Free Tour of Montmartre, the exciting journey from martyrdom to love

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Aitana
Quality Verified Registered on June 21, 2022

Hello, my name is Aitana, I was born in Paris and I have always lived here. I am Franco-Spanish and since I was born I have had the Spanish culture rooted in me. I have a degree in History and I know my beautiful city very well. I would love to take you to learn more about the history and monuments of Paris, the city of lights.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Hello! I am writing to tell you something incredible...

I recently ran into a friend at the foot of the steps of the Sacré-Coeur basilica . We had intended to discover a small store specializing in angels. Leaving the store we found a pen. Picking it up, we saw a white dove and decided to follow it. It was flying in the direction of the Sacré-Coeur basilica, like a homing pigeon carrying a message from Gaul...
She started the flight and, like a game, we continued to follow her. He passed by the Church of Saint Pierre and landed on the Place du Tertre , posing for the painters who are there.
Suddenly she continued her journey and stopped in the vineyards of Montmartre, where we saw her tear off a sprig of vine. With him in his beak, he flew from the Lapin Agile cabaret to the Maison Rose, reminding us of the famous painting by Picasso and his dove of peace...

Following his route, from there he took us to the bust of Dalida, where he seemed to want to give love to the unfortunate artist... The dove took flight again, leaving behind the statue of Bishop Saint Denis and heading towards the Passe-muraille until stopping at the horns of the great mill of La Galette .

Surely this dove carried a message!

Immediately afterwards, he flew over the Bateau Lavoir, the famous workshop where Picasso created his masterpieces... until finally stopping at the Je t'aime wall ... :)
We then understood the beautiful message that this dove was trying to convey to us; a message of peace, love and freedom.
And it is that this, my city, is loaded with messages, stories, precious corners and curious facts that I would love to share with you.

will you accompany me?


/!\ Bring bottles of water and arrive 10 minutes early because I can't wait out of respect for people who arrive on time /!\

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  • Meeting point:
    2 Rue Yvonne le Tac, 75018 Paris, France
    2 Rue Yvonne le Tac, 75018 Paris, France
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    I'll be waiting in front of the Los Angeles store with my European Union flag 🇪🇺

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Mich... 29 Jan 2023
Wiesbaden

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Travelled alone - Jan 2023
Grat Guide!
Domingo 27 Jan 2023
Santa Cruz

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Travelled alone - Jan 2023
Aitana es una guía encantadora en todos los sentidos. Lo pasé genial en la ruta
Mariña 27 Jan 2023
Getafe

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Travelled in group - Jan 2023
Muy ameno e interesante!!!
Vlatka 27 Jan 2023
Milan

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Travelled alone - Jan 2023
Just what I was looking for. An overall tour of the most important spots of Montmartre, with basic yet straight-to-the-point info on the historical context of the places we were visiting. Some funny gossip about the artists who lived there and handy tourist references on Parisian hospitality. Nicely done, thanks!
Katr... 26 Jan 2023
Murcia

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
Aitana was very fun and full of details about Montmartre. It was freezing and rainy during our walking tour, but she managed the keep up a good spirit among the crowd :)
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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