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Parisien d'un Jour - Paris Greeter Private Tour

Paris, France (Hôtel-de-Ville)
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Ranked #34 of 490 Activities in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Meet a Parisian and discover his ParisYou are coming to Paris and want to live an unusual and exciting experience outside of touristic spots ?Meet... more » Owner description: Meet a Parisian and discover his ParisYou are coming to Paris and want to live an unusual and exciting experience outside of touristic spots ?Meet then a volunteer for a walk with family, alone or with friends. Your parisian host will be happy to warmly welcome you, to speak your language depending on avaibilities, to stroll with a maximum of 6 people, to walk 2 to 3 hours with you and your party, in a specific neighborhood he/she knows and loves and to answer your questions on french parisians daily life. We take care of disable people. Tell us, dedicated and trained volunteers will be happy to welcome you. Our walks are free of charges, but your donation will help us to continue our services.They are actually essential for us, non profit association, to survive! « less
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Yes this is thrue Paris is alweys interesting,for five days,one mount,one year or only one life.Beacuse something secret fill about Paris try to comeback there from time to time.My local area where fill good is around two train steaichen "Gare Nord"and "Gare Ist".From there to place "Republic"or right rue"La Fayete"to place Opera. What's happend with a person which names have... More

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Berkeley, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This was one of our favorite tours — and experiences (ever!) — of Paris. Paris Greeters matches you with a local for a totally unique view of the city, free of charge! During our tour, arranged so close to where we were staying, longtime activist resident Jean showed us his 13th arrondisement, ground level, from his special, utterly amazing perspective.... More

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San Francisco, California
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105 reviews 105 reviews
21 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We were looking for a tour of a less-traveled area since we’ve taken most of the standard tourist tours in Paris. PG was able to offer a tour by Marc, a lovely gentleman who gave us a very interesting tour of the 14th district, a relatively quiet area on the edge of Paris. We covered overall Paris history, local architecture,... More

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Paris, France
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had an absolute fabulous time with Alain. He could not have done a better job and our time with him was a highlight of our whole holiday. He gave us a wonderful tour that was just perfect in every way. He was kind, funny, interesting and a great host and personality for our French introduction. He made Paris an... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This organization is great! If you are going to Paris by yourself and would you like see not so touristic places - try to reserve a stroll here. Me and my friends had a wonderfull stroll around Pere Lachaise and our guide was very good. I can only recomend this!

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saint petersmo
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Our family enjoyed a wonderful tour with Jillian at Parc Monceau. These tours are conducted by volunteers. It was one of the true highlights of our trip to Paris. Jillian wove history and information about every day Parisian life into a 2 plus hour walk through the park and adjacent neighborhood. We had all ages...from 8 years old to 50... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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111 attraction reviews
378 helpful votes 378 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

If you want a true cultural experience in Paris, then this wonderful program is for you. It gives you the opportunity to stroll with a Parisian volunteer for up to three hours (sometimes longer), usually in an area of your choice. The volunteer, who is familiar with the area, will give you an introduction to the neighborhood, show you places... More

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Seattle, WA
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144 reviews 144 reviews
27 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

It's hard to describe. Our guide, Mr. Fitzpatrick, took us on a walk around the Latin Quarter and we learned so much during those three hours. His knowledge was in-depth and relayed in an interesting and informal manner. He offered great conversation on many topics during our walk. I thoroughly enjoyed this event and would highly recommend it. There is... More

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McDonough, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We booked a Paris Greeter for our first full day in Paris. He was amazing. He was originally from Philadelphia, PA and had lived in Paris since 1997. He gave us a tour of the Latin Quarter and we saw parts of the city that we would have never seen on our own. He knew every back street and secret... More

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Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We had a wonderful tour with Jean-Claude last weekend. There's no better way to get to know Paris than through the eyes of a resident. We learned so much and saw so many interesting parts of Paris. I would highly recommend this tour and ask for Jean-Claude. Thank you, Summer & Todd

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