It’s been said before that one can’t visit Paris without visiting the historic Marais district as it’s one of the trendiest areas in the world. Built by aristocrats in the 17th century, the Marais jumps back between the present and the past. Trendy Marais Tour offers you a sneak peek into one of Paris’ most elegant neighborhoods. Starting the tour in Place des Vosges, your guide takes a more alternative turn on the district skipping typical tourist landmarks and focusing more on authentic elements. Depending on your interest, your guide is ready to cover Jewish culture, architecture, fashion — or a little bit of everything. For convenience, your guide is more than ready to give you local tips on where to find the best restaurants, bars, and shops for after your free walking tour.
Jump back and forth between past and present on the Trendy Marais Tour by exploring the trendy neighborhood of Marais. Walk along 400-year old aristocratic townhouses, up-and-coming designer stores, andtrendy parts of the city where Parisians like to hang out, show themselves, flirt, and shop! Your guide will focus less on the tourist areas and landmarks and instead puts more empathize on authentic details, sophisticated shops, private homes and art galleries. Depending on guests’ interests that day the tour adapts to requests and can focus more on Jewish culture, old architecture, fashion — or even a bit of everything!
This tour includes:
Place des Vosges — Private gardens — Back Alleys — Refined town-houses of the French aristocracy — Hotel de Sully — Paris’ “good-looking only” bar — The ever-changing Jewish pletzl — Fashion stores
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Join us outside metro Saint-Sebastien-Froissart (line 8), at street level.
Things to note
Please note that the 5:00 a clock tour runs only between May 1 — Oct. 15. The tour is wheelchair accessible.