Twenty-Four Hours In Montmartre

With wonderful Paris looking a little soggy at the moment, head for the hills and the authentic Parisian charm of Montmartre……

Wilbur's Travels

Mrs Wilbur and I love Paris, particularly from winter to the spring.

We have just returned from a trip of just over a day in length by Eurostar thanks to a bargain break through Last Minute – £190 for our return train and a night in a comfortable three star hotel.

We have lost count of our fabulous trips to the French capital and have stayed in just about every arrondissement – Quartier Latin, Champs Élysées, Marais, Ile St Louis, Eiffel Tower, Montparnasse, Opera, Republique, Concorde, Place d’Italie, Chatelet, Bastille, St Germain and even La Defense.

The 18th arrondissement is now where we nearly always have our temporary Parisian home (a permanent bolt hole would be wonderful!) – Montmartre beats all comers for us.

DSC06784Abbesses, the centre of Montmartre, a perfect place for couples to stroll

They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. To many Montmartre is…

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  1. I love, love, love Paris. For all my travels, it is still my favourite place.

    I envy your proximity to be able to take a short jount into Paris. I think I would be going there several times a year!!


  2. I feel ashamed to say I’ve only ever gone through Paris and not stayed. I really need to remedy that! What a good deal you got on the Eurostar! Thanks for linking up with #MondayEscapes

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  3. I’ve never been but it sounds fantastic! #MondayEscapes

    Kate |


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