Chistmas Gourmet Walking Tour: In the heart of St-Germain-des-Prés, let’s discover the magic of Christmas with this special winter gourmet food tour.
Your guide will escort you into some wonderful specialist gourmet shops - pâtisseries, chocolate makers and boulangeries which produce superb quality delicacies for you to taste. Learn about the traditional French "13 desserts" and sample delicious nougat, spiced gingerbread and candied fruits.
Experience the warm and cosy Christmas atmosphere in a Parisian style tea room, while enjoying a hot drink. Your guide will tell you about the history of a French traditional Christmas and the Sapin de Noël (Christmas tree).
Feel the spirit of the festive season with a stroll around a Christmas market, tasting a variety of delicious regional specialties at the market stalls.
Meeting/pick-up point: 6, Place Saint Sulpice, in front of Yves Saint Laurent shop. Nearest metro station: St Sulpice (line 4).
Duration: 2 hours and 10 minutes.
Start/opening time: At 2:30pm.
End/closing time: At 5:30pm.
Others: Price includes a hot drink and tastings: chocolate, several delicious cakes including the log-shaped cake (Bûche de Noël), gingerbread, candied fruits, marrons glacés (sugared chestnuts), nougat, hot spiced wine, special Christmas tea.
Time in advance to be at the meeting point: 15 minutes.