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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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Highlight of My First Trip to Paris

July 13-20, 2017 was my first trip to Paris. I was there for Bastille Day which made it even more... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
charice20172017
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Oakland, California
Mom's 63rd Birthday gift.

For my mothers birthday gift we gave her a trip to Paris with her daughters and friends. My mom was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Littleone1908
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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!
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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 1 week ago

July 13-20, 2017 was my first trip to Paris. I was there for Bastille Day which made it even more exciting and we were lucky enough to join Ricki's evening cruise. The actual Black Paris Tour took place during the end of our trip which...More

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BlackParisTours, Owner at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Merci for your helpful review Mme Charice. We urge our guests to read our tour outline and to take our tour at the beginning of their Paris stay rather than at the end....just so they can make greater use of the information we provide. All...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For my mothers birthday gift we gave her a trip to Paris with her daughters and friends. My mom was a history teacher for over half her career. While in Paris, a friend told her she had to do this tour. I'm a planner by...More

Thank Littleone1908
BlackParisTours, Public Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! Just Wow! Thank you for your enthusiastic review of your day spent with Black Paris Tours and in particular, your Mom's successful 63rd birthday tour with BPT guide, Miguel! Thank you also for taking time to respond to our question about possible guest mobility...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been on Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours 3 times now over the last 10 years (in 2007, 2016 and 2017) and I cannot rant and rave enough about what a great experience it was each and every time (from both a cultural and...More

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

Dear Black Paris Tours Traveler, Thank you for your enthusiastic review of your (three) Black Paris Tours experiences! More and more we find first time BPT guests returning with family and friends to learn more about the history of Black Paris. Makes us know we're...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To be honest, as I read all of the great reviews I can't help but wonder if people were asked to write them in such a way or if the different guides affected the outcome, either way this tour felt to be a complete rip-off...More

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BlackParisTours, Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ginger_dream: Thank you for taking time to write about your experience. Our apologies if Black Paris Tours did not meet your needs or if you found your tour uninteresting. We try to make your day with us as fun and informative as possible but...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

We ended our Paris visit with this tour. Miguel was absolutely engaging and extremely knowledgeable. He was patient and answered all of the questions we had. My husband too me on this tour as a fantastic end to out European vacation. I can't think of...More

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BlackParisTours, Owner at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Chere Mme C~ Thank you for being one of our intrepid Black Paris Tours Travelers and for your great review of our amazing BPT colleague and impassioned Griot Miguel! Glad you appreciated the face that walking the streets of Paris is one of the best...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

My mom and I went on the Two-Thirds Day Tour and I have to say that it was great value for the money! Our guide had a wealth of knowledge about Paris and was able to share the history in an entertaining way. I love...More

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BlackParisTours, Owner at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Mme Priscilla C. Thank you for your enthusiastic review of the two-thirds day Black Paris Tour you and your Mom took with us in July! We love it when our travelers let us know they had a good time learning about the wealth of...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

I, from the states met up with my college BFF who has lived in the UK for almost 50 years for our dream vacation. We blazed through London and left no stones unturned in Paris for almost two weeks! Among our activities was the all...More

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BlackParisTours, Owner at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Dear Cwebbart....thank you for the colorful review of the day you and your BFF of 50 years (WOW!!!) spent exploring the history of Black Paris with us. You are absolutely right. Senior guide Miguel Overton Guerra is not only a great historian, he also has...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017

My husband and I did the all day tour with Nawo Crawford, our tour guide. What an amazing experience! We learned so much! Very insightful and powerful exploration of multiple facets of Black history in Paris. Nawo was a wonderful tour guide. She was so...More

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BlackParisTours, Owner at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Dear DrHollyP, Merci beaucoup/thank you so much for your review of your Black Paris Tour experience with our senior guide, Mme Nawo Crawford! We are consistently thrilled that our travelers appreciate the passion Mme Crawford brings to their Black Paris experience. Thank you for suggesting...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Me and my best friend from Philadelphia, PA recently went on the tour. Our guide Miguel was simply amazing! It brought such a different aspect to our being in Paris. It was a walking tour, with a few bus rides to different locations. Miguel was...More

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BlackParisTours, Owner at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Dear Adrienne from Philly! Thank you for your great review of your day spent exploring Black Paris with senior guide Miguel Overton Guerra! You are absolutely right! It never fails. Miguel gets as excited about this history as our travelers. You can feel it in...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Black Paris Tour was a great experience, very interesting, and full of knowledge. Miguel Overton Guerra was an excellent tour guide. Ricki Stevens was a great coordinator. Our group: Warren, Carol, James, Cara, Willie, and I (Tibitha) all had a great time. We had some...More

1  Thank Tibitha F
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Donna M
8 July 2017|
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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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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
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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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