Place des Vosges Walking tours

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Les Marais: French Tastes and Drinks Private Foodie Tour

1. Les Marais: French Tastes and Drinks Private Foodie Tour

Uncover the delights of French cuisine in this private foodie walking tour of Les Marais. Taste a variety of local flavors as you explore this trendy district with a guide. Discover the most typical flavors and delicacies of French cuisine. Enjoy sophisticated gourmet dishes and classic Parisian crepes. Taste a platter of the finest selection of local ‘charcuterie’ and cheeses, accompanied by wines and traditional beers from the region. Explore the most beautiful and emblematic markets and restaurants of the authentic and trendy district of Les Marais, always with your local foodie guide. Eat a crepe sitting on the Place des Vosges and get a sense of the Parisian way of life. Relax and sit down at 2 elegant French restaurants where you will try some delicious snails and roasted camembert with honey.

Paris: Le Marais Walking Tour

2. Paris: Le Marais Walking Tour

Spend some time exploring the scenic views of Le Marais, Paris, as your guide tells you the history of the area on this walking tour. Admire the district which was once the Jewish Quarter, and visit the Stravinsky Fountain, the Centre Pompidou, the Street of Rosebushes, and more. Begin at the Stravinksy Fountain (currently under renovation until 2023), with abstract and outlandish sculptures that move and spray water. Marvel at the colorful display and capture photos of the whimsical fountain. Next, explore the Centre Pompidou, the street Sainte-Croix-de-la-Bretonnerie, and the Cloister of Billettes. Your guide will teach you the history and tell you about the LGBTQ+ community of the area. Spend some time learning about the Church of Our Lady of the White Friars, built-in 1258 by Saint Louis. Walk to the Impasse des Crossbowmen, the Street of Rosebushes, the Library of the City of Paris, The Place des Vosges, and more.  Your tour will end at Le Village Saint-Paul, a treasure trove of antiques, art galleries, and artisan boutiques. Leave your guide here to admire the area and stroll through the shops and attractions nearby.

Le Marais: Walking Tour

3. Le Marais: Walking Tour

Approach this unique quarter of Paris from a new angle, with the help of an expert guide. From its scenic pre 19th Century architecture to its fascinating history and its vibrant and exciting present, get under the very social fabric that ties this area together. Once the site of the first Jewish settlement, the trendy neighborhood is now home to upscale boutiques and a vibrant nightlife. On this tour, you follow different threads of Marais' history and bind them together, to weave an image of a truly exceptional quarter. Stand in a place filled with a rich history by exploring the pristine Place des Vosges, a public square with unparalleled beauty in Paris. Continue on and discover mansion after mansion, former homes to the nobility that once called the Marais home. If you only have a certain amount of time to spend in the city, you should definitely make sure you don't miss this quarter.

Paris: Marais District Smartphone Audio-Guided Tour

4. Paris: Marais District Smartphone Audio-Guided Tour

Start the audio-guided tour at Place des Vosges. As you stroll through the charming district of Le Marais, automatically triggered audio commentary from the app provides more information and insight into one of Paris's trendiest neighborhoods. See the former home of renowned writer Victor Hugo near the start of the tour. Discover a selection of attractions in the area including the Carnavalet Museum and Maison Européenne de la Photographie. Learn more about the Jewish heritage of the area and a thriving LGBT community. The audio guide provides clear audio directions and a map indicates directions to follow in real-time. If you wish to stop at one of the trendy cafes for a drink or a bite to eat, simply pause the app and resume the tour when you are ready. The audio tour finally leads you to the Hotel de Ville, Paris's city hall near Ile de la Cité, and the Seine River.

