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French Boulangerie

Montmartre's pastry chefs and bakers are amongst the best in the world - and some of the best shops are hidden in plain sight.

Nearby Attractions

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Saint-Pierre de Montmartre
An unsung gem of a medieval church, Saint-Pierre started life in the 12th century as a renowned women's monastery.
Le Sacré-Coeur
The Sacré-Coeur is a white basilica perched atop Montmartre, with a stunning view of Paris below.
Montmartre
A vibrant and artistic neighbourhood once home to Renoir and Gauguin, offering spectacular views over the city.
Le Clos de Montmartre
The last vineyard in Montmartre at the junction of rue des Saules and rue Saint-Vincent.
The Lapin Agile
Pablo Picasso's 1905 oil painting 'Au Lapin Agile' helped to make this spot world-famous.
Bateau Lavoir
From 1889 the "Bateau-Lavoir" was the most famous place for artistic creation in the heart of Montmartre. A place to live and discuss for many painters, writers, actors and art sellers.

Related Tours

Private Bohemian Montmartre Walking Tour: Home of the Artists
Uncover the history and art of a quintessentially Parisian neighbourhood on this walking tour. 

  • Explore bohemian Montmartre, the home of world-renowned artists, including Picasso and Renoir.
  • See the Sacré-Coeur (external only), Van Gogh’s former home, and the city's last vineyard.
  • See the home of the Moulin Rouge.
  • Experience some of the best panoramic views of Paris from the top of the hill.
  • Enjoy a tasty local treat from a french pâtisserie!

Bohemian Paris

In this fascinating walking tour of Montmartre, you will be immersed in Paris' most bohemian and intriguing neighbourhood, whilst exploring this unique enclave of the city. You will see first hand where some of the world’s most influential painters including Renoir, Picasso and Van Gogh, lived and worked on this beautiful hill towering above Paris. 

You will also have the pleasure of discovering the windmills and many monuments for which this area is famous. A highlight undoubtedly will be paying a visit to the famous  the Moulin Rouge, as well as traversing the highest point in Paris at the gleaming white Sacré-Cœur Basilica. 

Sacré-Cœur: Worship and War

Built in the 19th century in the wake of the Franco-Prussian War and the chaotic Paris Commune, the Sacré-Cœur emerged to become a symbol of the struggle between the conservative Catholic establishment and the secular republic radicals. Your expert city guide will explain the complex history of Montmartre, a place of devout worship spanning from the Druids of ancient Gaul right up to today. Make sure you have your camera as you are sure to be rewarded by a spectacular picture-perfect view of Paris below.
Montmartre Brunch Tour for Foodies
What could be more Parisian than spending a morning in Montmartre with a chef, shopping at a market, then making and enjoying a meal in his restaurant? On your small group tour with a chef, you will:

  • Meet your chef-and-guide at a pre-arranged spot in the Montmartre section of Paris.
  • Wander through the market and local shops, picking up cheese, fruit, fresh bread, chocolate, and more.
  • Prepare a meal alongside the chef in the kitchen of his restaurant, including making a classic French dish. 
  • Learn to make a classic French dish – some days it’s escargot, others it’s Beef Bourguignon. It all depends on what’s in season and available – the true Parisian way!
  • Gather around the table to indulge in the four-course meal you’ve prepared, alongside four perfectly paired wine tastings

Wander the streets which were once home to Van Gogh, Matisse, and Picasso, shopping in the local markets and in a neighborhood that has certainly earned a reputation as one of the most artistic and inspirational areas of Paris. On your tour, you’ll see Montmartre’s iconic sites with a local, passing by the tourist spots, as you dart in and out of cheese and chocolate shops. Then, enjoy the experience of a lifetime, cooking in a French restaurant kitchen with one of the city’s friendliest and most charismatic chefs. You’ll spend a few hours in his kitchen, alongside a handful of others (up to 12 people total), cooking and preparing a meal to share at the table together. 
After all the prepping and cooking, sit down to enjoy a luxuriating four-course meal, paired perfectly with four wine tastes. Your experience ends after the meal, where your chef-and-guide will give you his recommendations on the best way to continue your culinary indulgences in one of the world’s great food cities. 

Visit Le Marais on a Private Pastry Tour
Explore the cultural heritage of Les Marais through tasting food with your private guide. On your private pastry tour, you will: 

  • Try world-renowned macarons or some famous bread considered a national treasure.
  • Taste exquisite French pastries with foreign roots.
  • Wander through the charming and historic Le Marais district of Paris. 
  • Taste some chocolate labeled by the French government as "Living heritage enterprise".
  • Have a coffee in a beautiful and legendary spot.
  • End up the tour by having a glass of wine in a typical Parisian terrace.

Welcome to the hippest district in Paris, where nothing can overshadow the timeless charm of Le Marais. On your private pastry tour, you will see several of the neighbourhood’s most iconic sites, including the Centre Pompidou, while most exploring spots are off the beaten track. You will visit numerous pastry shops, biting into the best macaron, and sipping coffee like a Parisian, while learning about several communities that have made the district home, including the LGBTQ+ community and Jewish community. Search out new hidden gems with your guide, and explore the twisting alleys of Le Marais. 

The mouth-watering journey they offer will make you meet incredible and talented artisans behind well-known brands or hidden addresses that will be revealed to you along the way; but above all, you will get the occasion to treat yourself with their savoury creations, such as a famous bread considered as a national treasure since the 1930s, the world-renowned macarons with foie gras and caviar flavour, some grand-cru chocolate made by the Best Craftsman in France. Your tour finishes with a glass of wine on a Parisian terrace, where you can spend time relaxing after your delectable tour. 

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