Le Marais Walking tour & Guided visit of Picasso Museum by France Luxury Tour
Discover one of the oldest districts of Paris and one of the 20th century most famous painters Pablo Picasso
Founder of Cubism with Georges Braque, supporting Surrealism, Picasso is one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century. If he was recognized for his technical skill, he must also be applauded for his political positions.
Your guide will take you through the "le Marais" quarter, constructed during Louis VI king sun's reign and named so due to its marshy nature.
Prepare to be captivated by the district's remarkable architecture.
“The largest, most extraordinary, not to say extravagant, of the great Parisian hotels of the 17th century.”
This is how was usually described " the Hotel Salé" , chosen by Paris to be rehabilitated and welcome its vast collection of Picasso works.
The Musée Picasso Paris collection comprises over 5,000 works and over 200,000 archival items. Its quality, breadth, and diversity of artistic fields make it the only public collection in the world to provide a comprehensive overview of Picasso's paintings, sculptures, engravings, and drawings and a precise evocation of the artist's creative process.
In the Marais district, you can also discover Multiple well-known aristocratic mansions called "hotels particuliers » and end the tour with the very famous Royal Place des Vosges, built by Louis XIV’s grandfather, Henri IV .
Ideas for extra visits :
Paris chose the Hotel Salé because it was near the most important collection of contemporary art in Europe, the Museum “ Centre Pompidou”. You can continue your Picasso exploration by visiting alone or with your guide at this museum.
Vaux le Vicomte château, walking tour in the Marais!
One of these estates, commissioned for Pierre Auber and associated with the fate of the ill-fated Minister of Finances, Fouquet, whom D'Artagnan arrested, was designed by the architect Jean Boulier de Bourges. This construction coincided with the development of Vaux le Vicomte. E same district as it was close to a royal square wished by Louis XIV’s grandfather and called « Place des Vosges ». Built for Pierre Auber, linked to the destiny of the unfortunate minister of finances Fouquet, arrested by D’artagnan, by the architect Jean Boulier de Bourges, at the same time as Vaux le Vicomte, the Hotel Salé is entirely dedicated to the Picasso Museum.
Travel from the 17 century to the 21st century and discover paintings, drawings, sculptures, and prints created by Picasso!
Le Marais and Picasso by France luxury tour is a combination of a walkingh tour in the Marais and the Picasso Museum guided visit. Explore the chef d'ouvre of Picasso and the architectecture of the 17th century