This special winter food tour offers the opportunity to visit gourmet shops, pâtisseries, chocolate makers and boulangeries. You will taste a variety of delicious regional specialties at market stalls and enjoy hot drinks and food tastings.
What to Expect
Discover the magic of Christmas with this special winter gourmet tour in the heart of the bohemian Paris neighborhood of St-Germain-des-Prés.
Your guide will escort you to some wonderful specialist gourmet shops, from pâtisseries to boulangeries, introduce you to chocolate makers and invite you to sample a superb selection of delicacies along the way.
Learn about the traditional French "13 desserts” and sample delectable nougat, spiced gingerbread and candied fruits.
Feel the spirit of the festive season with a stroll around Montparnasse Christmas market, tasting a variety of regional specialties at the enchanting market stalls.
You will experience the warm and cozy Christmas atmosphere of a Parisian tearoom, while enjoying a hot toddy.
Throughout the tour, your guide will tell you about the history of traditional French Christmas celebrations and introduce you to the sapin de Noël, or French Christmas tree.
- A hot drink
- Chocolate tasting
- Several delicious cakes including the log-shaped cake (bûche de Noël), gingerbread, candied fruits, marrons glacés (sugared chestnuts) and nougat
- Hot spiced wine
- Special Christmas tea.