You may want to take pictures to immortalize your stay in Paris. If you go for a walk in le Marais, you won’t be disappointed in the beauty of this neighbourhood and by its photo spots. If you’re looking for some places to take photographs, continue your reading because I’m going to give you the best photo spots in le Marais!
It’s not easy to choose THE best photo spots in Le Marais. Indeed, this area of Paris is uniquely pretty and is full of gorgeous places to take pictures. This neighbourhood is anchored in the history of Paris but also of the entire country. There you can find old houses and a lot of “hôtels particuliers”. For those reasons, you can find a lot of great photo spots in Le Marais. I tried to make a choice, a difficult one I must admit, to give you THE best photo spots in Le Marais!
A must see: the famous square “Place des Vosges”
One of the most famous places in le Marais, but its celebrity is due to a good reason: that spot is amazingly beautiful. The place with the grasses at the centre of this square is perfect to rest in the sun and is one of the most ideal photo spots in le Marais. After relaxing, you can walk around this spot where many French celebrities used to live: the French writers Victor Hugo and Colette but even DSK and Anne Sinclair! The history and the beauty of this place make of this area one of the best photo spots in le Marais.
Métro: CheminVert (line 8), Saint Paul (line 1)
Beautiful gardens in the heart of Paris
I told you before about the place des Vosges, but you must know that you can find a lot a beautiful green spaces in the neighbourhood and they make perfect photo spots in le Marais!
– Jardin des archives nationales
That garden is a real crossing through the history of the 3rd district. Getting lost in that garden is the best way to be surprised and to fully understand why it’s one of the best photo spots in le Marais!
3 free entrances: 60, rue des Francs-Bourgeois, 58 rue des Archives et 11 rue des Quatre-Fils, 75003 Paris.
Métro: Hôtel de Ville / Saint-Paul (ligne 1)
– Jardin de l’hôtel de Sens
Surrounded by a beautiful hôtel particulier built at the end of the XVth century, this garden is organised with a southern exposure. That site is perfect to sunbath and its beauty makes of that place one of the most wonderful photo spots in le Marais!
Address: 7 Rue des Nonnains d’Hyères, 75004 Paris
Métro: Saint Paul (line 1), Pont Marie (line 7)
True photo spots of Parisians: the docks of the Pont Marie
If you’re looking for a true Parisian atmosphere, you should definitely take a walk on a dock. You will find some near the pont Marie, a bridge that links l’île Saint Louis to the quai de l’Hôtel de ville. It is one of the best photo spots in le Marais, especially at night when it’s lightened!
Métro: Pont Marie (line 7)
Come feel the atmosphere of the old Paris: the “Village Saint Paul”
The village Saint Paul is the perfect localisation if you’re looking for charming little streets. Its construction was structured around inner courtyards, that’s why you can find in the village Saint Paul great photo spots in Le Marais.
Address: Rue Saint-Paul, 75004 Paris
Métro: Saint Paul
The fancy Marais: The “Rue des Francs Bourgeois” close to the “Musée Carnavalet”
That last place is made of a beautiful street and if you have enough time, a wonderful museum and its amazing garden. La rue des Francs Bourgeois is surrounded by fancy shops, but in that same street you can also find the museum of the history of Paris; the Musée Carnavalet. The whole street and the garden of that museum formed both amazing photo spots in le Marais.
Address of the Musée Carnavalet: 16, rue des Francs-Bourgeois 75003
Métro: Chemin Vert (line 8), Saint Paul (line 1)