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NO DIET CLUB - LET’S GET THICK - CANAL ST MARTIN
NOT YOUR BASIC FOOD TOUR ! (All food is included) Hygienic measures : group of 10 people maximum. Hydroalcoholic gel before and after each tasting ! Food is life but safety first :) After having a blast with our food tours in Le Marais, Montmartre and London we are thrilled to launch a third tour around le Canal St Martin. A beautiful 4.6 km long canal in Paris, filled with gems and amazing restaurants. On the menu ? 4 hours of the best street food :) Of course there will be french classics but not only ! Truffle pizza, the best "chausson aux pommes" in Paris, beautiful grilled cheese with french products, amazing homemade sandwichs/burgers and so much more ! Tastings may vary depending on the season (VEGETARIANS ARE WELCOME) (DRINKS OTHER THAN WATER ARE NOT INCLUDED) ▶ What this tour is about ✔ - Many tastings to share - Melty gooey cheese - A nice walk around le Canal Saint Martin - What locals actually eat - Lots of fun - Funny/bad jokes - Pictures and souvenirs - Smiles - A list of serious recommendations in Paris - New friends from all around the world ✌
No Diet Club - Winter Cheese Tour
NOT YOUR BASIC FOOD TOUR ! (Unlimited cheese) ⚠ Hygienic measures : group of 10 people maximum. Hydroalcoholic gel before and after each tasting ! Food is life but safety first Grab your ski suit (just kidding) and get ready for the best raclette you've ever smashed in an authentic raclette restaurant in Paris ❄ A nice melted cheese wheel (YES the one you scrape on your sexy potatoes), a selection of amazing charcuterie, some truffle ham, sexy potatoes, salad and pickles, the ultime french comfort food. Unlimited cheese so no breakfast before please :) Because is not enough, We'll then go to an Alsatian spot to share an authentic flamekueche, perfect for winter We'll walk for 20 minutes and will burn about 2,5 calories. :)
Photos dans le Magnifique Pont Bir Hakeim et Tour Eiffel
Create your own photo story in the most photogenic spots around the Eiffel Tower. We visit: - Bir Hakeim Bridge - Viewpoint of the eiffel tower - Swan Island - Seine Riverside All the places we visit have views to the tower What you can get: - I give all JPG or Raw non-retouched - 12 photos retouched (Light & Contrast + Color Grade + Color Mood + Black & White ) - Raw Files of ur 12 photo selection - All the JPG files non retouched
Taste wines with a certified sommelier
As a French professionnal sommelier, I propose a premium intimate experience, and I host all the tasting sessions personnally. So if you book this experience, there's no risk to get a random temporary "wine guy " with just an average knowledge about French wines. The tasting is a kind of Virtual French Wines Tour in which you will discover and taste 6 wines: 1 Champagne, 2 white wines and 3 red wines from the most prestigious wine regions: Burgundy, Bordeaux, Cotes-du Rhone.... You will learn also how to taste wine like an expert. You will have lots of maps, pictures and keys facts on a screen during the tasting and you can ask as many questions as you like. You will leave the place with a brochure with the basic information about French wines. You can also buy the wine you prefer direcly in the wine shop after the experience. There is a possibility to buy a cheese platter for your tasting to pair your wines with some delicious French cheese from Beillevaire. Try to send a message before if you'd like to have one. Other things to note Be prepared to have fun and become really enthusiastic about French wines!
