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Montmartre Walking Tour, Paris

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Mondays & Thursdays : 01 - 31 May & 01 - 30 Oct
    Mondays, Thursdays & Saturdays: 01 Jun - 30 Sep


  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Start time

    3pm

  • Meeting Point

    This tour meets just outside the Métro station Blanche (line 2) on street level.


    Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to tour departure. Once the tour has begun we do not have the ability to wait for and add late arrivals to the tour.

    Your guide will be holding a Fat Tire sign.

  • Ending Point

    This tour concludes in front of the Sacre Coeur Cathedral.

Key Highlights

  • Both an enjoyable walking tour and an informative history lesson! Your guide will tell you fascinating facts about the history of Paris
  • Climb to the highest point in Paris for wonderful views of the city
  • Walking tour led by an English speaking guide

Overview

Cool, sophisticated, and famous, and that's just for starters! They were artists and writers, gathered together in a small area of Paris...creating. Now you can discover your bohemian side and wander through the cobblestone streets of Montmartre district and understand why it was the favourite haunt these artists and writers of France and the world over. Enjoy the stories associated with the artists as you slowly ascend from the bohemian streets to the highest point in Paris, which offers breathtaking views in all directions. A bohemian rhapsody? More like a bohemian walk tour pleasure.


About the supplier:

For Fat Tire Tours the mission is as simple as getting on a bike! To provide safe, fun and unforgettable experiences that will create memories and smiles that last a lifetime. With over 11 years of experience offering bike, Segway, walking and skip-the-line tours, designed with the traveller in mind. And with their knowledgeable, funny guides, you can be assured of enjoying a tour that offers a lot, lot more.


Itinerary

  • You will be picked up from outside the Blanche Métro station and taken on a walking tour of the city. Accompanied by an English-speaking guide, visit the following sites in Paris: • Sacré Cœur Basilica: This white basilica dominates the Parisian skyline. • Moulin Rouge: See the famed cabaret immortalised by the works of Toulouse-Lautrec among others. • Vincent Van Gogh’s House: The famous artist lived here with his brother Theo from 1886 – 1888. • Place du Tertre: This is the where art works are painted and sold on the spot. • Dali Museum: The museum is home to over 300 of the artist’s original works. • The Montmartre Vineyards: These authentic Parisian vineyards are the source of the famed Le Clos Montmartre. • Montmartre Cemetery: Visit the final resting place of famous people like Dalida, Edgar Degas, Adolf Sax, Emile Zola and Jacques Offenbach, among others. • Le Lapin Agile: This was the famous haunt of the resident artists of Montmartre in the early 1900’s. • Windmills of Montmartre: See the three original windmills that have withstood the test of time. • Bateaux Lavoir: The resident listing reads like a “who’s who” of famous artists who have passed through Paris. This tour concludes in front of the Sacre Coeur Cathedral.

Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Food and drinks

Please note

Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.


Comfortable walking shoes are highly recommended.


The area around Montmartre can be quite steep. We recommend this tour for

individuals with a moderate fitness level.  


While we will maintain a leisurely pace, please note that this tours lasts for 2

hours. The total distance covered is 1.8 miles/3 kilometers.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews

  • 4
    A great walking tour in Paris
    08/11/2017 Judy Flynn, United States
  • 4
    Such an interesting tour with a very informative, and funny, guide.
    07/28/2015 Mrs Angela Stewart, United Kingdom
  • 4
    Montmartre Walking Tour
    09/26/2013 P A Farnworth, New Zealand

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