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Searching for Gourmet Pleasures in Versailles

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    • Adults (12+)
from US$ 89.25 per person pp
  • KEY HIGHLIGHTS
    • Discover the gourmet delights of Versailles.
    • Experience the vibrant food markets.
    • Sample some of the fresh French products.
    • Find a new found appreciation for Versailles and French cuisine.
  • Overview

    It’s more than just a palace, a beautiful castle with immaculate gardens. A place for the great and good. It’s also a city and one full of vibrant markets. On this tour, you’ll discover the city of Versailles through food! See, smell and taste the fresh produce of the markets, and find the best in French cuisine. Fit for a royal, fit for you. The city of Versailles awaits. As you tour the colourful and lively street markets. Once the provider for the city and the noble of the castle, now though it’s your turn. You’ll see the fresh produce (you may well smell it before you see it!). Meat and fish, pastries and more. Your guide will teach you about the tradition of French cuisine and the upper-class lifestyle of Versailles. Don’t fear, you’ll be tasting samples of these excellent products as you go. It's a gourmet treat.

    About your guide

    For Paris with a personal touch, Experience Paris is the one. The guides are known for their luxury, curated tours, all of which seem far more intimate than the carbon-copy experiences that so often crowd the City of Lights.

    Here’s the plan…

    You’ll meet in Versailles at the statue of Louis XIV in front of the impressive Palace. But instead of heading into the Palace you’re heading for the city and the calling of fresh food.

    With your guide, they will take you into the heart of the city. They will show you the bright, noisy, vibrant markets. For centuries the provider of food to the good and great of the palace and the city. You’ll see the fresh meat and fish. The pastries and more, learning about the great French culinary tradition and upper-class lifestyle of Versailles.

    Not only will you visit multiple markets you’ll also be sampling some of the produce. The first step on your way to your newfound appreciation of French cuisine.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    ACTIVITY SCHEDULE

    When does it run?

    Daily except Sunday and Monday

    Duration

    2 hours

    Start Time

    09.00am

    Meeting Point

    Make your way the equestrian statue of Louis XIV in front of the Palace of Versailles where you’ll meet your guide. The exact address will be on your voucher. So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 mins early

    Ending Point

    Your tour will end in Versailles, you’ll need to make your own way back thereafter.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    Inclusions
    • Guidance from a gourmet Versailles expert
    • Tastings
    Exclusions
    • Tips (oh, go on then)
    • Transfers to & from Versailles
  • Please note

    No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices.

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 48 hours before your organised tour to reconfirm.

    This activity is adults (and older children) only. Little ones under the age of 5 years will have to sit this one out, we’re afraid.

    Your guide will speak English and French. We can arrange Spanish, Japanese & Chinese on request. Give our customer service team a call and they’ll arrange this for you.

    Your guide will meet you 15 minutes before the start time.

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