The Marais private tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

201120


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (basic), French (fluent), English (fluent)

A stroll back in time in the best-preserved historic district of Paris


The Marais is definitely the best-preserved historic district in Paris. It hosts the oldest house (1407), the oldest covered market (1615), the oldest Royal square (1612), the most beautiful aristocratic mansions from the 17th century, not to mention the Old Jewish quarter.

However, far from being an open-air museum, the Marais is also one of the liveliest districts in the city, with trendy boutiques, contemporary art galleries, traditional cafés, authentic bakeries… and the best falafels in town!

This tour can be done every day. However, I would not recommend doing it on Monday as a few interesting sites are closed on that day.

Itinerary

The itinerary could include the major landmarks, such as:
- Place des Vosges
- Hotel de Sully
- Hotel de Soubise and the gardens
- Marché des Enfants Rouges
- Jewish district with the rue des Rosiers
- Church Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis
- Hotel de Beauvais
- Village Saint-Paul
and so much more, depending on your own interests, but it will also include my favourite lesser-known sights!

This tour can be done every day. However, I would not recommend doing it on Monday as a few interesting sites are closed on that day.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your hotel in Paris or at any place convenient to you.

End location: Anywhere in Paris: your hotel, a museum, a restaurant or a café, a park... Wherever it suits you best!

Duration: 3 hours

Transportation

Walking, bus, metro

What’s Included

- My services as your private tour guide
- My tips to make you feel like a true Parisian, in the metro, in a café, and at the "boulangerie" (bakery).

Estimated Local Cash Needed

35 € - - One day travelcard (metro & bus) : 7€
- Snacks: 10-15€; Falafels as of 6€
- Entrance fees : 6-15€

What’s Extra

- Transportation (metro, bus)
- Snacks and refreshments
- Entrance fees, if any
- Personal expenses (souvenirs etc.)

A Recent Review of this tour

It was a lovely tour and Anne did a wonderful job sharing history with us.
Milla Trubetski

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