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Discovering the Hidden Side to Montmartre

  • When does it run?

    From 01 Jan: Daily

  • Start time


  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Guidance from a Montmartre expert
  •  Tasty croissant

Key Highlights

  • Discover the hidden streets of Bohemian Montmartre
  • Stumble upon the secrets of the area including a vineyard
  • Enjoy a little known panoramic view of Paris
  • Taste a freshly baked buttery croissant


Come close, for this is a secret! Want to see the city away from the crowds? Walk the district that inspired some of the world’s great artists? Join a hidden Montmartre tour, and you’ll unlock the secrets of this bohemian district. Leave the selfie-stick crowds behind and explore the cobbled streets. The real Paris. Your guide will take you into the hidden spots of Montmartre. From pretty churches and picture-book squares to winding roads. You’ll soon discover why this area was to influence the likes of Picasso and Van Gogh. You’re away from the crowds so lap it up and enjoy venturing down secret passageways. Whisper it, you might get a fabulous panoramic view of the city on your tour. You’ll also get the chance to taste one of the very best buttery croissants. Is there a better way to spend a Parisian morning?

About your guide 

Urban Adventures are for those who want to get away from the tourist crowds and really connect with a city, with a local by their side. The experience can be as short as a couple of hours, or as long as a whole day, but in every case our Urban Adventures tours take travellers to interesting places to experience local culture and see what makes a place unique. Join us for the Best. Day. Ever.

Here’s the plan…  

You’ll meet your guide before heading to discover the hidden spots of Montmartre. One of Paris’s romantic enclaves and the inspiration to well-known artists such as Picasso and Van Gogh.

You’ll be taken off the beaten track to venture down secret passages, admire beautiful squares and pretty churches. You’ll also get a unique panoramic view across the city. With anecdotes from your guide and a stop-off at one of the top bakeries for a buttery croissant delight. You are never short of inspiration. You will also stumble upon the last remaining vineyard in Paris. That’ll be one place to re-visit for a later date. 

This is a tour that takes you away from the crowded streets and the zillion selfie-sticks all vying for the same image. You’re headed for the romantic Paris, the real Paris. A perfect morning out.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    From 01 Jan: Daily

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Start time


  • Meeting Point

    Outside the metro Blanche (line 2) at Ground level. So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 mins early

  • Ending Point

    Sacré Coeur Basilica

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Guidance from a Montmartre expert
  •  Tasty croissant
  • Tips (oh, go on then)

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Your host will meet you 15 min prior to the scheduled time. 

Yay! This tour is for everyone 

English is available on this tour, other languages are available on request 

Make sure to wear comfortable shoes there’s plenty of walking.

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