Églantine guide in Paris


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  • The Marais district

    Visit of the Marais district

    It's a neighbourhood very lively and cosmopolitan with bars, jewish restaurants, trendy shops, art galleries... It is also the historic heart of Paris preserved from the big works of Haussmann in the XIX c which transformed totally the face of Paris.

    Le Marais

    Originally situated outside of the city, the king Henri IV gave it a new dynamism with the construction of the royal Place des Vosges at the beginning of the 17th c. And so it became fashionable and a lot of aristocrats built their own mansions in the area.

    Through alleys, courtyards and passages we shall discover the architectural treasures that hold the district of Le Marais.