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When does a trip become transformational? When you step off the well-worn path and follow a new one. At Meeting The French, we want to introduce you to the France we call home. Unique experiences that only you have cultivated, snapshots that only you have taken. We invite you to explore the city in a way only a local could. Come and meet us today.

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Murders and Mysteries: The Louvre Museum

Murders and Mysteries: The Louvre Museum

Once a royal palace and today the largest museum in the world, the Louvre hides in its walls centuries of secrets, vile crimes, and mysterious masterpieces. Who is hidden behind Mona Lisa’s smile? What secrets are the Venus de Milo and the Winged Victory of Samothrace still hiding? Accompanied by your knowledgeable guide, you will discover the […]

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Murders and Mysteries: The Court of Versailles

Murders and Mysteries: The Court of Versailles

This is no ordinary excursion to the Château of Versailles; murder is afoot!  If the magnificent castle walls could speak, they would tell many dark and daring tales; of murder most foul, of poisoned wine chalices, of scandals and betrayal.  It was here that nobility; the highest officials in France, and of course the King and […]

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Winter Illumination Tour

Winter Illumination Tour

Needless to say that even in winter, Paris shines as the City of Lights! Our chauffeur will pick you up at your hotel for an impressive tour of the capital by night. Stay nice and warm in a Mercedes Class E while you see the main monuments, streets and squares of Paris vividly illuminated in […]

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Guided Tour and Dinner with Traditional Cabaret

Guided Tour and Dinner with Traditional Cabaret

Indulge in an intimate and authentic evening in Montmartre, the famous historic quarter of Paris. Get to know the former hillside village that is now a part of Paris, as well as its artistic and bohemian past.  Start this exceptional evening to the roots of Paris from your hotel, where a private guide and a […]

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Romantic Evening in Paris – Private Tour

Romantic Evening in Paris – Private Tour

For the highlight of your trip to Paris with that special someone, choose this romantic evening that offers a complete and fantastic experience to enjoy the City of Lights at night. With a private driver-guide, you will be driven to a boat for a cruise down the Seine River, then to a restaurant in the […]

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Dinner with a Parisian Family

Dinner with a Parisian Family

Enter in the intimate atmosphere of a Parisian apartment and enjoy a gourmet meal. Your hosts welcome you with delight to share a moment of cultural and linguistic exchange.  Over a delicious meal you’ll learn about the Parisian way of life, and have a chance to make lasting international connections.     The meal is prepared by […]

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Visit to Jean Patou’s Perfumer & Laboratory

Visit to Jean Patou’s Perfumer & Laboratory

Fashionistas and lovers of luxury perfumes, this rare visit is for you: be greeted as a VIP in one of the most prestigious perfume boutiques by the perfumer himself!  Next door to Jean Patou’s elegant perfume shop in the heart of the luxury neighborhood of Place de la Concorde, Monsieur Thomas Fontaine, perfumer of Jean […]

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French Fashion, Fragrance and Fun

French Fashion, Fragrance and Fun

A 3-hour fashion and style treat in the very heart of Paris, the fashion capital of the world. Your friendly Parisian fashionista guide will help you unlock the secrets of the Parisian sense of cool style and chic glamour. You’ll pick up fashion and styling tips and visit all the best boutiques in Paris for clothes, shoes, […]

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Vintage Paris and the St. Ouen Flea Market

Vintage Paris and the St. Ouen Flea Market

Put your guide book away!  Our English-speaking guide knows vintage Paris inside and out and can take you on a walking tour to many of the secret hidden corners of the amazing Puces de St Ouen, Paris’ lively and enormous flea market (the biggest in the world!).  Different areas have different themes from decorative furniture, […]

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Private Fashion Shopping Trail

Private Fashion Shopping Trail

This privately-arranged 3-hour fashion and style tour in the heart of the fashion capital of the world can be booked as a private treat for you alone or with a small group of your fashion-loving girlfriends or boyfriends.  Your own private Fashion Counselor will plan a personalized program for you according to the fashion survey […]

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Stars, Cinema and Glamour in Paris

Stars, Cinema and Glamour in Paris

On average, Paris is featured as the backdrop in about 900 film shoots (movies, TV shows, documentaries and ads) annually, making it one of the most popular choices for film directors worldwide.  Come and join us on a guided film exploration of Montmartre, a favorite area of filmmakers and actors, many of whom reside locally. Discover the bar […]

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Street Art Tour

Street Art Tour

In Belleville, a fantastic tourist-friendly neighborhood off the beaten track, you’ll discover a different side of Paris and see amazing street art that drives forward Paris’ contemporary creativity. Former industrial buildings have been converted into artists’ studios and Belleville has become the center of Paris’ urban art movement. Our guide is crazy about urban art and […]

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The French Art of Seduction

The French Art of Seduction

Paris is the romance capital of the world – the city of lovers, where romance is stirred even in the hardest of hearts!  Wandering through the historic neighborhood of Montmartre, our guide will focus on searching for the spirit of romance, sharing some of Paris’ greatest love stories.   You’ll be introduced to the most […]

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Covered Passages, Secret Shopping

Covered Passages, Secret Shopping

We’re going to let you in on a secret: as a visitor to Paris, you would never know that behind many of the city’s boulevards, charming hidden passageways full of shops and restaurants exist!  One such area, known as Les Passages Couverts, is a covered shopping arcade with elegant architecture.  The boutiques, restaurants, galleries and […]

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Saint-Germain-des-Prés Lifestyle

