Food and wine tour of Paris with wine-tasting and lunch
Activities

Food and wine tour of Paris with wine-tasting and lunch

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Meet local artisans and shop owners
  • Taste samples of traditional delicacies
  • Enjoy wine at a noted wine bar served by a sommelier
What to expect

Gourmet food, unsurpassed wines, and a tradition of culinary passion are essential to the national character of France. Strolling through the downtown district that once housed the city’s central market, our professional guide will give you a memorable “Tour de France” through the food shops. We’ll enjoy specialty breads, cheeses, charcuterie, pastries and chocolates from all over the nation.

You'll meet your group (12 people) in central Paris and start the day as many French do, with a coffee and a croissant. You’ll learn how these flakey buns are made and your guide will stock up on baguettes for your lunch later on.

We'll walk through the neighborhood of Les Halles, formerly known as the “the stomach of Paris” as it featured the massive wholesale food market that daily provisioned the city. Nowadays this district is still a must-see for our gourmet visitors, since it features a wide variety of gastronomical specialties and restaurants as well as kitchen supply stores.

The busy rue Montorgueil will conduct us to the most delicious boutiques, offering us samples of artisanal cheeses from all around the country in a traditional fromagerie, and tasty and complex chocolates at a noted chocolatier’s. We’ll continue to the city’s oldest patisserie, founded in 1730 by the Queen’s baker (who also invented the baba au rhum). This shop is still famous today, recently winning the Best Chocolate Éclair; we’ll obtain our favorite desserts here for our lunch a bit later. The final food shop included is an épicerie full of atmosphere, which offers delicious typical products from Southwestern France.

Other sights and opportunities will be available in addition to our partner food shops. You’ll admire the full range of specialist food purveyors including butchers, fishmongers, and vegetable markets as we amble down this pedestrian street that epitomizes the French respect for all foods. If you are a cook yourself, you may be drawn to the professional quality tools and supplies available in the kitchen boutiques along the way; one such shop is the oldest of its kind in Paris.

Our visit culminates in highly rated wine bar, where we will be served a flight of wine by an expert sommelier. Your experience will end with an authentic picnic lunch of a variety of foods and wines, the ideal conclusion to your journey into French gastronomy.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Guided walking tour of rue Montorgueil and Les Halles
    • Stops at local producers including tasting
    • 3 glasses of wine at an award winning wine bar
    • Picnic style lunch
    • Expert, English-speaking tour guide
    What's not included
    • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
    • Gratuities (optional)
    Reduced price
    • Youth (11-17 years): reduced
    • Child (4-10 years): reduced
    • Infant (0-3 years): free
    Where

    Metro stop Etienne Marcel, at the intersection of de Turbigo street and Etienne Marcel street.

    Meeting point:

    Meet your guide 15 minutes before departure time outside the metro entrance/exit 'Etienne Marcel'(line 4). There is only one exit.

    What to remember
    • This tour involves a reasonable amount of walking
    • Comfortable shoes recommended
    • The legal drinking age in France is 18 years. Participants under 18 will not be served wine on the tour.
    • Small groups of 12 people or fewer
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Memories France
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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