Keeping the family amused during the holidays only  takes a little pre planning and what better way to do this than to book in advance a couple of fun and entertaining activities.

All of these tours have a central meeting point in Paris which means that these attractions can be booked by families living in the surrounding towns as well as visitors staying in the city.

Learn how a baguette is made……

Spend 1 hour behind the scenes at a notable French bakery and learn the secrets of French breads and pastries.  Children on the tour will be able to take home with them a complementary petit pain au chocolat.

Your knowledgeable bakery guide will explain how to make the famous French baguette and will demonstrate how the machines work. In a warm and relaxed atmosphere, the baker will give you plenty of bread-making tips and will tell you about the bread history.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended  Review by Ingrid  2012

Well organized and the tour host Myriam was excellent. She was very knowledgeable. The Boulangerie owner was also very informative and we were able to take baguettes and croissants with us. Would definitely recommend this.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended Review by Daniel  2012

This tour is a must for people interested in baking or just curious about the behind the scenes activities of a bakery. The baker and the guide were both terrific. The baker actually took about an hour longer with our group than was scheduled. This tour was one of the highlights of our trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended  Review by Diana 2012

 The guide and bakery couldn’t have been nicer. We walked right through the working bakery and saw all their equipment, learned how it was used, watched as they continued working, and even got to help. The children really enjoyed helping. We had a bread tasting at the end and left with a baguette and a croissant. Really informative. You did need to be able to walk steps because part of the bakery was in the basement.

For more information on how a baguette is made and to book this tour please visit  How a baguette is made  

Far from a factory with industrial methods, the French bakery that you will visit will be a typical small and independently run Parisian bakery. Your bakery guide, a skilled artisan craftsman has a real passion for every aspect of French baking. As well as your newly acquired baking knowledge, you will even take home a freshly baked French baguette and a croissant. Children on the tour will receive a complimentary pain au chocolat (chocolate croissant).

For teenage shopaholics in Paris…..

Teenagers…Join up with a savvy Parisian guide who will have you trying on clothes that you would never previously have dreamed of trying on.  This 3 hour tour is popular with teenagers and their mums.

Your guide is qualified to work with teenagers and carries a mobile phone at all times. Of course, parents are more than welcome to join the fun of this shopping tour. The tour begins and ends at a centrally located Paris café.

Join this Paris shopping tour and shop for fabulous bags (everyday handbags, dressy handbags, funky handbags, backpacks, side packs), terrific shoes (tennis shoes, dressy shoes, flat shoes, heels, boots, sandals) and the greatest jewellery ever (delicate necklaces, unique earrings, funky bracelets, gorgeous rings) in the world’s most stylish city.

You will also discover the favourite leisurewear of thrifty Parisian teenagers on a budget, and attend sample sales where the most fashionable brands sell last year’s collections at discounts of up to 70%. So you are guaranteed to go home with the funkiest fashion accessories and Parisian outfit all your friends will envy!

For more information on this teenage shopping treat in Paris and to book this tour  please visit   Teenage shopping in Paris

Wherever the holidays will take you and your family, we have a huge selection of activities, theatre tickets, transfers and tours waiting to be booked now.  Avoid the queues and pre book your activity in advance.

For more information and to book  worldwide tours, theatre tickets or day trips please visit   City tours & attractions

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