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Paris: Private 3-Hour Craft Beer, Wine & French Food Samples

1. Paris: Private 3-Hour Craft Beer, Wine & French Food Samples

Join this private tour for the perfect Parisian day. Embark on a delicious adventure on this 3-hour Paris tour stopping off at iconic wine bars, bistros and brasseries. Take the time to get your foodie game face on with some iconic French food, wine and craft beers. The best things to do in Paris often revolve around food and wine. On this Paris tour, you will try some of the city’s famous specialties, from snails, to cheese or charcuterie, always paired with wine or beer. Your call what goes best together with the food. You’ll start this tour on Place de la Bastille, the place where the former Bastille prison once stood and where the French Revolution started. Learn about that significant part of French history that still defines the country. From here, you’ll move to your first stop, a historic bistro that looks identical to how it did a century ago. It’s here that you’ll try your first bite, some iconic French snails with a glass of wine. Continue your tour in Faubourg Saint-Antoine, formerly a working class neighborhood, known for its furniture artisans, blue collar feel and revolutionary vibe. From there, you’ll reach one of Paris’s most quintessential wine bars. At this friendly wine paradise, the bar serves locals and visitors with the same passion. You might still find old barrels where neighbors can just come and fill their empty bottles for a few euros. Here, you’ll learn about the long history of wine in France, while tasting some wine of course. You’ll also pair that wine with some of France’s best charcuterie: delicious pâtés, rillettes and smoked hams. From here, move to one of Paris’s oldest markets - Marché d’Aligre. Take a moment to wander on your own on this iconic bustling market full of delicious French products. Meet at the cheese seller stall to grab your beautiful platter of French cheese. After a brief explanation about the different cheeses, head to a famous beer bar that serves over 300 different beers. You’ll get to try three different tasters from three different kinds of beers produced in France, which you’ll pair with the cheese. Trust that while the wine and cheese gets all the credit, beer and cheese pairings are becoming more common. This is your chance to discover how well French cheese and Parisian craft beers go together. If you’re still in the mood, walk back to Bastille using a beautiful but completely unknown elevated former railway line that’s been turned into a park. The route offers great views over the neighborhood. The tour will end back at Bastille Square, unless you prefer to keep partying in the buzzing Aligre area.  

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What people are saying about Opera Bastille

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 17 reviews

everything great

It was very interesting to get to know beer and wine. Wine was great, beer olala, a matter of taste. Learned a lot of new points and facts from French people that you would not normally get to. Everything liked well

Awesome experience with a small group and Ellen was an excellent tour guide.