5 of the Best Photo Opportunities in Montmartre

Montmartre is the most picturesque of all of Paris’ many marvels – take our word for it!. With its own unique, bohemian history and its position overlooking the city, Montmartre is a photographers dream. Here are 5 of the best photo opportunities you should seek when in Montmartre. A Panorama of Paris Montmartre is the […]


How to Get From the Eiffel Tower to Montmartre

The Eiffel Tower is typically the first port of call for tourists arriving in Paris. For the prepared traveler, Montmartre is usually second on the list. Fortunately, the journey between the Eiffel Tower and the Sacre-Coeur is a short one and can be done with the metro, bus, bicycle, or even on foot. Metro There […]


How to Get From Montmartre to the Louvre

The Louvre is the world’s largest art museum and a focal point of any trip to Paris. If you’re going to base your stay in the City of Lights in the charming Montmartre district, an excursion to the Louvre only takes a hassle-free 20 minutes. Metro The metro line 12 runs straight through Montmartre, stopping […]



Marché Saint-Pierre: Paris’ Fabric District in Montmartre

Montmartre might be best known for its artistic history, cafe-culture and the picturesque scenery, but it’s also home to Paris’ fabric district. Situated in the shadows of the Sacré-Cœur, the Marché Saint-Pierre is a treasure trove of tissues. Spread across 5 roads surrounding Place St. Pierre (d’Orsel, Charles Nodier, Livingstone, Seveste, Pierre Picard), the market area is somewhat off […]


Riding the Montmartre Funicular

Sat, not so indiscretely, on the left of the Sacré-Cœur basilica, the Montmartre funicular (Funiculaire de Montmartre) is almost as old as the church itself. If you want to avoid the hundreds of steep stairs, you’ll probably want to take a ride on one of the historic carriages. The funicular began operations in 1899, 15 […]


How to Get from Montmartre to Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) by Bus.

Whether it be due to disability access or simply not fancying the metro, the bus is a convenient option to getting to and from CDG airport and the city. If you’re staying in Montmartre, there is a simple bus option to get you to CDG on time. The main bus linking Paris to the airports […]


Thrift Store Hunting in Montmartre

Known mostly for its bohemian history, contemporary Montmartre is also a diverse shopping area. With boutiques ranging from the high-end to homemade, there is also a diverse collection of thrift shops, for the bargain hunter in you. Chinemachine ) With a broad ranging of clothing, from high street to designer, Chinemachine is a treasure trove […]


The Quickest Way to Get to Disneyland Paris from Montmartre

As most people planning a trip to Disneyland Paris soon find out, Disneyland isn’t actually in Paris. In fact, it’s not even close to Paris. Technically a part of Greater Paris, the park is situated in Marne-la-Vallée, a town 32km from the City of Lights. If you’re staying in historic Montmartre however, the journey to […]


How to Get From Montmartre to Versailles.

The historic village of Montmartre and the ebullient Palace of Versailles are two of Paris’ most visited destinations. If you’re staying in Montmartre, getting between the two can seem daunting. Montmartre is situated at the north of Paris, while Versailles is 20km east of the city. However, a number of seamless transport methods link the […]