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Paris Macaron Walking Tour of Saint Germain Including Tasting

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  • Sample five delicious macarons at gourmet shops in Saint-Germain
  • Explore the scenic streets of Saint-Germain on foot
  • Learn the history of the macaron and choose your favorite
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Paris Macaron Walking Tour of Saint Germain Including Tasting
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Overview

Stroll the lovely streets of Saint-Germain and sample delicious macarons on this walking tour. Discover the origins of this delicate pastry and learn how to evaluate a good macaron. Sample macarons at five gourmet shops, some new and creative, others traditional and deeply rooted in Parisian history. End your tour by choosing your favorite macaron in a fun judging event.

What to Expect

Meet in front of the Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Près.  After discussing the origin and historical impact of macarons, you will follow your local guide through the ancient streets of the Saint-Germain quarter.  After stopping at five macaron shops, including the oldest and newest boutiques in Paris, you will finish the tour by partaking in a judging activity.  Using fun and valid categories you'll have a chance to see for yourself where the best macarons in Paris can be found. Compare with your friends, and if you want you can convert the provided special judging sheet to a picture frame to post your experience on social media.

Reviews (18)
1 - 5 of 13 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing tour guide; great value! We learned a lot, while indulging in macarons!

What a delightful experience, HIGHLY recommend! Jonny is very knowledgeable as well as sincerely warm & friendly! We loved going to five different macaron shops and seeing so much of the neighborhood. He taught us quite a bit about Paris that we didn't already know...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chicagoemily1
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fun tour of macarons and beautiful Saint-Germain

We had the pleasure of having Jonny as our guide on another tour so knew that the macaron tour would be fun and educational. He has a vast knowledge of macarons and the neighborhood so don't hesitate to ask questions. Because it was cold, we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HulaBoy55
Reviewed 12 October 2018
Such a fantastic guide!

What a joy! I visited Paris in August when much of the city was shuttered and Parisians were enjoying their own vacations. It was quiet, different, and fantastic in its own way. I booked the tour with Jonny and little did I know that the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Trek86124
Reviewed 22 September 2018
So much FUN!

I took my Mom and both my daughters on this tour. It was a blast! I can't say enough about Jonny, he was kind and patient, as we were 10 minutes behind schedule due to other sightseeing. We enjoyed speaking with him as we walked...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Michelle N
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile
Macaron heaven

Great walking tour of the St. Germain neighborhood. Was able to see many different shops and try multiple macarons. Ending in the Luxembourg Gardens was perfect. Guide was professional and informative.

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