Known for its beautiful aristocratic architecture and other secret gems like hidden landscape gardens or courtyards, the Marais is also laden with rich history that spanned over centuries, illustrating the lavish lifestyle of the times. This cosmopolitan district is renowned for its different communities living in harmony: Jewish, LGBT, hipster… Today the Marais welcomes some of the best mouth-watering eateries.
Highlights of this tour feature: the Place des Vosges, the hotel de Sully, the Jewish Quarter and the Bastille Tower. The Marais might have witnessed some dramatic social and political transformations but its architectural identity still remains. Neglected by the reformations of the 19th century, the Marais has been championed as an urban conservation area in 1962. Last but not least: your guide knows the area quite like the back of her hand, since she’s been growing up and spent her teenage years there!