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Secret wine door - French wine & cheese tasting
I wanted to start something a little bit different at 'Secret wine door' – to give you all the wine and cheese knowledge you can possibly imagine, but without the ‘classroom’ approach and atmosphere. Discover 5 French wines and 5 cheeses (can be replaced by charcuterie if you do not eat cheese) - with plenty of French bread - during my relaxed tasting experiences! For those that want to learn about both wine and cheese - this is the experience for you! Join me for this two-hour tantalising taste experience as you taste your way through delicious, flavoursome French cheese, expertly accompanied by French wines from some of the most famous wine regions in the world! All my wines are from independent French wine makers, giving you the opportunity to discover unique bottles from 5 different regions within France. Pull back the curtain on my exclusive secret spot and join me at 'secret wine door'. It’s just a 15 minute walk to the Eiffel Tower, and interestingly it’s on the same street the famous "Inception" movie was filmed. You’re in Paris after all – one of the most beautiful cities in the world, so it’s only fitting you’re in the environment to match! Learn cheese and wine pairing tips, discover how to taste wine like a professional, hear some wine anecdotes & gain expert knowledge that will leave you feeling like a true expert. I'm here to make wine accessible to everyone!
Learn to bake French croissant w/ a chef
Learn how to make the typically "French Croissant" & the "Pain au chocolat" :) During this interactive cooking lesson, you will be hands-on in the kitchen and, equipped with an apron and all the utensils you need, you will learn how to make the "French Croissant" & the "Pain au chocolat", and one mystery confection! You will be in control of your creations from start to finish, from the moment you lay eyes on the recipe for the first time to the moment you take your creation out of the oven. I will be at your side to guide you and teach you, with full explanations, the techniques you need to guarantee your baking will be a success! At the end of your experience, we can taste what you have baked and chat about your trip to Paris and I’ll also be happy to give you my culinary advice, recommendations and opinions.
Private Shoot with Fashion Photographer
This mini photo session in Paris is offered to couples and/or solos. I don't accept groups of more than 2 peoples. Let's discover Paris together! We'll walk through the most beautiful areas in Paris stopping for taking photos along the way. Be Prepared! Just as you expect me to be professional and prepared, I expect the same from you. Please make sure everyone is available on time and that any preparations needed for specific shots are ready on time. Other things to note: - + 20-35 EDITED (colors, contrast, brightness) pictures send within max. 5 days. - In case of bad weather, we can change the date according to our availability.
Versailles: Food & Palace Bike Tour
Why walk with the crowds & stand in line when you can ride a bike & skip the line? Join us to ride, taste & explore on this truly memorable day trip. Escape the crowds, explore the Château, gardens & discover secret places seen by few tourists and even unknown to Parisians! We take the train to Versailles, hop on bikes to explore our beautiful town & award winning food market to & shop like a local for a French picnic lunch. We ride through the breath-taking Royal Gardens, admire Louis' fountains, indulge in market treats whilst hearing all the gossip & scandalous tales of the French Royal Family. Having worked up an appetite we lay out our authentic French picnic lunch by the Grand Canal. There is no better place to picnic & relax in the sun! Post picnic we Skip the Line to explore the Château: State Rooms, King's bedroom & Hall of Mirrors. We are proud to be one of the few tours licensed to guide inside. Be prepared to taste local food & picnic like a royal in the sun! If you are looking for a unique experience, out of the city, away from hoards of tourists, and want to make the most of your time in Versailles- look no further than this day trip. GOOD TO KNOW: -We Skip the Line & guide inside the Château: we do not abandon you with an audio guide. -30€ entry tickets to be paid on the day. -Fountains: Sat & Sun. -Picnic at guest's cost.
