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Paris Greeters

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Paris Greeters are volunteer, passionate ambassadors who warmly receive their visitors from around the world. They propose walks free of charge in Paris and surrounding districts. Each encounter between a Greeter and his visitor is a unique...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
5 rue Perree, 75003 Paris, France
Le Marais
+33 6 21 86 87 26
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

We took two Greets in 2017 & are just about to book again for this December. Both the tours we did were just the best way of seeing parts of Paris, even if you've been there before. Our March Greeter took us around the Bastille...More

Thank Hooly
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I had booked a tour with Paris Greeters a month before my arrival in Paris. Marc got back to me with a suggestion of a tour of the canals which I accepted. We met at Place de la Vilette and walked from there to the...More

Thank Explore770867
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Our 2nd experience with the greeter network did not disappoint. Our guide was very passionate about her neighborhood and spent a couple of hours walking us through the amazing sights and answering all our questions. great experience

Thank the-vin-roh
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We walked around Le Marais during a very quiet time of day, so most shops were still closed. We enjoyed the opportunity to speak with a Parisian and ask her questions about daily life. I would recommend doing this unless you are shy with strangers.

Thank Tracy K
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Today I met with Olivier for what I thought would be an hour or two walk through a Paris neighborhood. We ended up walking for more than 4hours through 19 Arr and I learned so much from him. Olivier is very knowledgeable about the architecture...More

3  Thank Micki L
Reviewed 2 July 2018

My wife and I engaged Paris Greeters for a morning walking tour and it was one of the highlights for us. Our greeter, Daniel, was well prepared and knowledgeable about the areas we toured. The tour is ostensibly free but you are obliged to make...More

Thank berkeley78
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I had a tour with Alain C in Le Marais. What a visit. I’ve learned SO MUCH. The greeter that was assigned to me was very pleasant and knowledgeable. I usually speak a lot but I was listened the whole time, because I wanted to...More

Thank Solis087
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

This service is amazing. They responded to my request promptly and my greeter, Jacque, communicated several times in advance. He gave me an amazing two hour walking tour near the Sorbonne. I got great insight into both the French Resistance and the French Revolution. He...More

Thank esemmes
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Françoise met us at the Muette Metro stop and took us through her neighborhood of Passy, an upscale area. She loved her neighborhood and Paris and was eager to show it to us at our pace. She showed us the architecture and history of the...More

1  Thank Susan R
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Madame Danielle was a truly a delight. She brought us through the history of Le Marais, explaining the subtle historical facts & structures which most visitors wouldn't even bother to look at. We're so grateful for her time, and her vast knowledge. Paris Greeters (PG)...More

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Le Marais
The Marais is a winding maze of multi-faceted streets
that beg to be explored. It bursts with small
boutiques, historic buildings, cozy traditional
restaurants, and hidden parks. Around each corner,
you'll come across little gems of architecture
spanning the centuries, from understated medieval
towers to classical libraries and 17th century
splendour. This neighbourhood unites a rich mix of
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2 October 2018|
Response from Jean-Claude H | Property representative |
Dear Claire, Our rules is to refuse the tips as our Greeters want to offer free visits of Paris. But our organization needs some money just to be able to pay some maintenance fees. So if you give a tip, the Greeter will give... More
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20 August 2018|
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Response from Jean-Claude H | Property representative |
Hello, We are all volunteers and we don't want to receive any money. Our aim to show our city and to meet new people from all over the world in a friendly atmosphere. So when the visitors give a tip to the Greeter, he (she... More
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17 July 2017|
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Response from Jean-Claude H | Property representative |
Dear Kasey Thank you for your message. You can input your request on our website : Greeters.Paris
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