Montmartre is to Paris what Manhattan is to New York! Second in popularity only to the Eiffel Tower, a visit to this romantic ... More
Montmartre is to Paris what Manhattan is to New York! Second in popularity only to the Eiffel Tower, a visit to this romantic city is not complete without a climb up this quaint little hillock. Perched right on top is the world famous Basilique Sacré-Coeur, whose grace and beauty awes even the most hardened atheist. The climb may be a bit strenuous, however the panoramic views of a city steeped in history, war, and romance are your prize for the effort. Along the way, you can find jugglers, fire eaters, mime artists, and the famed accordion players, who are so synonymous with France. Erstwhile Montmartre was home to artists like Monet and Van Gogh who, despite their poverty, painted some of their most fascinating works of art right here. Even now, you will find artists along the cobbled streets with their canvases and paintbrushes, painting up a riot of colors while the world goes by.
I was in Paris on a business trip in Oct. 2003 and happened to be staying over the weekend. While taking in some sites, I stumbled on the Montmartre Grape Harvest Festival...it was GREAT! Lots of people, lots of food, and, of course, lots of wine (and champagne!). Highly recommended; I'm planning to take my husband back this year or next to make a weekend out of it.
Follow the Rues de Castiglione and de la Paix to one of the most famous squares in Paris. Intricately linked
with the history of France, since its creation in 1685, this architectural jewel was commissioned by King Louis XIV ...
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Whether you are on a business trip or on a vacation, you will enjoy and appreciate your stay at the
Best Western Montmartre. This hotel has been completely rebuilt in 2008, and is fully air conditioned, offering wireless Internet, ...