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Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours

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Truly an Eye Opener

Could not have asked for a better tour guide than Nawo. She was incredible and so very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephanie325
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Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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I had the pleasure of booking and taking the Black Tour while visiting in Paris in September. Not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Larry B
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A walking-public/city bus tour that takes you to the Paris haunts, hangouts and places made famous by African-Americans. Founded in 1997 by former newscaster and travel reporter, Ricki Stevenson, Black Paris Tours provides little-known facts about...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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4 avenue Mac Mahon, 75017 Paris, France
Champs-Élysées
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+33 6 62 68 03 96
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not have asked for a better tour guide than Nawo. She was incredible and so very knowledgeable. I loved her enthusiasm for the City of Paris and the rich history that African-Americans have contributed there. Her wealth of information was truly amazing. Also loved...More

Thank Stephanie325
BlackParisTours, Public Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Black Paris Tours Alumni! Thank you for taking time to write about your day spent exploring the rich legacy of Black history with Black Paris Tours. We are specially happy to read about your great tour with senior scholar-guide Mme Nawo Crawford. We think...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of booking and taking the Black Tour while visiting in Paris in September. Not only did I learn much about the influence and contribution of Africans throughout the world to France but also about the introduction to Jazz and African-American culture...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Ricki for an eye opening amazing experience. If you plan in visiting Paris this tour is a must.More

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BlackParisTours, Guest Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to write about your day spent exploring African and African American history in The City of Light with Black Paris Tours. Every review paints a picture of what we do and what our guests have to look forward to! Merci...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I really enjoyed the tour. Miguel did a really great job. We were amazed by his wealth of knowledge. This was our second time visiting Paris and it was great to hear the history told from a Black perspective. You don’t have...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The tour was great. Our tour guide, Miguel, was very knowledgeable and pleasant. The trip is a bit costly and we were responsible for purchasing our own bus tickets which I thought should have been included in the price of the trip. Also, we paid...More

1  Thank thaisej2017
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Make sure to read all the things provided before purchasing your tickets. I don't believe it was worth the money! We went on a major holiday(mistake!), police presence was heavy, along with the traffic and road blocks. Therefore we were late, and the tour guide...More

4  Thank BRITNEY G
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We met up with Miguel and had a talk about our festivities for the day. Off we went and it seemed to soon but the tour ended. Very informative and well organized and just fun. Loved trading facts about Hannibal with Miguel. Would love to...More

Thank Darryl P
BlackParisTours, Guest Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Dear Darryl P (First Time Visitor), We are so happy that you enjoyed the "festivities" = the orientation that made up the first part of your Black Paris Tour and that your day exploring Black Paris with us zipped by easily.... before you knew it!...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018

Had an absolutely wonderful time with Ricki Stevenson and her daughter Deedee amongst other travelers on 5/9/18. You provide a tour that is a must do in Paris for anyone wanting to learn more about influential blacks that contributed to our history and the Paris...More

1  Thank Carmita W
BlackParisTours, Public Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Dear Carmita W. Thank you for taking time to write a review about your Black Paris Tours experience! We have two goals: to show our guests how to navigate this city and this culture like locals and to transform tourists into "travelers" who understand our...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

This was absolutely the most wonderful way to experience Paris. While it dives deep into the long, and storied relationship of people of color with France, you learn amazing details of the history of the Dumas family, from the great general honored on the Arc...More

1  Thank Rita W
BlackParisTours, Public Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Dear Rita W......Hooray!!!! We are thrilled to read that you are thrilled about the information you learned during our Black Paris Tour! It's travelers like you who let us know we are on the right track! Merci, Asante Sana, thank you for your desire to...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Really quick just wanted To say thank you to the entire team that lead our tour today it was such a life-changing and informative experience for me to hear about black history throughout the city of Paris. Even though I have traveled to different countries...More

2  Thank Whitney W
BlackParisTours, Guest Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Dear Whitney W. Merci mille fois for taking a few minutes out of the time you have left in Paris to write about your Black Paris Tours experience! As we celebrate our 20th anniversary of introducing travelers to the rich legacy of Black history in...More

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Tai W
25 September 2018|
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Response from BlackParisTours | Property representative |
We've had a number of couples bring their babies/toddlers on our tour. This is a walking tour so we always recommend a small stroller or a baby carrier (on Daddy's back). Paris is a walking city so we will be walking and... More
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ZoeyBMyName
10 June 2018|
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Response from BlackParisTours | Property representative |
Merci Mme Candice L for offering a quick response! Love it when our travelers show such enthusiasm!!!! Can't put our website here, but just remember it's blackparistour (no s at the end)
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Danielle M
7 May 2018|
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Response from BlackParisTours | Property representative |
We make every effort to respond to each and every email we receive! However we did have a complaint from a potential guest who used an incorrect email address!!! If you don't hear from us within 48 hours, check for any typos... More
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