Explore the beautiful district of Marais in Paris on this interesting 2-hour walking tour. Discover the picturesque streets and houses, admire the tourist attractions, and learn more about the district's turbulent history.
What to Expect
Discover one of the oldest neighborhoods of Paris on this tour through Marais. See where the nobility settled in the past and where you can experience the charm of the city today. Discover houses and streets that you won’t find in any guide books or postcards.
There is much to explore from the Picasso Museum to the Place des Vosges (the oldest square in the city) as well as the Photography Museum and the Jewish memorial wall. See one of the few surviving buildings from the Middle Ages and discover the Musée de Cluny as well as the Hotel des Sens, one of the oldest buildings in the city.
Explore Village Saint-Paul, a village in the heart of Marais. Learn more about the market behind the medieval houses and visit one of the largest memorials to the extermination of the Jews in Europe. See the Wall of the Righteous and find out why a large number of Jews, Chinese, and homosexuals made Marais their home. You will also discover where Jim Morrison, the singer of The Doors, lived in Paris.
Discover the oldest square in Paris and its fascinating history. Hear about power struggles and of famous personalities who have lived here, such as the writer Victor Hugo and the financial chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
Learn more about the Picasso Museum and listen to stories about the artist’s life in Paris. The painter lived, loved, and painted in the city but had to wait until 1985 before he got his own museum here. Today it ranks among the world’s best museums with a large part of his collection.
Find out where the city’s history is recorded, explore the Carnavalet Museum, and travel through time from the Roman Empire through the Middle Ages to modern times. At the end of the tour you can round off the day in one of the many wonderful cafés.
What's Not Included
- Entrance fees
- Personal expenses
Know Before You Go
The tour only takes place with a minimum of 4 participants.