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Meeting the French Tours

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Address: 67 rue Lepic, 75003 Paris, France
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08:30 - 17:00
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Meeting the French is a Paris based travel agent (located in Montmartre).We...

Meeting the French is a Paris based travel agent (located in Montmartre).We offer tours and activities for tourists from all over the world : gourmet tours, cooking classes, workshop visits, cultural tours, shopping tours etc.

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Paris Chocolate Walking Tour

We just got back from doing this tour this afternoon. What a treat! This tour takes place around Place de la Concorde, so one gets a nice mix of French history and chocolate along... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Vivian H
Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just got back from doing this tour this afternoon. What a treat! This tour takes place around Place de la Concorde, so one gets a nice mix of French history and chocolate along the way. Our tour guide Eloise was friendly and quite knowledgeable. She told us the story behind several significant landmarks in the area, as well as... More 

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Monkton, Maryland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Surpassed our high expectations. My daughter and I could not have enjoyed this experience more. We learned a great deal in a lovely and supportive atmosphere. There was a wealth of information in a fun-filled delicious afternoon.

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Prince George, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Took this tour in October 2013 and enjoyed thoroughly. I had to phone their office to find out where glaciere was because where my map ended it didn't show this district at all. The staff was very helpful and we figured out how I could get there from where I was staying near the Louvre. The tour was at Gerard... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

This 3-hour tour was a delightful afternoon walk through the charming Montmartre district, punctuated with tasting stops along the way. From historical patisseries to an Appellation Controllee boucherie (yes, meat/poultry controlled like wine), fromageries and a glass of champagne... And all explained by our two well-informed, highly entertaining guides Eve and Roberto. They made it extra special, so I would... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I love bread and have manages to visit out some of the best boulangerie's in Paris...but never behind the counter, only as customers. So we were delighted to find this 1 hour tour. Le Grenier à Pain is one of the best traditional baguette (and other breads and pastries) bakers in the city so meeting the baker... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Caroline was wonderful! She was very knowledgeable and it was like taking a walk with a friend! She had arranged nice shops to visit and nice tour of the market. Even picked up a beautiful scarf at the market. We had cheese, sausage, foie gras and some beautiful wine! The wine merchant was very knowledgeable also. We had skipped breakfast... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

just got home from a week trip to paris and london and this tour was by far the highlight of the trip. we are a family of 4 - with 2 boys ages 7 and 10 and they loved this tour as well. the 3 hours just flew by! josie was our guide and luckily we were the only ones... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We booked our tour through Viator for this tour. We had the most engaging, wonderful tour with PJ. If you do this, ask for him specifically. He was the best. I wish I could contact him and thank him again. The tour was about 3.5 hours and walked all around Montmartre. PJ took us to authentic butcher shops, wine shops,... More 

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Kuwait City
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Christine is an amazing guide. She blends in visits to incredible shops offering the very best in chocolates, pastries, breads and of course the famous hot chocolate with background on the history and accreditation system. We went a full hour and a half over the scheduled time because we had questions and were fascinated with the pride each establishment takes... More 

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New York
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

With Cedric, the tour guide, a Gourmet French Food Tour (booked via Viator Tours) through Paris’s Montmartre district is a saunter not just in and out of top-notch French pastry shops, but also a trip through French history. Meeting at the Blanche metro station, Cedric warmly greeted me, and we started out on our adventure, despite our being a party... More 

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Montmartre is a bustling mix of cultures, colours, and styles which changes from one street to another. Ride the funicular (or, for a real workout, climb the steps) to the sublime Sacré-Coeur (Basilica of the Sacred Heart) with its inspiring view of the city. The church is surrounded by provincial streets and piano bars where tourists, artists, and street entertainers thrive. At the foot of the hill, Boulevard de Clichy features shops not intended for young audiences, while residences are scattered to the north and east. The diverse population includes a large part from the Arab-speaking world, Africa, and Turkey. It’s a corner of Paris full of life and dynamism with charms that can’t be found anywhere else.
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