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The Best Museums in Montmartre

While there are centuries of history in Montmartre and multiple galleries to visit, there are currently only three museums in the area. Fortunately for those who wish to visit all three, they are only a few minutes apart from each other. Packed with history and innovation, these museums are...

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How Do You Use the Vélibs in Paris?

A keen cyclist? Not a fan of public transport? Wondering just exactly how you use the Vélibs in Paris? The Paris transport system isn’t for everyone. If you’re brave enough to face Parisian traffic head on, you might just find that it’s the quickest method of moving around the...

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How to Get From Orly (ORY) Airport to Montmartre by Metro

Orly is Paris’ and France’s second largest airport, and the closest airport to the city. However, being in the southern suburbs of Paris, it can take a while to get to Montmartre. However, there is a simple option tram and train option which will keep you within budget. Here...

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How to Get to Montmartre from Beauvais (BVA) Airport

If you’re flying to Paris on Ryanair there’s two things you will need to be prepared for; vertical flight and how to get out of Beauvais Airport. Fortunately for you, we’re here! Here, is how to get to Montmartre from Beauvais airport. Beauvais-Tillé Airport (BVA) is not actually anywhere...

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How to Get From Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport to Montmartre by Train

Arriving at CDG after a long flight can be a daunting experience. The airport is the largest in France and the second largest in all of Europe. After collecting your baggage you will need to negotiate with either the Parisian transport system, or a taxi. The most common option...

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How to Use the Electric Scooters in Paris

You’ve probably seen people riding them or one sitting randomly in the middle of a street, but how do you use what the French call the “trottinette”?. The first thing to know is there are many companies operating electric scooters in Paris; all have different prices and one even...

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How Much is a Taxi From the Airport to Paris?

Confused about how to get to the city from the airport on public transport? Not sure how much you should really be paying for a taxi? Once upon a time – not very long ago actually – a taxi driver could (and would) dictate his own price from the...

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Montmartre Cemetery: The Writers – Part 2

Montmartre was once home to many of France’s celebrated figures; from actresses to essayists, singers to writers. Just metres away from our hostel is the cemetery where many of these famous artists were laid to rest. Here are 5 more famous writers you can find at the Montmartre cemetery....

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Montmartre Cemetery: The Writers – Part 1.

Montmartre was once home to many of France’s celebrated figures; from actresses to essayists, singers to writers. Just metres away from our hostel is the cemetery where many of these famous artists were laid to rest. Here are 5 of the famous writers you can find at the Montmartre...

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Maurice Utrillo: Montmartre’s Master of Cityscapes

Maurice Utrillo was one of very few painters to actually be born and raised in the bohemian quarter. His mother, Suzanne Valadon, was an artist’s model, who would later herself go on to become a famed artist in her own right. The question of who was Maurice’s father has...

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