Private Tour of the Marais District of Paris: Templars, Jews, Street Art & History - in Paris - LikeALocal Guide

Private Tour of the Marais District of Paris: Templars, Jews, Street Art & History


43.70 EUR

Learn the history and secrets of Le Marais – the Jewish and gay district of Paris, and the favourite place of Templars, writers and rock stars – on a 2-hour private walking tour with a professional guide.

Duration: 2 hours
    Available in
  • French,
  • English,
  • Italian


  • Learn the history and secrets of Le Marais
  • Stop at palaces, art galleries, trendy boutiques, bistros and elegant tearooms
  • Discover that the district is full of contradictions

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This tour will introduce you to the history and culture of Le Marais.

On your walk you’ll stop at palaces, art galleries, trendy boutiques, bistros and elegant tearooms, but you’ll also learn that the district is full of contradictions. For example, the horrors of the Holocaust are showcased at the Shoah Memorial near one of Europe’s largest contemporary art collections at the Centre Pompidou.

You’ll also walk through the arcades of Place de Vosges and conclude your journey where the French Revolution began: the Bastille!

The following attractions will be included in your tour: Hôtel de Ville (outside only), the path of the Templars, the Centre Pompidou (outside only), the Anne-Frank Garden, the Shoah Memorial (outside only), the National Archives (outside only), the Carnavalet Museum (outside only), the Picasso Museum (outside only), the Jewish and gay quarters, Hôtel de Sully (outside only), Place de Vosges, Victor Hugo’s house (outside only), Jim Morrison’s house (outside only), the Beaumarchais statue and Bastille Square.

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What’s included & not included

  • Private 2-hour walking tour
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Food and drinks

Meeting point

Outside of the BHV Marais entrance, on the side of the Hotel de Ville square (Rue de Rivoli)

Reviews from travellers (1)


Le Marais private tour
It was an informative and insightful tour to the memorial, the "Secret Garden", palaces, etc. Thank you, Claudia for sharing your knowledge with us.

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Excellent and interesting private tour
An excellent tour which covered all the main attractions which was made enjoyable and provided lots of interesting information. Recommended and very helpful to appreciate the different artworks.
Visit to le Louvre
Maurizio was amazing, his in depth knowledge of the arts along with his passion provided our family with a wealth of information. He engaged us all from my 10 year old son 15 year old daughter and we parents. We came away truly enriched by this personalized tour of the Louvre in particular the Italian component. He was able to communicate in English with us very well and very comprehensive. Thank you Maurizio for an unforgettable tour!
Fantastic trip
Opéra Garnier Private Tour This tour was magnificent; a highlight of the trip. Our guide, Claudia was amazing, a trained architect, local historian and showed, told and informed us very well. Great personal tour!
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Tour operated by: Napoleone Tour