Speakeasy, explore hidden bars in Paris
Paris offers a lot of speakeasy bars for night owls. We will start the night at my favourite hidden gem in the 3rd arrondissement, we will spend about one hour here then head to the next bar which is a 6 minutes’ walk. Some of the bars have secret entrances so be ready for a fun night. The bars have amazing cocktails, beers, non-alcoholic drinks, good music and a good ambiance. There are plenty of secret bars and unfortunately we cannot explore all of them in one night. However, I will share with you the location of other secret bars which you can visit later.Please be advised drinks or food NOT included. Other things to note Experience time says it lasts 2 hours but you are welcome to stay at the bars as long as you like. If your preferred hour is fully booked, don't worry, bar fits a lot of people - send us a message on Airbnb or Instagram. Follow us on our Instagram page: @parisspeakeasytours

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Champagne day tour with a certified Somm from Reims
IMPORTANT: AT THE MOMENT THIS TOUR WILL DEPART FROM REIMS & FINISH AT EPERNAY => easy, faster, safer to travel by train from Paris Let's follow Dom Pérignon in Champagne! I will meet you at 9:15am in Reims city train station. Before the first tasting, we will take you to two of our favorite places: - The Reims Cathedral, where Kings of France used to be coronated, - My favorite Boulangerie to taste the best croissant ever We will be ready for the first Champagne tasting in a Maison de Champagne where you will see the unmissable Champagne caves, Unesco world heritage. We will then stop for lunch and pair Champagne with food. After lunch we will see the Champagne countryside, stop in the vineyards, have a lovely walk, learn about viticulture, take great pictures, stop at Dom Perignon's church and enjoy another nice & fresh Champagne in the vines. Then we will visit an authentic family estate and learn all the secrets of their bubbles and enjoy the last tasting of the day. To finish we will stop in Epernay, Capital of Champagne. End in Epernay train station at 5pm. Ticket includes a 20% Airbnb commission +20% VAT More options? Discover my tour to north Burgundy and my online wine tasting. Contact me for more availabilities.
Once-a-lifetime Piano Meditation Concert in Artist's Studio
Winner of the "Once-In-A-Lifetime-Experience" Award 2018, 2019 & 2022 Update 5 Nov 2022: Airbnb website may make it hard for some guests to complete their booking. If you get "routine check on my reservation" followed by the app timing out: just send us a message. We'll be able to help! For all lovers of beauty, romantics and creatives, and all imaginative children: let your deeper aspirations flourish for greater self-expression of yourself! Re-discover your sense of possibility through a special musical journey guided by a renowned pianist, author and Cambridge professor in a truly special Paris location. Be embalmed by the peaceful atmosphere of the artist's personal studio in the very heart of historical Paris Saint Germain. Discover effective tools for deep listening to this holistic musical story of exquisite musical pieces, each shedding light onto one anothe enriched by symbolism and emotional significance. You'll be moved by the beauty of classical and contemporary music. And above all: you will be hearing your own inner voice. A unique chance to experience an actual Steinway Concert Grand Piano, hardly ever seen outside major concert halls. Ideal for solo travellers, couples or small groups. Just ask: - for a different date or time - for possible customization to mark a special date or milestone
Paris to royal Versailles half day trip
The Palace of Versailles is a must-see of Paris region, but you are not sure how to get there ? You also would like to enjoy a beautiful ride through the royal forests of Louis XV ? The 2CV is a great car to discover Paris, but it’s also an amazing way to get off the beaten path to the castle through the most beautiful forests. This 6h tour combines the visit of the west side of Paris and the Ile de France region. The tour will start from your hotel in Paris. We will drive through all the different arrondissement to get to the Eiffel tower. We will cross the beautiful residential of 16th arrondissement before to arrive at Bois de Boulogne to go along the racecourses. We will then enter in the National domain of Saint Cloud to enjoy the unique viewpoint on Paris. Designed by the architect Le Nôtre, it is one of the best expressions of the classical French gardens art. We will then keep driving through the royal forest of Fausses Reposes, to discover the hunting grounds of the kings living in Versailles. We will enter Versailles through the Trianon domain by car and I will drop you off directly at the entrance of gardens. You will have 2h30 to visit the mysterious Hall of Mirrors, the vintage chandeliers, the impressive gardens with its majestic fountains, After the visit of the royal palace, I will pick you up in front of the castle of the Sun King to head back to Paris Other things to note The tours are always opened for 3 guests, unless if you book a private experience. A private experience includes free pick you up and drop off from the 1th to the 8th Arrondissement in Paris. If the date you are looking at is booked out, feel free to reach out to me to organise a second 2CV.
