The Elegant Saint-Germain

The Elegant Saint-Germain


The Elegant Saint-Germain Food Tour, is designed to give you a immersion in both the history and gastronomy, of perhaps the most exquisite neighbourhood in Paris, always popular among the intellectuals, artists, writers and philosophers. You will sample delicious food and learn about French cuisine, cheese, wine, pastry and the history of the monuments you pass by, enjoying the guide's anecdotes and stories. You will discover the Literary Cafes, true Parisian Institutions, and find out where the lost generation hung out. This is a food experience, in which you walk and stand for about 2:30 h, with a tasting sitting at the table, at the beginning or end of the tour.



In our Elegant Saint-Germain Food Tour, you will stroll the tangle of medieval streets as well as modern Hausmanian boulevards, tasting the best food, learning about French cuisine but also about the history of the city.

You will walk on narrow streets, pass through passages, inner courtyards, true oasis of tranquility in the turmoil of the city, tasting delicious food, and living like a Parisian, for a few hours.

You will indulge yourself in the atmosphere of literary cafes, visiting the oldest cafes in Paris, celebrated for their famous clientele, places where writers and philosophers were regulars.

You will see an old market, the Senate, the Luxembourg Garden, the famous Sorbonne University, Roman Baths and astonish Gothic churches. The tour is focus on food, but gives you a glimpse of the city.

  • Traditional Foie Gras
  • An Exquisite Dessert*
  • Best French Cheeses (different types)
  • Finest Cured Meats (different types)
  • Freshly Baked Bread
  • Chocolate or Caramels
  • Original French Macarons
  • A traditional Dish / Savory Light Meringue
  • Typical Pastry
  • Fine Wines (Red)
  • Fine Wines (White)
  • Water and Soft Drinks (for non-alcoholic option)
Meeting point

The tour starts at the Pont Neuf Metro exit (Ligne 7), at street level, located between the oldest bridge in Paris, the Pont Neuf, and the Art Nouveau Samaritaine (Belle Époque) luxury store. The exact meeting point and other details for this tour in Saint-Germain district, will be provided upon booking.

The tour ends

The exact ending point and other details for this tour in Saint-Germain district, will be provided upon booking.


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Price: 120€


  • Our tours are organized in small groups of 8 people (and min 4 participants).
  • This gastronomic experience is designed to enjoy the local culinary traditions and therefore our tours have no dietary restrictions.
  • Please let us know in writing if you have any allergies. In case you failed to notify us, please inform the guide at the start of the tour.
  • Please note that the itinerary and tastings described are subject to change, may vary depending on season, venue availability, day of the week, group size and other circumstances.
  • Being a 3/4 hour walking tour, we do not recommend it for small children and pregnant women. However, Infants (0-5) can join the tour for free.
  • For the tour in other foreign languages, please contact us at least 3 days in advance. Minimum 5 participants.
  • For private tours, please send us a request via e-mail in advance.
  • Check the calendar to see the availability of our food tours according to your interest, and book online with confidence
    and instant confirmation. The payment is secured by a third party.


Cancelation Policy
  • 100% refund for cancelations made
24-hours before tour start (local time). Vegetarian Alternatives
  • Not suitable for vegetarians.
Booking Details
  • Secure payment (third part).
  • Instant confirmation.
  • No booking fees.
  • Lowest price guaranteed.
What to Bring & Wear
  • Good mood.
  • Comfortable shoes and clothing.
  • Check the forecast the day before the tour and bring an umbrella with you just in case.
  • We run the tours rain or shine! However, in case of heavy rains, we reserve the right to cancel the tour with 100% refund or we can reschedule it for you, if you wish.
Tour Details
  • The tour starts at 10:00 local time (AM) and runs from Tuesday to Sunday. See the tour calendar (here).
  • The group size is a maximum of 10 people. If you like to book a private tour, send us an email.
  • The tour runs in English.
  • The length of the tour varies between 3½ and 4 hours.
  • The tour is designed for adults but Infants (0-5) can join the tour for free.
  • Most tastings take place standing up.
  • During this tour, we will sit at a table and taste food for about 50 min.
Meeting & Finishing Point
  • The tour starts in Saint-Médard Square area. Other details will be provided upon booking.
  • The tour ends in Quai de Montebello, close to Petit Pont, a stone's throw from Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral.

100% refund for cancellation at least 24 hours in advance (Paris time). No refunds will be given for customers who cancel with less than 24 hours notice (Paris time), or arrive late (and are therefore unable to join the group), or don’t show up at all (no-show).

For tourists who book tours for the day of their arrival in Paris, please be aware that we do not offer refunds in case of delayed flights or trains, as this is not our fault and happens quite often.

Our tours run rain or shine. However, in case of heavy rains, we reserve the right to cancel the tour with 100% refund or we can reschedule it for you, if you wish. Please, check the forecast the day before the tour, and bring an umbrella with you just in case.

The company reserves the right to cancel any tour, for objective reasons, with a full refund, within a maximum of 3 days from the cancellation of the tour.

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