4.5 star rating: Recommended 28 Reviews

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  • Location: Paris, France
  • Duration:  60 minutes (approx.)
Spend an hour behind the scenes of a famous macaron and chocolate shop in Paris. On this small-group tour limited to 10 people, interact with the head pastry chef and master chocolatier and see how the chefs work in the kitchen. Taste some of their delectable creations while learning the traditional techniques that go into the world-renowned art of Parisian chocolate and macaron making.

Highlights

  • Small-group macaron and chocolate shop tour in Paris
  • Take a look behind the scenes of a chocolate and macaron shop and discover the secrets of macaron and chocolate making
  • Spend time in the kitchen observing the head pastry chef and master chocolatier at work
  • Taste some of delectable macarons and rich chocolate treats
  • Small-group tour limited to 10 people ensures a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Paris Food Tour: Macaron and Chocolate Behind-the-Scenes Experience with a Pastry Chef

Chocolate and Macaroon Shop Behind-the-Scenes Tour with a Paris Pastry Chef

Explore behind the scenes of a famous macaron (macaroon) and chocolate shop in Paris. Spend an hour in the kitchen observing the head pastry chef and master chocolatier at work and discover the secrets behind making these delectable creations.

See the chefs in action as they describe how to make the perfect macaron -- moist meringue shells sandwiched together by a creamy filling. Certain shops produce more than 6,000 macarons per day in 18 different flavors! Observe the techniques used to craft the rich chocolate into works of art and witness first-hand the way chocolate ganache, a creamy chocolate filling, is made. Throughout the tour, enjoy tasting several flavors of macarons and several luxurious chocolates.

After a delightfully sweet morning, be sure to bring something home for later!

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The macaron factory was incredible. The chef was experienced and knowledgeable. Loved it

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Using the Metro this was an easy place to get to. Meeting a master chef macaron maker was very interesting, watching him at work left you breathless. I hope the tips he gave will help my macaron baking, he also gave a tasting of the ones he was making that day. Yum!! The young artisan chocolatier, explained how they made the chocolates we tasted. He was also working on the stores Christmas decorations; two Eiffel Towers and an Art Deco Metro sign, an absolute work of art. Great tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

Really interesting tour. We were able to taste several macaroons and chocolates.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

Amazing tour. You should all do this. Different from all the other normal things to do in Paris. Watching chef Mali macaron and chocolates. Also got to taste them too. Really well organised and fun trip! Would recommend this to all! Group of 10 of us, was tight in the kitchen but all a good laugh.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2014

We had a wonderful time on this tour. Our tour guide was fantastic and so sweet. The pastry chef was very informative. We had delicious samples of macarons and chocolates as well. I would highly reccommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

Fantastic experience we had in the understanding the techniques in making the most delicious and exquisite macaroons and chocolates. It was a shame there was another group who had booked at the same time which made the kitchen areas and shop quite crammed, even though there were only 6 in our group.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

My did this tour with my mother and daughter we really enjoyed it was something different and fun.

Helen P
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2013

Such a great time! Was really nice to do something different and see a side of Paris you wouldn't normally see. We got to taste a few macaroons and chocolates and the chef was brilliant. So much fun!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2013

Fantastic experience. Something different to do in Paris, refreshingly off the normal 'tourist track'. Did this tour as a treat for my 11 year old. She thoroughly enjoyed it and I would highly recommend this tour. She particularly enjoyed the samples!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2013

My husband and I wanted something different to do while visiting Paris so decided to take this tour and loved it, it was informative without being boring and of course the highlight was the tasting of both the chocolates and Macaroons which were to die for.

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