Ah Montmartre, the place that became home to famous artists like Picasso, Van Gogh, and Toulouse-Lautrec amongst many others. La Belle Époque left a mark on Montmartre making it the Bohemian center of Paris. Today, certain parts of Montmartre are filled with tourists and vendors trying to sell their talents and souvenirs. But there is still so much to see. Below are 10 things to do and see in Montmartre whether you like to keep it traditional or you don’t mind being a tourist.
Having visited Paris three times, I think it’s only fair to share this ultimate city travel guide with you. Some of the pointers here have been mentioned before on the other Paris travel guide but there are plenty of new ones here including places to eat and stay. If you are traveling with kids, the recommendations below will go a long way with you. Let’s get started.
I’ve disappeared from the blog for several days now but it’s okay cause I’ll have a lot of content to share in the coming weeks. I’m at the beginning of a long journey. First it’s Paris, then Morocco (again because I can’t get enough of it), and then Spain. From there I don’t know what’s next. Anything can happen but for now that’s my last stop.
What a cold night this was. The great thing about Paris is that you don’t have to sacrifice being outside for staying warm. With the heaters above the tables, you can sit outside even during the winter. We decided to stop by Café de la Régence. Many say it’s good place to stop by after visiting the Louvre. We didn’t visit the Louvre but we just needed somewhere to warm up and drink hot chocolate. The hot chocolate here was so cute as it was in the shape of a flower as seen below. If I remember correctly, the hot…
Being in Paris for the second time, it was important to stop by Café des Deux Moulins. You may recognize the café from the popular French film Le Fabuleux Desting d’Amélie Poulain starring Audrey Toutou. Located at 15 Rue Lepic in Montmarte, the Café des Deux Moulins is a cozy café that offers a variety of dishes including a separate menu for kids.