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Sweet Walking Tour in Saint-Germain-des-Prés

Why you shouldn't miss it!

  • A 2-hour Sweet Food Tour for sweet gourmands, macaroons lovers, éclair fans, puffs addicts and other tasty French sweets!
  • At least 7 stops to discover Paris’s Haute Pâtisserie (High Standards Pastry)
  • Taste Charles de Gaulle’s favorite brand of waffle!
  • Join a sweet tooth as your guide in the best sugary spots at the chic Saint-Germain neighborhood.
In a nutshell

2 Hours

Group (8 max)
or Private

English

Wheelchair Friendly

Refund up to 72h

What's Included:   At least 8 gourmet stops / A complimentary drink
Overview

Have a typical French sweet tasting in one of the most beautiful neighborhoods of Paris. Formerly mostly appreciated for its beautiful fashion shops, Saint-Germain des Prés has extended its charm with beautiful cafés including Les Deux Magots, Café de Flore or even the Brasserie Lipp. Not to mention its experimental art boutiques and cinemas!

Are you keen on macaroons, pastries, biscuits or butter cream? We do too! With this very sweet Tour in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, eating sweets is not a crime and instead we encourage you to enjoy all delights. Scheduled in the program are cream puffs, waffles, macaroons, éclairs, marmalades… and few more regional pleasures. 😊

You will begin your tour by visiting the brand whose pastry cook had the brilliant idea in 1930 to produce and sell macaroons. You will taste them from the best source!

The quest for your favorite cream is up next! It is time for you to understand the real meaning behind “crème de la crème”. A fresh cream puffs boutique gives a revival to 16th-century puff creator! Choosing a flavor will be the hardest task of the afternoon. Do you prefer vanilla, chocolate, lemon or the seasonnal savor changed twice a month. Next cream experience will offer the widest Parisian array of Eclairs stuffed with unsual perfumes!

Another traditional delight awaits you: waffles created in the North of France during the 18th century. Their honeycombed surface hides a vanilla heart so tasteful that former French President Charles de Gaulle was crazy about them!

When it comes to the “Calisson” of Provence, in spite of numerous attempts, no agreement could be found about the origin of its name. However, all Parisians agree that every time you bite one, you want another one. Difficult to argue with a full mouth… you’ll see!

You will end your tour with any digestive drink you desire! Coffee, Tea, Juice, you name it!

FAQ

Is this tour suitable if I’m vegetarian?

Yes, if you’re veggie, this tour is absolutely suitable for you. If you’re vegan, it’s not recommended because a lot of chocolate bites mix chocolate with dairy products!

Is it mandatory to taste everything at every stop?

Of course not! Don’t hesitate to inform your Welcomer if there is any particular food you dislike or would rather avoid! He/She would be very happy to find you alternatives!

Is it okay if I take my children with me?

Kids love sweet! They would obviously very much enjoy this Sweet Tour. We would be very happy to meet them in any way 😊

Price Details

  • 70€PER PERSON

Starting Point

Meeting Address: 1 Place Saint-Germain des Prés, 75006 Paris, France - In front of Saint-Germain church. Closest metro station: Saint-Germain-des-Prés (line 4)
  1. (verified owner):

    My daughter and I had an exclusive tour in the charming Saint-Germain-des-Prés with focus on sweet delicacies. Our guide Sophie gave a very personal tour, with visit to various bakeries, chocolate boutiques, gourmet marmalade shops etc. We also was introduced to interesting unknown places, that we otherwise never had found. I strongly recommend this tour if you have a sweet tooth and are interested in the history of Paris in general.

  2. (verified owner):

    Without Emilie, impossible to discover tiny shops along remote streets. The cream puff was just… yummy… perfect!

  3. (verified owner):

    My dad and I, we love this tour! I even did’nt know about this kind of waffle!

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