French Chanson Cabaret Show & Dinner in Atelier d'Artiste
Winner of the "Airbnb Experiences Mentor Award 2019". Over 5 years of passion sharing this Experience ! Even Brian CHESKY (Airbnb CEO) was a surprise guest once and wrote : "The highlight of my Paris stay was this Experience that I, my girlfriend and our families had there. The cabaret was in Sylvain’s living room, and my mom sat in the front !" So you'll be my guests for a special dinner party and cabaret concert; we'll all meet for an apéritif with finger food before the show starts. Aka Silvano Jo, I have put on a cross-dressed show of popular "Chanson Française", accompanied by a top class pianist/accordionist. We'll go on a musical parisian journey through time - over a century of the French Songbook - in many different styles : The Montmartre epoch of Yvette Guilbert and "Café Concert" (1900's), the glorious Pigalle era (1910-20's), Roaring 20's Vaudeville stars like Mistinguett or Josephine Baker, major songwriters and singers like Edith Piaf or Charles Trenet (1930-40-50's), Serge Gainsbourg or Charles Aznavour (1960-70's); tongue french pop and more, until modern singer-songwriter Stromae. We'll tell you in english about the singers & songs' stories so you can follow and learn about french culture and history. Fun, emotion, and surpises in store ;) At the 1st break, we’ll have veloute and quiche, at the 2nd break, cheese & wine. After the show dessert & Champagne :))
Visit a local market and have a picnic
Paris is known as a major gastronomical dream destination. A true local French market, lively and colorful, is the perfect place to begin. There, you'll fill your senses with an profusion of aromas and colors. As we stroll along blending in with the locals, I'll informally teach you about the essential art of living the French culture at a market. While sampling local delights, I'll give you easy key sentences in French so that you will positively interact with vendors sprinkling some Frenchness to your Parisian journey. A convivial picnic (replaced in the winter*) of our fresh picks of the day with French wine or champagne will follow in a lovely Parisian location. This will be a sweet opportunity for you to get a great insight and useful tips to enjoy your Parisian journey. * If the weather (winter, rain, cold weather) does not allow a picnic , you will be offered a savory crepe or other tasty homemade snack from the market + a drink offered at a café nearby. This is the option most likely privileged during the Winter season.

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Gorgeous pictures in Paris
Hello, This is a 1 hour long photoshoot in Paris. It includes various locations in Paris. You may consult with me before booking if there's a place in particular that you'd like. Night time (from 6pm) is for Eiffel tower pictures. I will be snapping shots away at your every move, your every smile while you're out there just existing in Paris. We can go for a sophisticated fashion style kind of shooting or some more relaxed and natural candid stuff.
Eiffel Tower Visit with a guide and top elevator access
Visit the Eiffel Tower with a guide, who will give you an introduction to the tower and the history of its construction. Ascend to the 2nd floor by elevator and take in the sweeping views of the city as you ascend this iconic landmark. At the end of the 2nd floor visit, take the elevator that will take you to the top. At the top, enjoy some free time to take in views of the famous landmarks that can be seen atop the Eiffel Tower. See Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Trocadéro gardens and the golden dome of the Hôtel des Invalides. On the way back down, be sure to stop at the 1st floor where you can walk on the glass floor of the observation deck and see an exhibition on the Eiffel Tower. Leave with your head filled with memories of the capital's enchanting views and a new perspective of this magnificent city, Feel free to ask your guide any questions during the tour.
