Free Walking Tour of Le Marais: Paris at its finest!

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: English
Registered on December 10, 2019

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

"Le Marais" is where Parisians hang out. And why? Is it the old stones? The fashion stores? The old mansions, or the hidden gems that hit you at every tunr? Every tourist who sees Le Marais wants to move to Paris.
 This tour includes:
 >> Place des Vosges, jardins des archives, and Victor Hugo's house.
 >> The secret palace of the Prime Minister.
 >> The Jewish Quarter - and the best falafel.
 >> The art galeries and fashion houses that every Parisian loves to hate/love/hate/love...

 "Le Marais" is a delight for people wondering what elegant Paris is really all about.
Tour ends near metro stations Rambuteau and hotel de ville.

-We walk rain or shine. In Summer, we keep to the shade, and our guide brings fans for everyone. Just look for the guide in a pink vest.

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  • Meeting point:
    Pont Marie, 75004 Paris, France
    Pont Marie, 75004 Paris, France
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    Meet your guide outside the Metro stop Pont-Marie that is near "Jardin Albert Schweitzer". Please walk up to the metro exit. Your guide will be in a pink vest. If you are late, try to catch up with the group outside Bibliothèque Forney (at 1 rue du figuier street), but not every guide goes there. We start on time, we walk rain or shine.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Anna 03 Oct 2023

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
The walk was attractive and very informative.The guide was fun and told us many interesting stories about the places we visited, i recommend the walk both because of the area and the guide.
Abi Jennings 01 Oct 2023

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
Fantastic tour and great guide!
Emi 28 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
The tour was very interesting and fun. Although we were in this area before, we heard a lot of new and interesting things. Ruben did the tour interesting, professionally, fluent and with good vibes
Susanne 28 Sep 2023

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Travelled in group - Sep 2023
Tolle Tour, jederzeit gerne wieder!
Susan 27 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Hugo was engaging and informative and worked hard to ensure people got something personal for the tour, highly recommended. Thanks Hugo.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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