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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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Wonderful experience...

I heard about this tour from an acquaintance. So I took a chance on it. The tour was a history... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
westew57
Superb learning experience and tour

Our tour on Friday Nov 10 with Miguel was fantastic. I'm so very glad that we did this. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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!
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  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“black history” (41 reviews)
“josephine baker” (42 reviews)
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 weeks ago

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

Thank westew57
BlackParisTours, Public Relations Manager at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 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

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 26 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 19 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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Reviewed 11 October 2017

On September 28, while in country, I inquired about a chef for a birthday dinner party. We knew what we wanted and just needed a body to come to our Airbnb to cook and serve us. After some back and forth with Ricki he assured...More

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BlackParisTours, Owner at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Salut Mme Harris. We are thrilled you enjoyed your group's birthday dinner/gourmet African dining experience with our favorite Chef Ahmada! The Chef and his staff have worked with Black Paris Tours for the last 4 years, providing an elegant snack and sip experience for guests...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

my boyfriend and I were persuaded by my dad to take this tour, because he'd heard good things from friends. the second i realized it would be $240, (more than a nice dinner on a boat on the siene) i figured it couldn't be that...More

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BlackParisTours, Owner at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear Samantha G. Black Paris Tours is designed for travelers who love African and African American history....folks who want to get off the “tourist track" and see Paris through the eyes/stories of the many Black men and women we talk about who've made significant contributions...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017

My Wife and I were very surprised about our(Black ) people s involvement in shaping parts of Europe and in particular Paris. Our Guide Miguel was very, very, informative and engaging. I would recommend this tour to all to get a real education on the...More

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BlackParisTours, Owner at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear Black Paris Tour Traveler, Thank you for your rave review of your deay spent exploring Black Paris with our senior guide, Miguel Overton Guerra! So happy that you found him as engaging as we do! Guess you could tell he is passionate about our...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

This tour was completely fulfilling and informative. To hear how Africans and African Americans were so integral in the evolution of Paris was awe inspiring. I would recommend this tour to anyone looking to learn just a little more about Paris and how blacks are...More

Thank Broderick T
BlackParisTours, Owner at Ricki Stevenson's Black Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Dear Black Paris Tour Traveler, Broderick T. Thank you for your enthusiastic review of your Black Paris Tour experience! Please come back and see us again....and send all of your friends! There's so much more of Black Paris history to see and explore! Ricki Stevenson

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Donna M
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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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