North end secret tour 920
4.6 / 5 Rated by 111 members
Review from Albert Rowuin
Red Velvet 578 events 473 reviews

This was one of my favorite walking tours I’ve ever taken, and I’ve been on MANY of them all over the world. The guide was extremely well informed and took special care to convey the significance of various aspects of this historic part of...continued

reviewed Mar 10 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from BP
Red Velvet 96 events 72 reviews

The North End tour was thoroughly enjoyable. Our guide, Michelle, knew the neighborhood and the neighbors well. That was quite evident from the many interactions and salutations she enjoyed from the locals. We received great historical detail,...continued

reviewed Aug 30 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Ken Munroe
Red Velvet 120 events 18 reviews

The stories you hear and the historical facts you learn are incredible. Michelle, our guide, really made it all come to life. Mosts people have heard the stories of the Old North Church, but you have no idea what all went on and with whom in the...continued

reviewed Nov 21 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Gregory Gazda
Red Velvet 17 events 5 reviews

It was a great tour. The day we went we had only three people and thus almost a private tour. The guide was from France and knew just about everything about the North end. Even gave recommendations for restaurants and where to find the best...continued

reviewed Oct 12 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Madeline
Red Velvet 5 events 2 reviews

The NorthEnd tour was very enjoyable and our guide, Michelle, was quite knowledgeable and made the tour most interesting. She told many stories about the origins of the Northn End and its ethnic historical development, including some of the...continued

reviewed Sep 07 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Mayme
Red Velvet 8 events 2 reviews

The tour included very interesting somewaht unknown history of the beginnings of Boston and the different cultures who lived in the North End.
The tour guide was very knowledgeable. She did have a French accent that sometimes was difficult to...continued

reviewed Apr 28 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Guest
233 events 69 reviews

OUTSTANDING tour guide - she IS the walking tour! The only thing that beats her knowledge of the North End is her amazing enthusiam for the subject. Please tip her generously, she deserves it!

reviewed Jun 16 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Bobbie
53 events 42 reviews

The tour leader, Joann, is outstanding! Her enthusiasm, knowledge of the North End area including it's architecture, colonial and contemporary history and the "players" associated with the area is extraordinary. She talked about the founding...continued

reviewed Jun 09 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Kathy Wick
39 events 28 reviews

Although it became a cold day for walking, our group and guide were filled with enthusiasm for the North End. Michelle, our guide, was from France but had a great passion for Boston history and told lots of interesting stories to share with a...continued

reviewed Apr 13 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Humanist
43 events 24 reviews

A very enjoyable tour, even for those of us who have lived in Boston for many years. Our guide, Michelle Deschamps, was filled with interesting tidbits on places that we've walked by countless times and she was particularly good and patient with...continued

reviewed Nov 06 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Ilene
31 events 20 reviews

Learned a lot about the North End during this tour. Tour guide was informative and charming. Only criticism was that we asked to see evidence of the Jewish presence in the North End and she said she would show us where the houses of worship were,...continued

reviewed Jul 31 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
21 events 14 reviews

Superb! Ended up as a private tour (Apparently they usually have small groups (I think up to 10) but my husband and were lucky enough to have her to ourselves.. Our guide, Michelle, was extremely enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the area. ...continued

reviewed Sep 26 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from bosmale
12 events 11 reviews

The guide was really informative and friendly. The tour includes many sites that you would not see on a typical Freedom Trail tour.

reviewed Jul 31 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Joanna100698
25 events 10 reviews

This was so much fun. I have lived in Massachusetts for my entire life and did not know half of the information. Our guide, Joanne, was so enthusiastic about the city and answered all our questions. It really gave me an even greater...continued

reviewed Jun 09 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Gail
41 events 9 reviews

The Best North End Boston Tour I have ever been on . Michele , the tour guide shared some remarkable little know facts about the history and the people of the North End since the 1700's . I heard things and saw things that I had never known or...continued

reviewed May 02 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Mary
9 events 8 reviews

Although I live less than an hour from Boston, I've spent very little time in the city. I thought this tour would be a good way to begin getting to know my capital city better. It was rainy and chilly the day our tour was scheduled but we dressed...continued

reviewed May 25 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from akshaygs
13 events 7 reviews

It's a fun tour especially on a crisp spring day. Michelle is a great guide and knows her North End stuff well.

reviewed Mar 30 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Saralynn Busch
31 events 7 reviews

Michelle was an excellent tour guide. She was knowledgeable and clearly had an appreciation for the neighborhood.

reviewed Jul 06 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Jed Baumwell
15 events 7 reviews

The walking tour was both informative and fun. We enjoyed the history in conjunction with the specific architectural sites. The tour guide was very enthusiastic which made it that much more enjoyable.

reviewed Dec 10 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Lisa Tam
10 events 6 reviews

Michelle is a great tour guide. Learned some very interesting facts and history. Will definitely check out her other tours when available.

reviewed May 03 2014 report as inappropriate
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