Discover the history and heritage of the Jewish community in Paris in an emblematic district of the capital: Le Marais. Private tour with a guide specialized in the history of religions. You will be able to ask all the questions you want. Tour includes admission to the MAHJ (Museum of Jewish Art and History Paris).
Le Marais is one of the oldest districts of the capital. From the Royal Court of Louis XIV to the queer community, via the Jewish population, the "Old Paris" still has a young and dynamic soul that still seduces visitors. Your guide will take you to admire the exterior of the most beautiful private mansions of Paris such as the Hotel de Sully, Hotel Carnavalet, and Hotel de Sens. You will be seduced by their secret courtyards and gardens.During this walk, your tour guide will also speak about the history of the Jewish community, an essential factor of this district. You will pass by the Place des Vosges and the "village St Paul", before you finish in front of the Centre Pompidou. Le Marais is in perpetual movement, it now hosts the most trendy addresses in art and fashion (galleries, designers, stylists) and major museums. It's a bustling district where you create, where you have fun, where you think.
This 2-hour Family Treasure Hunt in Le Marais has been designed to ensure great fun for the whole family while discovering a historic district of Paris. As sharp as detectives, your kids - accompanied by a kid-friendly historian - will have to solve riddles and enigmas along the way. From the oldest medieval remains in town to the Jewish community of Paris’s fate during WWII, your kids will gain a deeper understanding of Le Marais’s significance on the history of Paris.HIGHLIGHTS • Experience a 2-hour playful walking tour in Le Marais • An activity booklet to engage the kids throughout the tour • Tour with a kids expert who knows how to make history come alive
The most layered quartier of Paris, possibly one of the most charming as well. Explore the Marais on a private guided walking tour and learn how a former slum can become the most chic place in the world. Learn about its past and visit sites such as Les Halles, Place des Vosges, and the Pletzel area – the historic center of the city’s Jewish community.
This is a unique opportunity to learn about one of most important, layered, historically diverse and, in the last couple of decades, chic areas of Paris. We go through different stages of development of Marais, not leaving anything behind. On this visit, you will learn about the Jewish community and the Knights Templar; about the time when Marais was a fashionable neighborhood for opulent, yet restrained and elegant aristocratic abodes; when it fell from grace and was a working class, often dangerous place to be; how it was embellished, gentrified and how ultimately rose back to prominence. Not to leave anything out, you will also learn why it is one of most popular parts of the city for the Parisians too, not just for the tourists.
Discover in this heartfelt 3-hour small-group walking tour, the long history of the Jewish community in France and Paris Marais district. Your guide will tell you stories from Holocaust survivors and their families, Rabbis, and Paris own Jewish community while walking the quaint streets of one of Paris most beautiful neighborhoods. After sitting down for a history highlight reel inside a synagogue, enjoy a special service lunch (not included) at the famous L'As du Falafel Israeli restaurant, and finish the tour in front of the Shoah Memorial and Museum, free to visit after the end of the tour.
Mainly known today as « the place to be » for shopping and as the main LGBTQI+ area in the city, the Marais definitely has more to offer. Take this tour to discover the rich history of this area and the different stages it went through before becoming what it is today.While walking by shabby medieval houses or impressive mansions built for famous kings, your guide will reveal all the cultural complexity of this neighbourhood, that is also the historical home of the Jewish community.• Discover the best preserved medieval neighbourhood in Paris• Spot hidden squares, tucked-away alleyways and marvelous churches• Try the best selection of cheese, charcuterie and wine the Marais has to offer• Explore the heart of the city’s Jewish and gay communities• Spoil yourself with the most delicious pastries only locals heard of
As you are dropped in front of the historic Hotel de Ville, your guide will accompany you through the Jewish and Parisian side of Le Marais. In the midst of the you will relish the taste of jewish heritage. There on, as you stroll through the history of the Quarters you will discover how this became the retreat of the Jewish community in Paris with the significance of each Jewish landmark passed.Venez Discover, brings the best out of each place by meticulously crafting each tour exclusively while taking care of our environment. We aim to bring the love, passion and interest for our planet in each tour or service provided to you.
This 3-hour private walking tour will take you to the “Pletzl”, an area in Le Marais that has been the center of Jewish life in Paris since the 13th century. You will stroll around old Jewish streets like Rue des Rosiers and rue Pavée, in search of synagogues, traditional shops, and eateries, while learning all about the history of the Jewish community in Paris. Important Jewish sites in the area include the Shoah Memorial with a wall listing the names of the Jews who were deported to the Nazi camps and the Museum of Jewish Art and History that documents the history of the Jews in France and Europe throughout the centuries.