Nestled in the heart of Paris along the banks of the Seine, the Le Marais district holds a rich artistic heritage. Meet your knowledgeable guide at the Centre Pompidou and set off on a 1.5-hour walking tour of the Marais’ historic cobblestone streets. Hear tales of the area’s famous former residents and see the picturesque scenes that have inspired generations of painters. Walk past chic cafés, boutiques and art galleries while learning about the fashionable neighborhood’s contemporary art scene.
Make your way to the Musée Picasso, which has recently reopened after an extensive five-year renovation. Your guide will share tips on the museum’s layout and must-see pieces before leaving you to explore the galleries at your leisure.
Head to the front of the queue with your skip-the-line ticket and step inside to explore more than 300 paintings and sculptures by Pablo Picasso. See the evolution of the Spanish painter’s style throughout his prolific career, and admire pieces from his personal collection, including works by Matisse, Miro, Cézanne and Degas.