Place du Tertre

Place du tertre artists

Place du Tertre, a few streets away from Sacre Coeur, is the heart of Montmartre, the last village of Paris. Locate Place du Tertre on the map of Montmartre.

You will find many artists on Place du Tertre. They propose to paint your portrait. It is often well done and a great souvenir of a trip to Paris. A portrait will cost you around 80 euros. Doo not allow any artist to paint your portrait before you agree the price for it.

Place du Tertre in Montmartre
Place du Tertre in Montmartre

Place du Tertre history

Place du Tertre is a reminder of the time when Montmartre was setting the trend of modern art.

In early 20th century, Pablo Picasso and many other pennyless artists were living close to Place du tertre.

A practical way to visit Place du Tertre and other Montmartre sights is on a Montmartre guided tour.


Place du Tertre
Painter on Place du Tertre in Montmartre
Evening on Place du Tertre

Place du Tertre facts

Montmartre can be crowded on weekends. Go there on weekdays. Visit Place du Tertre early in the morning to avoid the crowd. Do our Montmartre walking tour.

Place du Tertre is romantic at night. We recommend you a Montmartre dinner show, a great Paris evening.

Paris metro: Abbesses station (line 12), Anvers (6).

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