A splendid view of Paris golden century
A Walking tour in the District of the Marais to discover its wonderful 17th century noble Houses, with courts and gardens, witnesses of the golden age of the French monarchy and aristocracy.
A tour starting from the Town Hall to discover the Splendid gothic church of St Gervais, for a quiet walk through the narrow streets and courts of Hotel de Beauvais to meet with Mozart and his family, farther on you will drop in the 15th century Hotel de Sens court where the scandalous and famous queen Margot lived a while, continuing along the ancient 12th century medieval walls protecting Paris you will arrive in the village of St Paul and Hotel de Sully to meet with Voltaire, . . up to the harmonious and romantic Place des Vosges, and its Art contemporary Galleries.
In the colourful and animated rue des Francs Bourgeois you will discover lot of fashion creators, jewellers, perfumers. .
From the Town Hall,
Place de l'Orme, Eglise St Gervais St Protais,
rue du Grenier sur l'Eau, rue François Miron,
Rue des Nonnains d'Hierres, Hotel de Sens,
rue Charlemagne, rue St Antoine, Hotel de Sully
Place des Vosges, rue Pavée, Eglise St Paul St Louis,
rue de Rivoli
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I can come to meet you at your hotel or arrange a meeting from the starting point of this tour, which is in front of the Town Hall Gate, at the metro exit Hotel de Ville, 5 rue de Lobeau.
End location: Within the duration of this tour of 2h30, I will leave you on rue de Rivoli,in front of the Church St Paul to catch a metro or taxi, or take you back to your hotel, not included in the price of the tour.
Duration: 2 hours 30 min.
This duration of 2h30 covers the tour but does not include pick up and return to your hotel
This walking tour normally starts in front of the Town Hall of Paris, close to Notre Dame, and does not include transport.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5 euros - An estimation of 5 to 10 euros for drinks and food, if necessary during this walking tour.