• Pastry with Marie-Francoise in her Paris home

    Join Marie-Francoise in her lovely Paris home to learn 4 recipes, including: – Pâte à choux, for making chouquettes and gougères – Pâte sablé, for making lemon, apple, and Parisian-style strawberry tarts. – Gateau de gouter, for making meringues, traditional macarons, and madeleines – Gateau de dessert, for making baba au rhum, chocolate volcanoes, and the traditional “galette des rois,” or “king’s cake” (nothing like the New Orleans version) served at Epiphany.

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  • Behind the scenes with Paris’s top art auctioneer

    Let Elsa reveal the secrets of these amazing auctions, explain the rituals and protocols, show you that every object displayed here has its own soul and intriguing history. You will experience this house in a way that few ever do: behind the scenes and in the thick of the action.

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  • The best Paris restaurants with Pierre-Yves, food critic

    Enjoy a private lunch with the publisher of Paris’s hottest restaurant guide. Live, for a little while, the life of a food critic, experiencing a side of gastronomy that is usually only seen by professional critics, enjoy an exceptional meal, and meet a chef that everyone’s talking about.

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  • The history of Parisian Brothels with Maud

    An art historian leads you through the dusky corridors of the brothels of Paris in one of the grandest former houses of pleasure. Your experience will take place over tea in one of the oldest brothels, the grandest establishment of its kind under Napoleon III.

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  • Antique Wine Tasting with Lionel

    Join Lionel for a taste of history. Enter the exotic realm of vintage and antique wines. You will taste wines that date as far back as the early 19th century, after descending into the shadowy depths of Lionel’s 17th-century wine cellar in the heart of Paris, where these exceptional vintages are carefully preserved.

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  • Architecture Tour – Haussmann’s Transformation of Paris

    Georges-Eugène Haussmann, Prefect of Paris under Napoleon III, led a major transformation starting in 1852. The project levelled about 60% of the old medieval districts and replaced them with grand building with improved housing, gas lamps, sewers, better traffic flow, and broad avenues where troops could deploy and artillery circulate easily when needed. His vision […]

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  • Art Déco Tour of Paris

    As Paris emerged from the horrors of World War I, architects moved from the sinuous forms of art nouveau to embrace more modern, angular and symmetrical cubist and neoclassical themes. This transformation reflected a desire in the roaring 20s and 1930s to move away from hardship and embrace modernity. Depending on the length of your […]

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