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Secret Paris: Cheese, Art, and Local Life
- 3 hours
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- *Approx package price
Cheese? Check. Macarons? Check. Art? Check. Join a local guide on this Paris tour to experience the mindblowing gastronomic feats, instantly recognisable architectural icons, and secret spots that make Paris so endearing.
* Wander through the luxurious streets of Paris
* Savour a sugary-sweet macaron at a popular Parisian food shop
* Enjoy the elegant surroundings of the Louvre’s garden
* Admire medieval & renaissance-era architecture in Le Marais
* Become a cheese connoisseur at a Parisian fromagerie
* Experience the bustling vibe of a busy French market as you become a Parisian for a day
What's included in this trip
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Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the tour.
Confirmation of booking
If you have your voucher then your tour is confirmed. We look forward to seeing you at the meeting point. If you need to contact us for any reason please use the number on your voucher during business hours.
Standard dress, comfortable walking shoes, and maybe an umbrella
Children must be 6 years of age to 11 years inclusively. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour.
Get to know The City of Light through the eyes of a local on this tour full of tantalising treats and cultural gems. Start the Paris tour right in the heart of one of Paris’ most expensive and fashionable areas, where luxury, elegance and beauty are around every corner. Stop in at an illustrious food store and take the chance to sample a mouth-watering macaron, a delicious French speciality, and an ultimate Paris travel experience.
Continue on to the iconic Louvre, home to some of the world’s most celebrated art. The enigmatic Mona Lisa and gorgeous Venus de Milo both live in this treasure trove of fine art. Wander through an arcade that offers a free glimpse into the famous sculpture gallery, relax in the well-manicured gardens and enjoy some of the best sightseeing Paris has to offer.
Next, head to a lively Parisian market to indulge in one of France’s most popular gastronomic pleasures - cheese! Perhaps taste some smooth, mild Brie or sample a slice of pungent Roquefort – known as the ‘King of Cheeses’. Afterwards, amble through Paris’ secret arcades to discover quirky shops, unique boutiques and one of the oldest buildings in Paris. Day trips like these are a great way to live as a local for a day!
Finally, walk to the fascinating, medieval neighborhood of Le Marais. Full of sweet shops, patisseries, boutiques and cafes, Le Marais offers insight into French culture and the local way of life. Finish the tour in the forecourt of Paris’ contemporary art gallery, an incredible example of modern architecture. Climb to the top for panoramic views of France’s enchanting capital – a fitting finale to this revealing tour of Paris’ best kept secrets.