North end secret tour 920
4.6 / 5 Rated by 111 members
Review from Goldstar Member

We really enjoyed this tour of the North End. Michelle is incredibly knowledgeable, and her passion for history made the tour memorable.

reviewed Aug 24 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from BP

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 Gregory Gazda

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

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

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

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

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

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 Ilene

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

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 Joanna100698

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

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

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

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

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 Lisa Tam

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
Review from angela paolucci

Very enjoyable and informative

reviewed Jul 03 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

We were able to understand the changes that have happened in the North End since the 1600's; it has not always been home for the Italians. Our tour guide was friendly, knowledgeable, and fun.

reviewed Apr 14 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Alexander Dunn

This was a wonderful tour packed with detailed historical information. As a history buff and lover of Boston, our guide Michelle brought life and color into the stories of fortune and squalor, and made for a memorable afternoon. Highly recommended.

reviewed Jul 12 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Dona

Great fun tour with super informative guide! I thought I knew a lot about Boston but learned even more with this tour. Enthusiastic leader with great appreciation of the neiborhood. Highly recommend this tour!

reviewed Jun 14 2014 report as inappropriate