Paris, France: The Marais District

published 7 years ago by Rick Steves

Paris' trendy Marais district serves up a moveable feast of fashion boutiques, quiet cafés, art galleries, narrow streets, leafy squares like the Place des Vosges, Jewish bakeries, aristocratic châteaux, nightlife, and real Parisians. It's the perfect place to appreciate the zest and flair of this great city. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit

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