- By Kevin
- On Sep 6, 2017
- Travel Tips
Interested in cooking classes or in-depth market tours?You'll find a lot more culinary activities in our Guide to Paris Food&Wine Activities…Paris city guide,top food&wine experiences in Paris.
Food+wine+Paris—try to separate them,it's an illusion.Food and wine in Paris simply go together.So,naturally there are walking tours that focus on food or wine or both.We've uncovered food activities that have something for everyone.Is chocolate your passion?Then take one of the chocolate walking tours of Paris.
Ever wonder what it is like to be a Parisian baker?Then the Behind-the-Scenes Boulangerie Tour may be just the thing for you.Are you interested in French wine and champagne?Choose a wine tasting or a day trip to the Champagne region.Or,to get the whole canard,try the Gourmet French Food walking tour.While you're in Paris,take the opportunity to explore the culinary culture that is such an important part of French life.
Chocolate Walking Tour
If those ideas make your spine tingle and your mouth water,then we suggest you sign on for this chocolate walking tour in the City of Food.This small-group tour gets you deep into the chocolate culture of Paris,exploring the best chocolate shops of the historic 1st Arrondissement with plenty of opportunity to sample the offerings.Afterwards,you might want to take any purchases to a bench by the fountains of the nearby Jardin de Tuileries to sample a bit more!
Even better,and even more popular with our readers,is this walking tour that combines your passion for Paris with your love of chocolate and fabulous French pastries.
You spend a pleasant afternoon tasting your way through the best Parisian chocolate shops,patisseries and boulangeries on this small-group walking tour.The tour is limited to 8 people so you can expect individual attention from your guide and from the shops themselves.A Parisian food expert leads you through typical Parisian neighborhoods as you learn how to choose the best chocolates and pastries.Sampling is required—no hardship there!
Gourmet French Food Walking Tour
Don't worry,any calories from the gourmet food samples you eat will be burned off by the 3-hour walking tour!On the Left Bank,on the famous Boulevard Saint-Germain,you begin at a traditional fromagerie to sample the high-quality gourmet foods that Parisians insist on.You learn about the incredible selection of cheeses in this country,where they comes from,and how they are classified.Most importantly,you taste.
But it's not only cheese you'll taste on this tour.You'll visit other food sellers,learn about and taste freshly baked baguettes,and try some fine french wine,not to mention foie gras.This is a very good introduction to the foods of a city famous for its food.