Saint Germain des prés

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Sweet and sour stroll in St Germain des Prés: gourmet tour

Saint Germain des prés food tour

  • The bell tower of church St Germain, standard of the area : the church used to belong to a powerful benedictine abbey that spreaded out way beyond Paris limits
  • St Germain covered market : a district market on the location of one of the most popular fairs of Paris in the Middle Ages where kings and princes used to feast with the Parisians
  • Le Procope : birth place of the café
  • « Café life » at Deux Magots and café de Flore : working and meeting place of artists and passers-by in these traditional places of the distict

Without a doubt one of the most mythical neighbouhoods of the capital thanks to its history and the artists who lived there. St Germain des Prés is also a good place for strolls. Cafés, bookshops, little stores, art galleries and tree-filled little squares are the ingredients of this recipe. Nowadays it is the French culinary know-how area where master-craftsmen run alongside famous names of the catering and restaurant industries. This private tour is a culinary journey.

Follow your tour foodies guide in the bubbly rue de Buci, rue de Seine and the pretty market St Germain filled with coloured and gourmet stalls. The program includes a savoury tasting : cheese, delicatessen, appetizers and various breads of which you will discover the specificities followed by a sweet touch of delicious chocolate, marcarons and pastries.


Tour 1: Classic Tour 2hrs


Daily except monday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closed January 1, May 1 and December 25

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