In this historical district there are medieval walls, sumptuous palaces, baroque churches, picturesque streets and illustrious inhabitants. The Marais is situated in the center of Paris and encompasses the 3rd and 4th districts. It got its name because during the ancient times there used to be brushy swamps and was occupied by religious communities since the 12th century.
The tour that we propose is rich in history and shows the contrasts of a neighborhood where massive fortifications and beautiful palaces can be neighbors, where in the heart of the capital you can find places with provincial charm like “Le Village Saint-Paul”, Saint Paul village.
Some of the attractions that we are going to see in this district are: the charming medieval Palace of Sens, the remains of the Philippe Augustus walls, the small village of Saint-Paul, the famous Sully Palace, the spectacular Place des Vosges where is also located the house museum of the writer Victor Hugo, the Saint Paul and Saint Louis Church and much more.
It is a neighborhood full of history and one of the most beautiful architectural sets in Paris. With numerous trendy boutiques, bars, cafes and restaurants. The Marais is young, lively, relaxed and diverse neighborhood that attracts people of all ages, genres and nationalities.