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ATTRACTIONS & GUIDED TOURS
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Guided tour of Paris' gay neighborhood

Free cancellation
Duration: up to 2 hours 30 minutes
Language: English, French
Availability: Wednesday to Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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What to expect

Explore the heart of the LGBT community in Paris with this 2.5-hour walking tour of Le Marais neighborhood!

Enjoy this delightful mix of history, culture and lifestyle as you discover the Marais, Paris’ gay neighborhood! You’ll get to see some of the best shopping, restaurants and bars that are happy to welcome gay travelers from across the globe.

As you stroll through the charming streets of the Marais, your guide will share with you their extensive knowledge of the gay community of Paris and the important places, people and movements that have made the city and the Marais the gay-friendly destinations they are today. You’ll also dive into the history of homosexuality in France, and learn about influential gay and lesbian figures that left their marks on French history, from the medieval period to the legalization of gay marriage in France!

Stroll down the rue Montorgueil, weave your way through the Marais, discover the popular LGBT bookshop, and get to know the neighborhood. Your guide will also provide tips for gay-friendly shopping in the Marais and Paris, and also recommendations for the nightlife scene according to your interests. The tour includes a snack at a local bakery to keep you on your feet as you discover this historic quarter.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitised between use

Visitors are required to bring and wear masks

Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks

Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above

Location

16 Rue des Petits Carreaux, 75002 Paris

Meeting point:

Meet your guide in front of the Eric Kayser Bakery. Closest Metros: Sentier (M3), Réaumur - Sébastopol (M3, M4). Please make sure to be there 10 minutes before the departure.

When

Wednesday to Sunday
Departure at 6.00 pm

Provider

Meeting The French

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • Small group up to 8 people
  • Minimum participants: 2 people
  • Comfortable shoes recommended