Guided tour

Paris: Guided tour of Le Marais, Paris's Gay Neighborhood

Activity provider: Meeting the French

Paris: Guided tour of Le Marais, Paris's Gay Neighborhood

Activity provider: Meeting the French

From US$ 95.60 per person

Explore Le Marais, known as the gay neighborhood of Paris, and learn about local LGBTQ+ history and culture from a knowledgeable guide. Admire the historic buildings and trendy boutiques as you hear about the best LGBT shops, restaurants, and bars around.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
French, English
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Discover the Marais, Paris’s gay neighborhood
  • Learn about the history of the LGBTQ+ community in Paris
  • Enjoy a tasty snack at a local bakery
Full description
On this unique 2.5-hour tour your guide will show you the best of Paris's lively gay neighborhood, Le Marais. This tour, available from April through October, has an evening start time to allow you to enjoy a relaxed walking tour, and you may choose to stay and enjoy the vibrant nightlife of the Marais at the end of the tour. Although it is one of the oldest areas of Paris, the Marais' history as a gay neighborhood began in the 1980s. Travel through the decades as you enjoy a delightful mix of historic architecture and chic boutiques. Hear about some of the best shopping, restaurants and other venues that are welcoming LGBT visitors from around the world. As you walk along the charming streets of the Marais, your guide will share with you their extensive knowledge of Paris's LGBT community and the important people and places that have made both the city and the Marais world-famous gay-friendly destinations. The tour includes a stop for a snack at a popular local bakery.
  • Guide
  • Tasting in a local bakery
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic drinks

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Meeting point

Meet in front of the Eric Kayser Bakery; 16 Rue des Petits Carreaux, 75002 Paris.

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Product ID: 272097