• Location: Paris, France
  • Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)
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Spend some quality time in the kitchens of a French bakery to learn the inside secrets of French baking during a boulangerie tour. Join an expert French baker in the back rooms of a well-known bakery in central Paris to hear some of the secrets that make French pastries and breads so special and learn how to make a perfect French baguette.

Highlights

  • 1-hour French bakery tour in Paris
  • Go behind the scenes of an authentic Parisian boulangerie
  • Learn how the classic French baguette is made
  • Discover the secrets of French pastries and hear bread-making tips from your knowledgeable French baker
  • Take home a freshly baked French baguette and croissant

What You Can Expect

Behind the Scenes of a Boulangerie : French Bakery Tour in Paris

Behind the Scenes of a Boulangerie

Meet your expert guide, a local baker, and venture into the kitchens and production areas of a famous French bakery to find out how proper French bread (pain), cakes (gateaux) and pastries (patisseries) are made.

This is no bread factory, this is an independent Parisian bakery where the work is still done by knowledgeable bakers on a daily basis. Watch as your guide demonstrates how the machinery works and how famous French baguettes are made. Learn the impressive history of French baking as well as some time-honored baking tips. Your baker and guide's passion for French baking comes through.

Along with all of the newfound knowledge you'll gain during this boulangerie tour, you'll also leave with a freshly-baked baguette and croissant to enjoy later.

Customer Reviews

Ophelia P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Marie was a delightful and well-informed tour guide! We enjoyed every minute of our tour and the baguettes and croissants were an extra treat. Thank you!

Delbevl

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

A wonderful experience. Such fun to see the making of that delicious French bread. This tour was well worth the time.

Janet B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Wonderful. Loved this. Making croissants to take away in a traditional Paris bakery was terrific. Loads of interesting facts about the artisan industry and the skills of the bakers. What a shame England doesn't have an artisan baking tradition like this!!

Carole L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

This was a great visit to the Boulangerie.

panteliarose

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Perfect, small tour, just three of us. Lots of information packed into an hour, but not rushed. The baguette and croissant at the end were super tasty! Would recommend if looking for a simple tour.

Carol M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

This tour was amazing!

Donald C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

This was a really great tour choice for us and we highly recommend it to anyone that is interested in gaining a hands-on experience into a typical Parisan Boulangerie ! Always wondered how they make those delicious baguettes,croissants and other yummy bake goods. I was able to take a picture of the actual recipe for the baguettes they bake at this bakery. Book this tour you will not be disappointed.

RUSSELL S Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Fun, interesting and informative hour at the French bakery. Our interpreter was great and the staff at the bakery, friendly and accommodating. We also got some lovely 'treats' to take home!

Jenny W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

This trip was brilliant! we took two young grandchildren 8 and 10 and they loved it. An excellent bilingual guide, not too much talking, lots of seeing and doing!!!!!!!!!!

And the range of pastries at the end! AND our own baguette EACH
Excellent value
Jenny

Joseph M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

This was a great way to start off our stay in Paris. The bakeries are tiny but that didn't stop them from letting us get a close up look on the baking steps for both baguettes and croissants. Our tour guide was very knowledgable about the process herself, but nothing beats watching the yourself and asking questions directly to the bakers our tour guide handled the translations. He even let some of us help for a bit. Great activities for the kids and you end the tour by eating a bunch of goodies - so that cant be bad.

Fun fact - the one baker by himself was making 2,500 baguettes that morning.

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