With its winding, cobblestoned lanes and centuries-old mansions, the Marais is the heart of historic Paris. Get up close and personal with the former royal neighborhood during this in-depth guided walking tour, which covers all the top highlights. Get a peek at the Place des Vosges, one of the oldest public squares in Paris, and explore the bustling Jewish quarter, following in the footsteps of Parisian nobility.
An in-depth walking tour of the Marais district and Jewish quarter
Get detailed commentary and background on the most atmospheric neighborhood in the capital
Cover the top sights in a single stroll: Hotel de Sully, Jewish Quarter, Church of Saint Paul
Learn how the former swamplands became one of the most exclusive addresses in Paris
PRIVATE WALKING TOUR (Does NOT apply if you choose "SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE" option)
TOUR GUIDE EXCLUSIVELY FOR YOU (Does NOT apply if you choose "SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE" option)
DURATION 2.5 HOURS
TOUR WILL RUN, RAIN OR SHINE
Tour Price Does NOT Include Hotel Pickup or Drop-Off (We Recommend UBER or Taxi)
Tour Does NOT Include Gratuities (OPTIONAL)
Meeting And Pickup
75004 Paris, France
Meet your guide in front of the entrance to the St.Paul metro station (line 1). Please arrive 10 minutes prior to departure time.
Le Marais, Paris, France
What To Expect
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Notes: The tour route may be affected by national celebrations. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an alternative route still being able to see all the highlights on the tour. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. No large bags or suitcases are allowed during this tour. We recommend comfortable shoes, a bottle of water, umbrella in case of rain and hat during summer. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some can’t be visited from the inside.
Near public transportation
Transportation is wheelchair accessible
Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
IMPORTANT RE: WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY **Wheelchair friendly tour is only available as a PRIVATE TOUR (if you chose the "SEMI-PRIVATE TOUR" option, you will not be able to have a tour or a refund)**
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
Total review count and overall rating based on Viator and Tripadvisor reviews
Reviews by Viator travelers.
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Great historical tour
Bertram_G, Jan 2023
We were expecting a little more on the Jewish quarter, but it was enjoyable with lots of historical background.
Great tour !!
Elissa_C, Dec 2022
A really wonderful tour with Hugo!! He knew so much about the neighborhood and he was very friendly and easy to talk to. He also was very patient when we asked him tons of questions and asked him to take our picture at every major landmark. This was a wonderful tour. Thank you so much Hugo!
Lori_B, Oct 2022
Romain was helpful in providing historical context to the area. We really enjoyed walking around Le Marais.
The tour guide was...
susan_d, Sep 2022
The tour guide was charming and smart…. But he arrived late, stopped to buy a book while we waited outside the store and was disorganized in his presentation of Le Marais.
Great experience in the Marais!
Robin_K, Aug 2022
Rene’ our guide was such a pleasure! So informative, engaging and sweet! He knew so much about the area and it’s culture and history. Wonderful!
Gary_K, Mar 2022
Lili was our guide and she was incredibly knowledgeable and the tour was comprehensive. We saw a lot during our time together and would highly recommend this tour.
Great walking tour. Le Marais district very interesting and charming. Lots of history. Super guide Lily !
Deirdre_O, Feb 2022
Hearing the history of le Marais. Wondering through the fascinating district and streets and enjoying the wonderful food
Tamar Aznarashvili notre...
Gaston_E, Mar 2023
Tamar Aznarashvili notre guide avait une parfaite connaissance du Marais ainsi que de l'histoire de France. Merci à elle pour cette visite.