Wine Tour de France, with Cheese and Meat
[Public sessions in English] This experience takes place in a typical wine bar, not far from le Louvre and the Opera. It is made private for the group (the evening crowd coming later). We hop on a Tour de France of wine, with 6 wines (white and red) being served. All are from small or reputed producers. We go beyond Bordeaux and cover different regions, different grapes / blends and different styles. These are wines you should expect really every time in restaurants and shops. Food is included: a selection of traditional cheese, charcuterie and French baguette. We first learn to use all our senses to think about wine and perceive various styles which we trace to grape varietals, regions and winemakers. If you want to share your thoughts on the wines, your participation is encouraged. Questions are welcome too. We don’t just talk about the wines and regions but a lot of practical advice is discussed too. 1) How to decipher a label 2) The concept of geographic denomination 3) Pairing food and wine 4) The price of wine and recommendations to buy or order wine We even debunk some myths about wine (e.g. NO! most cheeses don't go well with red wine). This experience is suited for wine enthusiasts who want to learn more about French wine, as well as those who simply enjoy a glass once in a while. It is great for groups too.

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Learn to make macaron with a chef
Learn how to make the iconic French "Macarons"! In the 16th century, it was the favorite pastry of the famous French Queen Catherine de Medici. Since this day, many pastry chefs had and continue to have fun with this recipe, like Pierre Hermé or Cédric Grolet. Today, you can come and learn how to bake your 2020 version macarons ! During this interactive cooking lesson, you will be hands-on in the kitchen. Equipped with an apron and all the utensils you need, you will learn how to make your own macarons step by step, also picking the flavour of your choice ! You will be in control of your creations from start to finish, from the moment you lay eyes on the recipe for the first time to the moment you take your creation out of the oven. I will be at your side to guide you and to teach you, with full explanations, the techniques you need to guarantee your baking will be a success! At the end of your experience, we can taste what you have baked and chat about your trip to Paris and I’ll also be happy to give you my culinary advice, recommendations and opinions. Other things to note Maison Fleuret will do its best and make sure you have a great time during your experience. To do so, we guarantee a maximum of 6 attendees per experience ; it will not be possible to come with an extra guest, or stay as an observer without having booked.
BEST-BITS OF PARIS - 40 Favourites - Walking Tour ⭐️⭐️⭐⭐️⭐️
We will be walking through the charming neighbourhoods of Paris, where we'll see classic monuments and hidden gems. Included in the tour are 40 gems of Paris, including must-see monuments Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triumphe, Notre Dame, Pantheon, Louvre. We will share stories with you and show you our favourite spots for Paris treats (including a stop for our favourite crepe!) This is the perfect tour for you when you first arrive: to help you get your bearings, see the icons, learn the city's fascinating history and have fun at the same time. Some of the things we will see are: - Begin in the charming neighbourhood of Saint Germain des Prés, once a meeting place for intellectuals and a bohemian hub for artists and writers. - Pass cafes frequented by Ernest Hemingway and Oscar Wilde, see the remains of the oldest church in Paris and the Saint Sulpice church featured in The Da Vinci Code. - Stroll through the famous Luxembourg Gardens. - Walk up to the Pantheon and see the Sorbonne University - Explore the medieval Latin Quarter - See the River Seine, Il de la Cite, Notre Dame, Conciergerie & Hotel de Ville - View the Louvre museum (exterior), plus Arc de Triumph de Carousel, Tuileries Gardens, l'Obélisque de Louxor - Up close to the Arc de Triomphe - Finish at Place du Trocadéro for a breathtaking view of the Eiffel tower
Explore Versailles by bike with fun!
Our Versailles Bike Tour with Skip-the-line entrance into the Palace is the perfect way to discover the grandeur of the 2,000 acre Royal Domain of Versailles! Groups of 14 bikes maximum - The Palace : The Chateau of Versailles is simply outstanding. We have an Entry timed ticket so you can enjoy more time in the Palace! You'll have free time inside to visit at your own pace. - Local Outdoor Market : Opened in the time of Louis XIV, the Versailles Market is where you'll discover the local specialties, and choose your picnic lunch. - Marie-Antoinette’s Domain & Petit Trianon : This was the hide-away of Marie-Antoinette! - The Royal Grounds : With more than 2,000 acres of beautiful landscapes, fields of crops, an immense lake, and perfectly trimmed trees the Royal Grounds will amaze you. - Grand Trianon : Built by Louis XIV as a summer house. This is where kings would go to escape from the etiquette of the court. - Picnic at the Grand Canal : Enjoy your lunch while sitting in the soft grass gazing over the largest lake in Versailles. - Ride through the forests where the Royalty of old used to spend their afternoons hiding from court protocol and hunting stag, pheasant, wild boar, and fox
Découvrez la magie de Paris avec votre tuktuk
VELUWE TUK vous propose des visites de 1 à 8 heures. Suivez un parcours proposé qui débute à Place de Concorde, Louvre, place Vendome, Notre Dame, Trocadero, Tour Eiffel et on finit aux Champs-Elysées ou créez un itinéraire sur-mesure avec votre chauffeur. Entièrement privatisé, pour vous et rien que pour vous, le Tuktuk accueille de 1 à 6 personnes. Dans mon tuktuk silencieux et grand ouverts, filmez et photographiez comme vous voulez ! Grands tours ou petits parcours, déjà prêts ou sur-mesures, je vous emmènent voir les plus beaux monuments de Paris.
