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Le Marais: Pastry and Chocolate Food Tour

Product ID: 11950
Discover the hidden nooks of the charming neighbourhood of Le Marais. Perfect for those who enjoy wonderful food, explore the small streets and stumble upon quaint cafes and shops offering an array of delicious treats.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
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English, French, Japanese, Spanish, German, Italian
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the culinary delicacies of Le Marais by exploring off the beaten track shops and cafes
  • Visit the best bakeries of Paris and indulge yourself at the chocolate shop
  • Learn about the character of this Parisian District and take in the wonderful sights, sounds and smells it has to offer
  • Discover the hidden secrets and quaint curiosities of Le Marais which contribute to its colourful character
Full description
Located in the heart of Paris, the famous neighbourhood, Le Marais, is a beautiful area renowned for its grand architecture and fine food.

You are invited to explore the hidden gems of this district with a food-connoisseur and experienced chef trained by Pierre Gagnaire. Stumble upon a pastry shop, chocolate shop, a Franco-Russian tea store and even a store solely dedicated to absinthe! Indulge yourself in the best ice cream you will find in Paris and delicious treats from the bakery. Finally visit the shop stacked with 1001 spices from across the world.

Your senses are truly awakened on this unique tour. Your taste buds will indeed be stimulated with scrumptious delicacies, and aromas of chocolate, coffee and spices will fill your nose. Hear fascinating stories behind this district and take in the charming atmosphere and beautiful sights of the quaint roadside cafes, the Jewish Quarter and the stunning mansions.
Includes
  • Guided tour of Le Marais
  • Food tasting

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Meeting point

35 Rue Rambuteau, 75004 Paris, France

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The tour duration is from 14:00 to 17:00
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 28 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Fantastic and delicous tour!

We loved this tour!! Le Marais is a wonderful area of Paris and the pastries and chocolates are incredible. We learned so much and thoroughly enjoyed our time getting to know the area better. Also, when we had trouble finding the meeting location, the company was calling us immediately to help us out. Highly recommend this tour!!

August 1, 2019

Charming, competent and very tasty!

We were lucky enough to have our guide Verena all to ourselves as a small family. She responded very well to our needs and had a keen sense of when it was enough for the children with historical background information. As a native German speaker with a long Paris experience, Verena was also the perfect linguist. The tour was well planned, you got a great overview of the Marais district. The highlights were the mini-tastings of pastries and chocolate - mmmhm! You should definitely not eat much before the tour starts! We can fully recommend the tour.

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July 5, 2018

Steph provided excellent presentation! Very informative and a lot of historical information as well. Highly recommend, best walking tour we’ve done.

December 15, 2019

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Product ID: 11950