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Paris Montmartre – A Short History

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Paris Montmartre – A Short History

As far as history is concerned, there’s no city in the world quite like Paris. Boasting a colourful past and equally flamboyant present, there’s no corner of the city which is not an embodiment of ancient tales. Montmartre, the epicentre of the 18th arrondissement, is possibly the most historic area of Paris, and one of the most visited. If you’re looking for a holiday apartment rental in Paris for your next holiday, we urge you to look closely at Montmartre. Thanks to the exceptional Parisienne Metro it is ever so easy to get around town, but your evening walks will be much more authentic and enjoyable, considering you’ll be far from the touristy crowds and the bright lights of the city centre. Montmartre is best known as the home of the Sacre-Coeur Basilica, a spectacular white-domed church sitting atop the most infamous hill in Paris. Climbing endless stairs to reach it is well rewarding as the church grounds gift fantastic views of greater Paris. But the church is considered a recent addition to the city’s skyline as it was built merely a century ago. The hill on which it is built however, boasts a much more impressive history than that! The Romans thought ...

Bar hopping in Montmartre, Paris

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Bar hopping in Montmartre, Paris

Montmartre would have to be one of the most iconic areas of Paris. The Sacre Coeur Basilica, which sits right on top of the hill, gifts some of the most magical views of the French capital. The narrow cobblestone streets are lined with artists and museums, and, if that’s not enough, this arrondissement is chock full of hip and happening watering holes, making bar hopping in Montmartre an effortless and enjoyable experience. While the area’s popularity may have resulted in some overly-priced tourist traps, we’ve compiled a list of our most adored drinking hot-spots. So book an apartment in Montmartre, take the worry out of your planning, and head to one of these bars for a drinking experience with a difference. Café la Fourmi, 74 rue des Martyrs This trendy little gem is one of those places that’s hard to find, but impossible to forget. The unassuming front entrance, on Rue de Martyrs, is a dead giveaway that this is not your usual tourist trap. Furnished with eccentric wood paneling, Café la Fourmi is the favored watering hole of local painters, musicians and artists in general. It’s a hip and chilled out joint, just perfect for an after-show drink (or two). Sancerre, 35 Rue des ...

Sacré Coeur on Video

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Sacré Coeur on Video

The sacré Coeur is the church that sits at the top of Montmartre and here is short video of it's history and the views it offers. Choose "Sacré Coeur" from the menu inside the video screen! Off to Paris? Why not stay in Montmartre holiday rental?

Montmartre Walking Tour

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Montmartre Walking Tour

Everyone who has taken the Monmartre walking tour rates it with 5 stars: if you want to get to know the history of this fabulous area in Paris, book it immediately and take along your walking shoes! Tour highlights include:Sacre Coeur Basilica - this white basilica dominates the Parisian skyline.Moulin Rouge - famed cabaret immortalized by the works by Toulouse-Lautrec among others.Vincent Van Gogh's House - the artist lived here with his brother Theo from 1886 - 1888.Place du Tertre - charming artists square where works are painted and sold on the spot. Dali Museum - home to over 300 of his original works.The Montmartre Vineyards - an authentic Parisian vineyard and source of the famed Le Clos Montmartre.Montmartre Cemetery - final resting place of Dalida, Edgar Degas, Adolf Sax, Emile Zola and Jacques Offenbach, among others.Le Lapin Agile - famous haunt of the resident artists of Montmartre in the early 1900's. Famous Windmills of Montmartre - three original windmills remain today.Bateaux Lavoir- the resident listing reads like a "who's who" of famous artists who have passed through Paris. You can book the tour online from 12 Euros per person. Photo Credit: jayniebell | Looking for accommodation in Paris? Choose a holiday apartment in ...

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