The best family friendly Paris food tour with Devour Tours

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Paris, France is a place known for its delicious French food and wine. Devour Tours is a food tour company that specialises in food tours in Paris, run by a small team of food lovers. Devour offers the best food tours in Paris, there offer various food tours throughout the city, including tours of the Le Marais.

You will try freshly baked croissants, ham, cheese, macarons, chocolate nibbles and white wine. Along with learning about different types of French cuisine, your talented guides will happily answer all your questions

Food tours used to bring me out in a cold sweat. Our first-ever walking food tour was with Devour Seville in 2015, and I remember Marley, our 10-year-old, refusing to eat so many things I wasn’t sure if we would ever go on another again.

I was so worried that Jamie, our guide, would be upset or the stallholders. I was so very wrong. Devour really is a family-friendly option for food tours in Europe

Fast-forward 6 years, and again we found ourselves on a Devour food tour in Paris, but this time Marley was saying yes to as much as she could. Thankfully our guide Jess was ready for her just in case she was in a ‘no’ mood for local Freanch food.

Can you go on a Devour Paris Food Tour?

One thing about the Devour tours is they are suitable for everyone, singles, couples, families with old or young kids. It doesn’t matter, they make it work, they make everyone feel amazing when they are on the food tour. Our first food tour with them was 6 years ago, and at the time Marley was 5.

Bakery in La Marais on a food tour
Amazing bread on a La Marais Food Tour
Walking food tours in Paris are amazing

The age of children on the tours is not an issue, and a quick mention of things your kids might not eat to your fantastic guide will make for an unforgettable travel experience. There is always an alternative, there is always an option, and there are always smiles at the end of these award-winning tours. For us, Devour Paris was so much fun and the best kid-friendly food tour Paris has to offer.

Where do you go on the best Paris food tour?

The Paris Devour food tour is located in the Marais the 4th arrondissement district of Paris. It is a beautiful district you will see in Paris guidebooks and a lively one at that. Your guides local knowledge will take you to some coolest restaurants in Paris right now to visit and Devours insider access takes you to authentic eateries.

What food will I have on the Devour Food Tour?

You will be guided through the le Marais district by Jess to some of the best places to eat French Food in Paris. The small group walking tour provides a unique experience and a great way to spend 3 hours.

You will have some of the most traditional foods that France is known for, from traditional baguettes and french pastries to the very French onion soup. Jess will provide you with all the very best Paris food tips, local culture, fascinating stories, unique places, insider tips on the food scene.

The best food in Paris is often found at markets
Food tours in Paris are for all types of food lovers

You will not walk away hungry, I can assure you, as you fill up on some of the most incredible food from family-run businesses in the French capital. What tour in Paris would be complete without some wine tasting. You will get to drink wine some small amounts (parents only) as part of the walking tour.

*We have decided not to include the names and exact things you will have on the tour as we don’t want to spoil it all for you! But Jess will take you to see things on the Paris food tour like what to eat for breakfast in Paris, where to get the best Paris street food and where to eat in Paris with family. You can be assured that you will be in for an unforgettable experience in the best areas to eat in Paris.

What if I have allergies?

The team at Devour Tours are extremely cautious when it comes to allergies. If you let Jess know when you make your booking and double-check with her when you first meet, then you should have no problems. Devour tours will do their best to accommodate your needs and favorite tastes during the tour

Is this a walking tour?

Yes, but there are plenty of rests in between the shops and if you need to sit Jess will make sure that you have plenty of time. It is an easy walk and it is not a strenuous walk. Plus it has to one of the best Paris walking tours because you get to sample some of the best French food in Paris along the way!

What is special about Devour Tours?

For me, it is the fact that they can accommodate anyone. And they not only accommodate you they look after you on the tour. The groups are intimate, not huge, so you never feel lost in the crowd.

Paris Food Tour French Onion Soup
Classics such as French Onion Soup are a must on a Paris Food Tour

Devour Tours is kid-friendly

Both of my girls thoroughly love going on the tours with all the guides we have had.

They now have the confidence to say yes or no to food. If they do say no they are encouraged but not forced to try it. Most of the time they will try and at the times they have said no there has always been something else they can try.

The stallholders and food shop owners always seem to want to encourage them too and talk to them like they are just as important as the adults on the tour which we appreciate! Devour is the first choice for Paris food tours for families.

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The stallholders and their unique French delicacies

The stallholders are also another reason why Devour Food tours stand out to me. I love the stories that they have behind their shops, stall or their great food and I love learning about it. They all have a personality that goes into their food and one that shines in the food they develop.

