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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'm writing to tell you something amazing...

I recently ran into a friend at the foot of the steps of the Sacré-Coeur basilica . We 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 carrier pigeon carrying a message from Gaul...
She began the flight and, like a game, we continued to follow her. He passed by the Church of Saint Pierre and landed in the Place du Tertre , posing for the painters who are concentrated there.
Suddenly she continued her journey and stopped in the vineyards of Montmartre, where we saw her pluck a sprig of the vine. With it in its beak, it flew from the Lapin Agile cabaret to the Maison Rose, reminding us of the famous painting by Picasso and his dove of peace...

Continuing its journey, from there it took us to the bust of Dalida, where it 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 flagpoles of the great mill of La Galette .

Surely this pigeon was carrying a message!

Then, it 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 full of messages, stories, beautiful corners and curious data that I would love to share with you.

are you coming with 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 angels 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

212 ratings
4.7
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Professionalism
4.74
Fun
4.59
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4.61
Quality
4.44
Route
4.66
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Victoria 28 Sep 2022
Prague
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

Really nice and friendly Guide!!❤️❤️❤️

Hugo 27 Sep 2022
Paris
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Travelled alone - Sep 2022

Muchas gracias Aitana, gran recorrido. Siempre con una sonrisa y algún dato curioso

Mel 27 Sep 2022
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

She had interesting stories, included a bit of history, quite a good speaker and also a great sense of humour.

Miguel 27 Sep 2022
Lisbon
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

Very nice and informative tour around Montmartre. Full of interesting details that gave life to this place. Recommend!

Carmela 26 Sep 2022
Valencia
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

Aitana nos ayudó a descubrir Montmartre y su historia. Su español es perfecto, se apoyó con fotografías muy interesantes y pasamos por lugares que nosotras solas nunca...

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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 5 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.
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