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Le Marais Walking Tour

Feel like a local in this hip Paris neighborhood

  • When 11:30 AM daily
  • Duration 90 minutes
  • Meeting Point The Centre Pompidou, Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris, France

€29 per adult

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€29 per adult

€29 per adult

  • Local experts
    Personal stories and insider travel tips
  • Top-rated
    Thousands of reviews averaging 4.9 stars
  • Worry-free booking
    Flexible scheduling and refunds


  • Feel like a local in this hip neighborhood where Parisians come to play.
  • Find hidden gems steeped in history and an authentic Parisian village atmosphere.
  • Admire the “inside-out” architecture of the Pompidou Center.
  • Wander the beautiful Rue des Rosiers in the Jewish quarter.
  • Learn about Paris’ thriving gay community at Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie.
  • Stroll through the Place des Vosges, a 17th-century square once home to Victor Hugo.
  • Visit historic landmarks, including a church, cloisters, garden, and private mansion.
  • Browse antiques and art on the cobblestone streets of Village Saint-Paul.


  • Stravinsky Fountain

    With abstract and outlandish sculptures that move and spray water

  • Centre Pompidou

    A monument in the Centre Beaubourg famous for its “inside-out” architecture

  • Rue Sainte-Croix-de-la-Bretonnerie

    A 13th-century street with new energy thanks to the Parisian LGBTQ community

  • Cloître des Billettes

    One of the last preserved cloisters in central Paris

  • Église des Blancs Manteaux

    A beautiful church built in 1258 by Saint Louis

  • Impasse des Arbalétrier

    A medieval dead-end named for a crossbow shooting range

  • Rue des Rosiers

    The classic photo-worthy street in the Jewish quarter of the Marais

  • Bibliothèque de la Ville de Paris

    A historic library housed in one of the oldest mansions in the Marais, the Hôtel de Lamoignon

  • Hôtel Carnavalet

    Featuring the Musee Carnavalet, the city’s top history museum

  • La Place des Vosges

    One of the oldest squares in Paris, near Victor Hugo’s former home

  • Hôtel de Sully Garden

    A scenic courtyard in a private mansion

  • Le Village Saint-Paul

    Treasure trove of antiques, art galleries, and artisan boutiques

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Book this tour for just your group, starting from €200.

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This tour is accessible for strollers and wheelchairs.

Tour ending point

Our tour ends at Le Village Saint-Paul.

Refund policy

We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours before the start time.

Meeting point

Meet at Stravinsky Fountain, located next to the Pompidou Center and in front of the large Dali mural. (The mural shows the face of a man holding his finger to his mouth).

Stravinsky Fountain, Rue Brisemiche, 75004 Paris


How much walking is there?

We cover about 2 miles at a leisurely pace. If mobility is an issue, consider booking a private tour.

What is the rescheduling policy?

We understand plans change. You can always change your tour 24 hours or more before you tour. We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours prior to your tour start time. Within 24 hours of your tour, we would have incurred hard costs and therefore cannot allow rescheduling or cancellation without costs.

When should I get there?

Plan to show up 15 minutes early. The tour starts promptly, and you may not be able to catch up if you arrive late.

What if it rains?

Our tours run rain or shine, so please check the local forecast to plan. In rare cases when we have to cancel for extreme weather, we’ll offer you the chance to reschedule or give a full refund.

Are gratuities included?

Tips aren’t expected but are always appreciated by our guides. If you think your guide did an outstanding job, a tip is a great way to show that.

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