(Paris UT+2)

A walk through old Paris

Stroll through the Marais, along little streets with tiny shops in the Sentier, at the heart of old Paris, where you will come across some of Paris’s oldest monuments.

Quartier du Sentier

. , Paris 75002

Rue Montorgueil, Paris © OTCP - Amélie Dupont
Street, area of interest

District : Opéra - Grands Boulevards

Metro : Sentier

The district known as the Quartier du Sentier nestles in a spot near the Grands Boulevards, between rue du Sentier,...

Place des Vosges

. , Paris 75004

Place des Vosges, Paris © OTCP - David Lefranc
Street, area of interest

District : Le Marais

Metro : Chemin Vert

Listed as an historic monument in 1954, the Place des Vosges is situated in the Marais district at the crossroads of...

Rue de la Roquette

. , Paris 75011

Quartier de la Bastille, Paris
Street, area of interest

District : Bastille, Père-Lachaise - Ménilmontant

Metro : Voltaire

In the past the La Roquette district, next to the Marais and Place de la Bastille, was known only for containing two...

Quartier du Marais

. , Paris 75004

Terrasse de café, Paris © OTCP - Daniel Thierry
Street, area of interest

District : Le Marais

Metro : Hôtel de Ville, Saint-Paul

The Marais district gets its name from its location: once a marshland (‘marais’), it has been inhabited ever...

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