Gay Paris: Discover the Gay Neighborhood of the Marais


Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 2 days before the activity start time.

Duration3 hours
Difficulty LevelEasy
Guide LanguageMultiple


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. We can’t wait to show you the welcoming gay community in Paris, where you’ll feel connected and immersed in the vibrant French gay life. Don’t miss out on this tour that gives a new meaning to the words “Gay Paree!”   


Professional guide
Tasting at a local bakery


Tips or gratuities
Personal expenses

Meeting Points

Exit of Sentier Metro Station (sortie 2) (Paris, Île-de-France, 75002)

Guide Languages

  • English

  • French

Start Times

Duration3 hours
Start Time18:00

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 2 days before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 2 days before the activity start time.