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Showcase.travel returned to Paris Region for its third edition on 24-25th September 2015

Showcase.travel Paris Region will present the very best of Parisien product to ETOA buyers. Selected buyers will be offered half a day of scheduled appointments as part of a programme of fam trips and social events. 

See details of the suppliers attending here

Fam Trip Programme


Thursday 24th September 2015

Dinner :  Le Foodist   

Le Foodist develops and markets narrative and culinary experiences to help travelers Discover Culture through Food.  We do this through Market Visit and Food Tours, Cooking Classes, Baking Classes and Wine Tastings.  Our difference: great locations combined to surprising stories that highlight the inherent link between food and culture - and we like to think a bit of humour as well.

Night's accommodation: Hôtel Villa Lutèce Port Royal **** – Groupe Les hôtels de Paris

Friday 25th September

Morning : 

  • Musée Picasso/Guided Tour:

Since 1985, the Musée national Picasso-Paris has been housed in the heart of historic Paris, in the sumptuous 17th century architecture of the Hôtel Salé in the famous Marais district. After 5 years of work to expand and completely refurbish the museum, its doors reopened in October 2014. 

The Musée national Picasso-Paris is the world's largest public collection of Pablo Picasso's work. It includes more than 5,000 works by the artists and almost 200,000 personal archive documents. The museum's quality and diversity allows you to explore the entirety of the works painted, sculpted, engraved and drawn by Picasso.

  • Sightseeing of unknown Paris in 2CV with '4 roues sous un parapluie': 

Founder of an innovative concept launched in Paris in 2003, 4 roues sous 1 parapluie offers individuals and companies a range of services around the original 2CV and the art of French living. With professionalism, creativity and passion, our agency has developed a real expertise in designing customized services, offering an excellent service and quality for its guests to live an unforgettable experience. 

Lunch : Brasserie BOFINGER

Afternoon : 

  • Culinary walking tour in Le Marais with Meeting the French

Le Marais, a famous neighborhood right in the center of Paris, has as many architectural treasures as excellent foodies addresses. We invite you to discover a pastry shop with a chef trained by Pierre Gagnaire, a coffee shop held by a coffee champion, a store of absinthe and a chocolate shop like no other, a franco-russian tea store, one of the most delicious bakeries near Place des Vosges, a shop with a thousand and one spices...  Enjoy at the same time the atmosphere of old typical cafés, the Jewish quarter and beautiful mansions. Be guided by your taste buds and visit places filled with a good chocolate aroma, the smell of coffee, the aroma of spices ... You will awake your palate, taste sweet treats and hear mouthwatering stories ! An original way to discover a district still at the forefront of new trends.