NO DIET CLUB - LET’S GET THICK - CANAL ST MARTIN
NOT YOUR BASIC FOOD TOUR ! (All food is included) Hygienic measures : group of 10 people maximum. Hydroalcoholic gel before and after each tasting ! Food is life but safety first :) After having a blast with our food tours in Le Marais, Montmartre and London we are thrilled to launch a third tour around le Canal St Martin. A beautiful 4.6 km long canal in Paris, filled with gems and amazing restaurants. On the menu ? 4 hours of the best street food :) Of course there will be french classics but not only ! Truffle pizza, the best "chausson aux pommes" in Paris, beautiful grilled cheese with french products, amazing homemade sandwichs/burgers and so much more ! Tastings may vary depending on the season (VEGETARIANS ARE WELCOME) (DRINKS OTHER THAN WATER ARE NOT INCLUDED) ▶ What this tour is about ✔ - Many tastings to share - Melty gooey cheese - A nice walk around le Canal Saint Martin - What locals actually eat - Lots of fun - Funny/bad jokes - Pictures and souvenirs - Smiles - A list of serious recommendations in Paris - New friends from all around the world ✌
No Diet Club - Winter Cheese Tour
NOT YOUR BASIC FOOD TOUR ! (Unlimited cheese) ⚠ Hygienic measures : group of 10 people maximum. Hydroalcoholic gel before and after each tasting ! Food is life but safety first Grab your ski suit (just kidding) and get ready for the best raclette you've ever smashed in an authentic raclette restaurant in Paris ❄ A nice melted cheese wheel (YES the one you scrape on your sexy potatoes), a selection of amazing charcuterie, some truffle ham, sexy potatoes, salad and pickles, the ultime french comfort food. Unlimited cheese so no breakfast before please :) Because is not enough, We'll then go to an Alsatian spot to share an authentic flamekueche, perfect for winter We'll walk for 20 minutes and will burn about 2,5 calories. :)
Explore, speakeasy and hidden bars with fun entrances
What about exploring Parisian Speakeasies vibes and history with us? The tour is 2h30, we will spend average 1 hour/ bar so we will visite 2 bars selected by our team. (bars have their own history and speciality) + we reserve you for the last 30 min more exploration ;) Each bar have different atmospheere & vibes. Some bars have hidden passageways, hidden doors you will pass through, secret shots, some require passwords for entry while others are only accessible by invitations. Be prepare you will need to deserve your drinks, so book the tour, bring confidence, good vibes and have fun with us! - > tequila, mezcal, pisco, whisky, bourbon, chartreuse absinthe... Lovers let's cheers! - > If you are : Introverts, solo travelers, couple, friends, familly, with "age", non drinkers, veegan ... you are all welcomed! We are LGBTQ+ friendly! - > This is a owned woman compagny -> If you can't find the date or time that suits you, write to us! -> All our tours are provided in English. For full tour in French, German, Spanish, Italian, chinees or Korean, please contact us so we can manage the tour with the right host. -> Bars have cocktails, beers, soft drinks, good music and great atmosphere. -> Please note drinks and food ARE NOT INCLUDED. (Bars accept cash or card payments. Drinks are between 7-15€) You still have questions? Write us ! See you soon!
Ohlala Macarons in Paris!
