Le Marais Food Tour in Paris | Private Experience
Explore the fashionable neighborhood of Le Marais on this exclusive VIP private food tour: a truly personalized experience with an expert guide. On this three-hour food and wine-tasting tour, you will explore the charming labyrinth of Le Marais with its medieval cobbled streets, picturesque squares, and delicious cuisines. Le Marais is the historical Jewish quarter of Paris and famous for its cafes and bars, museums and aristocratic mansions, bookshops, buskers and food stalls, and chic boutiques selling fashion, perfume, and jewelry. It’s also a foodie’s paradise, filled with award-winning eateries which you will explore on this mouth-watering tour. Enjoy a variety of delicious tastings including buttery French pastries and iconic sweet treats, an array of cheeses with classic baguettes, and a flavorsome and filling dish of French onion soup with well-paired wines!
- Enjoy an exclusive private food tour with an expert guide
- Explore Le Marais, a beautiful and historic area of Paris
- Enjoy several tastings of French pastries and sweet treats
- Try a variety of traditional cheeses with freshly baked baguette
- Savor local favorites like Falafel and French onion soup with wine
Exclusive private Tours and Experiences. Also offered in Spanish, French, Portuguese, Swedish and Russian
Our prices always include tickets and reservations fees (no waiting in lines!)
Our tour guides and staff are selected experts and speak perfect English
Easy to book and prepay your tours with our secure payment system
Eco-sustainable tourism, designed to respect and support local culture, art and traditions
Explore the beautiful uptown neighborhood of Le Marais on this three-hour tour, while enjoying several food and wine-tasting stops at its famous eateries. You will taste traditional French pastries, cheeses, and hot dishes with matching wines, sample an iconic macaroon and indulge in French chocolates. Le Marais is a beautiful medieval arrondissement of Paris: a maze of narrow cobbled streets, old timbered buildings, and aristocratic mansions, with picturesque squares like Place des Vosges and other hidden gems. Named for the marshland it was originally built on, Le Marais was once the headquarters of the infamous Knights Templar. Today it is one of Paris’s most elegant, multi-ethnic, and trendy neighborhoods—all of which is reflected in its international cuisine.
Your tour meets in the very heart of Le Marais and begins at a charming patisserie, famous for its elaborate decor, where you will sample a classic French pastry: the croissant! Having finished this morning bite, you will meander through characteristic streets, learning the neighborhood’s history, ultimately arriving to a mouth-watering tasting of traditional French cheeses and freshly baked baguette, with a delicious glass of wine.
Afterwards, your guide will show you the vibrant Rue des Rosiers, rich with Jewish history. The street has many kosher food shops, stalls, and restaurants lining it and continues to this very day to carry on the Jewish traditions rooted there.
Along Rue des Rosiers you will also be able to try what is arguably the best falafel in the world! Paris is world famous for its falafel, imported to the European capital from the middle east; indeed it is the most popular street food in Paris!
After your wanderings, it will be time for a relaxing sit down at a restaurant where you can taste a delicious French onion soup, Having finished lunch, you will be taken to two special locales to sample iconic French sweet treats: a delicate macaroon, followed by award-winning chocolates to top off your experience!
- Expert private guide
- Private food tour of Le Marais
- Traditional pastries, chocolates, and macaroons
- Cheese, baguette and wine
- Jewish history along Rue des Rosiers
- French onion soup
- Due to the nature of French cuisine, this tour is not suitable for vegans or gluten free individuals
LivTours’ group size of max 6 participants is and always has been based on sustainable travel, and we are proud to be at the forefront of change and innovation in the industry. LivTours is committed to providing travelers with truly sustainable tours with the lowest possible environmental impact, all while supporting the local industries and people of each unique destination. To learn more about how you can actively support sustainable tourism and how LivTours is contributing, click here.
When you book a LivTours Private Tour or Experience, you are guaranteed a dedicated, expert guide that allows you the flexibility to start your tour at a time which is convenient for you, making planning easy. Our private tours ensure that you will get a tailored experience to meet all your needs so we go at your pace, perfect for families with younger children, elderly, or individuals with accessibility needs. Please be advised that all private tours begin at a base price starting at two people*. Prices are inclusive of entry tickets where applicable. *Some Ferrari private experiences are inclusive of one person only.
Make your day even more unique and comfortable by upgrading your tour with a customizable LivTours optional add on!
By selecting Choose Dates Later / Buy as Gift at booking, any tour can be purchased without fixed dates. This is the perfect option if you want to purchase your tour as a gift for a loved one, or if you are in the pre-planning phase of your vacation. After booking, you will receive a Travel Voucher Code and full instructions on how to schedule your tours when ready. Once your travel plans are confirmed, you can easily use the Travel Voucher Code on the LivTours website to formally schedule your tours. You can find out more here.