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True Tribe: swimwear made out of discarded fishing nets.

Alexandre Sundberg - TRUE TRIBE’s founder has always valued periodic escapes from Paris, his native city. He gradually started travelling to more remote and untamed places in search of peace with the conviction that the mind needs ...

Sunday 23 July 2023 - Dernière minute
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Flea Market rue de Bretagne. Are you Ready ?

This week end, 12,13 and 14 may 2023, all along rue de Bretagne and around the Square du Temple, you can enjoy Paris' biggest "brocante". The Flea Market on rue de Bretagne is the most popular ...

Thursday 11 May 2023 - Boutiques
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Shopping in Francs in the Marais. Flashback in 2002.

February 18, 2002: Last day of the Franc. Let's take the opportunity to pay our purchases in Francs. In New French Francs, the one from 1960. The New Franc which was equivalent to 100 old Francs, now cents of New Francs. Knowing the Francs remains essential ...

Thursday 30 March 2023 - Boutiques
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An olfactory workshop to compose your own perfume.

Perfume is such a powerful and personality-revealing tool that it must be singular, a sort of second skin. Newly installed on rue de Picardie at the corner of the famous rue de Bretagne ...

Thursday 30 March 2023 - Boutiques
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Human & Tea reinvents the culture of tea in the Marais.

Very nice inauguration of the new tea room Human & Tea on rue de Saintonge on June 30, 2022. The press, friends and neighbors were present for this beautiful evening in this place dedicated to tea as a revelator of well-being and joy of living. ...

Thursday 30 March 2023 - Boutiques
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Festa del Vino at Eataly

It was the second Festa del Vino at Eataly. A VIP evening dedicated to the discovery of the best Italian wines. There was a lot of people this February 2nd in the temple ...

Thursday 30 March 2023 - Boutiques
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L'inaperçu : Creative cuisine and photographic bookstore.

L'INAPERÇU, the new address dedicated to photography, art books and inventive cuisine becomes the new Arty corner of the northern Marais. The place created by Christine Ye proudly claims ...

Thursday 30 March 2023 - Boutiques
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Visit le Marais and learn french with its ambassador.

A longtime resident of Paris, Pascal Fonquernie, walks us through his historic neighborhood, Le Marais, sharing its unique history and shining a light on the different communities who live there.  ...

Tuesday 10 January 2023 - Boutiques
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Le Marais : A living Masterpiece by Marianne Ström.

Marianne Ström is a well renowned art historian and photographer. She presented her doctoral thesis at the Sorbonne University on the subject of Public Art, Integration of the Plastic Arts in the Architectural, ...

Wednesday 21 December 2022 - Boutiques
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Lions Club Christmas Market in Le Marais

A welcome by Father Christmas himself, nearly 60 creative craftsmen from France, gift ideas as varied as they are original for young and old – arts and crafts, wooden toys, jewellery, clothing for adults and children, ...

Thursday 01 December 2022 - Dernière minute
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19 May : Return to Happiness in le Marais.

Just like every other day for the past 40 years that I have lived in Le Marais, I hopped on my bike on Saturday afternoon, and took a leisurely ride around ...

Wednesday 19 May 2021 - Dernière minute
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Paris Forever, le Marais more than ever.

Dear friends, subscribers and lovers of Le Marais, This year, our seasonal celebrations will take place with a rather different hue, with limitations and restrictions imposed upon revellers the world over. ...

Thursday 17 December 2020 - Dernière minute
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Death of a Hair Salon in Paris

On April 15, 2019, the world was moved by the (fortunately, only partial) destruction of a Monument that is an essential figure of the Parisian landscape and heritage; its wooden frame, the roof and the spire went up in smoke in just a few hours, creating an emotional response that was as strong as the flames themselves....

Wednesday 15 July 2020 - Boutiques
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Small is Beautifull !

Similar in size to Monaco, and spanning just 2 square kilometres, Le Marais has long been the most sought-after district of Paris. Straddling the 3rd and 4th arrondissements, this is where you will find imagination and non-conformism, where all communities coexist in harmony and in creativity, giving a luxurious and fascinating blend of life within a real, authentic village....

Monday 06 January 2020 - Dernière minute
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The 14th edition of PARIS' MARAIS MAP is available !

We are happy to share with our readers the launching of the 14th edition of the MARAIS MAP. This new edition, mostly dedicated to gastronomy and culture, is now online, downloadable and printable as a PDF from our site via this link....

Tuesday 22 October 2019 - Dernière minute
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Discover 10 great places to eat out and enjoy Paris in Summer

New hotels, new restaurants, new bars, new places to shop and enjoy the historic and former royal district of Paris. Here are our "coup de cœur" for this month.

More beautiful and more attractive than ever, Le Marais will never stop surprising you.

The Marais map printed or online : simply the best you can find

PARISMARAIS.COM has recently celebrated its 20th anniversary, as the domain name was created at the end of 1998! At first it was just a small blog written by empassioned residents of the former royal district and had only a few short posts, and listings of hotels and restaurants… Time after time, with the help of many local, foreign, talented contributors, we ended up creating several touristic tools to help you enjoy Le Marais district with the help of our insider point of view, the most famous of them all being our Marais Map....

