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The Enfants Rouges; oldest covered market in Paris

The Enfants Rouges; oldest covered market in Paris

Its covered markets are one of the most charming aspects of the city of Paris. They offer not only delicious local produce, but each also has its own unique and warm atmosphere. Are you familiar with the oldest covered market in the capital, the Marché des Enfants Rouges? Situated in the heart of the Marais, close to the Hotel Jacques de Molay, it is undoubtedly the most attractive!


The Marché des Enfants Rouges; established 1615

Located on the Rue de Bretagne, in the historic and trendy Marais, the Marché des Enfants Rouges (Market of the Red Children) is a must during your Parisian getaway. Created at the beginning of the 17th century and named for the children of a nearby orphanage who were clothed in the red of charity, this friendly covered food market is a daily pleasure, whether for shopping or lunch on the run. Amidst a good-natured atmosphere you’ll find as many traditional and organic regional product vendors as Japanese or Lebanese food stalls. Whether you’re cordon bleu, a gourmet or simply curious, come and satisfy your appetite at the Marché des Enfants Rouges!


Hotel Jacques de Molay; combining style and tradition

Near the famous Marché des Enfants Rouges is a prestigious establishment; the Hôtel Jacques de Molay. Accessible 24/7, this boutique hotel features contemporary furniture, exposed beams, stone walls and all the charm of yesterday plus the amenities of today. Trendy, yet very comfortable, our hotel offers bright and well-appointed rooms for your dream holiday. In the morning, you will be captivated by the design of the room in which you’ll enjoy a fresh, tasty, healthy and nutritious breakfast. Located on the Rue des Archives, a historic thoroughfare in the Marais district, our hotel pleases the most demanding guests with its fine aesthetics and excellent range of services.