Le Marais is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in the French capital and the perfect setting to rent a furnished property in Paris for a short-term stay. Exploring the cobbled backstreets always brings some adventures and the area is filled with vintage shops, boutiques, great places to eat, and trendy cocktail bars. Although it’s got all the charm of a bygone area, Le Marais is increasingly modern and trendy.
When it comes to eating, you will be spoiled for choice with the extensive range of restaurants, diners, cafes and bars in Le Marais. You can find several authentic, renowned French restaurants serving traditional foods, such as Bistrot Instinct, a firm favourite in the area. There are also various spots for those who enjoy Asian food such as Chez Ajia and Mian Fan where you can enjoy Chinese, Japanese, and Taiwanese dishes. Head to Comptoir Gourmet for some of the nicest Italian food in the district or enjoy American classics at The Frog Revolution.
Those looking to rent a second home in Paris will find plenty of great things to see and do in Le Marais. Place des Vosges, the oldest planned square in Paris, is a popular spot on warm days and weekends. Musee Picasso-Paris has a range of interesting historical exhibitions to explore or learn more about animals and hunting at the interesting Musee de la Chasse et de la Nature. The National Archives are located in Le Marais or head to the Jewish Quarter, where you can enjoy kosher restaurants and several houses of worship.
There are around a dozen Metro stations in the Le Marias area. Metro Station Saint-Paul - le Marais is the main hub for the area. Other nearby Metro stations connecting you to the wider city include Pont Marie-Cite des Arts, Morland, Chemin Vert, and Bastille.