Paris always offers opportunities for both culture buffs and those with a sweet tooth. If having fun and chocolate are among your plans, this chocolate scavenger hunt is ideal for your family. Specially designed to engage your children’s interests, this visit combines chocolate hunting and funny historical discoveries. Your guide is both a chocolate addict and an experienced historian. During this fun-packed treasure hunt, the young “hunters” will have to solve riddles and the entire family will be rewarded with chocolate tastings in each shop we visit.
You will meet your guide in the heart of the Parisian Saint-Germain-des-Prés district. Upon arrival, your children will learn the game rules: eyes peeled, pay attention to small hidden details along Paris streets, and win chocolates as soon as they solve a riddle. Simple and fair enough, isn’t it?
Here we go! Your stroll around Saint-Germain-des-Prés church will allow us to evoke the history of an abbey, to spot chocolate shops, but also to explore a secret street and admire an 800-year-old stone tower.
What could be better than a Chocolate Scavenger Hunt to have fun in Paris?
At every stage of your chocolate scavenger hunt, your kids will have to find a hidden pattern in the surrounding cityscapes. Whether it’s in a building decoration, in a shop sign, or on a work of street art. Without being aware of it, they will pleasantly travel through Paris’s history and learn to decipher façades around them.
Our first stop will be one of the oldest chocolate shops in Paris with special chocolates that were the favorite of Marie-Antoinette. Get a bite of history with a queen after your kids have solved the first riddle!
The next rewards will be tasty chocolate macarons, a yummy chocolate cream puff, sweet caramels, or even a creamy chocolate mousse. The whole family’s taste buds will bloom after every riddle and reward. Your young detectives will enjoy what is probably the sweetest treasure hunt of their lives!
At the end of the stroll, we will sit in a historical place – the first café of Paris! – where you will enjoy a delicious hot chocolate. Famous characters used to gather in this legendary café, such as Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Napoleon.
With Meet the Locals, Paris is definitely… sweeter!
And if you are looking for a family food tour experience, what about a French regional family food tour to replace lunch?