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Montmartre & The Louvre

Montmartre, crowned by the Sacre Coeur Basilica, affords some of the best views of Paris and has been home to some of the world’s greatest artists including Van Gogh, Renoir and Picasso.

Enjoy a funicular ride to the summit of Montmartre where you will discover the artists village and the Sacré Coeur Basilica an imposing white basilica that dominates the Parisian skyline. Your guide will take you on a walk though the little narrow streets where you will still find artist's workshops and you can also explore Place Du Tertre, a charming artists square where works are painted and sold on the spot. You will also see the Moulin de la Galette which is an old style windmill and the vineyard and there is free time to explore Sacred Heart basilica at your own pace. The undoubted highlight of the visit is the magnificent view across Paris.

Continue to the magnificent Louvre Museum where you can view some of the works by artists that lived and worked in Montmartre. Your tour includes a pre-purchased entrance ticket so there is no time wasted at the entrance. It is impossible to view all of the exhibits in one visit, but your guide will help you discover some of her most famous treasures including the Venus de Milo, the Winged Victory and Da Vincis Mona Lisa.

Experience Includes

  • Guided visit of Montmartre Village
  • Funicular ride to the summit of Montmartre
  • Stunning views over the city
  • Entrance ticket to the Louvre Museum, so you can avoid the ticket lines
  • Guided tour of the museum
  • Services of a knowledgeable English-speaking guide
  • Free time to explore the museum on your own

Experience Excludes

  • Hotel transfers
  • Refreshments
  • Optional gratuities

Departs

Wednesdays and Fridays November to March. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from April to October.

Departure location

2 Rue des Pyramides, 75001. The nearest Paris metro is Palais Royal.

Start times

2.00pm

Duration

Around 4.5 hours, although you can choose to stay longer at the Louvre and explore the museum on your own.

Additional information

On Wednesday and Friday, it is possible to stay at the Louvre for the late night opening (the Louvre is open till 10.00pm).

On Monday the visit of the museum will start before the ride up to Montmartre.

Terms & Conditions

  • The skip-the-line access is subject to the Louvre museum procedures: The Vigipirate plan, the security control or an unforeseen crowd can slow down the entrance.