Photo walk in hidden alleys towards the Eiffel tower
Want photos with the Eiffel Tower without anyone around? Great! this experience is for you! this is a private photo session/walk not far from the Eiffel Tower (the most famous monument in Paris) where we will discover hidden gems in the neighborhood and we will also be able to sneak a peek at the tower through the buildings and take some beautiful photos. Other things to note - You get all of the original photos that we take during the session and you can choose the ones you like the most - I will provide you with 10 edited images - My IG is @mohographie - It is a private photo session/walk unless you are a group ( Price per person ) - I'm a professional photographer, I will direct you to do some nice poses and make sure you feel at ease in front of the camera if it is your first time.

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Secret wine door - French wine & cheese tasting
I wanted to start something a little bit different at 'Secret wine door' – to give you all the wine and cheese knowledge you can possibly imagine, but without the ‘classroom’ approach and atmosphere. Discover 5 French wines and 5 cheeses (can be replaced by charcuterie if you do not eat cheese) - with plenty of French bread - during my relaxed tasting experiences! For those that want to learn about both wine and cheese - this is the experience for you! Join me for this two-hour tantalising taste experience as you taste your way through delicious, flavoursome French cheese, expertly accompanied by French wines from some of the most famous wine regions in the world! All my wines are from independent French wine makers, giving you the opportunity to discover unique bottles from 5 different regions within France. Pull back the curtain on my exclusive secret spot and join me at 'secret wine door'. It’s just a 15 minute walk to the Eiffel Tower, and interestingly it’s on the same street the famous "Inception" movie was filmed. You’re in Paris after all – one of the most beautiful cities in the world, so it’s only fitting you’re in the environment to match! Learn cheese and wine pairing tips, discover how to taste wine like a professional, hear some wine anecdotes & gain expert knowledge that will leave you feeling like a true expert. I'm here to make wine accessible to everyone!
Learn to bake French croissant w/ a chef
Learn how to make the typically "French Croissant" & the "Pain au chocolat" :) During this interactive cooking lesson, you will be hands-on in the kitchen and, equipped with an apron and all the utensils you need, you will learn how to make the "French Croissant" & the "Pain au chocolat", and one mystery confection! You will be in control of your creations from start to finish, from the moment you lay eyes on the recipe for the first time to the moment you take your creation out of the oven. I will be at your side to guide you and teach you, with full explanations, the techniques you need to guarantee your baking will be a success! At the end of your experience, we can taste what you have baked and chat about your trip to Paris and I’ll also be happy to give you my culinary advice, recommendations and opinions.
Private Shoot with Fashion Photographer
This mini photo session in Paris is offered to couples and/or solos. I don't accept groups of more than 2 peoples. Let's discover Paris together! We'll walk through the most beautiful areas in Paris stopping for taking photos along the way. Be Prepared! Just as you expect me to be professional and prepared, I expect the same from you. Please make sure everyone is available on time and that any preparations needed for specific shots are ready on time. Other things to note: - + 20-35 EDITED (colors, contrast, brightness) pictures send within max. 5 days. - In case of bad weather, we can change the date according to our availability.
