Discover one of the oldest and most charming neighborhoods in Paris. The Marais district showcases some fascinating sights as well as up-scale shopping, excellent restaurants, and more. See the beautiful town-houses of the French aristocracy. Hear the tales of their escapades and their lifestyles. Discover the Jewish Marais and grab a bite to eat at one of the many falafel stands. This neighborhood is where Paris seamlessly blends the past and the present.
Meeting LocationHotel de Ville Metro (Lines 1, 11)
Distance Walked2.3 miles / 3.7 kilometers
Dress CodeComfortable shoes are highly recommended. It is suggested to bring a poncho or small umbrella in case of rain.
IncludedMarais TourSmall Group SizeNative English Speaking Guide
Not IncludedFood and DrinksEntry Fees to Attractions
Hotel de Ville
The governmental center of Paris, this building and the large open square in front are steeped in history dating back over one thousand years.
Place des Vosges
Formerly a royal residence, this is the oldest planned square in Paris. Home to Victor Hugo and one of the most beautiful parks in Paris, this is a must see!
Rue des Rosiers - Jewish Quarter
This narrow street in the heart of Jewish Marais is filled with authentic food shops, bakeries, and high end shopping. For a completely unique Parisian experience, this is a must see!
Hotel de Sully
This decadent mansion, owned by a friend of the king, has several hundred years of history and absolutely beautiful gardens, which are open to the public.
Place de la Bastille
A monumental column stands where the infamous Bastille prison once stood. Learn the fascinating history of the prison and its role in the French Revolution.
Other Highlights Include:
Saint Paul Village, Medieval Hotel de Sens, Oldest homes in Paris, Saint Paul Saint Louis Church, and more! View the gallery to see photo highlights of the Marais Tour.
March to October:
Monday - 3:30pm
Tuesday - 12:30pm
Friday - 9:00am
Sunday - 9:00am and 5:30pm
November to February
Tuesday - 10:00am
Sunday - 1:00pm