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Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours

4 avenue Mac Mahon, 75017 Paris, France
+33 6 62 68 03 96
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Unique Way to Experience Paris

A Black Paris Tour with Ricki Stevenson and her colleagues is a unique way to see Paris, especially... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wylia S
Great Tour, Not So Great Jazz Club Experience

My wife and I really enjoyed this experience. We began by having a 1 hour and 15 minute orientation... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mo M
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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 the early presence of Africans and African Americans in the City of Light and introduces travelers to great jazz clubs, Diaspora museums of interest and restaurants worth writing home about!
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“black history” (41 reviews)
“josephine baker” (42 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
4 avenue Mac Mahon, 75017 Paris, France
Champs-Elysees
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4 avenue Mac Mahon, 75017 Paris, France
+33 6 62 68 03 96
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A Black Paris Tour with Ricki Stevenson and her colleagues is a unique way to see Paris, especially if you have been to Paris before. Ricki exposed us to a Paris we would not have been able to experience without being with someone with great...More

Thank Wylia S
BlackParisTours, Public Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Black Paris Tour Traveler~ Thank you, merci beaucoup for your enthusiastic review of your time spent experiencing the BEST of Black Paris! We are proud to have spent the last 20 years offering our guests a look at who we are AND have always...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I really enjoyed this experience. We began by having a 1 hour and 15 minute orientation and a small snack at a cafe close to the arc de triomphe. The orientation introduced us to the many contributions of people in the African...More

6  Thank Mo M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really informative and fun tour. So well done and with a warm and personal touch; it felt like being given a tour by family. My wife and I learned a ton and highly recommend it.

Thank mecharory
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Black Paris Tours is an invaluable resource, and it was a pleasure to spend a day touring. Last Saturday my friend and I were a part of the tour lead by Miguel, and it is important that I mention the Guide in my review because...More

1  Thank Brenda K
Reviewed 28 November 2017

I heard about this tour from an acquaintance. So I took a chance on it. The tour was a history lesson that they forgot to tell us about in history class n the United States. I had arranged to go on a full-day tour before...More

1  Thank westew57
BlackParisTours, Public Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Dear Black Paris Traveler (Westew57), Thank you, merci mille fois, for your thorough review of your day spent exploring Black Paris with us! You hit all the high points, especially the importance of reading our BPT Confirmation Guide for information no other tour provides about...More

Reviewed 17 November 2017

Our tour on Friday Nov 10 with Miguel was fantastic. I'm so very glad that we did this. We thoroughly enjoyed it. Miguel was extremely knowledgeable and I'm glad we had him to guide us. Beginning the day at the cafe with Ricki and Miguel...More

1  Thank ColoredSpirit
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This tour is a must when you are in Paris. My wife and I were impressed by the range and breadth of the Black Paris Tour. The material covered ranged from 600 BC to the present. Very impressive. Spoiler alert: I am still processing the...More

1  Thank Roderick L
BlackParisTours, Public Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Dear Black Paris Tour Traveler Roderick L. Thank you for your enthusiastic review of your time spent with Black Paris Tours! You got me with this line, "not just sightseeing but a broad sweep sweep of the impact of African and African American history in...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

My wife and I met up with the rest of the members of our tour group at an excellent bistro cafe name Cafe' Lateral (see my Tripadvisor review on this restaurant) in the morning. Please note that there is a "double meal" component to this...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This was a wonderful tour, lots of history to learn and Ricki Stevenson did a awesome job, not only did we learn about the rich black history but she also gave us pointers on how to be polite and respect the native French. Life changing...More

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BlackParisTours, Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Dear Black Paris Tours Traveler~ Yipee! We are so happy you enjoyed your day with us, exploring the BEST of Black Paris! All of our BPT travelers were raised to be polite but there are different ways the French Culture expresses its politeness. We want...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Excellent tour! I learned so much and enjoyed the personalized experience. Three generations enjoyed this together--my mother and her friend (65+), myself and a friend (40's), two teenagers, and a 4- year old. All of us learned something new, were able to ask questions, and...More

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This area is characterized by its namesake avenue
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offices and presidential palaces; architecture from
19th century Universal Exhibitions, homes, art
galleries, and 19th century streets designed by Baron
Haussmann flank haute-couture boutiques. This
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Donna M
8 July 2017|
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Response from Angelyn V | Reviewed this property |
Yes our tour guide spoke English and Spanish.
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Alicia P
25 May 2017|
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Response from BlackParisTours | Property representative |
Our tour is actually geared toward independent travelers so we ask our guests to meet us at a sweet little French cafe near the Arc de Triomphe to start their full day or two thirds day walking-city bus tour. For those... More
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Andrea B
15 March 2017|
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Response from BlackParisTours | Property representative |
Salut Mme Brand! Your travel agent created your reservation but provided an incorrect email address. She left out one letter in your name thus creating the confusion! After going back and forth, we finally received your... More
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