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Make rainy days your favourite daysParis
223 rue St-Martin, Passage de l'Ancre
Rainy season, happy season
Each year, no fewer than 10 000 umbrellas pass through the hands of Thierry Millet. Accompanied by an equally varied cast of characters. Famous actors, English fashion icons, old ladies of the neighbourhood… he sees a steady stream of all kinds and all budgets. And with repairs costing just 10 to 20 euros, they are onto something! But Thierry is more than a repairman; he is also an inventor…
Artisan of living heritage
Listed among the entreprises du patrimoine vivant, Pep’s has been recognised for its outstanding French savoir-faire. Whether it’s a repair or a new creation, his work is of the highest quality. Prices for umbrellas can vary from 28 to 200 €, while they can even set you back 1000 €, for special pieces! His pride and joy? His Eiffel Tower umbrella. If you were looking for a souvenir of Paris…
Metro : Arts et Métiers or Etienne Marcel.Group tours available by request in English and French.
Mother, bohemian and Parisian, I love Paris' cosmopolitan side and warmth. Exhibitions, walks, outings with the children...I'll take you on a discovery of the most welcoming places in Paris. My little extra: with my love of food as my compass, I always set course for the best lemon tarts in the city.