Walking tours

Local Food Market Walking Tour near the Marais

Availability: Every Day except on Mondays
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Enjoy a Food Tour in the most distinct & vibrant market in Paris, situated in the 12th arrondissement.
  • Feel like one of the locals as you chat to shopkeepers and discover the secrets of French gastronomy
  • Taste local cheese, cured meats and chocolate.
What to expect

During this walking tour you will discover one of the best market place in Paris.

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 will 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.

8 Stops :

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

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What's included
  • Guided tour
  • Tastings
  • Bottle of water
What's not included
  • tips
  • personal expenses
Reduced price

Childs under 14 are reduced

Where

159 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine, 75011 Paris, France

Meeting point:
  • You will meet your guide 159 rue du Faubourg Saint Antoine in Paris
  • Please make sure to be at the meeting point 10 minutes before departure
What to remember
  • This is a walking tour so wear comfortable footware.
  • We didn't find the secret of going trough the raindrops (but still keeping on looking for this!). So if it's rainy or even cloudy, your umbrella will be your best friend.
  • Small group with 10 persons max. Thanks to this little number, your guide will be able to answer all your questions.
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When
  • Every day except on Mondays
  • Departure time : 10.00am
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Provider
Original Food Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 7 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 3 days before, you can still receive a 50 % refund.

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