4.5 star rating: Recommended 44 Reviews

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  • Location: Paris, France
  • Duration:  3 hours (approx.)

Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Small-Group Gourmet Food and Market Tour of the Bastille District in Paris. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2014

Very educational. She did an excellent job and we all felt we learned a lot and tasted a lot of foods.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2014

Our guide was so knowledgeable and so friendly. We learned a tremendous amount about the history of Paris as a city and she took us to great places as part of the food tour. I highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

A great way to see areas of Paris. Our guide was very informative and good fun. The food we got to experience was excellent! A good way to sample some great food and markets of Paris.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

We loved this! We had a group of 4 and a friendly and informative guide. The guide filled us in on a lot of the history of Paris and this area which was most fascinating and was able to answer a whole lot of questions we had been bottling up. The food was delicious - I wished we had done this earlier in our stay. Great value for money.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2014

Great tastings, great conversation, great guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2014

Excellent tour in the food and market area of the 12th A. Alexandra our guide was informative and spoke excellent English. Nice easy pace, wonderful being able to sample all the fresh foods , cheeses, seafood, pastries , fruit and wines etc. Really came away quite full which we were not expecting. A good way to find out how to shop economically in Paris.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2014

This was a very interesting and "tasty" tour ! Our guide Alexandra was lovely and very informative not only about the foods we tasted but also about the history of the area. Our group consisted of just our party of 5 so it was very intimate and suited all our ages ( three teenagers and two 50 somethings !)
The tour was conducted at a steady pace and the tastings varied and delicious - cheeses, wine, oysters, croissants, yummy strawberries, charcuterie, gingerbread - it was great !

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2014

What a wonderful way to learn about the "French daily cultures".
Alexandra was very informative,and answered allour questions. Great selection of food items to taste,
And the wine was lovely that I drank with a friend, back at my apartment.
Will look for another walking food tasting tour , in another area of Paris , next vacatui

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2014

Our guide, Alexandra, was excellent! She knew where to take us and shared many anecdotes and tips about how seriously the French take their produce. The pace was just right and anyone- you don't have to be a foodie- would have enjoyed this tour. We sampled as we went along and she was so knowledeable about the area and made delicious choices for us. We liked the indoor and outdoor markets so much we went back on our own later in the week to make purchases.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2013

This was the most memorable little tour of our entire Paris trip. In spite of dreary weather, we enjoyed the walk. The little shops were places we never would have found on our own. Food sampling was fun and educational. Tour guide was top notch. Highly recommend this tour if you do nothing else....

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2013

We really enjoyed this tour. The guide was very helpful and interesting and had heaps of knowledge about the area. The tastings were great especially the croissants which were the best we'd ever tried. Would definitely recommend.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2013

Our guide, Alexandra, was personal and very knowledgable. She taught us a lot about architecture, as well as giving us a great introduction to the Bastille market. Thoroughly enjoyable. I would recommend it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2013

This small group tour is wonderfull. I would recommend it to all who are interested in local French grocery shopping.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2013

The tour was delicious! The tour guide was very knowledgeable about both food and antiques. We really enjoyed the guides personality. She was wonderful. We brought a shopping cart, which was a great idea, because we went home overflowing with fresh bread, fruit, cheeses and meats.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2013

Our guide was full of interesting information. She led us to wonderful and delicious spots along the way. We thoroughly enjoyed this tour!

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