Le Marais: Private Walking Tour

5. Le Marais: Private Walking Tour

Your guide will take you beyond the beaten track and typical tourist routes to another cultural dimension, on this mystical and enchanting escape to some of the more unusual spots in the French capital. Tailor your itinerary to suit your group and spend more time at the locations that spark your interest. Originally a swamp, the land of the Marais was drained and it became habitable, soon enticing settlers. It developed into the center of the city’s Jewish community, remaining so to this day. Over the years it has gone through several transformations, changing from a chic residential area that was home to aristocrats and even a royal court, to a run-down neighborhood. Today, the Marais is reliving its finest days. With your guide, you’ll have the opportunity to see the best it has to offer. Experience the royal history of the Marais by exploring the pristine Place des Vosges, a public square with unparalleled beauty in Paris. During the tour, your guide will show you the many faces of this unique neighborhood, narrate some interesting stories, and inform you about important historical events.

Marais Walking Tour: Lifestyle in Paris

6. Marais Walking Tour: Lifestyle in Paris

Paris is the city of lovers, and Le Marais is a magnificent mix of historical mansions, cutting edge fashion boutiques, and lively restaurants. It makes an absolutely essential place to visit on your Paris adventure. Long known as the aristocratic district of Paris, it hosts a stunning array of architectural buildings. It spreads across the 3rd and 4th arrondissements on the Rive Droite (Right Bank). Our tour today will include a look at the unusual side of the neighborhood not usually experienced by tourists. We'll enter in some of the most prestigious gourmet addresses, and see the most important monuments along the way. These include: Place des Vosges - the oldest planned square in Paris; Hôtel de Sully, Carnavalet, and Hôtel Salé, each with their renowned designs. We'll also have a chance to find a remarkable group of shops along the way! Make sure to ask your guide about restaurant recommendations in this culinary city. We'll also have an opportunity to stop for two gourmet tastings along the way, to complete your experience in the Marais.

Paris: Marais, Montmartre & Latin Quarter Walking Tour Pass

7. Paris: Marais, Montmartre & Latin Quarter Walking Tour Pass

Paris has inspired artists, writers, and designers for centuries. But as much as the city is about culture, it is also about simply strolling along elegant avenues, indulging in croissants and coffee in cafe patios, and shopping in chic stores. On our guided Paris city tours, we show you the best of both Parisian worlds with tours through Le Marais, the Latin Quarter and artsy Montmartre. If you don't have time to join our day tour and evening tour on the same day, don't worry! Your ticket is valid for 2 days from first use. After exploring many of the city's landmarks with your guide, including the Rue des Rosiers, Église Saint-Gervais, Shakespeare & Company use the free Vox City app (included) to discover more of Paris and its fashion, art, and literary worlds. Fashion, LGBT & Jewish Quarter walking tour includes: Saint Gervais Church Place des Voges Rue des Rosiers Hotel de Sens Saint-Paul Saint-Louis church Musee Carnavalet Hotel de Beauvais The Latin Quarter walking tour includes: Hemingway House Boulevard Saint German Place Saint-Michel Rue de la Huchette Saint-Severin Church Square Viviani Saint Julien Le Pauvre Church The Artists Quarter includes: Basilica of the Sacré-Cœur La Bateau Lavoir I Love you Wall Place des Abbesses Saint-Pierre de Montmartre Church La maison Rose Le Passe Muraille Our 8 self-guided route's main sights: Eiffel Tower Moulin Rouge Arc de Triomphe Champs-Elysées Louvre Museum Hotel des Invalides Sainte-Chapelle Notre Dame de Paris Shakespeare and company Bookstore Luxembourg Gardens ..and many more!

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What people are saying about Place des Vosges

this tour gave me the background of Paris and Le Marais that I needed! food selection was perfect. Make sure to come with an appetite. Ingrid was a wonderful guide, and I highly recommend her. she loves Paris, the food, and the neighborhoods.

Brenda our guide was awesome! She was food knowledgeable. Open to suggestions and took us to some really nice places where all service was great. I highly recommend this food tour and Brenda as your guide.

We had a wonderful evening, oksana was a very special woman, patient, and kind full. We totally recommend the experience.

It was worth to join a tour instead of googling all the information. Highly recommended. Le Marais is beautiful quarter

Our guide was knowledgeable and picked excellent restaurants. We received immediate and friendly service.