Taste of Montmartre

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Atop the Butte Montmartre the Sacré Cœur beautifies the Paris skyline as one of the city’s beloved landmarks. Less visible are the host of outstanding food artisans and shops that dot both sides of the Butte. Taste of Montmartre takes you on a taste hunt on both sides of the hill where you’ll nibble on chocolates, munch on the best baguette in Paris, test sweet and savory tarts, view Paris’s only vineyard, all while taking in the sights. Some of the sights on the tour are pictured below. You’ll visit between 8-12 shops, and we’ll schedule tastings and shop visits based on your interests to make your experience unique. At all times your expert bilingual Franco-American guide can facilitate your discussion with the food artisan or just help you polish your French. At the end of the tour, once your taste buds are singing, we’ll give you a list of our favorite gourmet shops in Paris as well as a selection of recipes to try at home. Your Guide : Pamela Balagué, Franco-American mompreneur and creator of Tastes of Paris Gourmet Tours Tour Length: approximately four hours To reserve your tour contact : pamela@walkgeneration.com

Taste of Montmartre

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1. Metro station Lamarck Caulaincourt
Metro station Lamarck Caulaincourt
53, rue Lamarck. Film fans will recognize this metro station as one used by Amélie in the film 'Amélie Poulain'. Remember when she gives the blind man a tour of the shops on the street near the metro?
2. Macaron & Chocolate Tasting with a MOF
Macaron & Chocolate Tasting with a MOF
. Nestled in Montmartre is a creator of chocolate, pastry, and macaron masterpieces. He was awarded the prestigious 'Meilleur Ouvrier de France' for pastries (Best Worker in France distinction awarded to outstanding craftsmen every three years) in 2007. We'll sample several delectable seasonal macarons to develop your macaron palate and taste a few decadent chocolates.
3. Boucherie de Montmartre
Boucherie de Montmartre
. Local butcher shops in Paris provide their neighborhoods with much more than pork, beef, lamb, and chicken. Many offer tinned gourmet pâtés, canned vegetables, dried goods, fresh pâtés and rillettes, as well as prepared salads, even wine! Regulars enjoy bantering with their butcher who shares recipes and sells wares with a generous sprinkling of good humor. A demanding clientele ensures a high level of excellence. We'll try the pâté and rillettes here, and find out the story behind the specialty invented here, the galette with maroilles cheese and foie gras.
Distance: 5447.5km
Estimated duration: 1556.5h
Beginning of the walk: Metro station Lamarck Caulaincourt
End of the walk: Boucherie de Montmartre


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