1. France
  2. Ile-de-France
  3. Paris
  4. Le Marais

Paris: Gourmet 3-Hour Food Tour of Le Marais

Product ID: 55274
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Sample gastronomic treats on a 3-hour food tasting tour of Le Marais and see one of Paris’ most unspoiled neighborhoods along the way. Discover the best-preserved medieval area of the city, as well as the heart of the Jewish community.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the best-preserved medieval area of Paris
  • Walk streets lined with delis and falafel stands in the Jewish quarter
  • Learn how Le Marais became the heart of the gay community in Paris
  • Taste a selection of the best French brandies and wines
  • Indulge in plates of cheese or charcuterie and taste a creation from Paris’ most famed macaron chef
Full description
Join an expert guide on a 3-hour tasting tour of Le Marais, and discover the local hangouts as you sample delicious food and wine. The tour starts in front of Notre-Dame Cathedral. From there you’ll walk to Le Marais, to explore the narrow lanes and ancient churches in the best-preserved medieval area of Paris.

Pass an iconic bakery, whose baguette was named one of the best in Paris. Continue to Rue Saint-Croix-de-la-Bretonnerie, the center of the French gay scene, to see one of the oldest streets in Le Marais. Stop to sample a delicious macaron, made by one of the city’s most famous pastry chefs, then enter the heart of the Jewish community.

Discover a vibrant pedestrianized street, full of falafel stands and Jewish delis. Then continue to a wine and alcohol store to try iconic French liqueurs, such as Cognac, Armagnac, Absinthe, and Old Plum brandy. Feast on French charcuterie, including pâté, rillettes, and ham. Finally you’ll walk to Place de la Bastille, passing the former home of the French writer, Victor Hugo. The area is full of bars and restaurants, where you can continue to explore the City of Lights on your own.
Includes
  • 3-hour tasting tour
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • 2 different pastries and the best macaron in Paris
  • Traditional charcuterie and cheese samples
  • Tasting of several wines and liquors
What’s Not Included
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Food samples for children under 6 years old
  • Souvenirs and items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities for the guide

When you get there

Meeting point

In front of Notre-Dame Cathedral, under the statue of Charlemagne. Your guide will be holding a sign with the local partner’s name on it.

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Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring an umbrella on rainy days
• This is a child-friendly tour. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge, but will not be provided with their own food samples
• Please advise if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6 during the booking process