Guided tour

Paris: 2-Hour Market Tour with Tastings

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Activity provider: VOYAGES LLC

Paris: 2-Hour Market Tour with Tastings

Activity provider: VOYAGES LLC

From US$ 75.96 per person

Visit the Marché d’Aligre in Paris with a local guide. Explore the indoor and outdoor food stalls and the treasures of the flea market. Meet vendors and taste chocolates, cheeses, and other products at one of the city’s most popular markets.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Explore the Marché d’Aligre, one of the most popular markets in Paris
  • Meet the local shopkeepers
  • Taste cheese, chocolate, and more
Full description
Explore one of the most popular markets in Paris, and experience the daily life of a district that’s off the tourist track. Taste some of the freshest food products in the city during this 2-hour tour with a local guide. Each of the shopkeepers you meet will spend some time with you sharing their passion and offering you samples of their products to taste. The market’s location in the 12th arrondissement is not in a popular tourist area, but the Marché d’Aligre is one of the most popular markets for Parisians. Experience 3 markets in one. There are indoor and outdoor food markets, as well as a flea market with all sorts of treasures on offer, from old gramophones to odd bits of crockery. See the incredible seeds merchant that has been part of the market scene since 1895, the wide variety of cheese and chocolate shops, and more. Tastings are included!
  • Guided tour
  • Wine, cheese, and chocolate tastings
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the bakery: Ble Sucre, 7 Rue Antoine Vollon, 75012 Paris, France. Nearest metro station: Ledru-Rollin (take the exit labeled "rue Traversière")

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Know before you go

  • You may want to bring several bags or a shopping trolley along for your purchases.
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4.5 /5

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Wonderful guide. Very informative and fun!! One of the best things we did in Paris!

December 27, 2022

Excellent experience all around. Our guide Monika was fantastic, and very knowledgeable. We tried lots of interesting items and weren't overwhelmed. Even the kids were engaged (they loved eating bugs!). Great tour

November 30, 2022

The guide was friendly, punctual and personable, but she had practically no background knowledge or relevant information about the market, the products, the district or similar. The small restaurant with the cheese and wine tasting was nice, we had fresh baguette ourselves concerned as the bread was not good. The guide was also unable to provide any information about the wines.

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October 29, 2022

Product ID: 39658