Teenagers on a food tour in Paris lining up for a macaron
Devour runs amazing Paris Food Tours for families

No stall is the same and no story is the same, which I love. History is wound easily into the le marais tour and you are learning while you are eating delicious food for a a few hours on this excellent food tour.

All the stallholders have a pride in their food because it’s not just good, it is magnificent and they know it. They put their best foot forward for the guided tour.

The pride they have in their food and business is an added element so many stores can lack. It sets them apart as excellence in their fields

a glass of wine on best paris food tours
Paris foodie tours can include a glass of wine

Do we recommend Devour Paris Food Tours?

We can’t recommend a small group tour with Devour Food tours enough especially if you are travelling with kids. For us, the Devour team deliver the ultimate Paris food tour, actually the ultimate food tour in any city they do them in! Your knowledgeable tour guide will show you the most delicious food on this wonderful tour.

Small group tours gives you a brilliant overview of the culinary delights you can find in Paris. Our Paris food tour was one of the best we have ever done and we can’t wait to experience another city with Devour on our future trips. It is the best food tour you can do in Paris

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Where to stay in Paris

The city of Paris is divided into twenty arrondissements or neighbourhoods. The lower the number of Paris The lower the number of Paris arrondissements the closer to the city centre you will be.

You will find hotels, apartments, hostels all available to suit most budgets. Paris is one of the most expensive cities in the world so it pays to start planning as soon as possible for your Paris accommodation.

Paris apartment alternative for your stay

If you prefer a home away from home-style accommodation when on your trip to Paris, then an apartment is the best choice for you on your vacation. There are so many options for singles, families, and budget-friendly options in Paris as well.

You can search VRBO or if you’re looking for a luxury apartment then Plum Guide will help you find the perfect apartment in Paris for teens on your France trip.

How to get to Paris

  • Paris is served by 3 different airports. The main airport is ‘Paris-Charles de Gaulle’ also somewhat confusingly referred to as Aéroport Charles de Gaulle’ (CDG). Then you have Orly which is located 14km south of central Paris and Beauvais is 80 kilometres. Beauvais is serviced by budget carriers only. You can search for planes to Paris with Kiwi Flights.
    • We can personally recommend Kiwi Taxi transfers from the airport to the city
      • If your flights have a long stopover, or you just want to relax before your trip you should consider getting a lounge pass with Priority Pass. Priority Pass have access to airport lounges all over the world. Search now for your lounge pass
  • Paris is connected to most of Europe by the high-speed TGV network, Direct trains from England, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany and Spain will get you to Paris by train in no time. Book your train tickets with Omio.
  • Buses arrive in Paris every few minutes of the day. The Paris-Gallieni international bus station is located in Bagnolet in the east of Paris. This major bus station is one of the most important stations for European coach companies. Eurolines and Flix bus arrives and departs hourly from here
  • You can reserve a rental car and have it waiting for you at Paris Airports

How to travel around Paris

If you’re planning on spending a few days in Paris consuming food and wine you may be better off to buy a Paris Pass which entitles you to free public transport, Entries and discounts to major attractions and so on. You will need public transport to get to the starting spot of your Paris food tour.

The Paris Metro is 214 kilometres long. It has 302 stations, of which 62 have transfers between lines. There are 16 lines, numbered 1 to 14 with two lines, 3bis and 7bis. It is the fastest and most efficient way to move around Paris.

Paris Bus system has over 400 lines servicing over 13,000 stops along the way. Not as efficient as the metro but still an easy way to explore Paris and drink some French wine.

Taxi’s and Uber operate in the city. Expect your journey to be expensive in either of the 2. Uber in Paris charges by distance and time much like a cab. A cab may be handy if you plan on doing some wine and cheese tasting or go on a gourmet dinner cruise.

Money in Paris, France

The official National Currency in France is the Euro. Euro’s come in 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 banknotes (the 200 and 500 are very uncommon) as well as 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 Euro cent coins. There is also a 1 and 2 Euro coin. You will find it easy to withdraw Euros from ATM’s and there are plenty of options within stores to pay with your card.

We hope this article from us here at Wyld Family Travel has inspired you to book a tour with the Devour Tour team when you visit Paris. There is no better way to discover the amazing French cuisine than on a Devour tour of Paris. For more amazing ideas on where to holiday in France click through to our France Destination Guide page for more brilliant inspiration.

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