Hence and nowadays fashion through Le Marais
Did you know that « marais » means « swamp » in French ?
Hardly a very glamourous beginning for a neighborhood now know as the epicenter of Parisian fashion !
Walk the Marais with me and learn how it took its shape, from the magnificence of the aristocrats' masquerades to the clothing manufacturers of the 20th century.
Let me introduce you to the past and present stories of fashion boutiques and brands. Learn about the concept of « couture pastries, » or immerse yourself in the history of French perfume.
Discover the most stylish boutiques of the moment and learn why they are so successful.
After this tour, you'll be fluent in fashion ^^
The tour takes place in Le Marais it features the following:
- Saint Paul church
- A medieval mansion
- A hidden hat store
- Aristocratic mansions
- Secret gardens
- Surprising shops
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Métro Saint Paul on line one: in front of the carrousel. I'll be showing your name on my phone. If you prefer I can come pick you up at your place inside Paris.
End location: Somewhere in Marais. I'll make sure you go easily to wherever you wish to go next.
Duration: 3 hours
My services as a guide and travel planner in Paris
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5 euros - A coffee stop maybe? And of course, as much as you want to spend on fashion. Even if this is not a shopping tour, you may find things you fancy ^^
Any purchases or snacks
I can not guide into museums.