Taste of Saint Germain Sweet & Savory

Tasting
Red Wine, White Wine
Activity
Food Tour
Included
Meal, Tour guide
Languages
English
Theme
Romantic
Family-friendly
City
Corporate
Cultural
Minimum Drinking Age
18
$
95
/ Person
TRUSTED PARTNER
Stephane P
Response rate: 
100%
Response time:
2 hours
Activity Overview
THE PARISIAN LEFT BANK...

Considered as the soul of the City of Light, Saint-Germain des Prés, also known as the best chocolatiers area in the world, is a stunning mix of History, charming little streets, unique art shops, emblematic cafes and restaurants, and of course, a hot spot for the foodies from all over the world.

From the oldest Abbey of Paris to the wonders of the Luxembourg Garden, you’ll be amazed by the diversity of the french food artisans located there and how passionate they are about their work. During this tour, you’ll have not only the opportunity to taste the food most of the Parisians are craving for, but you’ll also be in their shoes, enjoying a charming streets maze made of convenience stores, art galleries, colorful cafes, restaurants and fashion shops, typical of the romantic left bank atmosphere.

 The 17th century cobblestones streets and their beautiful arcades will be the setting of a unique guided stroll, paced by some unique buildings such as the oldest Parisian restaurant and the impressive Saint-Sulpice church, as well as some wonderful pastry shops and chocolatiers windows, displaying exquisite cakes, caramels, eclairs and chocolate candies all along the way.

This Food Tour will also be a unique opportunity for you to discover some of the most intimate shops of the area, and to learn everything about the best cheeses and cured meat our regions have to offer. 

About the tour  :

On this tour, we only have 10 spaces. Thanks to this little number, your guide will be able to answer all your questions. Let's join the happy few, discovering French and other countries tasty specialties !
 
Practical information
This is a walking tour, so don't forget to wear comfortable footwear. We haven't found the secret to go trough the raindrops yet (but still looking for it!). So if it's rainy or even cloudy, your umbrella will be your best friend.

Your English speaking local tour leader and guide is a gastronomic expert and he will take you to some of the greatest foodshops of Saint-Germain des Prés and you will learn everything about French food, wine and pastries!
 
Included
  • Chocolate and pastries
  • Cheeses & French specialties
  • Wine Tasting
  • 8 to 10 stop : Plenty of food to try!
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Group-size:
10
Rates
Per
Price
Person
$
95
Children
Per
Price
Child
$
70
Timing
Dates
Start Time
Daily, 52 times10:30 AM
Duration
3 H, 3,5 H
More Info
Cancellation Policy
Standard
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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85
/ Person
Paris, Île-De-France, France
Duration:
3 H, 3,5 H
Enjoy a Food Tour in one of the most authentic and intense areas of Paris far from the main tourist attractions. Start the tour discovering the legendary Place de la Bastille which ... moreis located in the 12th arrondissement, on the Rive Droite (right bank) of Paris, few minutes from the Seine river and the Marais district. You will enjoy there typical Parisian breakfast before heading to the Aligre Market through the innumerable ( and almost secret) passages that give this district its unique character and that have made it a young, trendy and creative place.

The Aligre market is one of the best known of Parisian foodies. He operate every morning (except on Mondays) and its stallholders welcome you right on the streets of the Aligre square.

Actually the Aligre Market offers you two markets and two charming atmospheres. Under the covered market called Beauvau, around the old fountain , you will find French and Italian delicatessen, fresh fishes, poultry, dairy, cut flowers...
On the outdoor part, there is a curious mix between shouting « merchants des 4 saisons » (fruits sellers) and antique dealers, half of a food market, half of a flea market.

Around this market, the diversity of shops related to the art of good cooking impresses gourmets who are the most passionate about its diversity and richness.

You even will enjoy wine with cheese or delicatessen on an old wine barrel ! Or mingle with the locals and sip a hot chocolate or hot wine during the winter or an aperitif in summer.

You will feel like one of the locals as you chat to shopkeepers and taste local cheeses, cured meats and chocolate.

On this food tour you will also be able to learn from the history of this very special market but also from our entire country with the place of the Bastille, symbol of the French revolution.

About the tour :

On this tour, we only have 10 spaces. Thanks to this little number, your guide will be able to answer all your questions and guide you quietly through the beautiful passages of the neighborhood. Belong to the happy few, discovering French and other countries tasty specialties ! This area is full of tastes, flavors, colors, scents (of dishes in oven, roasted coffee beans or hot chocolate) : this tour will delight all of your 5 senses !
$
572
97
/ Person
Paris, Île-De-France, France
Duration:
1 Day
This is a Deluxe Champagne Tour - You will visit the village of Epernay and the Cathedral of Reims! Discover and taste Champagnes from two Champagne producers of the area, whilst enjoying ... morea perfect Lunch.
$
352
23
/ Person
Paris, Île-De-France, France
Duration:
2 Days, 1 Night
A city of love , culture and cuisine! Paris is a magnet for lovers and nearest and dearest , a sleepless and sophisticated capital fueled by champagne and dreams , with a unwavering ... moreallure for the world art and culture connoisseurs.

A 2 day 1 night to explore, taste & sample as you go along.

Staying in our secret 3 start hotel ideally place in the Paris city center near all major tourist attractions, you will be able to discover Paris at your pace.

Saturday:
From Beaubourg to Bastille, the Marais concentrates most of the pleasures Paris offers.
Old mansions, trendy art galleries, fashion shops and of course a huge range of food shops.

It's an astonishing place bringing together an eclectic mix of people from across the world to enjoy its charming little streets and feast their eyes on the windows displaying cupcakes, pastrami, bagels and falafel's.

Simply one of the best places to shop in Paris!
Discover the secrets of little shops and indulge - yourself in the Marché des Enfants Rouges . Within a stone's throw of the Pablo Picasso museum, this indoor market is the oldest one in Paris; founded in 1605.
From Tuesday to Sunday, Parisians rush to its alleys where you can find fresh fish, oysters, delicious cheeses from all of the regions of France's, cured meats, seasonal fruit and vegetables. Here, food delicacies come from Aveyron, Vendée, Pays Basque and more French regions renowned for their delicious products.
There are also organics products and a wine merchant who would be delighted to share with you his knowledge of food and wine pairing!

It's a place where you can fill your basket or your trolley but also a place where you can sit and enjoy the menus of French and exotic restaurants and delicatessens. Parisian hipsters and « bobo » love sipping a glass of wine or having brunch after their shopping. Let's be inspired by them and enjoy Exquisite French Cheese, Patisserie and Wine!

Sunday:
Explore the historic and picturesque artists dream that is Montmartre. Did you know that Picasso and Van Gogh lived here?
Discover local shops and restaurants while tasting and sampling delicious cheeses, cured meats, saucissons, patiseries, chocolate and wine!
This tour is not for the faint hearted!

Tour Highlights:
On this tour, we only have 10 spaces. Thanks to this little number, your guide will be able to answer all your questions. Belong to the happy few, discovering French and other countries tasty specialties !

8 Stops

Bread and Patiserie

Wine Degustation

Curred Meat and Saucisson

Cheeses

Chocolate