Situated in the middle of Boulevard de Clichy, Pigalle is small in size, but grand in notoriety. In the early 20th century Pigalle was a grim world of pickpockets, prostitutes and strip clubs. Today, Pigalle is grim world of pickpockets, prostitutes and strip clubs, where you can buy a...Lire la suite
Montmartre was once the beating heart Paris’ belle époque. Its famous streets and infamous history also made Montmartre a feature in many French films, most notably, of course, Amélie. However, the area’s storied history in film features in many other classic films. Here are a few classic films set...Lire la suite
Born in Egypt to Italian parents, Dalida became a worldwide star when she moved to Paris. Transforming her modelling career into singing, Dalida subsequently began a 31-year singing career in France in 1954. She would go on to sell over 170 million albums worldwide in 10 languages and became...Lire la suite
In addition to a small collection of endearing cinemas, Montmartre also boasts a delightful array of theatres. From comedy to drama, contemporary dance to live music, there is a playhouse to suit every taste. Carrying on the village’s artistic tradition, make sure to add a visit to one of...Lire la suite
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...Lire la suite
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...Lire la suite
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...Lire la suite
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...Lire la suite
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...Lire la suite
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...Lire la suite
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