We heartily recommend tours, classes & tastings that get you into the heart of the culture. Paris food and wines are key elements of French culture. You won't really know Paris until you know its food.
Fortunately, that's easy to do, even as a visitor. Put aside a couple of mornings or afternoons while you are in Paris to explore the food culture of the city by booking a couple of food or wine activities.
There's an amazing selection of cooking classes, gourmet tours, market walks and wine & cheese tastings to choose from. In this article we've selected our faves as well as the Paris food activities that have received high ratings by other visitors.
Browse the articles linked below to explore the areas that interest you the most. We've spent years exploring the Paris food culture and it's given us some of our best times in the City of Food…and of Fun!
If you're not sure what to choose, or need to know more, use the Inquiry Forms to ask our Paris Concierge, or drop us a line.
One of the best – and most fun – ways of getting into the food culture of Paris is to take a cooking class while you're in the City of Food.
A half day spent at a cooking class will be a memorable experience that will enhance your visit – and will inspire you to make classic French dishes at home.
Cheese may be the epitome of Paris food. France produces around 1000 types of cheese, and most of them can be found in Paris.
Learn more (and sample lots!) by joining a cheese tasting workshop or a walking tour during your visit. Check out the offerings on our cheese platter!
There are hundreds of artisanal chocolate shops found throughout the city. Paris chocolate is an art form.
You'll be amazed by the mixture of flavors and by the clever shapes of chocolate created by the Parisian masters. It's easy to join a tour that gets you inside the best of their shops, sampling and learning all about chocolate.
Along with the food, Paris is famous for its fine French wine & champagne.
Wine tastings and Champagne tours teach you how to pair wine with food, decipher wine labels and become a connoisseur. Learn more about the best wine tastings Paris has to offer, and book one during your time in the city.
Our Paris Concierge has really outdone himself with this marvelous collection of private gourmet tours in the city known for its cuisine.
Get personal, hands-on experience as your private guide takes you and your friends (minimum two) to dive delve deep into the food culture on carefully curated tours. There's so much to choose from.
Join our Paris pal Rebekah on an Insiders tour of a Paris farmers market.
Or walk the gourmet streets with her and visit the best Paris food shops.
You'll go deep into Paris culinary culture with this French food expert and experienced cooking instructor.
Love fine French wine and food, but want to get a little exercise as well? Then consider booking one of the food and wine walking tours of Paris.
Find out all about the best walking tours in our complete guide.
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