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Gourmet Food Tour in Saint Germain des Prés

Why you shouldn't miss it!
  • At least 6 gourmet tastings that will easily replace your lunch.
  • Visit a splendid historical café and taste its exceptional onion soup!
  • A 3h walking food tour to stroll St Germain while tasting outstanding French food: French cheese, Baguette, Foie Gras...
  • End the tour at a lively market to savor local products!
In a nutshell

3 Hours

Group (6 max)
or Private

English

Wheelchair Friendly

Refund up to 72h

What's Included:   At least 6 gourmet stops / 2 complimentary drinks
Overview

Saint Germain represents the French elegance in every way in Paris. It is an unmissable neighborhood with beautiful churches and buildings, many stories and all sorts of food artisans. This Walking Food Tour Paris, starting ideally around 11am, will begin by visiting local corner shop proud of their Frenchie’s products 100% organic and no junk! Their idea was simple: fighting junk food on French’s table.

They are passionate about farmers’ products and to know what they offer to their customers. For this reason, they travelled the France’s regions looking for the charcuterie product that will make their store unique. At this stop, you will try one of France specialty: Foie Gras! Spread on a crunchy baguette, this delight is a good starter.

Your food expert will then take you to a family business first opened in the early 19th century. They were candy’ confectioner in Aix-en-Provence but quickly focused on olives’ products. You will take the time, to taste their olive’s oils and vinegar. Such an easy way to taste the South of France!

Not far from there, your next stop will be a historic place. It is the oldest café in Paris full of history where French’ writers and intellectuals such as Rousseau, Diderot, and Verlaine used to meet. How about a little onion soup? One of France famous classic soup! But savoring it at this particular place, will take you back in time!

A walking food tour made with love to taste the yummiest food in Paris

The Saint Germain Market is your following destination. Shops are numerous, but your food expert will show you two unescapable shops. The first one takes you to a journey in the gastronomy of southwest of France. The specialty there is black pork meat products, where hog herds are raised with the respect to natural resources. The second shop offers cheese found in famous executive chefs’ restaurants. All of its specialty will have you stirring from a Loire Valley goat milk cheese, fresh and mellow, to a matured cooked cow cheese from the Alps.

A Food Tour without dessert is like a beauty with one eye. You will discover one of France’s classic puffy pastry: the chou! The most difficult part of the tour will be to choose between the flavors.

And if you're a sweet tooth and want to extend on another tour, have a look at our Sweet & Chocolate walking tour in Paris!

FAQ

Is that walking food tour recommendable for a vegetarian like me?

This tour offers mainly tastings based on meat or cold cuts. However, we can adapt the tour and replace the meat and charcuterie by extra portion of veggie food.

Will I need to go for lunch after this food tour?

This walking food tour in Paris IS a proper lunch! You will taste all what makes a French meal: meat, cold cuts, cheeses, bread, wine and dessert. We bet you will be full at the end of the tour 😊

Are we standing all the time while eating?

The duration of the food tour is shared between standing tastings in shops and seated tastings, and a nice stroll to burn calories!

What does the fee of the tour include?

It includes all the tastings are included in the booking fee. Only if you want to buy some comestibles as private purchases will it be at your charge.

Price Details

  • 119€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. :

    Did a lunch time food tour of the St. Germaine with Sophie. A great day. Do not miss touring St. Germaine. Foodie area.Went to small hidden gourmet shop behind the church. Gourmet butcher and sampled tartare. Spent time in the Marche St. Germaine. Sophie was excellent and local but spoke fluent English. We stayed in St. Germaine and wanted to get to know the area better and this was the perfect tour to start our visit to France. Despite not seeing the availability of St. Germaine, I would recommend a tour of this area for anyone visiting Paris.

  2. :

    Sophie met us at the Saint Germain des près Church. From there, we visited a small épicerie, a specialty meat shop [Polmard], a charcutier, “J’Go,” that specializes in a particular species of pig south of Toulouse. Before leaving the marketplace where we had the charcuterie, we picked up some cheese. We ended the tour in a shop that specializes in items from Provence. We tasted olive oils and selected a bottle of wine. We took the wine downstairs in the shop and had a small lunch of some of the items picked up along the way.
    Sophie is knowledgable, personable, friendly, and engaging. She gave us multiple recommendations for other restaurants and shops to try out. It was the perfect morning! We certainly recommend working with Sophie!

  3. :

    This tour was just delightful. Emily knows so well Saint-Germain-des-Prés best food retailers. I’m looking forward to follow her on her chocolate tour.

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