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Private Tour in Paris most preserved village

Le Marais

Le Marais is a neighborhood steeped in centuries of Parisian history, yet it is home to the latest works of art and the finest in haute couture that the city has to offer. Here, you get everything you love about the city — as long as you know where to find it.

That’s why your private tour of Le Marais is a must on your next visit to the City of Lights. You’ll visit this beautiful neighborhood with someone who was raised here, so you can see these historic streets from an insider’s perspective.

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Le Marais tour

  • Time: Half-day (2h, 3h, 4h)

  • Activities: Take in the beautiful scenery, discuss architecture, learn the history of the neighborhood, eat at the finest French restaurants, shop for fashion and art, and more

Discover the History of Le Marais on Your Private Tour

History is alive and well in Le Marais, where 17th-century mansions sit beside medieval castles. The neighborhood began with a temple built by the mysterious Knights Templar, and since that time, royalty and aristocrats have come here to build their pleasure palaces.

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Forney Library at the Hôtel de Sens

This is a compact masterpiece of a building featuring Gothic arches and spires.

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Musée Carnavalet

This staggering and sprawling mansion contains art by masters including Jacques-Louis David, François Gérard, Paul Signac, among many others. The facade details and grand courtyards are breathtaking examples of 16th-century architecture.

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Place des Vosges

​This is the oldest planned square in Paris, and it is among its most famous places. Linger under the shade where the aristocracy of a different era once spent its long afternoons.

Eat at Fantastic French Restaurants in Le Marais

Taking in so much art, architecture, and history will build up an appetite. And luckily, Le Marais is one of the best food neighborhoods in the entire world. Here, you’ll enjoy gourmet dining featuring the finest in French cuisine. Vegetarian? No problem, there are plenty of options for all lifestyles.


In Le Marais, you can find Michelin-starred, white napkin restaurants along with the best street food in the city.

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Shop for Art and Fashion in Le Marais

When it comes to shopping in Paris, Le Marais has it all. It’s earned a reputation as one of the best places to buy contemporary art in the city. And there are plenty of boutiques to buy designer fashion and gourmet delights.


Le Marais is even home to the oldest market in Paris, Marché des Enfants Rouges, established in 1628.

Your Private Le Marais tour

There is no place quite like Le Marais — stunning architecture, old and narrow streets bringing you the romance of Paris, a thriving art scene, and delectable food served up by world-class chefs.

Our company is based in le Marais because there is no better place in Place that brings together the best of the past with the best of the future.

So what are you waiting for? Contact us soon to schedule your private tour of Le Marais.

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