Paris food tour

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Sample a wide variety of French food while exploring the chic Saint-Germain-des-Prés district on this walking tour.
Taste everything from the most exquisite chocolate to freshly-baked patisseries. Make your own choices in a beautiful boulangerie (bakery) where your guide will help you understand the wide range of salty or sweet delicacies. In the end, finish the tour enjoying wine and cheese in a typical Parisian café talking about the implications of art, socializing and food in daily French life!

Description

Paris food tour

Practical informations

  • Location : Faubourg Saint Germain
  • Duration : 3h
  • Walking tour
  • At least 4 tastings

Get the best of Paris’s most famous passion: food! The Paris food tour will take you around one of the most famous and beautiful districts of Paris: Saint Germain des Prés. This literary area is unique for the cafes, fashion or luxury boutiques, bookstores and of course all food related stores.
Some amazing bakeries and pastries offer a wide choice of typical Parisian savouries, either sweet or salty. Your guide will take you through French habits and explain all particularities.
Along some historical facts or architectural beauties, find out more on French food with either a cheese monger, a world famous de luxe pastry shop or a “house of Macarons“.
In the small streets of Saint Germain, close to Man Ray’s workshop and Scott Fitzgerald’s Parisian homestay, you’ll be taken to a wonderful chocolate tasting, where house made original ice cream can also be sampled.
Just after a visit at the amazing Saint Germain church, with a 11th century tower, the oldest of Paris, you’ll get to discover more beautiful streets and unique sites, before going into an indoor market showing extensive stalls of refined food, from meat, fish, cheese, wines and countless other delicacies.
On the south side of busy boulevard Saint Germain, close to the 3 “star cafés” of the neighborhood: the Brasserie Lipp, the Café de Flore and Les Deux Magots, the district opens onto a more intimate  and literary area with many bookstores and refined shops.
Find out where The Doors lead singer Jim Morrisson died and where popular movie directors stay when in Paris before ending the tour at special café, for the last food samples including wine, cheese and typical processed meat food (charcuteries): ham and paté.