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Black History in and around the Luxembourg Garden

We offer an open version and a private version of this most popular walking tour:

Open tour
Explore the Luxembourg Garden and the surrounding area to learn about the histories of such luminaries as Richard Wright, Chester Himes, and Alexandre Dumas.  View the landscape captured by painter Loïs Mailou Jones and see the contemporary sculpture that commemorates the abolition of slavery in the French colonies.

The tour, led by a knowledgeable and experienced local guide, involves about 90 minutes of walking.

The open version of Black History in and around the Luxembourg Garden is a regularly-scheduled walking tour. 

Click here to view the schedule: 

https://www.entreetoblackparis.com/scheduled-walking-tours.

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Private tour
Explore the Luxembourg Garden and the surrounding area to learn about Christiane Taubira, the first black person to run for president in France, and contemporary writer and sculptress Barbara Chase-Riboud. View the statue that inspired painter Loïs Mailou Jones and discover the activities that Richard Wright’s granddaughter has organized to extend Wright’s legacy.

To inquire about booking a private 2-hour tour for a party of 1-15 persons, click here:

https://www.entreetoblackparis.com/questionnaire.html

We look forward to helping make your trip to Paris memorable!

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