The Old Marais Quarter. Circuit 1 10.30 am (all year)
See description for Saturdays below
Meet metro St Paul (line 1)
The Village of Montmartre 10.30 am (all year)
A picturesque route to see the local market street, the vineyard, old cobbled streets, artists' studios, where Renoir, Lautrec, Van Gogh and Picasso painted, quiet local gardens, the oldest cabaret in Paris, the lively place-du-Tertre with its pavement artists and portrait sketchers, the famous Sacré Coeur church and a wonderful view over the city. This walk will show you the local neighbourhood as well as the famous views. Meet at metro Abbesses (line 12). Take the elevator to street level, the station is quite deep.
The Old Marais Quarter. Circuit 1 10.30am (all year)
On circuit 1 we explore the Southern side of the Marais, the most beautifully preserved quarter of the city. Discover medieval houses, atmospheric old streets, beautiful classical architecture, two lovely historic churches, the antiques shops in the Village St Paul, and the place des Vosges, Paris' oldest square. A host of colourful characters lived here including Victor Hugo whose observations of contemporary life inspired his famous story 'Les Miserables'. We also hear of the area's association with the Jewish community, and see the Wall of the Righteous. Meet at metro St Paul. (Line 1)
There is always a walk on Saturday afternoon. See full programme for the month for details when available.
10.30am The Village of Montmartre (all year)
See description for Wednesday above.
Meet at metro Abbesses. (all year)
There is always a tour on Sunday afternoon. See full programme for the month for details when available.