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Taste of the Aligre Market Neighborhood

Morning in the Aligre Market Neighborhood

About this neighborhood: A few blocks east of the Bastille, the Aligre market and its surrounding streets mark one of the city’s most bustling neighborhoods. The area hosts a huge number of celebrated chefs and wine bars catering to locals who are food-obsessed but also younger and funkier than you’ll find in Saint-Germain. A great option for those who want to experience something a little off the beaten track.

What we’ll taste: We’ll start the day with breakfast pastries before tasting our way through the the celebrated Marché d’Aligre. We’ll taste some specially aged French cheeses, sample some artisanal charcuterie, and explore a wide range of seasonal ingredients and regional products. We’ll finish with sweets made by one of the city’s most celebrated pâtissiers.

Our aim with morning food tours is to share a wide range of traditional French foods with wine, and we have a beautiful indoor tasting space where we  can taste wine with our market purchases and talk about pairings more in depth.

Price for a small group tour: 95€ per person, including all tastings. Check our calendar of upcoming tours to see when this tour is running. More on private tour options here.

The Aligre Market neighborhood in pictures

Breakfast pastries to begin our tour.

A few of the more than 500 cheeses in France.

Some truly luscious charcuterie.

The outdoor and indoor markets at Aligre.

An unconventional Tarte Tatin.

Practical Matters

Cancellations Policy A refund of 75% is available for those who cancel with at least 48 hours advance notice. For those who cancel with less than 48 hours notice, no refund will be made. Our tours run rain or shine. Clients who arrive more than 15 minutes late without calling or who don’t show up at all (no-shows) will be treated as last-minute cancellations with no refund. 

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