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Montmartre Cemetery: Our most recommended tours and activities

Montmartre, Paris: The Locals' Favorite Arrondissement

1. Montmartre, Paris: The Locals' Favorite Arrondissement

In these charming and multicultural neighborhoods, you'll discover both Montmartre’s classic postcard aesthetic and the more off-the-beaten-path, artistic neighborhood of Clignancourt where most tourists don’t venture. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Follow your local host as they lead you through the labyrinth of streets to experience life in Paris like a local. From cheap to gourmet food, from high-end boutiques to unpretentious shops and flea markets, from sophisticated pastries shops to tiny cafes and everyday roadside markets, the 18th borough has it all. Get to you know your local host, and they’ll be able to recommend spots they know you’ll love, so you can eat, drink, shop and party like a local during your trip. 

Paris: Private Tour to Montmartre with Eiffel Tower & Lunch

2. Paris: Private Tour to Montmartre with Eiffel Tower & Lunch

Discover the best of Paris in a full-day private tour, and admire its culture, gastronomy, and history. Let your local host take you to the most iconic places in the city, avoiding the crowds. Visit the wonderful Montmartre district, the most bohemian neighborhood in Paris, where painters, cafes, and locals gather. Take the picturesque funicular railway and reach the top of the neighborhood. Explore its colorful streets, its fascinating cemetery, the famous Basilica of Sacre Coeur, and even have a coffee in the most famous cafeteria in Paris, the scene of the movie 'Amelie’. Walk through the beautiful Tuileries Gardens, to the Place de la Concorde, where Marie Antoinette was beheaded, among many other characters of Parisian history. Discover the unmissable highlights of the city, such as the Grand Palais/Petit Palais, and Pont Alexandre III. Get the best views of Les Invalides, originally created by Napoleon as a royal residence for retired French soldiers and military. Before the end of this fantastic day, your private host will guide you to get your tickets to visit the most famous monument in the world: the Eiffel Tower. Get all the ideas you need to make the most of your time exploring the city of lights!

Paris: 3-Hour Private Champs Élysées to Montmartre Tour

3. Paris: 3-Hour Private Champs Élysées to Montmartre Tour

After booking this tour, your host will contact you within 24 hours and ask you questions about your preferences and interests so they can match you with the right profile and assign a like-minded local Parisian who will be your guide. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Keeping in mind your personal answers, they will put together a fitting itinerary just for you. Please note that this will be outlined but flexible. They will arrange a meeting with your guide in the most convenient place for you. If, during the tour, you feel like changing direction or your guide believes that you'd enjoy a different experience, they will suggest and discuss with you changes to the itinerary. Enjoy discovering a 3-hour private Champs Élysées to Montmartre tour in Paris you wouldn't find just with going by the tour books. The day revolves around your wishes, so enjoy your private tour and let your local guide show you the Paris you'll never forget!

Paris: Montmartre 2-Hour Walking Tour

4. Paris: Montmartre 2-Hour Walking Tour

Explore one of the most picturesque areas of Paris on a 2-hour walking tour through Montmartre, starting with the legendary cabaret theater of the Moulin Rouge, located in the city’s Red Light District. Watch artists at work in charming Place du Tertre, a reminder of the time when Montmartre was a true artists' quarter. Continue to the Dalí Museum, dedicated to the work of the surrealist artist, where over 300 of his original drawings, sculptures, and paintings are on display. A stop at Montmartre Vineyards to discover a secret garden of Paris and source of the famed Le Clos Montmartre. Then, explore Montmartre Cemetery, last resting place for many of Montmartre’s famous artists, including Dalida and Degas. Continue the art theme at Le Lapin Agile, haunt of artists in the early 1900s. Pablo Picasso's 1905 painting "At the Lapin Agile" helped make the cabaret world renowned. Visit Le Bateau-Lavoir, a once dingy block of buildings where artists, including Picasso and Modigliani, lived in bohemian squalor. Finally, end at the magnificent Sacré-Coeur Basilica, dedicated to the 58,000 people that lost their lives during the Franco-Prussian War.

Paris: Orsay Museum + Montmartre Tour with Reserved Entry

5. Paris: Orsay Museum + Montmartre Tour with Reserved Entry

This 5 hour tour explores origins of the Impressionist movement. Start at the Orsay Museum where you will enter directly into its main collection of artwork by the likes of Monet and Cezanne. Then head to the Montmartre neighborhood and experience the surroundings that are the background of the impressionist's lives. The tour can welcome up to 8 guests and includes transportation between the two locations. This small group tour will connect the artwork at Musée d’Orsay with the neighborhood that was home to most of its artists, Montmartre. Step back into time to the 19th century, when Paris was living the Belle Epoque, when cancan dancers kicked high and when artists enjoyed absinthe in cafés. Explore the cobbled streets stretching between the Moulin Rouge and the Sacré Coeur basilica, considered to be the home of the art movement known as Impressionism.  Highlights Generally Include: (if artwork is not on loan or being restored etc.) Moulin Rouge, Sacré Coeur Cathedral (with time allowed to explore inside as well), Moulin de la Galette, Vincent Van Gogh’s house, Manet’s Luncheon on the Grass, Renoir’s Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette, Monet’s Poppy Field and Waterlilies, Van Gogh’s Bedroom in Arles

Paris: Montmartre Private Walking Tour

6. Paris: Montmartre Private Walking Tour

Explore the legendary Montmartre district of Paris on a private 2-hour walking tour, and learn how the former suburb outside the city’s jurisdiction went from being a den of iniquity to the fashionable, bohemian center it is today. Along the way, your personal guide will tell you stories of illegal alcohol and “obscene” Can-Can dancers, show you lavish houses next to run-down slums, and describe the birth of Impressionism in the 19th century. Uncover its layered history along some of the beautiful - and not so beautiful - streets, stopping at landmark monuments, such as the Metro Blanche (formerly Maison Blanche), Moulin Rouge, and Moulin de la Galette. Climb the ancient Rue Lepic, and marvel at the white façade of the Sacre Coeur. See street artists in Place du Tertre, and discover the vineyards of the Vigne de Montmartre. Visit the Lapin Agile cabaret, and learn how it was a favored spot among struggling artists and writers, including Picasso and Modigliani.

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What people are saying about Montmartre Cemetery

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 73 reviews

A complete and engaging experience; discovering such a fascinating neighborhood in a few hours is not an easy task, but it was possible thanks to the skill and preparation of the guide Rebecca, an Italian from Local Cool Tours, available, very kind who made us feel at home.

Very nice visit and well documented, thanks to Boris for sharing his great cultural knowledge with us.

Remi, our guide was knowledgeable and entertaining and easy to understand. The perfect combo!

Unsere Guide Imane war super in allem. Haben einen wunderschönen Tag mit ihr verbracht.

very nice atmosphere, did a night walk , great scenery and good information to learn .