A meet with the Mayor of Montmartre

This week on the podcast it’s a chat with the Mayor of the 18th arrondissement, Eric Lejoindre.

I met him in his office at the Town Hall, a stunning building on the north side of the district. Check out my Instagram stories for a closer look inside the secret wine cellar.

The mayor shared his tips for Montmartre, explained why its wrong to say parts of the 18th are “no-go zones”, and talked about how tourists and locals mingle in the village of Paris. 

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Oh yes, and if you want to go exploring, the streets he mentioned were Avenue Junot and Rue Myrah.

Thanks to the Town Hall for having me – that’s it pictured below.

The mayor’s wine collection from the Montmartre vineyard.

Thanks also to French Today for sponsoring the episode. If you want to learn French with Camille’s method, find the French Today audiobooks here.

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2 thoughts on “A meet with the Mayor of Montmartre

  1. Hey, Oliver! For all the time I spent and lived in Montmartre I learned a whole lot more from this podcast. Thanks so much!!

  2. What a fantastic interview Oliver and what a big arrondissement he has to look after. He seems like the perfect guy for the job taking in all the diversity of the area. I hope you can interview all the Parisian mayors. I love youe idea of a QR code on the monument plaques, great idea!

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