Spring flowers and perfect sunny day in Montmartre

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A sign that spring is coming is the sunny days we are having right now in Paris. We decided to stroll up to the Sacré-Cœur in Montmartre to catch the first signs of spring. No leaves on the trees yet but the colourful flowers growing under a perfect blue sky with the Sacré-Cœur in the distance was a lovely view. Here are a few photos taken in March on a Sunny day in Montmartre


Springtime on a Sunny day in Montmartre

On a perfect sunny day in Montmartre we spotted these Spring flowers in the Square Louise Michel. The place is a steep green area that reaches the monumental church of Sacré-Cœur perched atop the Hill of Montmartre. There is a funicular reaching the top of the hill but we prefer climbing on foot in order to take these photos!

Spring flowers on Square Louise Michel in Montmartre © French Moments

Spring flowers on Square Louise Michel in Montmartre © French Moments

Spring flowers on Square Louise Michel in Montmartre © French Moments

The basilica of Sacré-Cœur on a Sunny day in Montmartre © French Moments

Spring flowers on Square Louise Michel in Montmartre © French Moments

Spring flowers on Square Louise Michel in Montmartre © French Moments

On its left (or East) side, the square looks more like a garden with lawns, shrubs and trees.

Tree in bloom in Square Louise Michel in Montmartre with the white dome of Sacré-Cœur in the distance © French Moments

Tree in full bloom in Square Louise Michel in Montmartre with the white dome of Sacré-Cœur in the distance © French Moments

Can you hear the birds singing? We are in Central Paris!

Tree in bloom in Square Louise Michel in Montmartre © French Moments

Tree in bloom in Square Louise Michel in Montmartre © French Moments

Daffodils, Square Louise Michel in Montmartre © French Moments

Daffodils, Square Louise Michel in Montmartre © French Moments

The famous staircases of Montmartre – here rue Maurice Utrillo:

The stairs of rue Maurice Utrillo leading to the Sacré-Cœur, Montmartre © French Moments

The stairs of rue Maurice Utrillo leading to the Sacré-Cœur, Montmartre © French Moments

Early mist on the Eiffel Tower… or was it air pollution?

The Eiffel Tower seen from afar on a Sunny day in Montmartre © French Moments

The Eiffel Tower seen from afar on a Sunny day in Montmartre © French Moments

For more info about Paris, visit the website of the Paris Tourist Board… or visit our blog posts on Paris.


 

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Pierre is a French/Australian who is passionate about France and its culture. He grew up in France and Germany and has also lived in Australia and England. In 2014 he moved back to Europe from Sydney with his wife and daughter to be closer to their families and to France. He has a background teaching French and holds a Master of Translating and Interpreting English-French with the degree of Master of International Relations and a degree of Economics and Management.

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