Type of Tour: Gourmet Tour
Duration: 2 to 3 hours
Daily except Sunday afternoons
Private Tour Guide included
Maximum 5 -6 participants
Degustation fee: $35/person
Tour highlights: Saint Germain des Prés district with selected confectioner’s shops, its paved shopping streets and world known cafés, boutiques and restaurants.
During this tour, we will not only visit several of these chocolate specialists, but also discuss the process of how this delicious chocolate concoction that melts in your mouth is derived from a simple bean.
Starting in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, we will discuss the rich dessert history associated with Paris and, more importantly, the evolution of the celebrated Parisian treat, the macaron. Stopping at a variety of these sweet confectioner’s shops, we will compare and contrast the flavors, products, and techniques used. From marvelous « choux à la crème » and « caramels salés » to rich pure chocolate, this walk will tantalize every one of your senses of how this delicious chocolate concoction that melts in your mouth is derived from a simple bean.