Culinary Tours

A Taste of Paris

$2 590,00$3 200,00

A Taste of Paris is a Lifestyle Vacations exclusive Tour featuring the greatest values of Paris and France.
It combines cultural and gourmet tours, cooking and baking classes, and time free to enjoy the City of Light!

5 days / 4 nights (Wednesday-Sunday)
• Chic boutique Hotel**** Accommodation, breakfasts included
• Welcome food & wine pairing Dinner
• Cultural guided Tour followed by Lunch
• Guided Food walking Tour
• 2 Cooking & Baking Classes

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ENJOY PARIS’ UNIQUE LIFESTYLE & GOURMET EXPERIENCES!

The Eiffel Tower overlooking the majestic Seine river, the Louvre Museum and the manicured Tuileries Gardens, Saint-Germain-des-Prés and its legendary cafés, the Champs-Elysées luxury shopping quarter, Montmartre to admire the panoramic view on the city…

Welcome to Paris, the city of arts and exceptional beauty!

• You are a Gourmet Traveler
• You like Arts and History and you are keen in exploring Paris picturesque quarters off-the-beaten paths
• You enjoy the delicate French cuisine and wine.
Taste of Paris original tour is for you!


BOUTIQUE-HOTEL ACCOMMODATION


A chic boutique hotel accommodation highlighting the elegance and art de vivre à la française is as important as the activities you will experience and enjoy during your journey in Paris.

Corinne has carefully selected beautifully decorated 4-star quaint, eloquent and Parisian small boutique hotels located in quiet and safe quarters, walking distance from all the attractions such as Palais Royal, Champs-Élysées or Eiffel Tower a little further. The list of our hotels will be provided after you enquired for our Taste of Paris original tour and that you discuss with Corinne.
For your comfort, spacious Deluxe or Suite rooms are included in the program and its price. Each room has its private en-suite bathrooms.

All hotels chosen are air conditioned (very appreciated in summer…) and have the free WiFi connection.

Hotels also offer the laundry service, as well as complimentary afternoon tea, coffee ans fresh drinks facilities.


COOKING CLASS CELEBRATING THE FRENCH TRADITIONAL CUISINE

Welcome to our cooking school to experience the French traditional cuisine through a hands-on class.You will learn how to prepare and to cook a well-balanced 3-course menu from scratch, including a starter, a main course and a dessert that you will enjoy afterwards. You will improve your skills in peeling chopping, slicing, etc. Your will learn the right cooking methods.
Menus are created with fresh seasonal produce from the market. It can include Onion soup, Duck breast in orange sauce, Veal stew, Boeuf bourguignon, Chicken made-in-Normandy, Rack of Lamb topped with a herbs crust, Sautéed scallops with leeks and Noilly-Prat sauce, Chocolate lava-cake and raspberry sauce, Lemon Tart, etc.
Cooking class is scheduled Saturday morning at 10:30am. It’s taught in English, and it’s designed for small groups of up to 6 people. Program ends around 2:30pm after lunch.


PASTRY & DESSERT BAKING CLASS

France is internationally known for its exquisite delicate pastry, and awesome presentation of desserts by the plate. For more than 2 hours, you will learn the right methods to make 2 or 3 French classics from scratch, such as choux puffs (basis for Eclairs, Saint-Honoré, Paris-Brest, Profiteroles, Chouquettes), Lemon Madeleines, Grand Marnier soufflé, etc.
This class is scheduled Thursday from 2:30pm to 5pm. Tasting accompanied by drinks follows the class.


CULTURAL & GOURMET WALKING TOURS

LIFESTYLE VACATIONS FRANCE
Paris is a city to be visited by foot. Join Corinne and indulge in the city through a cultural tour, off-the-beaten paths. You will explore covered art galleries, cobble-stone streets, picturesque historic quarters of Saint-Germain, Le Marais, Ile Saint-Louis, Ile de la Cité… and enjoy lunch in a traditional bistrot serving the authentic French cuisine.

  • Cultural walking tour is guided in English. It’s scheduled Saturday morning, starting at 10am for 3 hours.
  • Gourmet tour starts at 10:15am for 3 hours, and it celebrates the “Tour de France” of food and wine. You will visit a marketplace, enjoy a coffee & croissant in a Parisian café, and explore top-ranked gourmet shops highlighting cheese, bread, pâtés, pastry and macarons, chocolate, and of course wine.

ITINERARY

Day 1 (Wednesday) – Good morning Paris! ∼ Welcome Dinner
Check-in at your hotel after 2pm. In case of earlier arrival, please contact us. Relaxing time.
Meet Corinne at your hotel at 7pm.
Welcome dinner in a traditional Parisian restaurant.
Overnight.

Day 2 (Thursday) – Cultural guided tour ∼ Baking Class
After breakfast, meet Corinne at your hotel at 9:30am.
Morning cultural guided tour featuring Paris iconic quarters that you will explore off-the-beaten paths. Lunch break follows.
Afternoon hands-on pastry and dessert class starting at 2:30pm followed by tastings accompanied by tea, coffee and/or fresh drink.
Late afternoon free at your leisure.
Dinner on your own (refer to our list of food and affordable restaurants)
Overnight.

Day 3 (Friday) – Cooking Class ∼ Time free at your leisure
After breakfast, you will go to the cooking school by walking, metro or bus or taxi.
Cooking class starting at 10:30am for 3 hours followed by tasting lunch accompanied by wine.
Afternoon free for visits and shopping.
Dinner on your own (refer to our list of food and affordable restaurants)
Overnight.

Day 4 (Saturday) – Gourmet walking tour ∼ Time free at your leisure
After breakfast, meet Corinne at your hotel at 9am.
Latin quarter gourmet walking tour, tasting lunch included.
Afternoon free for visiting and shopping.
Dinner on your own (refer to our list of food and affordable restaurants)
Overnight.

Day 5 (Sunday) – Check out. End of the tour
Breakfast.
Check-out not later than 11:00am.
End of the tour.

A Taste of Paris Lifestyle Vacations

PROGRAM PRICE

US$ 2,590 per person
US$610 single supplement

Price includes:
• 4-night chic Boutique-Hotel**** accommodation
• Daily breakfasts
• Welcome dinner
• Guided Cultural walking Tour followed by lunch
• Guided Food walking Tour
• Hands-on Cooking class followed by lunch
• Hands-on Baking Class followed by tastings

Not included: airfare from your country, personal expenses, personal insurance, and everything which is not mentioned in “price includes”.

OPTIONS: Private airport transfers, Museum Pass, Giverny or Versailles guided tour (transportation by private car is included, departing from Paris Pont de Sevres metro station).


TOUR DATES

A Taste of Paris original tour is offered UPON REQUEST, scheduled Wednesday to Sunday.
This tour is confirmed with 2 people, and it’s limited to 6 participants.
Please contact Corinne by email or by telephone (WhatsApp) at +33626815015 for additional information. Thank you.

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