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What to do in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris

One of the smallest neighbourhoods in the city, the 3rd arrondissement in Paris is a quieter alternative to the bustling 4th arrondissement. The north of the district is also known as the Upper Marais, a vibrant, must-visit part of the city. Here, we guide you through the best things to do in this fascinating area

Emily Scrivener
Emily Scrivener ,

Containing the sought-after Upper Marais area, the third arrondissement of Paris is one of the smallest neighbourhoods in the city. Celebrated for its eclectic mix of top cafés, restaurants, boutiques and traditional Jewish bakeries, the district is located within walking distance of the bustling and vibrant fourth arrondissement, yet showcases a quieter, more residential side of the French capital. Away from major attractions, it boasts several popular haunts and is ideal for exploring, or enjoying a leisurely lunch or coffee break. Here is our guide to the best things to do in Paris’s third arrondissement.



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