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Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours

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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 3 weeks ago

Bon jour Black Paris, I took the full day tour on a recent visit to Paris, it had been on my list of things to do for a few years. The tour meets in a cafe for a few hours prior to the start of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HappyCamperAug2009
BlackParisTours, Guest Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear HappyCamper! Thank you for taking time to write about your day with Black Paris Tours. We are happy to learn you were able to cross Paris off your bucket list and that you enjoyed getting into the rich legacy of Black history in Paris....More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

The Black Tour of Paris provided the highest expression of who I am and who you are as a driver in world history educating the diaspora on the evolution of Paris and its true legacy saddled in African culture. Bring your camera and learn the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Grant V
BlackParisTours, Guest Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Black Paris Tours Alumni! Wow....just wow. Thank you for taking time to write about your experience with Black Paris Tours! We make every effort to provide detailed information to make sure our travelers understand that our history does NOT begin with enslavement.....and to provide...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

I was in Paris this October and was very excited tha the tour group had booked with you. The tour was excellent. So informative the history the sights learning about The African influence just amazing. The one thing I regret was not being able to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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BlackParisTours, Guest Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Dear JanR2126, Thank you for taking time to let us know you enjoyed your Black Paris Tour experience in October. Sounds like you took our two-thirds day tour. If so, you did not join us for the full day tour that takes us up to...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018

I'd take this tour again and again. And I'm sure each time I'd learn something new. I took the 3/4 day tour and it was just perfect for my schedule. I truly enjoyed learning all of the ways the black diaspora impacted not just Paris,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AdventureEveryday
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

What a fascinating way to learn the rich African American history in Paris. You get history, arts, culture and great tips while visiting. Well worth it!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TerrellsToy16
Reviewed 9 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Stephanie325
BlackParisTours, Public Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

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 25 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Larry B
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Courtneyj J
BlackParisTours, Guest Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

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 18 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GrAndre913
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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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