Versailles: Food & Palace Bike Tour
Why walk with the crowds & stand in line when you can ride a bike & skip the line? Join us to ride, taste & explore on this truly memorable day trip. Escape the crowds, explore the Château, gardens & discover secret places seen by few tourists and even unknown to Parisians! We take the train to Versailles, hop on bikes to explore our beautiful town & award winning food market to & shop like a local for a French picnic lunch. We ride through the breath-taking Royal Gardens, admire Louis' fountains, indulge in market treats whilst hearing all the gossip & scandalous tales of the French Royal Family. Having worked up an appetite we lay out our authentic French picnic lunch by the Grand Canal. There is no better place to picnic & relax in the sun! Post picnic we Skip the Line to explore the Château: State Rooms, King's bedroom & Hall of Mirrors. We are proud to be one of the few tours licensed to guide inside. Be prepared to taste local food & picnic like a royal in the sun! If you are looking for a unique experience, out of the city, away from hoards of tourists, and want to make the most of your time in Versailles- look no further than this day trip. GOOD TO KNOW: -We Skip the Line & guide inside the Château: we do not abandon you with an audio guide. -30€ entry tickets to be paid on the day. -Fountains: Sat & Sun. -Picnic at guest's cost.
Wine Tour de France, with Cheese and Meat
[Public sessions in English] This experience takes place in a typical wine bar, not far from le Louvre and the Opera. It is made private for the group (the evening crowd coming later). We hop on a Tour de France of wine, with 6 wines (white and red) being served. All are from small or reputed producers. We go beyond Bordeaux and cover different regions, different grapes / blends and different styles. These are wines you should expect really every time in restaurants and shops. Food is included: a selection of traditional cheese, charcuterie and French baguette. We first learn to use all our senses to think about wine and perceive various styles which we trace to grape varietals, regions and winemakers. If you want to share your thoughts on the wines, your participation is encouraged. Questions are welcome too. We don’t just talk about the wines and regions but a lot of practical advice is discussed too. 1) How to decipher a label 2) The concept of geographic denomination 3) Pairing food and wine 4) The price of wine and recommendations to buy or order wine We even debunk some myths about wine (e.g. NO! most cheeses don't go well with red wine). This experience is suited for wine enthusiasts who want to learn more about French wine, as well as those who simply enjoy a glass once in a while. It is great for groups too.
BEST-BITS OF PARIS - 40 Favourites - Walking Tour ⭐️⭐️⭐⭐️⭐️
We will be walking through the charming neighbourhoods of Paris, where we'll see classic monuments and hidden gems. Included in the tour are 40 gems of Paris, including must-see monuments Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triumphe, Notre Dame, Pantheon, Louvre. We will share stories with you and show you our favourite spots for Paris treats (including a stop for our favourite crepe!) This is the perfect tour for you when you first arrive: to help you get your bearings, see the icons, learn the city's fascinating history and have fun at the same time. Some of the things we will see are: - Begin in the charming neighbourhood of Saint Germain des Prés, once a meeting place for intellectuals and a bohemian hub for artists and writers. - Pass cafes frequented by Ernest Hemingway and Oscar Wilde, see the remains of the oldest church in Paris and the Saint Sulpice church featured in The Da Vinci Code. - Stroll through the famous Luxembourg Gardens. - Walk up to the Pantheon and see the Sorbonne University - Explore the medieval Latin Quarter - See the River Seine, Il de la Cite, Notre Dame, Conciergerie & Hotel de Ville - View the Louvre museum (exterior), plus Arc de Triumph de Carousel, Tuileries Gardens, l'Obélisque de Louxor - Up close to the Arc de Triomphe - Finish at Place du Trocadéro for a breathtaking view of the Eiffel tower
Paris' Best Kept Secrets Tour
/!\ IF THERE IS NO MORE AVAILABILITY FOR YOUR DESIRED TIME AND DAY, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO SEND US A QUICK MESSAGE, WE MIGHT BE ABLE TO OPEN ANOTHER TOUR /!\ Ever dreamt of discovering Paris in a different and unusual way ? Enjoy some of the major monuments but also discover some hidden secret places that even Parisians do not know about ? If you can, then take this tour and then let the show begin ! Let me plunge you into the beauty of the city and into a whirlwind of anecdotes, history, legends and intrigue. I am part of a team of dedicated history reasearchers looking to offer the honey of what Paris is all about. During the 4 hours we will spend together, all your senses will be in action. You will hear and learn a motley of amazing stories about Paris and ride and walk through secret doors, quiet streets and alleys. I will take you in a beautiful incredible Paris that you never ever dreamt of. For this journey, we will be using an electric bike to enjoy more grounds and really get the feeling of what Paris is like. If you are looking for a unique experience and want to do the most out of your time in Paris then look no further : this is it ! Other things to note Child seats are available upon request for 12€. The tour operates rain or shine. We won't always be outside as we'll stop several times to enter some places. Helmets & Rain jackets are also available.
