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Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours

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Paris as you've never seen it.

This was absolutely the most wonderful way to experience Paris. While it dives deep into the long... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rita W
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Chicago, Illinois
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Amazing!

Really quick just wanted To say thank you to the entire team that lead our tour today it was such a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Whitney 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
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4 avenue Mac Mahon, 75017 Paris, France
Champs-Elysees
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+33 6 62 68 03 96
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Reviewed 2 days 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

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Reviewed 4 days ago 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

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BlackParisTours, Guest Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days 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 4 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

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BlackParisTours, Guest Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

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

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 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Miguel yesterday, especially as Ricky was able to accommodate us at the list minute. Miguel was a very knowledgeable and hospitable guide. He helped to walk us through purchasing and navigating the Paris public transportation system. His understanding...More

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BlackParisTours, Public Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Dear Dtitre, Thank you for your wonderful, descriptive review of your family's day spent with BPT's scholar-guide Miguel exploring the BEST of Black Paris. We are especially happy that your 11 year old son enjoyed the day and the Senegalese cuisine at our favorite West...More

Reviewed May 28, 2018

Madame Ricki's tour is the introduction to history you wish you had when you were in school because she gave just the right amount of context into what the individuals she highlighted went through while she made their stories relatable in a way that I...More

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BlackParisTours, Public Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Dear Black Paris Tours Traveler (FOrtherecOrd) Thank you for sharing how your day spent with Black Paris Tours impacted your recent stay in the City of Light. We are so happy your tour with us brought Paris to life for you, in a way that...More

Reviewed May 28, 2018

I highly recommend this tour when visiting Paris. Upon booking the tour you will receive tips about navigating Paris, train passes, how to avoid long lines for popular attractions, and many other suggestions that are beneficial. One the day of the tour you meet at...More

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BlackParisTours, Public Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Dear RRRTraveler, Merci mille fois for your enthusiastic review of your day spent exploring Paris' rich legacy of African, Caribbean and African American history with us! It makes a monumental difference when we travel and can see ourselves reflected in the development and greatness of...More

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June 9, 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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Response from Ready2travel320 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think she is doing tours but send an email.
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Donna M
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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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