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“Outstanding guide, wonderful tour”
Review of Culturefish! Tours

Culturefish! Tours
Ranked #69 of 569 Tours in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Fun, free (donations-based) walks through Paris that give you insight into how to interact with the locals in Paris so you can unlock a warm welcome from them. The city comes to life through stories of Paris' history, fun facts, and SPECTACULAR views. Created by three French-American siblings, Culture Fish Tours are now offered in English and Spanish. Reservations are recommended but not necessary--simply show up at the meeting points!
Reviewed 10 May 2014

We took their "pay what you want" tour of the center of Paris. In almost three hours our guide, Pierre, gave an excellent overview of Parisian history, customs, main attractions and cultural tips. We covered lots of ground, from Notre Dame to the obelisk. Would highly recommend!

Thank mayasl
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Reviewed 8 May 2014 via mobile

My friend and I did both the 'Must see' tour with Anya & the 'Montmartre' tour with Donovan. Both the guides & the tour themselves are outstanding - informative with lots of really interesting facts, historical knowledge, filled with sights & tips to immerse yourself into Paris culture; all set at a good pace. The tours are tipped based & they definitely deserve this so support these folks, you won't regret it.

1  Thank jafachick
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Reviewed 3 May 2014

I love to walk, walk and walk in all the contries that I visit, so this tour was perfect for me and my wife.

Jean Pierre was our tour guy and he is awesome, he told us a lot of urban legends around the streets of Paris and of course we love such histories.

Paris is beautiful but when you visit Paris with CULTURE FISH, it is UNBELIVABLE.

Thank LuisElizalde
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Reviewed 30 April 2014

Pierre, one of the owners of this small tour company led us on a free tour of Monmartre at the end of April. His knowledge and enthusiasm made the tour. He regaled us with an entertaining historic perspective of this Paris neighbourhood. Pierre even brings a binder of pictures to enhance his storytelling.

We were a group of 8, which is just the right size as Pierre tries to get to know each and every person. Free tours attract a variety of people from kids in hostels to older travellers like us. It is a great way to meet people.

Tour lasts 2.5 hours but the time just flew by. This company also offers a free city tour which we will try next time in Paris.

Free tours survive on tips, and you will feel generous after a few hours with Pierre.

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Reviewed 24 April 2014

During a recent visit to Paris, we did two Culturefish! Tours. They were both excellent, but the one in Montmartre was outstanding. At appropriate points in the well-planned tour, we stood on street corners with the guide who had prints of well-known paintings by famous artists. We viewed the still-standing buildings, windmills, etc. in the paintings. It really made the art come alive. Culturefish! is a small family enterprise doing some amazing work and you will not be disappointed in their tours. The tours are free but you will be more than happy to donate generously for the experience.

1  Thank Wanda Redman M
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