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Paris Best Market tour

Enjoy a Food Tour in the most distinguished and picturesque market in Paris, situated within a stone's throw of Opéra Bastille.

The Aligre Market resides in the 12th arrondissement on the Rive Droite (right bank) of Paris. Every morning (except on Mondays), its stallholders welcome you right on the streets of the Aligre square.

Actually, The Aligre Market offers you two markets and two charming atmospheres. Under the covered market called Beauvau, around the old fountain , you find French and Italian delicatessen, fresh fishes, poultry, dairy, cut flowers...
On the outdoor part, there is a curious mix between shouting « merchants des 4 saisons » (fruits sellers) and antique dealers, half of a food market, half of a flea market.

Around these 2 markets, there are more food related shops and delicatessen. You can even enjoy wine with cheese or delicatessen on an old wine barrel ! Or mingle with the locals and sip a hot chocolate or hot wine during the winter or an aperitif in summer.

You will feel like one of the locals as you chat to shopkeepers and taste local cheeses, cured meats and chocolate.

On this food tour you will learn about the history of this very special market, and of course, sample delicious fresh food from the market stalls. Discover a hidden secret of Paris and chat to the local shopkeepers, who will proudly show off their wonderful creations and items.

About the tour : 

On this tour, we only have 10 spaces. Thanks to this little number, your guide will be able to answer all your questions. Belong to the happy few, discovering French and other countries tasty specialties ! This area is full of tastes, flavors, colors, scents (of dishes in oven, roasted coffee beans or hot chocolate) : this tour will delight all of your 5 senses !

8 Stops 

  • Wine Tasting
  • Cheese and Cured meat Tasting
  • Markets Discovery

Little things to remember :

This is a walking tour, so wear comfortable footwear.
We haven't found the secret of going trough the raindrops yet (but still looking for it!). So if it's rainy or even cloudy, your umbrella will be your best friend.

About your tour leader :

Your English speaking local tour leader and guide will take you to some of the great foodshops of this vivid area and you will learn about the wine and food best French secrets as you sample.

What's included

  • Wine tasting
  • Food tasting
  • Local guide
  • Bottled Water
  • Small group tour

What's excluded

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities

Important information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • You may bring an umbrella with you on rainy days; it is recommended you wear comfortable shoes
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled



Guided Language

  • English


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