Square St-Pierre

To the left of Place Willette (crossed by the Montmartre funicular), this little square is the place from which Gambetta left Paris by balloon, on 7th October 1870 to link up with the Government of National Defence at Tours.

Useful information

Adresse : 

Sq. St-Pierre

Nearby tourist attractions

Sacré-Coeur Esplanade
Sacré-Coeur Esplanade
From this terrace overlooking Place
15 minutes
Butte Montmartre
Butte Montmartre
The «Mount of the Martyrs» where, as
120 minutes
Sacré-Coeur Basilica
Sacré-Coeur Basilica
After the catastrophe of 1870, a number
30 minutes
The Montmartre Free Commune
The Montmartre Free Commune
The Montmartre Free Commune,
15 minutes
Halle Saint-Pierre
Halle Saint-Pierre
This old covered market, built in 1868,
90 minutes
Halle Saint-Pierre
Halle Saint-Pierre
This old covered market, built in 1868,
90 minutes
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Sacré-Coeur Esplanade
Sacré-Coeur Esplanade
From this terrace overlooking Place
15 minutes
The Montmartre Vineyard
The Montmartre Vineyard
A real vineyard on Montmartre Hill:
Canal St-Martin
Canal St-Martin
With its bridges, 9 locks and lines of
30 minutes
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