Monday 14 January 2019 - Voyages
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What to do in Paris in January

Paris hosts Fashion Week in January, with lots of fabulous events for style aficionados to enjoy. The city is a great shopping destination at any time of year, January in particular because it marks the start of the winter sales. Get ready to shop until you drop!...

Monday 14 January 2019 - Evènements
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Schedules of Pierre Talamon shop during August

During August, the new Parisian shop located at 15 rue du Temple, remains open at summer times: Monday to Friday from 14:00 to 19:00 and Saturday from 11:00 to 19:00 ...

Thursday 16 August 2018 - Boutiques
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Leclaireur, the avant-guarde in fashion and design

Leclaireur Sévigné

In the heart of the Marais, Leclaireur Sévigné – a work of art in itself – is dedicated to the most reknown and talented fashion designers. The space gathers art, technology, Design and Leclaireur’s legendary sense of style in this wildly interactive environment, one of five locations, each unique in its own way....

Monday 16 October 2017 - Boutiques
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Paul Smith celebrated the first anniversary of his boutique in Le Marais

Designer Paul Smith celebrated the first anniversary of his boutique in Le Marais in January this year. I bought my first Paul Smith shirt in is Covent Garden boutique 25 years ago, and we met for the first time at the opening of the boutique in Le Marais in January 2016. Our favourite British designer is such a nice guy, so warm and approachable. However, this place is not just a clothes shop, but a whole range of stylish urban objets that enhance the daily art of living....

Monday 06 March 2017 - Boutiques
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Sales at "La Boutique Extraordinaire"

Discover La Boutique Extraordinaire, the first textile art gallery while enjoying the sales -30 to minus 50% off beautiful unique pièces of clothing mostly hand made by artists.

A selection of magnificent scarves too in organic silk, cachemire and silk, wool and silk, 100 % cashmeere and other precious materials.

Made in le Marais with passion !

Pierre Talamon settled down 20 years ago in the rue du Temple. It has always been precursor, it creates in France in the Marais and its collections are sublime, always chic and amazing.

Here is a preview of his announcement that will be on the map 2017 of PARISMARAIS.

Support the authentic creators of your neighborhood, they need you. Buy made in France is good, buy made in le Marais is even better.

15 rue du Temple, 75004 Paris

The PARISMARAIS map, your best companion!

Visit the Marais with PARISMARAIS.COM map, it is simply the best map you can find.

And for your tablet, check the new online version with our selection of the most beautiful places and the best hotels

Click on the map below to connect

Lev Kallos, creator of unique perfumes

We proudly present Lev Kallos who is a personal perfumer and scent creator. Here is the press release :

"Our bespoke personal perfumes are created to the customer’s taste during one-to-one appointments which always take place where the customer prefers.[...] The goal is to make our customers feel comfortable, relaxed and engaged in a journey through the world’s most amazing and spectacular scents.

Each perfume is unique! All the formulas are kept secret. No one else is ever going to have the same perfume as you.

Lev Kallos Ltd is a vibrant and creative perfume company led by it’s Nose – Lev Kallos. Our company’s aim is customer satisfaction. To achieve this we use our experience and knowledge gained in one of the most famous French perfume houses in Grasse.

We are known for our creative approach, unique formulas and the high quality ingredients we use. Our personal perfumes are strong and long lasting."

Creations start at 200 £ or 250 €, let's have a look on the website :

Happy Valentine's in Le Marais

Paris is the capital city of love, and The Marais, located in the deep heart of the city is the righest place for lovers.

Let's enjoy Valentine's in restaurants, bars, clubs, gastronomy shops and museums. Not forgetting the cosy Marais hotels selected by

Happy Valentine's to all of you ! Book the best romantic hotels for valentine week check our selection in parismarais newsletter.


Bars, Clubs and Restaurants

Gastronomic shops




Couleurs & Cachemire, indian style in Le Marais

Coming from India and Pakistan, Couleurs & Cachemire offers the most luxury materials and clothes in the deep heart of Le Marais . The ideal showroom and shop for a trip to India when it is freezing in Paris


The New MARAIS MAP in English is out!

200 000 copies everywhere and especially where you must go : stylish boutiques, gourmet restaurants, chic cocktails bars and top boutique hotels. THE REAL SOUL OF THE MARAIS with real bona fide addresses no other guide would tell you about. Premiere out this friday at Club Rayé to get your own copy dedicated. Thanks to all our advertisers for their support. This map is 100% independent. it's 100% made by insiders, specialists of travel, journalists, advertising professionals and long time residents of the Marais. 100% made in France, 100% made in le Marais, with love and passion.

Practicing Wine culture in Le Marais



Marais Map 2016 edition available soon

THE NEW 2016 MARAIS MAP BY PARISMARAIS.COM will be available soon on print everywhere in Le Marais and also in 500 selected Hotels all over Paris, as well as in many VIP places worldwide....

Monday 21 December 2015 - Boutiques
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