Join our French cooking class in the heart of Paris Madame, Monsieur, For one hour an a half, you will learn everything about "Macaron" Do you know that Macaron dates from XVI century? We will start from "la mise en place" then we will travel together over centuries to discover everything about those marvelous shells Do you know the difference between a Macaron & biscuit? Come and join us, on this unique French baking class which it will be a hand-on activity for making Macaron & Ganache as a filling We wish you a pleasant experience & Bonne dégustation This French cooking class it is ideal for private booking such as family/friends gathering as well as anniversaries, corporate groups and private events --- Please note that you will be working on teams of 2 -- If you are looking for an specific date & time or If you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact
NO DIET CLUB - Best food tour in Le Marais
NOT YOUR BASIC FOOD TOUR ! (All food is included) ⚠ Hygienic measures : group of 10 people maximum. Hydroalcoholic gel before and after each tasting ! Food is life but safety first ❤️ Le NO DIET CLUB is your original food porn experience with a french team of food experts. (we like to think so) Because finding the best spots/trends is what we do, let us introduce you to our favorite spots in Paris. French food but NOT ONLY ! On the menu : croque-monsieur, french toast, burgers, falafels, french fries, chouquettes, macarons, poutine à la française, ice cream and more ! Tastings may vary with the seasons :) Make new friends from all around the world, avoid tourist traps, get to know what locals really eat and share some holy good food with friendly guides. COME GET THICK WITH US VEGETARIANS ARE WELCOME TOO ! ⇨ Instagram : @no_diet_club ▶ What this tour IS about ✔ - Many complimentary tastings to share - Melty gooey cheese - What locals actually eat - Lots of fun - Funny (bad) jokes - A list of serious recommendations in Paris - New friends from all around the world ✌ ▶ What this tour IS NOT about ✖ - Healthy salads - A historical tour - Boring long speeches
Photo shoot atEiffel Tower
Join me to explore the most romantic city of the world and take photos at Eiffel Tower. Send me a message! IG: Wollmedia Are you ready to "Flâneur"? Originally the term "Flâneur" is coined by Charles Baudelaire (Parisien Poet) and refers to somebody who observes the city or theirs surroundings, and experiences an actual physical stroll but also is a way of philosophical thinking and a way of seeing/feeling things. We'll meet front at Cafe Kleber Then, I will lead you to another streets of Paris with awesome views like Pont Bir-Hakeim and Avenue de Camões. If you like to good meal, Paris has a lot of restaurants and I'll show my favourite ones. At the end of our day, you'll have the Eiffel Tower as your background for a series of pictures that we'll shoot. My personal recommend for this walking tour (e.g. 7:00,8:00 or 9:00 am). After the our walking tour experience, I'Il send you a link to download your best pictures (20 Max.). I will edit them and send them a week after. If you have any questions about our experience, send me a message. IG: Wollmedia
Painting, Friends and Laughter
Painting, Friends and Laughter: The trifecta of a great evening! Join us for a one-of-a-kind activity called Paint and Sip. Imagine for a moment. You are comfortably seated in a bar in Paris with a glass of Chardonnay in one hand and a brush in the other. A feeling of excitement comes over you, you lift your eyes from the canvas which catches your attention and cast your eye around you. People have been painting, laughing, and exploring a sleepy creative side for several years. Two hours later… your masterpiece is finished. You feel a sense of joy and satisfaction when you look at the wonderful works of art you have created. To sum things up, it is a super fun painting workshop, led with step by step instructions by a professional artist, who will help you create your own canvas painting, all whilst drinking beer, wine or non-alcoholic beverages (drinks not included). This activity is meant to spark your creativity and help you let loose. Each ticket includes themed professional painting instruction, all necessary art supplies (apron, easel, canvas, brush, paint). Our painting lessons cost € 39 per person.
Photos dans le Magnifique Pont Bir Hakeim et Tour Eiffel
Create your own photo story in the most photogenic spots around the Eiffel Tower. We visit: - Bir Hakeim Bridge - Viewpoint of the eiffel tower - Swan Island - Seine Riverside All the places we visit have views to the tower What you can get: - I give all JPG or Raw non-retouched - 12 photos retouched (Light & Contrast + Color Grade + Color Mood + Black & White ) - Raw Files of ur 12 photo selection - All the JPG files non retouched
Private Vacation Portraits in Paris
This is a private photo shoot. You can book for yourself alone, couple, family, or with a group. I also capture surprise marriage proposals :) You will meet me at the most beautiful viewpoint of the Eiffel Tower. From there I will guide you around the classic Parisian streets, gardens, and cafes to create unique natural poses with my guided commentary to make you feel at ease and like a real model. After you will have the photos on an online gallery ready for printing and to treasure your vacation for a lifetime and share with friends and family. ***When you book: Please only book one hour for 2 guests. This is a private 1-hour session for couples or solo travelers. If you are a family, please message me so I can open more spaces for your children for the hour you want. ***You pay per person ***If it rains we will travel nearby to a beautiful bridge that has coverage and amazing Eiffel Tower views. Other things to note Don’t be afraid to dress up in your best clothes. And remember to leave your purses and bags a home. If you want to wear heels, bring comfortable walking shoes for moving between locations. Please be on time. Many thanks!
