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Meeting the French

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Meeting the French is a Paris-based tourism agency offering gourmet tours, cultural experiences, French cooking classes, and much more! Whether it's your first time in France and you're looking for help planning the trip of a lifetime; or you're...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
75003 Paris, France
Le Marais
+33 1 42 51 19 80
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second chocolate and pastry tour (although this one is not really so much about pastries). There were just the two of us on the tour and we had a fabulous time. This tour in the 1st was just delightful.

Thank TravelerDi12
Reviewed 3 October 2018

My sister and I had an amazing time on this 9am food tour around the Latin Quarter with our guide, Christine. I booked several food tours for our first time to this amazing city and this one started us off on the right foot. This...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2018

I just got back from where I and 6 others were supposed to meet our tour guide to go on a gourmet food/walking tour in Paris. I booked the tour through TripAdvisor and received and email confirming the tour. Vitatour the company that books the...More

2  Thank Julie G
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Our chef Martha was a delight. Warm and friendly. We chose to do the optional trip to the market. Really glad we didn’t skip this part. It was fun to see her chat with her favorite merchants explaining exactly what she wanted The recipes she...More

1  Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We visited five chocolate houses, some award-winning for their creations. The first one was really good, but that was just a tease because each one seemed better than the one before it. Really enjoyed the dark chocolates at both Michel Cluizel and Edwart and loved...More

Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Don't believe what you may have heard about the French being rude -- they are a great group of people and very welcoming. Check it out!

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Overall a great experience from start to finish! To start we were given clear and precise directions to the location of the class and the class was held in the time frame given making it easy to plan around. Upon arriving we were welcomed by...More

Thank Toresansan
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This food tour was very disappointing. I did it with my adult daughter. To start with the positive, the stop at a farmers market was the highlight, getting to sample Lebanese stuffed bread, and the cheese, foie gras and wine served at the end delicious....More

8  Thank cmkMinnesota
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We met our tour guide, Josie, in a shopping center in front of a cheese shop. She is American who has lived in France for years, so she was able to give us some interesting insights comparing life in Paris with life in the US....More

1  Thank LauriePillow
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun and our tour guide was absolutely wonderful! It is hot in Paris right now, and she brought us cold water to drink which was so kind. We made i think 6 stops in total - beginning at the classic Parisian...More

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Le Marais
The Marais is a winding maze of multi-faceted streets
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boutiques, historic buildings, cozy traditional
restaurants, and hidden parks. Around each corner,
you'll come across little gems of architecture
spanning the centuries, from understated medieval
towers to classical libraries and 17th century
splendour. This neighbourhood unites a rich mix of
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