artists and cultural icons. During the Belle Époque, many artists worked or had studios in Montmartre, including Modigliani, Monet, Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso, van Gogh and more. Recognised for its white-domed Sacré-Cœur basilica and home to the Moulin Rouge, Montmartre should be on every Parisian visitor's list.

Join your expert guide, learn about the history, admire the architectural beauty and discover local secrets about this unique neighbourhood. Along the way, sprinkled throughout your tour, your guide will point out local food specialists and let you in on the local secrets to shopping for and enjoying Paris’ finest cheese, charcuterie, bread, wine and more.

Tour duration: 2 Hours

This tour is held 7 days a week, year-round. Departure time is 2PM from the meeting point. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the departure time.


  • 2 hour leisurely walking tour with an expert guide
  • Discover local food specialists
  • Learn about Montmartre's history, culture and food

Did you know?

  • The Christian bishop Saint Denis was decapitated on the hill of Montmartre in 250 AD by the Romans
  • Montmartre was outside Paris' city limits until 1 January 1860 when it was annexed to the city and became part of the 18th arrondissement of Paris
  • Artists set up easels and tables near the Sacré Cœur basilica each day amongst the colourful setups of the Place du Tertre
  • The Moulin Rouge was founded in 1889 and became the birthplace of the French cancan
  • There's a small vineyard in Montmartre with a yield of approximately 500 litres a year

How to get there

- Metro station Blanche (line 2)
- Bus 30 or 54

The Paris Explorer Pass is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Choose to use your pass for a free tour of Montmartre, then look to the list of other top attractions for your other Explorer Pass admission choices!

Monday 14.00
Tuesday 14.00
Wednesday 14.00
Thursday 14.00
Friday 14.00
Saturday 14.00
Sunday 14.00


Please check our Closure & Notices page for changes in opening hours and closure dates.

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5 Place Blanche 75009 Paris, France


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