|Jan 6Galettes des Rois||
Galettes des Rois - A Pastry for Epiphany
Don’t miss visiting a local pastry shop and buy a galette des rois, a traditional cake shared at Epiphany to celebrate the arrival of the Three Wise Men. It’s a puff pastry filled with frangipane, sweet almond cream, butter, eggs, sugar and a small porcelain charm. Creative gourmet versions are available from leading French pâtissiers like Dallayou, & Ladure, Pierre Herme and Du Pain et Des Idees.
|Jan 15François I and Dutch Art at the Louvre||
François I and Dutch Art at the Louvre
François I’s taste for Italian art is well known; his patronage is essentially identified with the creation of an Italian school at Chateau Fontainebleau and bringing the Renaissance to France
|Jan 16Special Champagne Tasting in Paris||
Champagne Ruinart Tasting in Paris
For 3 centuries Champagne Ruinart has used Chardonnay grapes at the heart of each vintage. The houses uses a slow maturation in their chalk cellars for up to 3 years for non-vintage champagnes, 9 to 10 years for Dom Ruinart. Taste 6 vintage and non vintage Champagne at this event. We can provide a translator. Price includes a transfer to the venue, the largest wine shop in Europe.