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“Women of Paris”
Review of Women of Paris

Women of Paris
Ranked #50 of 590 Tours in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Starting at the Pantheon in Paris' Latin Quarter and ending on the Quai de la Tournelle, this walk will guide you through the charming streets of the famous Left Bank, passing landmarks such as the Pantheon, the Jardins de Luxembourg and the wonderfully chic Saint-Germain-des-Pres district - unravelling stories of incredible women at every turn.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent tour - Catherine was very enthusiastic and my daughter and I added to our knowledge of Paris. It was good to hear about the unsung women who contributed to the city over the centuries. Too often forgotten, the women cited never the less added to the history of a great city. Thank you

Thank Carole A
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Heidi E, Owner at Women of Paris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review Carole! Glad to hear you enjoyed the tour :)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Informative and fun tour of a beautiful part of Paris. The guide was engaging and knowledgeable. I learned a lot about the history of Paris from a feminist perspective, and enjoyed the beautiful sights along the way. Would recommend!

Thank llefty27
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This walk was a wonderful way to rediscover and explore some of the amazing women’s stories and beautiful neighbourhoods of Paris. Katy was a great guide and an enthusiastic story teller. Really inspiring stuff!

Thank joannamaycock
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Heidi E, Owner at Women of Paris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks very much Joanna! It's great to hear that you enjoyed the tour and hopefully see you back in Paris on another someday :)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heidi is a wonderful tour guide. Very personable, friendly, with a bright spirit. And quite knowledgeable. Fun facts mixed in with the more serious side of history and just when you start to feel like it's a lot of information she walks you to yet another fabulous sweet shop and even gives you background there. I took my 11-yr-old granddaughter with me on this tour and some of it was certainly too dense for her; in spite of that she very much enjoyed herself. And, it's never too early to start teaching women's history! Don't hesitate to sign up...you'll really be missing something sweet and spicy!

Thank PegTS
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I did this tour in June. Originally, we had booked the Essential Women tour, but we changed to the Sugar & Spice tour. We absolutely loved it. Heidi was so great at judging when we needed more information. She was very intuitive and the tour felt like she was personalizing it for us. As others have said, you can tell that she is passionate about the subject, and about sharing the Parisian female history with us. We learned so much about women writers, food, and about the feminist movement in France in general. We highly recommend it and I can't wait to come back and do the second tour! Definitely go ahead and book it!

Thank noelleka33
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