Historical Paris Walking Tour to Vibrant Food Market - in Paris - LikeALocal Guide

Historical Paris Walking Tour to Vibrant Food Market


35 EUR

Start your day like a local on this inspiring historical walking tour of Paris that takes in famous monuments and beautiful views of the Seine. The tour will take you to one of the oldest food markets in Paris where you can buy delicious fresh produce for a picnic!

Duration: 2.3 hours
    Available in
  • French,
  • English
Tour by Sophie

My name is Sophie: deeply in love with Paris and graduated in History and Political Science from La Sorbonne.

It's thanks to a lot of trips (Central and South America, Indonesia, Sweden, Norway, Spain, Italy...), followed by visits of many big cities that my desire to create tours close to my Parisian way of life was born.

My wish is to allow visitors to live like locals in Paris, as I am doing for almost 8 years !

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  • Live like a local for a morning
  • Walk along the beautiful River Seine
  • Hear fascinating stories behind local monuments
  • Discover secret places in the 12th arrondissement
  • Wander through a vibrant food market full of amazing produce
  • Receive travel tips from a young Parisian woman for the rest of your trip

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We start with a historical and cultural walk along the right bank of the River Seine (from Pont au Change to Pont de Sully). From there we discover more than a dozen monuments and I'll tell you the fascinating stories behind each! The anecdotes I share will give you a better understanding of French culture. You'll also hear about the local street art and urbanisation of the city.

We will then leave the river to walk to the 12th arrondissement of Paris where you'll discover its famous secrets. I'll tell you about the changes that took place in the district from the French Revolution (1789) up to now, and show you secret places that are especially perfect for taking beautiful photographs!

By lunchtime we will arrive at my favorite place in Paris: an authentic and vibrant market where you can stock up on local, tasty produce. I can help you choose the best French food.

If you are up for a picnic, I can lead you to a nice quiet spot where you can sit down to feast on your purchases from the food market.

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Meeting point

We meet in the middle of the city, on the "Pont au Change", in the middle of Paris, next to Châtelet. (Pont au Change, Paris, France)

Reviews from travellers (6)


Highly recommend
Sophie’s enthusiasm for Paris, it’s history and her joy in sharing it with others makes this a special experience. She also really seems to enjoy meeting people from all over the world; learning a little about them, while teaching them a bit about some of her favorite, less well known areas of Paris. I highly recommend her tours.
Great tour
Wonderful tour through areas that tourists would not experience on their own! I loved the perspective Sophie provided in living in Paris. She also very helpfully provided a lot of tips for my stay in Paris and beyond. Highly recommend!
Great tour
Very good tou ! Sophie is very professional, speaks english perfect and has great knowledge of the History of Paris (she knows good spots to eat as well). Thanks Sophie for a great day with interesting facts and beautiful sights!
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