Marais Walking Tour
"Our guide helped us appreciate French history in ways I did not expect. The walk brought together the different changes in the Marais, and we were able to see many things that we would not have found on our own. It all worked."
A Transforming Quartier
Pablo is a historian specialized in the interaction between arts, culture and politics in early modern Europe. In 2008 he received a PhD in European history from the Universidad Complutense, Madrid, and has been a postdoctoral research fellow at the European University Institute, The Italian Academy at Columbia University and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Pablo is also the author of three books on court culture and royal identity. He lived in Naples, Washington, London, Florence and New York before arriving in Paris as a researcher at the Institute national d’histoire de l’art (INHA). He is currently writing a book on the display of antiquities discovered in Herculaneum and Pompeii in the 18th century.
Sandrine holds an MA in Art History and Museology from the École du Louvre, Paris. She is the author of “Sandrine’s Paris”, published by BBC Books, and writes articles and features for the UK press. In 2007, she presented the BBC series “Paris” which has been broadcast in the UK and all over the world. Additionally, Sandrine has worked as an art curator in France and in the film industry in London. Having lived in Paris for most of her life, she’s passionate about the stories behind the façades and loves sharing the City of Light’s hidden gems.
Gwennaëlle was born in the South of France. She has been living in Paris since 2002 and working as a guide since 2008. Ever since she was a child, she has been passionate about art and history and has wanted to become a guide. She studied Art History at the Ecole du Louvre and holds a Ph.D. from the University Paris-Diderot on the history of museums. She is both working as a guide and as an art history teacher in different universities for French and foreign students. She loves Paris and discovering the treasures of Parisian museums and monuments, as well as sharing her passion through visits.
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