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Culturefish! Tours

Place Louis-Lepine, 75004 Paris, France
+33 7 61 93 49 97
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Ranked #12 of 502 Activities in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Fun, free (donations-based) walks through Paris that give you insight into how to interact with the locals in Paris so you can unlock a warm welcome... more » Owner description: Fun, free (donations-based) walks through Paris that give you insight into how to interact with the locals in Paris so you can unlock a warm welcome from them. The city comes to life through stories of Paris' history, fun facts, and SPECTACULAR views. Created by three French-American siblings, Culture Fish Tours are now offered in English and Spanish. No reservations necessary--simply show up at the meeting points! « less
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Newcastle, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We did the Heart of Paris walk within hours of arriving in Paris. Fabulous introduction for first timers in the city. Pierre is an outstanding storyteller and his love of Paris is obvious. We learnt a lot and felt it added greatly to our understanding of the history of Paris as well as the nature of Parisian/French culture. We would... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Really worth while tour ! And in the beautiful location of Montmartre :) The tour guide was VERY knowledgeable, humorous tailored the pace to the group that I was with. Tour is free but gratuity is asked for - and deserved !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Highly recommended. Family business by passionate people. Pierre was the one who brought us around. Although it was raining, the tour was still awesome!

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

If you're a first-timer in Paris, this is really the go-to tour. Pierre mixes in art, history, and French cultural faux-pas that will prepare even the most hesitant travelers. He'll circle around the Notre Dame, taking you over famous bridges, along the river, and end at the Louvre. It's not the most in depth tour, but Pierre could really spin... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Everyone who visits Paris needs to do a CultureFish Tour. We are a couple of Canadians (from Montreal) who visited Paris for the first time last week. We decided to do the Montmarte tour by CultureFish. Our guide Pierre was fantastic! He was so knowledgable and enthusiastic. He made us feel very welcome and gave a very personalized tour. We... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Even if you are a seasoned traveler and have been to Paris many times this is a tour well worth taking. Pierre, who started this company with his siblings, is a wealth of information, not only about history and places but about culture and every day things in Paris. We did the classic tour starting on ile De la cite... More

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UK
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Do this tour if you prefer interesting conversation in small groups - as opposed to tape recordings of potted history in boats or buses stuffed to the brim! No need to book in advance - really convenient. Guide Pierre so enthusiastic, humorous and really interesting. Mixed low key group on our morning and a stress free, pleasant and fun way... More

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Cincinnati
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We decided to show up for this at the last minute, and we are so glad that we did! We saw so many things and learned so many stories about Montmartre that we otherwise never would have known! The tour guide was so friendly and provided us with a lot of "good to know" information, such as the social and... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The tour was great! We learned so much about Paris, and it was told in such an enjoyable way! Our guide Pierre was absolutely amazing! He took the time to talk to each and every person individually. Highly recommend both tours.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Culturefish is a great way to orient yourself with Paris. They have 2 tours, one through the centre of Paris and the other through Montmartre—we did both. You will learn about the history, art and culture of Paris and make feel more connected to everything you see around you by the end of these tours. Their story-telling style style is... More

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