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Itinerary

Meet in front of the Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Près.  After discussing the origin and historical impact of macarons, you will follow your local guide through the ancient streets of the Saint-Germain quarter.  After stopping at five macaron shops, including the oldest and newest boutiques in Paris, you will finish the tour by partaking in a judging activity.  Using fun and valid categories you'll have a chance to see for yourself where the best macarons in Paris can be found. Compare with your friends, and if you want you can convert the provided special judging sheet to a picture frame to post your experience on social media.

Locations visited
Church of Saint-Germain-des-Pres
Le Bon Paris Tours
Overview

Stroll the lovely streets of Saint-Germain and sample delicious macarons on this walking tour. Discover the origins of this delicate pastry and learn how to evaluate a good macaron. Sample macarons at five gourmet shops, some new and creative, others traditional and deeply rooted in Parisian history. End your tour by choosing your favorite macaron in a fun judging event.

Highlights
  • Sample five delicious macarons at gourmet shops in Saint-Germain
  • Explore the scenic streets of Saint-Germain on foot
  • Learn the history of the macaron and choose your favorite
  • Get insider tips from a local guide
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Reviewed June 29, 2018
This is a MUST DO

This was a great experience and tour!! Jonny was so knowledgeable about Paris and Macarons. He even took us to a place I had heard about that wasn't originally on the agenda for the day. Jonny spoke both French and English so communication was a...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2018
Jonny Macaron was Awesome!

On my first day in Paris, my friend and I did the macaron walking tour with Jonny and it was absolutely amazing! It was fun to see Paris with the help of someone who lives there and twisting and turning through Saint Germain to five...More

Thank alysaann
Reviewed March 22, 2018
Wonderful (and delicious) Tour!

My sister-in-law and I did this tour on our recent visit to Paris and had a wonderful time! Jonny was an incredible guide, knowledgable, engaging, funny, and friendly. We felt very welcome on his tour and enjoyed our time with him. We got to go...More

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Le Bon P, Owner at Le Bon Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2018

Thank you Margaret for your review. Hope everything is going well for you in London. Please remember to come back next time to enjoy more macarons! -LBP

Reviewed February 26, 2018
A different kind of walking tour

My girlfriend and i throughly enjoyed the Macaron walking tour. We lucked out. It ended up just being us and the awesome tour guide Jonny. We went to 5 different shops. Where Jonny proceeded to tells us about the shops history and goodies. I myself...More

Thank Brandon V
Le Bon P, Owner at Le Bon Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Thank you Brandon for your kind and truthful review. Yes, you two definitely lucked out: you enjoyed Macarons in Paris! :):) Hope you had a great rest of your trip, and we'll see you next time! -LBP

Reviewed February 21, 2018
Great Tour for Foodies

My teenage daughter and I really enjoyed learning more about macarons, and especially going to the various shops and taste testing. We are both foodies so this tour was right up our alley. Johnny was very knowledgeable, friendly, and a good guide. We ended up...More

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Le Bon P, Owner at Le Bon Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2018

Thank you Heather for your kind words. Yes we had a great time and your daughter was a great judge of macarons! Keep up the good work and see you next time in Paris! -LBP

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