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Explore ‘Old Paris’: Le Marais

Paris

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3 hours | from €40.00 pp
Even in the very centre of Paris, there are neighbourhoods that feel like independent villages; enclaves with a thriving community and distinct atmosphere - Le Marais is one. Explore its old world charm and artistic tendencies, stroll along cobbled streets and between pre-revolution mansions, meander through the stalls of Paris’s oldest market and in and out of small galleries. This is one of Paris’s most historic quarters, which today is a diverse blend of Old Paris, Jewish heritage and a vibrant LGBTQ scene. With a local by your side, soak up the charming atmosphere and savour delicious gourmet cuisine from bistros, boulangeries and open air markets and discover the heart of Paris through the eyes of a local.
3 hrs
Start when you want
Private & personalised
Walking

What you'll do

Join a like-minded local to discover Le Marais, the historic quarter in the very heart of Paris that’s known for its old-world charm and historic credentials. Get to know Old Paris, visiting famous historic attractions like the Bastille, strolling between beautiful, pre-revolution mansions and through elegant gardens.Read more +

 

Wander along cobbled streets and stop by Jewish bakeries to indulge in some sweet treats or visit The Marché des Enfants Rouges, Paris’s oldest market and savour your street food on a bench where you can watch the world go by. 

Discover Le Marais’ colourful history, from royal residents to battles during the Revolution, Le Marais has seen it all. 

Browse the charming boutiques and small galleries that the area is home to, or visit iconic sites like the Pompidou Centre before you relax with a coffee or glass of wine at a local café.

 

 

What To Expect

We’ll be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality and interests so we can assign a like-minded Local who can create a bespoke experience for you. 

Your Local Host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary and agree a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do. 

Your Local Host may also suggest adjustments or new routes if they feel that there is something just around the corner that you may enjoy, or perhaps if the weather affects your itinerary. 

Although you will see the main attractions in the area, your Local Host will also help you to discover the places, things, and stories that you won’t find in a guidebook and that make the city unique. 

 

What's Included

* Private and personalised experience
* 3 hours with a Local Host
* Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)

 

What's Not Included

* Food and drinks
* Tickets to any attractions
* Transportation costs 
* Gratuities (optional)

 

Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 7 days before your experience and get a full refund.

 

Meeting Point

Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Local Host. Meet-up at your hotel or accommodation can be requested, or your Local Host will meet you at a convenient location close to the start of your experience.

 

Experience Highlights

* Join a local to explore historic and charming Le Marais
* Discover its old-world charm as you stroll through the streets
* Visit Paris’s oldest market and important historic sites 
* Stroll along cobbled streets and browse boutiques and pop into small art galleries 
* Visit the famous Pompidou Centre
* Sample the gourmet treats at Jewish bakeries and in the market 
* Enjoy a coffee or glass of wine with your local at a character-packed, classically Parisian café 

Total: EUR
per adult
Start when you want

You can change your preferred start time after booking

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Experience type
Private and personalised to what you want to see and do.
Languages
Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.
Kids go free
Kids up to 12 years old go free