Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Basilica of Montmartre- pratical informations

The Basilica of Sacred heart is free entry.
Opening Times:

The basilisa is open every day of the year, from 6am to 10:30pm, except during specials events. The last entry is until 10:15pm

You can also visit the dome from 9am to 7pm (6pm for the winter) and the crypt (opening times vary) for a small fee.

To go to the Basilica of Sacred-Heart you have numerous possibilities :

By the Montmartrobus - this bus runs from the Pigalle place to the city hall of Paris 18th borough, from 7h30 to 19h50, around every 12 minutes. You can stop to ''place du tertre-norvins''.
By the métro:
*line 12 (jules Joffrin stop) + Montmartrobus (place du tertre stop)
*line 12 or line 2 (pigalle stop) + Montmartrobus (norvins stop)
*line 12 (abbesses stop) + funiculaire.
*line 2 (anvers stop) + funiculaire.

By bus: 30, 31, 80 et 85 (arrive at the bottom of the hill).

By walking:
around 20 minutes to join the top.

By the lift:
For disabled people there is a lift located 35, rue du Chevalier de la Barre.

By the small train of Montmartre: every day from 10am to 6pm (nocturne for the summer)- cost : 6€ adults and 3.5€ for children. The starting place is ''place blanche''
I'ts a 40 minutes commented tour (french and english) around some important places.

By the funiculaire of Montmartre, opened from 6h15am to 0h45am, 7 days on 7.

Besides the wonderful visit, the Basilica of Sacred-Heart will also give you a paradisiacal plunging view of Paris.

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