Black Paris Tours – Walking And Bus Tours

With our Walking The Spirit Black Paris tours, you can discover and experience the rich Black heritage in Paris from the passionate people who created the genre,  in 1994.

Today, our signature walking and private bus Tours of Black Paris  continue to educate, engage and delight; our guides welcome you like favorite visiting relatives.

participants on our Paris Tours - one of our Black Paris Tours at the Sorbonne

Walking The Spirit Tours Writers, Artists and Intellectuals Tour infront of La Sorbonne University with our guide (in glasses)

WALKING THE SPIRIT BLACK PARIS TOURS AT-A-GLANCE –

WALKING TOURS

  • Writers, Artists & Intellectuals in the Latin Quarter – Stroll through the arts district, open air markets and literary cafés to discover the haunts and homes of creative genius.Listen to the challenges faced by African-American intellectuals, artists, military and musicians in early 20th century Paris and the stunning outcomes.
  • The Entertainers in 1920s Lower Montmartre – Relive the exciting Roaring 20s in what was the Black Montmartre community of Baker, Bricktop and Bechet.
  • Africa In Paris – Explore the vibrant La Goutte d’Or neighborhood and its everyday activities of open-air markets, cloth shops and dapper clothing shops, hair salons, cultural venues – all while learning its social and political past and present.
  • From Harlem-sur-Seine to Africa in Paris – Combine the rich jazz history of 1920′s Lower Montmartre with Paris’ diverse face of today in the 18th district.
  • Pioneers of the Left Bank – Soak up the ground-breaking achievements of Diaspora intellectuals around the Sorbonne and the post-WWII jazz greats in neighboring St. Germain-des-Pres.
  • Great Black Music Walk-This expansive walk & metro tour introduces music-lovers to Latin Quarter jazz hotspots, Bebop headquarters in St. Germain-des-Pres and northward into World Music halls and iconic cabarets.
  • Black Images in the Louvre– On this private tour, discover how people of color are depicted through centuries of masterpieces and why.
  • Colonialism, Slavery & AntiSlavery walk -Behind the walls of famous sites hide the stories of decisive events and people who enabled slavery and disabled colonialism, includes the Alexandre Dumas family of statues.

Want to see it all in half a day?

WALKING THE SPIRIT BLACK PARIS TOURS AT-A-GLANCE –

PRIVATE BUS TOURS

  • Spirit of Black Paris Bus Tour – On this private 3.5 hour half-day bus tour you journey past well-known sites and lesser-known corners, learning the rich Black history rarely told in guidebooks or traditional tours. Learn of Sally Hemings on the Champs-Elysées, aviator Eugene Bullard at the Arc de Triomphe, WEB Dubois at Opera, 369th Harlem Infantry Regiment in Lower Montmartre, Bricktop and Langston Hughes in the shadow of the Moulin Rouge and many more. Hotel pick up and drop off.
  • Spirit of Black Paris bus and combo bus/walking tours (private) – This 5-hr tour combines the Spirit of Black Paris bus tour + Writers, Artists and Intellectuals walking tours.  Begin with a comprehensive Bus Tour, stop for a snack break, and continue your fascinating day immersed in the haunts and stories of Wright, Baldwin, HenryO. Tanner, Miles Davis and more  in the Latin Quarter/St.Germain-des-Pres district.  Hotel pick up.
  • Tour & Lunch – After your inspiring glimpse at Black and contemporary Paris, what’s more relaxing than lunch with your guide. Dine at a restaurant that complements the tour content.

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