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The Original Paris Food Tour Uncover the culinary secrets of the affluent neighbourhood of Saint-Germain-des-Prés
  • Food and drink

  • Saint-Germain-des-Prés

  • 3 hours

About the Experience
  • Uncover the culinary secrets of the affluent neighbourhood of Saint-Germain-des-Prés
  • Start at the Benedictine abbey and hear from Lisa the incredible history of the church since the 6th century
  • Visit the glamorous cafés famous for their historic clientele including writers and artists and even Napoleon, that continue to attract the rich and famous from the world over: keep an eye out for Clooney!
  • Learn what makes a brilliant baguette, the legendary origins of the croissant, and what makes a bakery chain more than just a chain
  • Discover the confiseur perfecting the pâte de fruit, a delicious jelly with a rich history
  • Sample exquisite French olive oil and more in a charming boutique devoted to all things Provençal
  • Finish with a cheeseboard and a chat in a typical French bistro that harks back to the area’s bohemian and artistic past.

Experience details

  • This Experience is offered by our trusted supplier, Lisa Rankin of Flavors of Paris
  • Start times at 10 am and 2:00 pm, daily, subject to the Insider’s availability
  • This Experience lasts 3 hours
  • This experience is appropriate for children
  • Perfect for: Those visiting Paris for the first time looking to learn more about iconic French cuisine; those with a taste for history and a thirst for knowledge; those looking to find great cafés and sweet boutiques.

Why SideStory?

  • Private and tailor-made
  • Expert Insider
  • Includes samples and refreshments
  • Flexible cancellation
  • Carefully curated itineraries

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Price Per Person:
€150pp (€300)