Discover the Jewish history of Paris: from the left bank to the Marais


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Discover the Jewish history of Paris: from the left bank to the Marais

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( 126 reviews ) star City tour Paris 1 - 15 watch_later 2 hours
  • 100% private & personal tour
  • Historic insights about the Jewish influence
  • Stroll the city like a local
  • Local guide by your side
  • Admire beautiful architecture
  • Get to know the Jewish quarter

You will meet here: 6 Place Saint-Michel

What you can expect

Did you know that the history of Jews in Paris is lost as time goes by? Since ancient times, this population has always encountered the most terrible trials.

Despite centuries of persecution, Jews are now integrated into French society, enriching it with their experience and culture.

On this tour you will discover their story together with your very own local host. Take a plunge into the heart of the oldest and most iconic streets of Paris. The Jewish history will reveal how this influence has shaped the city of Paris.

Start your tour at the Saint Michel district, where the first communities were established in antiquity.

Explore the island of the city: Notre Dame and the Memorial deportation.
You'll cross Île Saint Louis (one of two natural islands in the Seine river) to enter the charming Marais district to discover the old Pletzl - the Jewish quarter.

This tour can be 100% customized to your wishes. Just let me know your preferences!

This is the plan

Meet your guide at the Place Saint Michel
Stop 1
Saint Michel District - historical centre of Jewish community in Paris
Stop 2
Walk around the Le Marais with its outstanding buildings of historic and architectural importance
Stop 3
We will pass by Shoah Museum (entrance is not included)
Stop 4
Le Pletzl - the Jewish quarter

Feel free to personalize this offer with Lucien

City tour details

Private City tour
Mode of transport
Walking tour
2 hours
Nr. of guests
1 - 15 persons
Meeting point
6 Place Saint-Michel
Guest pick-up
possible (extra charges)
instant confirmation
  • checkFree cancellation up to 14 days before experience date
  • closeNo refunds within 14 days of experience date

What's included
Private guide


History lover pro guide

126 reviews

Salut! My name's Lucien and I used to be a school teacher. These days I'm studying to become a professionnal tour guide.
I love Paris for its countless stories, impressive architecture and rich culture. It's true I used to be shy, but now I can talk a lot, sometimes maybe a bit too much!
I will certainly love to tell you all I know about Paris' history! Actually, it will be hard to stop me.
I love meeting new people and cultures!
I can talk with you about anything and I would love to take my time to show you around the places I like!

I am more specialized about the medieval center : I can do tours like the Île de la Cité ; the Latin quarter; the Halles; the Marais; Saint Germain des Prés.... But I like to do too the St Ouen flea market ( I live nearby), Monmartre... And much more!
But send me a message if you want any information about a tour or if you request a personalized tour, I wil be happy to prepare something for you.

--- Please don't be afraid to send me more messages if I don't answer!

If you want to ask for a personnalized offer, I will love to prepare something nice for you.
( in that case, my basic price is 36 euros for an hour, it can be discussed if you are students!.)---

In France you don't have to tip: but it is the best way to show you had a good time! That is why tiping is always welcome, even if it's something small."

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