An unusual walk in Paris
A Parisian heritage to discover!
In the 1st, 2nd and 9th districts of Paris

How many covered passages are there in Paris? 21 covered passages are open to the public. When it is chilly or that it rainsIt is a place of refuge in Paris. An original and unusual walk under cover! Attention, some covered passages are closed on Sundays. They sheltered shops in the 19th century for wealthy families. They can be found on the right bank of Paris, mainly on the Grands-Boulevards side but also in the Montorgueil district with the passage of the Grand Cerf (one of our favorite passages).

game of riddles in the Parisian passages

5 (unusual) ways to discover the covered passages

Our suggestion for a walking tour of the covered passages (in 9 steps)

1 ? The Véro-Dodat gallery (75001)

  • It is a covered gallery located near the Louvre. It is a very elegant and chic little gallery, which houses the famous Louboutin shoe brand
  • Open from 7am to 10pm (closed on Sundays and holidays)
  • Between 19 rue Jean-Jacques-Rousseau and rue du Bouloi

2 ? Le passage du Grand-Cerf (75002)

  • It is one of our favorite passages. It is one of the highest galleries in Paris, overhung by a magnificent glass roof
  • It is located close to Montorgueil, a very lively district
  • It is open from 8:30 am to 8:30 pm (closed on Sundays)
  • Access to the passage between 145 Saint-Denis and Dussoubs
  • We like: the "Rickshaw" store

3 ? The Vivienne Gallery (75002)

  • This Parisian gallery is probably one of the most beautiful covered galleries in Paris (completely renovated).
  • Open every day from 8:30 am to 8:30 pm
  • Access to the gallery between rue des Petits-Champs and 6, rue Vivienne
  • We like : the store " Si tu veux jouer ", a real institution in this district

4 ? The Colbert gallery (75002)

  • Open every day without interruption
  • Between 2, rue Vivienne and rue des Petits-Champs

5 ? The Panoramas passage (75009)

  • One of the oldest passages, with an old-fashioned charm
  • Open every day from 6am to midnight
  • Between Saint-Marc Street and Montmartre Boulevard

6 ? Le passage Jouffroy (75009)

  • Open every day from 7am to 9:30pm
  • Between rue Montmartre and rue de la Grande Batelière

7 ? Le passage Verdeau (75009)

  • Open Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 9 pm and weekends from 7:30 am to 8:30 pm
  • Between rue de la Grande Batelière and rue du Faubourg Montmartre

8 ? Le passage des Princes (75002)

  • Open every day from 7am to 10pm, (closed on Sundays)
  • Between Richelieu Street and Boulevard des Italiens

9 ? Le passage Choiseul (75002)

  • Open Monday to Saturday from 8am to 9pm and Sunday from 8am to 9pm
  • Between rue Saint-Augustin and rue des Petits-Champs

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