The Sens Hotel: a fine Loire chateau in Paris

When I organised walking tours in the Marais district, I always made sure to reveal the Sens Hotel to my clients. The medieval mansion is located in rue ... lire plus !

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Half-timbered houses on rue Francois Miron, Paris

From the medieval past of Paris, only a few residential houses remain in the historic centre of Paris. I posted an article about the hidden timber house in ... lire plus !

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The Billettes Cloister, Paris’ last medieval cloister

This is one of my favourite offbeat Paris spots in the 4th arrondissement, one you can’t see from the street. The Billettes cloister is Paris’ only remaining cloister from ... lire plus !

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What you should know about the Pompidou Centre

The Pompidou Centre in Paris: one of the most visited museums in France. The iconic landmark is ideally situated in the 4th arrondissement at the heart of the French capital. ... lire plus !

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The mystery behind the oldest graffiti in Paris

This is one of my favourite secret places of Paris. It is find on the very popular royal square of Place des Vosges. Thousands of people would visit the square ... lire plus !

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Things you should know about Square Jean-XXIII, Paris

Who has never seen this picture postcard view of Notre-Dame with a curtain of ivy lining the walls that plunge towards the Seine? The garden that extends from ... lire plus !

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Amazing places to see on a Paris by night tour

Both in Winter or Summer, the City of lights stays lively all night long. You may want to discover Paris comfortably seated on a tourist bus or on ... lire plus !

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Fire warning device in the Marais, Paris

Not far from the St. Paul-St. Louis church stands the last fire warning device in Paris. The Paris fire brigade of the Marais district proudly takes care of ... lire plus !

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The Jewish street of rue des Rosiers, Paris

Rue des Rosiers is situated in the Marais. The name of the street means “street of the rosebushes“. Between rue Malher and rue Vieille du Temple, the 380 metre-long ... lire plus !

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Saturday morning on the Place des Vosges

Amongst all the squares of Paris, the Place des Vosges is one of my favourite. Situated in the Marais, not far from the Place de la Bastille, the ... lire plus !

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