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Montmartre and Sacré Coeur Basilica Self Guided Tour

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Unravel vintage secrets of Paris at 18 choice landmarks of Montmartre, with insightful audio recordings and a downloadable mobile app.

Highlights

  • Explore true Parisian charm with a mobile-friendly audio guide and offline maps on this self-guided tour of Montmartre and Sacré Coeur Basilica.

  • With 18 strategic stops, corresponding recorded insights, and cute illustrations, you can discover all there is to know about the hillock in 1.5 hours.

  • Marvel at the city's oldest theatre, draw inspiration from Van Gogh's studio, or explore the renowned "red light district of Paris" at Moulin Rouge.

  • Take leisurely pauses and breathe the air that enticed Europe's greatest artists for centuries. Move at your own pace with pre-recorded audios.

  • Fun fact: Back in 1200 AD Paris was dotted with lush vineyards. Today only Clos Montmartre remains and crafts some of the most exclusive wines.

Inclusions

  • 1.5-hour audio-guided tour of Montmartre

  • Audio guide in English, Russian, or French (as per option selected)

  • Offline maps to 18 stops

  • Downloadable mobile app with marked routes, audio recordings, and illustrations

Exclusions

  • Entry Tickets

  • Transportation

  • Guide

  • Smartphone and headphones

Cancellation policy

These tickets can’t be cancelled. However, you can use them any time within the next 31 days.

These tickets are valid for 31 days from the date of purchase.

Audio guide to Paris's bohemian gem

Download the app on your smartphone and prepare to discover Montmartre, one of Paris's most renowned neighborhoods, where you'll find everything that embodies the essence of France: from its fine wine and delectable cuisine to its art. The app offers a meticulously crafted walking route that unveils the essence of Montmartre, complemented by 18 enriching audio recordings detailing its iconic landmarks. Rest assured, getting lost is not an option - with offline map and illustrations, navigating the streets becomes effortless. Walk in the same footsteps as Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Montmartre was home to many artists who lived and worked here, enriching its vibrant artistic community.

From Moulin Rouge to Sacré-Cœur

During your self-guided tour, you are guaranteed to encounter the iconic Moulin Rouge Cabaret, a legendary establishment that opened its doors in 1889. It's known for its extravagant shows, can-can dancers, and iconic red windmill, making it a symbol of Parisian nightlife. With the help of an audio guide, learn about the origins of the cancan and striptease, both of which were invented here in Montmartre.

Swing by the stunning white-domed Sacré-Cœur Basilica, which sits atop the highest point in Montmartre, offering breathtaking views of Paris below. Also, visit the Place du Tertre, known for its outdoor artists' market, where local painters and portraitists display their work and offer to create custom artworks for visitors.

What to bring

  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes as this experience involves a fair amount of walking.

What's not allowed

  • Strict dress code: Dress modestly if you plan to visit the basilica after your tour. Cover your knees and shoulders as a nod to local customs.

Additional information

  • This tour is self-guided, meaning there won't be a tour guide waiting for you at the starting point.

  • To access the audio-guided tour, you'll need to download the app on your phone. It's recommended to do this before the tour begins.

  • Entry to Sacré-Coeur is free for all.

  • Worried about making your way through the city? We’ve got you covered with a detailed city guide for any queries you may have.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

Redemption point

  • Start your tour at Promotrain - Petit Train de Montmartre.

  • Address: Place Blanche, 75009 Paris, France.

Get directions to the starting point

Instructions to redeem audio guide :

  • Download the app 'TouringBee: alive audioguides' on android or iOS and enter the code to redeem the audio guide
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