Montmartre is Paris most folkloric neighborhood. True village within the capital, it’s a place full of legends and that has its very own atmosphere. We gladly lost our way in the labyrinth of its perched streets along the famous Butte Montmartre. Romantic, artistic and mystic by turns, a walk in this emblematic place in Paris makes you feel like hours are seconds. So that you’re not out of your depth, here’s the Ariadne’s thread to help you find your way!
Improving your knowledge:
The Basilica of the Sacred Heart reopens its crypt and cupola in Paris
Sacré-Coeur Basilica is a must-see monument in Paris. Every year, over 10 million visitors come, but this spring 2020, it has had to close because of the coronavirus epidemic. Now reopen, you can now go to the cupola and visit the crypt exceptionally open for the 100th anniversary of the basilica.
Visiting the Montmartre Cemetery
The Montmartre Cemetery is the last house of François Truffaut, Jeanne Moreau, Michel Berger, France Gall, Dalida and even Emile Zola. It’s an irresistible and refreshing trip in the Montmartre neighborhood.
The Church of Saint Peter of Montmartre in Paris
The Church of Saint Peter of Montmartre is one of Paris hidden treasures. It’s one of the oldest parish churches in Paris and it’s worth the detour.
The best restaurants in Montmartre, Paris
Montmartre is beautiful of course but it whets the appetite. So, obviously, we are looking for a tasty restaurant in this Parisian neighborhood. It’s perfect since we’ve found the best restaurants in Montmartre! Ok, let’s go!
Enjoying a sweet break:
Les Choupettes de Chouchou
Les Choupettes de Chouchou is the address likely to seduce foodies and chouquette lovers. Located in Paris 18th arrondissement, this store offers you this dessert available in a 100% organic and homemade version.
Cuillier is THE renown roaster in Faubourg Saint-Honoré. It’s with great pleasure we could discover the first store that also works as a coffee shop, a few steps from Abbesses, in the quiet Montmartre neighborhood!
Café Renoir, Musée de Montmartre summer terrace
Café Renoir, hidden within the Musée de Montmartre lush garden oopens again for this summer 2019. A stone's throw from the Sacré Coeur, come and have a bucolic and tasty break on this shady terrace serving wines, treats and boards to share.
Boulangerie Alexine: a classic in Montmartre
In Montmartre, Boulangerie Alexine is an institution. With its delicious classics and main creations, it seduces the butte locals as much as passersby. The baguette is excellent without speaking of the cakes and shortbreads: it’s a gourmet stopover you don’t want to miss in rue Lepic.
Gilles Marchal patisserie in Montmartre, the madeleine mecca
For 4 years now, pastry chef Gilles Marchal is making Montmartre passersby and inhabitants happy with his madeleines, cookies, viennoiseries and pastries. Keep reading to know more.
Having a drink:
Le Festin Nu: a bar where you can eat insects in Paris
Are you brave enough to eat insects? Because if you’re ready to try this culinary experience, it’s now possible thanks to Le Festin Nu. This bar located in Paris 18th arrondissement offers you, since October 12, 2013, to enjoy grasshoppers, scorpions, stink bugs and even locusts…
Roberta switches to Aperitivo time
At Roberta, one loves flavors, but Italian gastronomy and traditions are definitely given pride of place. So, when it is time to go and have an Aperitivo, you have no excuse but to go with your friends, family, lover to enjoy a very friendly and relaxing moment.