– 1 – The Jewish Walking Tour in Le Marais Neighborhood Paris
Livia will take you in a 3 hours tours to explore the Jewish Quarter located in the heart of Paris, the “Pletzl”, which has been the center of Jewish life in Paris since the 13th century.
While walking in the paved narrow streets of Le Marais, you will learn about the history of the Jewish communities in Paris, for more than 2000 years.
We will talk about the history of the Jews in the Middle ages, when they were persecuted and expelled from the country in 1394. We’ll talk about the time of the French Revolution, and the occupation of Paris during WWII, and you will have the chance to discover some hidden places that only a local can know about.
We will also talk about the actual situation of Jews in Paris and France in general, Today.
Livia can get you inside the beautiful synagogues of the Jewish Quarter with the help of the local community.
You will discover the Jewish shops, the Kosher bakeries and Jewish bookstores…
The tour includes a quick visit of the Holocaust memorial located at the end of the tour, in Le Marais.
*For private customized tours : We can do the short version without Notre Dame, or without the Memorial.
*For private customized tours : We can do a longer version with Place des Vosges, or even inside the Louvre quick tour .
After the tour, you can stay in Le Marais for lunch, and maybe try the famous Kosher Restaurants in the area or trendy Jewish restaurants ( but not Kosher)
Livia Speaks English, Hebrew and French
– 2 – Visit the Holocaust Memorial of Paris & Drancy
The Shoah Memorial of Paris is located in Le Marais and was inaugurated in 1956. The Memorial is the symbol of the transmission of the memory and lessons of the Shoah.
Livia is an official guide in the shoah memorials of Paris and Drancy. I guide the Shoah Tour weekly for Students, Adults, visitors Group.
We will talk about the occupation of France, and the deportation of the Jews from France.
*I can include the #1 Jewish walking tour in le Marais Paris, at the end of the Memorial tour ( +2h tour )
*Drancy Memorial is possible to be included with a free shuttle (Sundays at 3 pm only) or by public train or with a professional driver any day ( + 5h tour)
*In both Memorials, note that the tours are regulated : The memorials allow only tours with the official tour guides of the Holocaust Memorial.
*The entrance is free for everyone in both memorials.
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