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Walking The Spirit Tours of Black Paris Day Tours

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AMAZING TOURS WITH JULIA AND KEVI

Did two tours with Walking The Spirit Tours. The first, on my first full day of initial visit to... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2016
Michele-Louise R
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Fairfax, Virginia
Great tour awesome tour guide!

My aunt and I chose the Writers, Artists and intellectual tour and it was great. It began at the... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Nicole P
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29 Nov 2016
“AMAZING TOURS WITH JULIA AND KEVI”
9 Sep 2016
“Great tour awesome tour guide!”
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Since 1994, Walking The Spirit Tours has been connecting travelers and locals to the little-known but rich Paris’ Black heritage. Indepth, exciting walks in the Latin Quarter and 1920s Black Montmartre pass the homes, haunts and neighborhoods of...more
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7 rue Sorbier, 75020 Paris, France
Belleville / Père Lachaise
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+1 519-497-0933
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

Did two tours with Walking The Spirit Tours. The first, on my first full day of initial visit to Paris was the Writers, Artists and Intellectuals Tour led by Julia Browne, owner of the company. She is a knowledgeable, professional, flexible and personable guide who...More

Thank Michele-Louise R
WalkingTheSpirit, Owner at Walking The Spirit Tours of Black Paris Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review, Michele-Louise. So glad I got to be part of your first day in Paris! And pleased that you enjoyed the tour I gave and the second one I arranged. See you again for...More

Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

My aunt and I chose the Writers, Artists and intellectual tour and it was great. It began at the Josephine Baker Square where we meet our awesome guide, Kevi. Kevin was quite knowledgeable, insightful, engaging and just am all around wonderful guide and person. He...More

Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful! Julia is both fun and knowledgeable--I learned so much! I definitely recommend these tours!

Thank Michael B
WalkingTheSpirit, Owner at Walking The Spirit Tours of Black Paris Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2016

Hello Michael B Thank you for your appreciation of our tours. Great to have you join us! It is indeed fun to share all the juicy information on our tours.

Reviewed 30 May 2016

Just took Walking The Spirit's Tour of Black Paris with two of my friends and a group of about five other guests. It was an amazing look at an incredible city and the many ways black people have impacted Paris and its culture. Our Tour...More

Thank Charles J
WalkingTheSpirit, Owner at Walking The Spirit Tours of Black Paris Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2016

Hi Charles, Our goal with the tours is that you never look at Paris the same again. I'm glad your tour helped you understand so much more than what's apparent on the surface. Thanks for taking the time to share your appreciation!

Reviewed 11 January 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Our guide, Kevi, was fantastic - very enthusiastic, incredibly knowledgeable, and just a joy to spend three hours with... My spouse and I both work in higher education, and this tour was definitely well-researched and informative. The guide brought along...More

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WalkingTheSpirit, Owner at Walking The Spirit Tours of Black Paris Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2016

Bonjour! Thank you for taking the time to post what joy and satisfaction you got from taking our tours. It's our pleasure to provide you knowledge and insights that we hope will stay with you forever and those you might teach it to.

Reviewed 29 November 2015

We took the Black Paris Tour as part of our first trip to Paris. Shola, our tour guide, was full of accurate knowledge about Blacks, mostly Americans, who lived in Paris in the 18th through 20th centuries. We saw the hotel where Thomas Jefferson stayed...More

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WalkingTheSpirit, Owner at Walking The Spirit Tours of Black Paris Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2016

Hello and Bonjour! Thank you for taking the time to write in detail how your tour with Shola turned into the highlight of your European visit. We at Walking The Spirit Tours of Black Paris do love to share with our participants our passion for...More

Reviewed 3 November 2015

It was a great experience. Very informative. We were fortunate to have Julia as our guide. Her wealth of information was extraordinary.

Thank David C
WalkingTheSpirit, Owner at Walking The Spirit Tours of Black Paris Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2016

Bonjour! I'm so pleased you enjoyed your tour with me. It's always a treat to share my ongoing passion for this city and its history and present. Loved having you all!

Reviewed 29 July 2015

The tour guide, Shola, was an expert on Black literature, art, and the venues that Black Americans in Paris frequented during the mid 1900s. This tour was very welcoming and the guide was hospitable and approachable.

1  Thank Gerri H
WalkingTheSpirit, Manager at Walking The Spirit Tours of Black Paris Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2016

Hello and Bonjour, Thanks for taking the time to send your feedback on your tour with Shola. We're pleased you found the tour welcoming. Our goal is to welcome you as if you were coming into our 'home'.

Reviewed 30 June 2015

For a week, Walking the Spirit tours helped our group to “live’ the experience of our creative and literary ancestors. I know that each day that we walked through Montmartre, visited a cafe, or toured Little Africa, we felt that Langston Hughes and others were...More

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WalkingTheSpirit, Manager at Walking The Spirit Tours of Black Paris Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2016

A belated Hello, Bonjour, and Thank You for posting your appreciation of your week's stay in Paris. And thank you for the opportunity to create this themed Langston Hughes itinerary for you and your group. I hope the ancestors continue to stroll with you and...More

Reviewed 24 April 2015

If you have never been to Paris and are interested in the influence of Black Music there, I recommend the Walking the Spirit Tour of Black Paris. Our tour guide, Kevi Donat, was an absolute gem! This young man is very knowledgeable of the history...More

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WalkingTheSpirit, Manager at Walking The Spirit Tours of Black Paris Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2016

Hello and Bonjour! Thank you for allowing us to enhance your first trip to Paris. We're pleased that you so enjoyed your Black Music in Paris tour with Kevi. Hope to see you back here again!

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Hello and Bonjour, our walking tours prices vary. We guarantee hours of an inspiring experience plus getting to know upclose the popular neighborhood you walk through. Please contact us directly for our private bus tours and... More
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