During the first half of the 20th century, the left bank was the peaceful cocoon of a lesbian community which was composed of many artists and intellectuals who were in the best conditions to develop their art and thoughts.
Since the first years of the 20th century, behind neons, famous cabarets and mill houses, Montmartre already hosted a rich homosexual life. This visit presents the codes, figures, important places and moments of this other Montmartre, usually unknown.
Between the Tuileries and les Halles, you will discover 300 years of history of the homosexuals through the story of gays and lesbians, of their fight to gain rights, of their different ways to meet each other…
From June 2, 2020, the Explore Paris visits are back in compliance with the current health standards. And some virtual tours are also available.