Guided tour

The Gourmet Gastronomy of Paris: 2.5-Hour Food Tour

Activity provider: Meeting the French
Guided tour

The Gourmet Gastronomy of Paris: 2.5-Hour Food Tour

Activity provider: Meeting the French

From US$ 110.62 per person

Dive in to "the belly of Paris" on this 2.5-hour gastronomy tour through the bustling market area of Les Halles, and stop to taste specialties like pastries, cured meats, and cheeses over a glass of local wine as you weave through the charming quarter.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Italian
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Discover "the belly of Paris" in the bustling market area of Les Halles
  • Learn about the history of this district and France's gastronomical evolution
  • Stop to taste some delicious French specialties along the way
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Discover what to locals is known as "the belly of Paris" in this delicious 2.5-hour food tour through the enormous, bustling central market nestled in the heart of the city in the charming Les Halles district. Weave your way through the vibrant market space, visiting old shops such as Stohrer, the oldest pastry shop in the city, as well as traditional brasseries and restaurants, and specialty culinary shops. Retrace the evolution of traditional French gastronomy, from the Middle Ages to present day, and stop along the way to taste some of the specialties, including various pastries and breads, an assortment of cheeses, cured meats, and local wines. The lovely district is also home to many attractions of cultural interest, including The Church of St Eustache and the Tower of John the Fearless.
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    Meeting point

    1 Rue de Montmartre, 75001 Paris Nearest metro station: Les Halles (line 4) or Etienne Marcel (line 4)

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    • Tours run in small groups of 8 people or less for a more intimate experience.
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    5 /5

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    Incredibly friendly knowledgeable and personable tour! It was a lot of fun

    February 21, 2023

    This was a very pleasant experience. Our guide Carol was able to fully explain the history of Les Halles and the area. A must do tour for anyone who visits Paris

    September 26, 2022

    Die Tour war super. Viele tolle Informationen. Und immer wieder tolle Leckereien zum Probieren. Die Tour war unser persönliches Highlight unserer Parisreise.

    October 25, 2019


    Product ID: 41663