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Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours

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First time visitor.

We met up with Miguel and had a talk about our festivities for the day. Off we went and it seemed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Darryl P
Awesome Tour!!

Had an absolutely wonderful time with Ricki Stevenson and her daughter Deedee amongst other... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carmita W
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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
Contact
4 avenue Mac Mahon, 75017 Paris, France
Champs-Élysées
Website
+33 6 62 68 03 96
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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

Thank BRITNEY G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 16 July 2018

We were a party of ten seniors. Because of the fast-paced walking and taking public transportation, this tour may not be for everyone. We all thoroughly enjoyed learning about the African influence in Paris. The owner, Ricki Stevenson and her daughter, Dee Dee were our...More

Thank Estelle H
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The information was very informative. Likes: The primary guide was awesome. I felt like she was pivotal in delivering infomation. Josephine Baker The way that Egyptian culture is littered throughout the city. The Story of the 3 Dumas' Dislikes: The last 1/3 of the trip....More

Thank James C
BlackParisTours, Public Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Bonjour Mr. Clark, Thank you for taking time to write about your Black Paris Tour experience! We are always thrilled when our guests talk about how much they learned from/enjoyed the history of Black Paris while spending a day with our senior scholar-guide Nawo Crawford....More

Reviewed 1 July 2018

A great way to spend a day in Paris! The tour went into an incredible about of detail on black history in Europe. A lot of powerful stories that need to be shared. The guides, Miguel and Nathan, were both very friendly and great conversationalists....More

Thank Michaela A
BlackParisTours, Guest Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Dear Michaela A, Thank you for taking time to write about your Black Paris Tours experience with senior guide Miguel and guide in training, Nathan! We are thrilled when our guests see the role African people have played in the founding and development of cultures...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018

I wish that I had read through these reviews (good and not so good) prior to booking this tour. Like a few others I've read, I debated whether or not to write this review, and I decided that my voice deserved to be heard. I...More

5  Thank Sunshine80312
BlackParisTours, Guest Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Dear Sunshine80213, Thank you for taking time to write about your Black Paris Tour experience. Makes us sad to hear your tour did not meet with your expectations. We can only hope our travelers appreciate that our goal is not just to show them historic...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

This tour was truly incredible. Miguel was our tour guide. He was truly awesome. He has a great deal of knowledge about history and Paris. I enjoyed the tour. It was informative and provocative. The tour we took was all day. The tour felt very...More

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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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Response from ColoredSpirit | Reviewed this property |
I guess. We had Miguel and he was wonderful!
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Donna M
8 July 2017|
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Response from Elin B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Cl J, Yes it is in English. Actually Ricki is originally from Oakland California. She hires the most wonderful guides when she is not doing the Tour herself. Wear comfortable shoes and be ready to be amazed. Best to... More
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