Guided tour

Le Marais: Walking Tour

4.5 / 5

58 reviews

Le Marais: Walking Tour

Activity provider: Weshare

From US$ 43.71 per person

Discover the secrets behind Paris’s former royal neighborhood on this guided tour. Walk through the tiny streets, courtyards and mansions in this quintessentially Parisian district. Wander down cobbled streets full of antique stores, falafel bars, and some of the city’s top sites, including the Pompidou Centre and Place de Vosges.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration options: 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group available
Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
Highlights
  • Discover mansions and buildings, with beautiful little streets and peaceful gardens
  • See hidden castles, imposing Renaissance palaces and Baroque mansions
  • Learn about the trials and tribulations of the Jewish community of Paris throughout the city's history
  • Marvel at the unique sense of strict harmony at the Place des Vosges
Full description
Approach this unique quarter of Paris from a new angle, with the help of an expert guide. From its scenic pre 19th Century architecture to its fascinating history and its vibrant and exciting present, get under the very social fabric that ties this area together. Once the site of the first Jewish settlement, the trendy neighborhood is now home to upscale boutiques and a vibrant nightlife. On this tour, you follow different threads of Marais' history and bind them together, to weave an image of a truly exceptional quarter. Stand in a place filled with a rich history by exploring the pristine Place des Vosges, a public square with unparalleled beauty in Paris. Continue on and discover mansion after mansion, former homes to the nobility that once called the Marais home. If you only have a certain amount of time to spend in the city, you should definitely make sure you don't miss this quarter.
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  • Live tour guide

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    11 Place de l'Hôtel de Ville, 75004 Paris

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    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 58 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.6/5
    • Value for money
      4.5/5
    • Service
      4.4/5
    • Organization
      4.3/5

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    A very nice tour with lots of history off the main Paris tourist path.

    October 16, 2018

    Our guide was a enthusiast young man Anukool he was extremely knowledgeable regarding the history of France Paris and the area He had an excellent sense of humour intelligent and obviously loved his job very polite and affable At the end of the tour we were filled with interesting facts and figures We would highly recommend this tour and Anukool in particular

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    April 16, 2022

    Guide was friendly and knowledgeable. He was not only a history buff but also very familiar with the bakeries and food places in the beautiful Marais.

    April 6, 2022

    Product ID: 390544

    VA ID: 390544