Montmartre map. Montmartre is one of the most touristic districts of Paris. Located in the 18th arrondissement, it features the Sacre Coeur Basilica, the second most visited monument in the city, Place du Tertre, the village square with its painters, Saint Pierre de Montmartre, the lovely 12th century romanesque church, Moulin de la Galette, the last windmill in Paris, the world famous Moulin Rouge Cabaret and Place des Abbesses, with its Guimard Art Nouveau metro entrance and cafes. The PDF map of Montmartre Cemetery shows the tombs of famous people, including Berlioz, Degas, Dumas, Offenbach. Paris maps.
Montmartre is one of the most beautiful touristic districts of the City of Lights. Montmartre facts. Walk around and discover gardens, steep streets, splendid Paris views. Watch for Place du Tertre, Place des Abbesses, Bateau Lavoir, Montmartre Museum, Montmartre vineyard. Try our Montmartre walk. Visit Montmartre on a coach tour or spend an evening there envoying a musical dinner. Information.
Montmartre is very crowded during weekends. Go there early on weekdays. To best appreciate Montmartre, choose your hotel near Rue des Abbesses (Paris map), a lovely shopping street and the heart of Montmartre Parisians love. Find there in mostly pedestrian streets the Parisian mix of small fashion stores, food stores, restaurants and bars.
Paris metro: Abbesses station on line 12, and Anvers station on line 2. From Anvers station, walk to Montmartre funicular station (5 minutes) and ride funicular up to Sacre Coeur (picture). Check location on Montmartre map.
The Sacre Coeur is one of the best known and the second most visited Paris monument (10 million visitors each year).
It is the flagship sight of Montmartre. The Sacre Coeur is a holy place and a place of devotion to the Holy Virgin, animated 24 hours a day by the Benedictines du Sacre Coeur de Montmartre.
Place du Tertre in Montmartre is now the most famous and touristic square in Paris. A few blocks from the Sacre Coeur Basilica, it is the heart of Montmartre, the last village of Paris.
Here, folklore is in full swing, between the restaurant terraces and asels belonging to the 298 artists who share 140 spaces, giving 1 m² for two artists working alternately. They paint the portrait of passers-by, a well done souvenir of Paris. A portrait costs around 80 euros. Do not allow an artist to paint your portrait before you agree the price for it.
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The Montmartre cemetery opened in 1825. It is the third largest cemetery in the city after Pere Lachaise cemetery and Montparnasse cemetery. The Pont de Caulaincourt, a metal bridge built in 1888, spans over the 11 hectare cemetery. Full of trees, the site is perfect for walking and is situated at the edge of Montmartre. The cemetery has 20,000 burial plots. The list of famous people buried there includes Stendhal, Emile Zola, Gustave Moreau, Berlioz, Sacha Guitry and Dalida, whose grave is the most visited.
Download official map of Montmartre cemetery