Food markets are the heart of Parisian and French life. Friendly places for sharing and tasting, they are very important in the French cuisine ! I invite you to share this culinary experience and discover one of the most famous Parisian food markets known for the quality of their products : the historical "Aligre" Market located near Bastille, created before French revolution ! During this 2:30 hours food market tour, I'll tell you about the history the market, and we will first walk through the open-air market street to enjoy fruits and vegetables merchants. You will taste fresh produce and learn how to choose vegetables and fruits according to their season and use. We will then explore the covered market from " Beauvau" place, full of cheesemongers, butchers and " charcutiers" ! In total we will visit and discover at least 7 shops and tastings ! This traditional food market is really a great place to enjoy the atmosphere of Parisian life ! For foodies and curious only !
Food geographer and passionate about French food heritage, I have created in 2012 the agency LA ROUTE DES GOURMETS, specialised in Food and wine tours in Paris. I guide tourists everyday to explain French gastronomy, and I also give lectures and conference about food tourism for students and professionals. My daily goals are to propose the best of french local products to the visitors and to make them live an unforgettable experience, to value the actors of the food chain, from the land to the table, from the producer to the restaurant!"
A minimum of 7 tastings will be proposed : cheeses, bread, delicatessen, chocolates, pastries, charcuteries, seasonal fruits
Our tour will take place in one of the best food market of Paris : the famous " Aligre market" located near Bastille area.
Curiosity, cheerful spirit and a good appetite of course !
Do not hesitate to inform if you have any specific food diet or allergies ! Please don't hesitate to contact me if you don't see your desired date. I might be able to add more tours!