Take the Rue des Archives and dive into the heart of this historic Parisian district renowned for its intriguing narrow streets, beautiful mansions and old churches. The Marais is home to some of the most beautiful monuments in the capital.
Several museums are situated in this part of the city, including the Musée Picasso and the Musée Carnavalet, a fascinating place dedicated to the history of Paris. Many contemporary art galleries can be found in the pretty streets of the area.
Lovers of exquisite old architecture cannot visit the Marais without lingering in the magnificent Place des Vosges, listed as a Historic Monument, while shoppers can enjoy the many fine retail establishments in the area, many of which are open on Sundays.
Concept-stores like Merci and Fleux delight décor buffs, and fashion fans will appreciate the many designer boutiques such as Factory's, Rosemary's Baby, Freepstar, Maje, Bensimon and Repetto.
Facing the Seine’s most famous islands, the Ile de la Cité and Ile Saint Louis, the legendary BHV department store awaits your shopping pleasure.