Orsay + Montmartre Museum Guided Combo Tour – Semi-Private

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  • Orsay + Montmartre Museum Guided Combo Tour – Semi-Private

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This 5 hour tour explores origins of the Impressionist movement. Start at the Orsay Museum where you will skip the line and enter directly into its main collection of artwork by the likes of Monet and Cezanne. Then head to the Montmartre neighborhood and experience the surrounding that is the background of the impressionist's lives. The tour can welcome up to 6 guests and includes transportation between the two locations.



This small group tour will connect the artwork at Musée d’Orsay with the neighborhood that was home to most of its artists, Montmartre. Step back into time to the 19th century, when Paris was living the Belle Epoque, when cancan dancers kicked high, and when artists enjoyed absinthe in cafés. Explore the cobbled streets stretching between the Moulin Rouge and the Sacré Coeur basilica, considered to be the home of the art movement known as Impressionism.

After the museum, step back into time to the 19th century, when Paris was living the Belle Epoque, when cancan dancers kicked high, and when artists enjoyed absinthe in cafés. Explore the cobbled streets stretching between the Moulin Rouge and the Sacré Coeur basilica, considered to be the home of the art movement known as Impressionism.

Highlights Generally Include: (if artwork is not on loan or being restored etc.) Moulin Rouge, Sacré Coeur Cathedral (with time allowed to explore inside as well), Moulin de la Galette, Vincent Van Gogh’s house, Manet’s Luncheon on the Grass, Renoir’s Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette, Monet’s Poppy Field and Waterlilies, Van Gogh’s Bedroom in Arles

Meeting Point: At Rhinoceros statue
Duration: 5hs
Starting Time Options: 1pm
Days: Tuesday to Saturday (NO Sunday or Monday)
Includes: Tour Guide; Entry into the Sacre-Coeur Cathedral; Skip the line access Museum Entry; Private Transportation From Walking Tour to the Museum; Lunch Break Between Museums


18 years of age or older


Between 10 - 17 years of age


Between 0 - 9 years of age

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  • 665kirka
    This was an amazing tour! Our guide, Christina "Tina" as perfect: knowledgeable about the area/history, interesting and great with our 12 and 15yr olds. We loved seeing where famous artists like Picasso lived and their hang outs, going through Sacre Coeur and learning about the history of the area. Musee d'Orsay was a wonderful end to the day. Tina gave us our favorite day in Paris!

  • Nick W
    My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Very informative and weren't rushed. Only the two of us, plus the guide, so very special.

  • RG496
    Nice walking tour of Montmartre, highlighting the history of the area, the life of impressionist artist Van Gogh who resided in this area (where we saw his apartment), and Picasso's local hangout. After lunch, headed over to Museum D'Orsay, a former rail station back in its day where a large collection of impressionist paintings are housed and explained by tour guide. Overall a great day.

  • mruddy48
    Lillieya served as excellent, knowledgable and entertaining tour guide through the maze of impressionism offered by the d'-Orsay. For each of more than a score of pieces, Lillieya provided the historic, artistic and political backgound and was able to highlight and compare the techniques involved in a meaningful and enjoyable manner. Lillieya is clearly very bright; and her enthusiasm is contagious. Overall, a wonderful experience!

  • Jacksonmkay
    I visited Paris, France for the first time with my mother and Onno was our tour guide. He took us to see everything I wanted to see and sooo much more. He knew everything about every area we walked through and I learned so much more than I was expecting. He was amazing and personable and I highly recommend him!