Perfume creation workshop
The workshop is a smart and memorable sensorial experience: an innovative way to discover the world of perfumes and Parisian refinement. We will share with you our passion for perfumes and we will help you create your customized fragrance. The workshop ON FRIDAY AT 5:00pm & SATURDAY AT 5:30pm is IN FRENCH all the others IN ENGLISH. This workshop can also be done in Spanish when privatized for your group. For 2 hours, we will lead you on an imaginative and inspiring journey during which you will discover the fascinating world of perfumes, from their history to the secrets of their making. You will then create your personalized fragrance by combining two or three of our fragrances and you will leave with a bottle of your own blend. NEW : now a 50ml/1,7 fl oz bottle of your fragrance which is included with the 89€ price. Additional options are available at the shop : making a second fragrance, engraving your bottle... You can register your formula at the end of the workshop, so that you can reorder in the future. This activity is equally entertaining for men and women, from 10 to 99 years old ! Duration can vary a little depending on how fast you are with your creation, the number of participants and... how many questions you have ! Late arrival is disturbing for you and other participants, we can accept you if you are less than 15mn late.
Learn to make macaron with a chef
Learn how to make the iconic French "Macarons"! In the 16th century, it was the favorite pastry of the famous French Queen Catherine de Medici. Since this day, many pastry chefs had and continue to have fun with this recipe, like Pierre Hermé or Cédric Grolet. Today, you can come and learn how to bake your 2020 version macarons ! During this interactive cooking lesson, you will be hands-on in the kitchen. Equipped with an apron and all the utensils you need, you will learn how to make your own macarons step by step, also picking the flavour of your choice ! You will be in control of your creations from start to finish, from the moment you lay eyes on the recipe for the first time to the moment you take your creation out of the oven. I will be at your side to guide you and to teach you, with full explanations, the techniques you need to guarantee your baking will be a success! At the end of your experience, we can taste what you have baked and chat about your trip to Paris and I’ll also be happy to give you my culinary advice, recommendations and opinions. Other things to note Maison Fleuret will do its best and make sure you have a great time during your experience. To do so, we guarantee a maximum of 6 attendees per experience ; it will not be possible to come with an extra guest, or stay as an observer without having booked.
Explore Versailles by bike with fun!
Our Versailles Bike Tour with Skip-the-line entrance into the Palace is the perfect way to discover the grandeur of the 2,000 acre Royal Domain of Versailles! Groups of 14 bikes maximum - The Palace : The Chateau of Versailles is simply outstanding. We have an Entry timed ticket so you can enjoy more time in the Palace! You'll have free time inside to visit at your own pace. - Local Outdoor Market : Opened in the time of Louis XIV, the Versailles Market is where you'll discover the local specialties, and choose your picnic lunch. - Marie-Antoinette’s Domain & Petit Trianon : This was the hide-away of Marie-Antoinette! - The Royal Grounds : With more than 2,000 acres of beautiful landscapes, fields of crops, an immense lake, and perfectly trimmed trees the Royal Grounds will amaze you. - Grand Trianon : Built by Louis XIV as a summer house. This is where kings would go to escape from the etiquette of the court. - Picnic at the Grand Canal : Enjoy your lunch while sitting in the soft grass gazing over the largest lake in Versailles. - Ride through the forests where the Royalty of old used to spend their afternoons hiding from court protocol and hunting stag, pheasant, wild boar, and fox
Découvrez la magie de Paris avec votre tuktuk
VELUWE TUK vous propose des visites de 1 à 8 heures. Suivez un parcours proposé qui débute à Place de Concorde, Louvre, place Vendome, Notre Dame, Trocadero, Tour Eiffel et on finit aux Champs-Elysées ou créez un itinéraire sur-mesure avec votre chauffeur. Entièrement privatisé, pour vous et rien que pour vous, le Tuktuk accueille de 1 à 6 personnes. Dans mon tuktuk silencieux et grand ouverts, filmez et photographiez comme vous voulez ! Grands tours ou petits parcours, déjà prêts ou sur-mesures, je vous emmènent voir les plus beaux monuments de Paris.
