The Great Hours of Marais History

Next Tour on Sunday 20th June at 6.30 pm






Place des vosges 6




The first safeguarded district of Paris, Le Marais is an invitation to travel through the history of France.

From the Hôtel de Ville, I invite you to stroll through the charming medieval streets lined with the oldest houses in Paris.

Passing by the Hôtel de Beauvais where Mozart resided, to the Hôtel de Sens where Queen Margot stayed, in the former enclosure of Philippe Auguste from the 12th century, we will sneak through the picturesque village of Saint Paul dear to the mad king Charles VI and a certain Rabelais.

The Saint Louis church will open its doors for us to relive the great hours of Bossuet, Bourdaloue and the royal court.

We will remember the memory of King Henry II who tragically lost his life in what would later become the famous Place des Vosges, the first royal place in Paris.

A word from your Guide

The Marais is one of the jewels of Paris, a district fascinating for its authenticity, its history, the diversity of its unsuspected and hidden heritage.
It is also a real living theater of our society which continues to shape our memory and our imagination.

I have been visiting the Marais for over 12 years and I always continue to enjoy discovering its riches!

Ange Laporte, Guide lecturer
20 years of experience and passion


Duration: 2h30

Adult visit price: 13 €

Visit price from 10 to 18 years old: 10 €

Visit - 10 years old: Free

Booking is mandatory : 25 people maximum