Perfect Stroll Through Le Marais & Surrounds
Hôtel Pavillon de la Reine is one of Perfect Stroll Through Le Marais & Surrounds.

1. Hôtel Pavillon de la Reine

8.9
28 place des Vosges, Paris, Île-de-France
Hotel · Temple · 15 tips and reviews

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: Although there’s no restaurant, breakfast is available in a charming, vaulted stone cellar. Check out the suites--they’ve got a nifty two-level configuration complete with lofted bed. Read more.

Chez Janou is one of Perfect Stroll Through Le Marais & Surrounds.

2. Chez Janou

9.1
2 rue Roger-Verlomme (Rue des Tournelles), Paris, Île-de-France
Bistro · Temple · 163 tips and reviews

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: This is a great lunch spot, especially if you can snag a seat on the plant-laden terrace. (Although on rainy days we’re happy to settle for a cozy banquette under one of the rosy lamps.) Read more.

Benoit is one of Perfect Stroll Through Le Marais & Surrounds.

3. Benoit

8.2
20 rue Saint-Martin, Paris, Île-de-France
French Restaurant · Hôtel-de-Ville · 29 tips and reviews

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: When booking, ask for a window seat, and avoid the touristy back room at all costs. We prefer dining here for an upscale lunch. Note that the restaurant is usually closed during the month of August. Read more.

Mariage Frères is one of Perfect Stroll Through Le Marais & Surrounds.

4. Mariage Frères

9.1
30 rue du Bourg-Tibourg, Paris, Île-de-France
Tea Room · Hôtel-de-Ville · 56 tips and reviews

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: This is a lovely, atmospheric spot for an afternoon tea snack or light lunch. We like browsing the attached tea boutique for souvenirs afterwards. Read more.

Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris is one of Perfect Stroll Through Le Marais & Surrounds.

5. Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris

9.6
(Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris)
6 place du parvis Notre-Dame (Place Jean-Paul II), Paris, Île-de-France
Church · Notre Dame · 742 tips and reviews

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: If you’d like to attend mass–free, no reservations are required–try to arrive 15-30 minutes before the ceremony. (Baptisms, marriages, and funerals are not held here because it’s no longer a parish.) Read more.

Hôtel du Petit Moulin is one of Perfect Stroll Through Le Marais & Surrounds.

6. Hôtel du Petit Moulin

6.9
29-31 rue du Poitou, Paris, Île-de-France
Hotel · Enfants-Rouges · 6 tips and reviews

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: The Lacroix interiors are a big draw. And the surrounding Le Marais district, with its winding medieval streets, is a great area for café hopping, sightseeing, and generally living la vie bohémienne. Read more.

7. Et Vous

6 rue des Francs-Bourgeois, Paris, Île-de-France
Women's Store · Hôtel-de-Ville · 1 tip

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: When we want to go local in chic Parisian casualwear, this is where we come to get kitted out. Et Vous’s pieces are always elegantly simple yet fun and stylish. Read more.

shine is one of Perfect Stroll Through Le Marais & Surrounds.

8. shine

Boutique · Temple · 1 tip

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: Shine is the only spot in Paris where you can snag Marc by Marc Jacobs fashions. If you can’t come in person, check out the eBoutique on its website. (International shipping available.) Read more.

9. Zadig et Voltaire

22 rue de Turenne
Clothing Store · Hôtel-de-Ville · 1 tip

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: It’s the place to stock up when we want to run with Paris’s bobos (bourgeois-bohemian). Standouts of the collection include chunky winter knits, racy camisoles, and funky ballerina flats. Read more.

L'As du Fallafel is one of Perfect Stroll Through Le Marais & Surrounds.

10. L'As du Fallafel

9.2
34 rue des Rosiers (Rue des Ecouffes), Paris, Île-de-France
Falafel Restaurant · Hôtel-de-Ville · 331 tips and reviews

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: Don’t let its touristy reputation put you off–it’s popular for a reason. Once you’ve tried the out-of-this-world falafel, you’ll know what we mean. We usually order “The Special.” Read more.

Crêperie Suzette is one of Perfect Stroll Through Le Marais & Surrounds.

11. Crêperie Suzette

8.4
24 rue des Francs Bourgeois, Paris, Île-de-France
Creperie · Temple · 41 tips and reviews

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: If we’re eating in, we like to get a savory galette with a glass of cider (as the French do). If we’re on the go, we get a sweet Nutella crêpe to nibble as we walk. Read more.

12. Andy Wahloo

8.3
69 rue des Gravilliers, Paris, Île-de-France
Cocktail Bar · Temple · 53 tips and reviews

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: This trendy pop art-bedecked North African lounge is the perfect spot to kick off an evening out with chilled drinks, or end it with pumped-up partying. Read more.

Le Derrière is one of Perfect Stroll Through Le Marais & Surrounds.

13. Le Derrière

9.2
69 rue des Gravilliers, Paris, Île-de-France
French Restaurant · Temple · 158 tips and reviews

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: This is the place to connect with the Parisian in-crowd. The two-level space is divided into tiny rooms, complete with bedroom and secret cigarette speakeasy (hidden through an armoire) Read more.

Le Bazar Égyptien is one of Perfect Stroll Through Le Marais & Surrounds.

14. Le Bazar Égyptien

7.3
29-31 rue de Lappe, Paris, Île-de-France
Moroccan Restaurant · Roquette · 9 tips and reviews

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: When we’re in the Bastille neighborhood, this is a great choice for a relaxed evening out, especially if we can snag a spot on the terrace. Good to know: there’s a nightly happy hour until 9:00pm. Read more.

15. Pompidou Centre – National Museum of Modern Art

9.3
(Centre Pompidou – Musée National d'Art Moderne)
Place Georges Pompidou, Paris, Île-de-France
Art Museum · Hôtel-de-Ville · 496 tips and reviews

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: Parisians love to hate the painfully modern architecture of the Centre Pompidou, so the building is worth seeing just to get a feel for the design which has sparked so much local controversy. Read more.

Le Georges is one of Perfect Stroll Through Le Marais & Surrounds.

16. Le Georges

8.5
Centre Pompidou (19 rue Beaubourg), Paris, Île-de-France
French Restaurant · Hôtel-de-Ville · 146 tips and reviews

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: While we do like cozying up with a cocktail at the futuristic pod-like bar, our eyes are usually on the staggering panoramic views of the city (best enjoyed from the terrace in summer). Read more.