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   Baroque Splendors of Le Marais 

This second tour of Le Marais is focused on its Golden Age of this district, the Baroque period (i.e. 1620-1720), when splendid mansions were built, attracting the beautiful people in their "salons" & secrects gardens.


This precious heritage makes Le Marais one of the best loved district of Paris, attracting a mixed crowd of fashion addicts, food lovers and LBGT friends.

Highlights of the tour :

  • St Paul St Louis church, an incredible baroque church famous for its preachers,

  • Place des Vosges, meeting point of the elegant and aristocratic youngsters in the 1630's,

  • Hôtel Carnavalet, Hôtel de Lamoignon and Hôtel de Domon, good examples of the XVIth century hôtels particuliers and their possible variations,

  • The amazing gardens of Picasso Museum and Hôtel de Rohan-Soubise,  

  • The Jewish Art & History museum and its secret garden, dedicated to Anne Franck

  • Tour will end with an informal walking tour rue des Rosiers et rue des Ecouffes, famous for the kosher delicacies and the LBGT friendly area...

Meeting point in front of Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis Church, 99 rue Saint-Antoine,

Paris 4ème, métro Saint-Paul

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