Things to do around the Sacré Coeur in Paris
You’ve climbed the long stairs and you’ve finally arrived at the top of Montmartre, in front of the Sacré Coeur… You enjoy the beautiful view of Paris… but what can you do now? I made a list for you of all the things to do around the Sacré Coeur in Paris. Read on to find out!
Plunge into the artistic Montmartre: Place du Tertre
Just near to the Sacred Heart Basilica you can find an unusual place: it is the Place du Tertre. It’s a beautiful place with a lot of painters. All the styles are represented: modern style, caricaturists, watercolors… Enjoy the great atmosphere, which is typically Parisian. It’s such as you were living in the nineteenth century! That’s a great spot near to the Sacred Heart. You will love it!
Visit an unusual museum: Dali Museum
There is a special museum dedicated to the Spanish Surrealist painter, Salvador Dali. This is one of the best things to do near to the Sacré Coeur Basilica. Located in 10 rue Poulbot, just next to the Place du Tertre, you will be glad to discover (or rediscover) this famous painter. Montmartre is the place of artists and above all painters, so get a tour in this museum!
Discover the vineyard of Montmarte
No one could imagine finding a vineyard just behind the Sacred Heart! Of course it’s not big but it has a great reputation in Paris. You can buy the wine produced in Montmartre; it’s called “Le Clos Montmartre“. Walk along the vineyard, it feels like countryside! It’s a great way to experiment the unusual Paris. If you are looking for things to do near the Sacré Coeur, that’s an original way to discover Paris.
Take a break: Enjoy ‘Un Zebre a Montmartre’ restaurant
After climbing all the stairs of Montmartre, I’m sure you’ll be glad to sit in a great French restaurant. It’s called “Un zèbre à Montmartre“. Such an unusual restaurant name, don’t you think? It’s located at 38 rue Lepic. It’s a good restaurant and not very expensive! You can have typical French meals such as steak tartare, chocolate mousse or camembert au four! You will enjoy this cozy restaurant… Can you find a better thing to do near the Sacré Coeur than eating?
You now know some of the things to do around the Sacré Coeur in Paris! There’s obviously so much more to do in the neighborhood. If you want to fully discover the area, join our Montmartre tour. A local guide will lead throughout the best places of Montmartre, show you all the highlights and introduce to the history of the area. Then, there’s also a few other articles you might find interesting:
- A walk in Montmartre;
- Top 5 fun facts about Montmartre;
- Top 10 fun facts about the Sacre-Coeur;
- and Best restaurants near the Sacré-Coeur Basilica.
Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need further information about anything! I hope to see you in one of our tours!
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