Photo walk in hidden alleys towards the Eiffel tower
Want photos with the Eiffel Tower without anyone around? Great! this experience is for you! this is a private photo session/walk not far from the Eiffel Tower (the most famous monument in Paris) where we will discover hidden gems in the neighborhood and we will also be able to sneak a peek at the tower through the buildings and take some beautiful photos. Other things to note - You get all of the original photos that we take during the session and you can choose the ones you like the most - I will provide you with 10 edited images - My IG is @mohographie - It is a private photo session/walk unless you are a group ( Price per person ) - I'm a professional photographer, I will direct you to do some nice poses and make sure you feel at ease in front of the camera if it is your first time.
Skip The Line Versailles Half Day Tour
Fine transportation and easy access to the castle : this tour is a perfect for those who want to enjoy a half day in Versailles but in a comfortable way! It’s a tour about history, architecture, lifestyles etc with a lot of walking and info! Get ready to discover the secrets behind the construction of Versailles, its court and etiquete, life back into the 1600-1700 France. If you're willing to dive deep into history and get to know the French court under Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI a bit better, this is your chance. We'll visit the King's Household then, after a short break, we'll head towards the main gardens. - 5h-tour (round trip included) - CASTLE TICKETS ARE INCLUDED - TRANSPORTATION INCLUDED from PLACE DE LA CONCORDE - MEETING POINT : PLACE DE LA CONCORDE by its obelisk - GARDENS : 9€ EXTRA/adult DURING THE HIGH SEASON, APRIL-OCT /free for under 5yo/ (prices have been raised in July 2022) - TRIANONS / HAMLET NOT INCLUDED (You might have a different guide replacing me if needed during your tour) Other things to note: Strikes can happen, I'll usually be able to let you know of this in advance /Transportation time longer if there's traffic / Another certified guide might replace me if I'm not available/ we walk a lot during this tour
Food tour winter cheese and hot wine
All food included I invite you to share the best French winter dish like a local : Raclette (winter cheese) ! Raclette is a dish that can be enjoyed with family or friends, a comforting moment of conviviality in winter. Meet at the meeting point located at Gare de Saint Lazare We will head to a local cheese dairy (6 minutes by train, tiket inluded) You will have the opportunity to test and choose your own raclette cheese in a real French cheese dairy. A good time to take a closer look at the products you can taste during this raclette and learn how to choose your cheese! The choice is yours… according to your tastes. We will head together to my house (5min walk) to prepare and taste our raclette, in a warm and welcoming setting. I will explain how to pair meat, cheese, vegetables. You can try a multitude of combinations! We will also fix our own homemade mulled wine. This experience will be fully accompanied by a local host, who will welcome you as his friends. We recommend that you skip breakfast, raclette is a filling dish Please be on time
Best of Paris on Sidecar (Tour 1h)
Fall in love with Paris on board an authentic sidecar on a unique experience in the heart of the City of Lights. Your gentleman sider is a Parisian who will also quickly become a friend. He’ll share his knowledge of the history and gems of his city: her architecture, the Parisian way of life and the places and stories known only to her inhabitants. You’ll be driven in total safety with numerous stops along the way. Each sidecar has space for two passengers (one in the basket / one behind the driver) and your very own guide; it’s for this reason that your tour will be a personal and magical experience the way you want it. The very best formula for making the most of the charms of this great capital. Let us guide you. Classic vintage tour 1h Where do travelers go on this tour? 1. Place de la Concorde 2. Elysée Palace 3. Avenue Montaigne, Paris 4. Arc de Triomphe, Paris 5. Les Jardins du Trocadéro 6. Eiffel Tower 7. Pont Alexandre III 8. Grand Palais 9. Assemblée Nationale The itinerary can be change depend of event in town (marathon, Bastille day, tour de France...etc) Other things to note In case of raining, we provide raining stuff and Google. Adventure start with us !!