Taste wines with a certified sommelier
As a French professionnal sommelier, I propose a premium intimate experience, and I host all the tasting sessions personnally. So if you book this experience, there's no risk to get a random temporary "wine guy " with just an average knowledge about French wines. The tasting is a kind of Virtual French Wines Tour in which you will discover and taste 6 wines: 1 Champagne, 2 white wines and 3 red wines from the most prestigious wine regions: Burgundy, Bordeaux, Cotes-du Rhone.... You will learn also how to taste wine like an expert. You will have lots of maps, pictures and keys facts on a screen during the tasting and you can ask as many questions as you like. You will leave the place with a brochure with the basic information about French wines. You can also buy the wine you prefer direcly in the wine shop after the experience. There is a possibility to buy a cheese platter for your tasting to pair your wines with some delicious French cheese from Beillevaire. Try to send a message before if you'd like to have one. Other things to note Be prepared to have fun and become really enthusiastic about French wines!
Speakeasy, explore hidden bars in Paris
Paris offers a lot of speakeasy bars for night owls. We will start the night at my favourite hidden gem in the 3rd arrondissement, we will spend about one hour here then head to the next bar which is a 6 minutes’ walk. Some of the bars have secret entrances so be ready for a fun night. The bars have amazing cocktails, beers, non-alcoholic drinks, good music and a good ambiance. There are plenty of secret bars and unfortunately we cannot explore all of them in one night. However, I will share with you the location of other secret bars which you can visit later.Please be advised drinks or food NOT included. Other things to note Experience time says it lasts 2 hours but you are welcome to stay at the bars as long as you like. If your preferred hour is fully booked, don't worry, bar fits a lot of people - send us a message on Airbnb or Instagram. Follow us on our Instagram page: @parisspeakeasytours
Evening Bike Tour & Boat Cruise
Join us on an unforgettable evening away from the crowds, exploring the city of lights & it's illuminated monuments as we share with you a unique insight into it's history and contemporary culture. This is no history lecture, instead a fun & informative ride with a licensed local guide, designed to give you the perfect overview of Paris - the city we call home. We will ride from end to end, experience the nightlife, along the river in addition to seeing the most iconic monuments: the Louvre, Musée D'Orsay, Champs-Elysées, Pont Alexandre III, Notre Dame & Eiffel Tower to name only a few. Cruising by bike & boat enables us to easily cover a lot of ground, experience Paris at night & provide tips & local recommendations along the way to fuel the rest of your trip. In addition to epic photo stops we make a pit stop for café & ice cream to keep you going. We can think of no better way to spend an evening than riding around the city of lights & cruising the river with a glass of wine. If you are looking for a fun night out, an overview of the city, it's history, culture & invaluable tips and suggestions for your holiday look no further than this experience. Other things to note I suggest you have dinner or a snack before our ride. Wear comfortable clothing to ride in and don't forget your camera!
Pub Crawl Paris Latin Quarter
Come and hang out with us. We'll party our way through some of Paris best nightlife. Come with us and you'll get free entries, drink deals, fun games. This experience is a great fun and can be an awesome way to meet new people from all over the world. We will visit 3 bars and stay around 1H00 at each bar . Our meeting point is inside the first bar, where you can drink but also eat burgers, hot dog, fish & chips... We will be at the last venue around 11:00pm The last bar is open until 2:00am during the week and 5:00am during the weekend. There is about 10min walk between each bar (30min in total), so we recommend you to wear confortable shoes. What's special ? We guarantee, free entry to venues, Fun games, free shots ( buy one drink get a free free shot at each bar), amazing drinks deals and best of all we help you meet, mingle, dance and party all night long. This is a highly social experience, so bring a SENSE OF HUMOUR and an OPEN, FRIENDLY AND POSITIVE ATTITUDE! During the weekend we can party with a large group, if you prefer a small group book during the week.
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