Is Montmartre a good area to stay in Paris ?
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Montmartre has many faces: a place of cult, a party spot and an artists' district, it is the most emblematic place in the capital. Here are 4 reasons to convince you that Montmartre is the best place to stay in paris
A stay in Montmartre, a village in the heart of Paris
To begin with, staying in Montmartre is to immerse yourself in a bucolic setting and a bohemian lifestyle... The charm of its small cobbled streets, its mythical basilica and its countless staircases give it such a singular atmosphere. You won't regret having chosen this destination for your stay !
Located in the 18th arrondissement and high up on its famous hill, Montmartre has known different lives over the years. Indeed, nearly 2 centuries ago, it was only a small village made up of fields and vineyards where vintners, farmers and millers lived. Originally it was an independent commune, attached to the capital in 1860 when Paris was extended.
Take the time to appreciate this corner of nature during your trip to Paris. The vineyards of Clos Montmartre and the Moulin de la Galette perpetuate the memory of a rural village where agriculture was the mainstay of its inhabitants.
A stay in Montmartre to soak up its artistic past
Montmartre has always been an endless source of inspiration for many artists. To capture the spirit and vitality of the village, some artists decided to leave their suitcases there. Horace Vernet was one of them and settled in the neighborhood in 1820. His neighbor was Géricault, painter of Le Radeau de la méduse, which can be admired in the Louvre museum. A few years later, Corot, also fell under the charm of the hillock and painted one of his major works there, the Moulin de la Galette.
Then, during the 20th century, the Café Guerbois, located on avenue de Clichy, became the HQ of many independent artists such as Picasso, Monet, Renoir, Cézanne, Degas and Bazille. Other famous names of the district, Van Gogh and Toulouse-Lautrec. The first discovered in Montmartre a new look at light as for Toulouse-Lautrec, he drew his artistic inspiration from the Moulin Rouge.
The Place du Tertre is the proof that Montmartre continues to bring to life the talent of today's painters. This square is the old historical center of the commune of Montmartre. You will find a large open-air exhibition there. The square is strewn with the easels of more than 140 artists who exhibit their works and paint in front of the curious walkers.
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Montmartre, a destination in constant effervescence
Montmartre is a place where the experiences of the party are multiple. Many public events take place throughout the year such as the Fête des Vendanges. This popular festival is held every year in October and celebrates the new Clos de Montmartre vine.
But it is especially for its nightlife that the district holds its world fame. Contrary to the north of Montmartre with its village airs, the south of the district is more like a place of pleasure. Bordered by the Boulevard de Clichy, the mythical nightclubs and cabarets of Pigalle offer a place to let loose...
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Choose Montmartre, for a stay rich in gastronomy
Need a gourmet break ? The neighborhood is full of good addresses. Our residence, located 1 rue Durantin, is the starting point of the rue des Abbesses. You are spoilt for choice : friendly cafés, bakeries and small stores are all lined up next to each other !
Here is our selection of terraces near the residence : here
And for those with a sweet tooth, you can find our selection of the best pastry shops in the area : here
In short, Montmartre is immortal and will never stop surprising you. To guarantee you a true Parisian experience, our 4 stars establishment offers luxury apartments designed to feel like home ! We have a parking space and we are ideally located 2 minutes from the Abbesses metro station. You are in the best place in Paris, close to everything. You will be able to go easily to the emblematic places of the capital such as Sacré Coeur.
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