Saint-Germain-des-Prés Lifestyle

Saint-Germain-des-Prés, a small neighborhood nestled within the Latin Quarter, has a tradition of bookstores, galleries, and shops that are ideal for those who dream of upper-class décor and shopping. Our guide will tell you about the historic landmark of the area and help you discover a selection of unique shops.   Two tastings are included […]

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Trendy and Sumptuous Marais

Trendy and Sumptuous Marais

The Marais is a neighborhood of central Paris featuring a mix of magnificent historical mansions, cutting-edge fashion boutiques, and lively restaurants. Admire the gorgeous architecture of the area while learning about the history and quirks of the Marais from your guide. You’ll visit a selection of remarkable shops and receive our insider restaurant recommendations.   […]

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Notre-Dame and Sainte-Chapelle

Notre-Dame and Sainte-Chapelle

Visit the two jewels of Paris: the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris and the Sainte-Chapelle (“Holy Chapel”), both gothic masterpieces of the 13th century.  These monuments are testaments of technical skill, archaeological innovation, and the power of faith, and to this day fascinate and reveal their stories to visitors from across the world.  Enjoy a […]

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Literary Walking Tour

Literary Walking Tour

As one of the intellectual capitals of the world, Paris has attracted writers and artists from all over the world for centuries.  From American Ernest Hemingway to Irishman James Joyce, from the neighborhoods of Montparnasse to Saint-Germain, follow in the footsteps of literary giants as we discover their favorite Paris haunts!   Private Tour Product […]

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Eiffel Tower & Trocadero

Eiffel Tower & Trocadero

Visit the Eiffel Tower with skip-the-line tickets and at your own pace in the company of an experienced guide.  Starting at the Trocadero esplanade, you’ll see nearby statues, monuments, and of course the great view of the Eiffel Tower.  You’ll then head to the Tower itself and skip the line.  Your guide will fill you […]

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Louvre & Orsay Museums

Louvre & Orsay Museums

Discover two of the most beautiful museums in the world accompanied by our experienced English-speaking certified museum guide and get ready for an unforgettable experience.  Join us in this fascinating journey through the history of art! Meet our guide at 9.30 am at your hotel, then discover the Carrousel du Louvre and take a few minutes […]

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Private Wine & Cheese/Chocolate Tasting

Private Wine & Cheese/Chocolate Tasting

Over two hours, our oenologist will help you unlock the secrets of French wine tasting.  Our wine expert will teach you how to enjoy wine with more than just your sense of taste, and to associate certain types of cheeses or chocolates (depending on the type of experience you choose), with different varieties of wine […]

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Wine & Cheese Tasting

Wine & Cheese Tasting

Along the Canal Saint-Martin, one wine bar stands out among the rest – for them, a good cheese is just as important as a good wine.  At this location our expert in both savory cheeses and delicious wines will unlock the secrets of French wine tasting and will teach you how to savor wine when […]

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Paris Gourmet Tour

Paris Gourmet Tour

Stroll as real Parisians through the medieval part of the Latin Quarter, a friendly neighborhood famous for a large selection of quality food products.  Embark on a walk rich in tastes and flavors, with tasting stops to introduce you to the French gourmandise.   The visit includes a tasting of foie gras, wine, cheese and […]

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Pure Chocolate Tour

Pure Chocolate Tour

Pure chocolate equals pure pleasure. On Paris’s Right Bank in the area of Place de la Concorde, the Tuileries Gardens and the Madeleine Church, accompanied by our charming and enthusiastic guide, you’ll be invited inside5 of Paris’s most celebrated master chocolatiers for some serious chocolate tasting (all samples included in the price of the visit). […]

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Saint-Germain Pastry & Chocolate Tour

Saint-Germain Pastry & Chocolate Tour

In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, the fashion district par excellence, discover the latest trends in sweets created by exceptional chef confectioners and chocolate makers. It’s a delight for the senses and palate!   We sample the specialties of the visited boutiques: pastries, macaroons, chocolates, and breads.   Product ID: GA4

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Dessert or Chocolate Cooking Class

Dessert or Chocolate Cooking Class

Three different specialties will be made from scratch in this afternoon course.  Discover a delicious world of French pastries, taught with authenticity by one of our expert French chefs.  Perfect for those with a sweet tooth!   Available any day except Sunday.   Product ID: CC4, CC9, CC14

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Market Visit and Cooking Class

Market Visit and Cooking Class

Visit and browse an authentic market with a variety of products with your professional French chef before participating in a 3-hour cooking course.  The class includes making and enjoying an entrée, main dish, and dessert.     A glass of wine is included to accompany your meal.  Unlimited tea or coffee.     Any day […]

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Conversation in French at Café de Flore

Conversation in French at Café de Flore

Improve your French by joining our teacher at Café de Flore for an instructive conversation class any day of the week.  In this private discussion the topic can be art, culture, sports, news, French history…and no matter your skill level, the teacher will help you to improve your conversational French.  The tour consists of a […]

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Baking Class in a French Bakery

Baking Class in a French Bakery

Here’s a cooking class with a difference – a rare opportunity to go behind the counter of a friendly family local Parisian bakery. We go into the kitchen to learn how to create French baguettes and croissants. Our teacher and demonstrator will be the baker himself. The 2-hour bakery visit and cooking class is very much […]

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Paris Spicy Romantic Tour

Paris Spicy Romantic Tour

Paris is the city of lovers, and one of the most popular cities for weddings, anniversaries, engagements, and romance. What’s more romantic than an elegant dinner at the Eiffel Tower, with a gorgeous view of the City of Lights, followed by an evening of scintillating cabaret, just for two? Indulge yourself with this wonderful evening […]

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