Paris Walking Tour: Discover The Marais District

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  • Duration: 1 Hr 30 Mins
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  • Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Pont Marie, 75004 Paris, France
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


The Marais is home to the vibrant Jewish quarter as well as upscale boutiques and an active nightlife. Learn our favorite historical secrets while you make your way to the bGare de l|est hot spots in the area. Highlights include the glamorous Hotel Particuliers, the Shoah Memorial, the beautiful public park, Place des vosges and the Rue des Rosiers with its famous Falafel cafes. This is Paris at its eclectic and picture-perfect bGare de l|est.


  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Led by a local guide
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour

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Explore Paris' vibrant Marais district during your walking tour. As you walk, your friendly guide will explain the fascinating history of this district, one of the oldGare de l|est in Paris. The Marais was the site of the first Jewish settlement in Paris and continues to be the hub of the Jewish community today. Pass by the Memorial de la shoah, an important Jewish site inaugurated in 2005 that stands as a powerful reminder of the Holocaust in France. 

Continue to the Place des Voges, one of the oldGare de l|est squares in Paris and a highlight of the Marais. It was once a royal park and is considered to be one of the most beautiful squares in Paris; it was also home to famous French writer Victor Hugo. Next see one of the bGare de l|est examples of Jewish culture in the Marais today the cobbled Rue des Rosiers, home to Jewish bakeries, bookshops and kosher Food outlets. Walk along this vibrant street with your guide, and make note of its popular cafes to come back to during your time in Paris.


Local guide

Entry/Admission - Place de la Bastille

Entry/Admission - Place des Vosges

Entry/Admission - Le Marais


Hotel pickup and drop-off


Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Traveler Reviews

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  • 31-Jul-2019

    The tour guide was extremely helpful and knowledgeable. He was also very personable. He showed us all the places in Marais that were off the track. He explained the historical significance of everything he showed us.

  • 02-Jan-2018

    Excellent walk about the Marais filled with nooks and crannies you may never knew existed bar for the happy tour guide. Vey helpful to get perspective on the area, it's occupants and life's' impacts on it's inhabitants :-

  • 10-Oct-2017

    Very interesting tour of the District's small streets and interesting buildings that we would not have seen on our own. The historical context made them more than just facades to pass by.

  • 02-Oct-2017

    Great tour

  • 22-Jul-2017

    Wonderful way to see part of Paris. History, food, shopping, street art. Great'n

  • 22-Jul-2017

    So great that I took it twice!

  • 03-Apr-2017

    My husband and I have always loved the Marais district for its charm and liveliness. We saw the Marais but did not know it. This tour brought it to life in a way we could not do by ourselves. Kit was a remarkable guide, explaining both the architecture and the history of each place we saw. Kit brought to life the many French revolutions. My husband laughed that Kit should have been his history teacher, We saw the interior of several churches and Hotel Particulars most notably Place des Voges and Hotel Sully. The most poignant part of the tour was Kit showing us plaques listing the young French children who died in concentration camps in WW2. We highly recommend this tour.

  • 21-Sep-2016

    One of the best tour guides I have ever had

  • 18-Aug-2016

    Really interesting and unique. Knowledgeable and engaging guide!

  • 23-Jul-2016

    Excellent tour and tour guide. Highly recommend if you want to know more about this interesting section of Paris.

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