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Address: Zorrilla de San Martin 143, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay
Phone Number: +59899692757
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We tell you the story behind the Montevideo you see. We tailor our tours to...

We tell you the story behind the Montevideo you see. We tailor our tours to your interests and time. Liz Cowley moved from the UK to Montevideo with her family over 30 years ago, has come to know and love Uruguay and its history, and takes great pleasure in sharing it with visitors. Please visit our website to see more.

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Wonderful tour with Liz of Real English Tours

We were in port on a cruise and had previously booked a 3 hour walking tour with Liz. A few days before we were in port I realized that due to a knee injury I would not be able... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in port on a cruise and had previously booked a 3 hour walking tour with Liz. A few days before we were in port I realized that due to a knee injury I would not be able to walk for 3 hours. I contacted Richard by email and he was very quickly able to switch us to a... More 

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LizCowleyMontevideo, Owner at Real English Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this great review, Claudia. It was a real pleasure for me to show you around our city. More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

We enjoyed our 3 hour walking tour of Montevideo with Liz, an excellent resource of information on the city! Liz met us at Hotel Oliva, a beautiful boutique hotel in the heart of an exclusive neighborhood - Punta Carretas. We appreciated her historical pictures that she carried with her to show us the changes that have taken place in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

My son and I are passionate about WW2 naval history. From our first contact with Richard via email we knew we had found the expert we were looking for. Whether you are interested in just a top level summary of the Battle of the River Plate or like us you want to engage with an authority who can take you... More 

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Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

we booked a private tour for 2 in a car and it was amazing. liz has a very deep knowledge of montevideo history and brings it across in a very neat and professional way. the tour was custom made and met our every expectation. thank you!

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LizCowleyMontevideo, Owner at Real English Tours, responded to this review

Hi both of you Slovakians!! Thank you very much for this review - great! You were my first Slovakian guests and I'm very happy you had a good time and learned something of our city. You asked for typical food... well, you'll never forget that chivito, will you?! It nearly covered the table!! A great day - come back soon,... More 

Seattle, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We took a private tour with Liz from Real English Tours. We LOVED this tour and the price for two was very reasonable! She makes the best use of time. Using a bus and walking. She showed us several amazing museums filled with history and architecture. A gaucho museum, 19th century family home, a French palace filled with period furniture,... More 

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LizCowleyMontevideo, Owner at Real English Tours, responded to this review

Dear Laura and Mark What a great review - thank you so much. But I have to tell you I had just as much fun as you and, as you will have realised, I love delving into the historical side of Uruguay, and we did lots of that! I hope your cough is better now, Laura, and that you will... More 

Granbury
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Liz was wonderful, energetic & funny ! All 6 of us thoroughly enjoyed our fast paced tour of Montevideo. Since we arrived by cruise ship we had limited time to see the high points of the city. Liz used our time wisely , walking , hopping a bus(she paid the tickets) which allowed us to cover a number of blocks... More 

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LizCowleyMontevideo, Owner at Real English Tours, responded to this review

Hi Clay, Judi, John, Jane, Kent and Anne Thank you so much for this review. We really covered the ground that day, didn't we?! And I'm glad you enjoyed the bus ride - it gives a real feeling of getting close to the city, doesn't it? I had such fun meeting you all - do come back! All best wishes... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Our cruise ship stopped at Montevideo last week and we decided to take a walking tour of the city. With this in mind we contacted Real English Tours. Richard, our guide Liz 's husband, was most helpful and he arranged the tour for us. We met Liz when our ship docked (90 minutes late) and she took us on a... More 

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LizCowleyMontevideo, Owner at Real English Tours, responded to this review

Hi Margot and Ciaran Thank you so much for this review. I thoroughly enjoyed our tour together, and your questions really put me through my paces! Exploring the Irish presence in this region was especially interesting - we'll send you details of Mme Lynch separately. Hope we see you down here again soon. Best regards Liz More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Real english tours were very easy to deal with and offered us a very comprehensive private tour for a fair price. It was amazing how much love and knowledge liz has for her adopted city. I would highly recommend this as an excellent alternative to ship tours. Plenty of comfort and room in the bus provided.

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LizCowleyMontevideo, Manager at Real English Tours, responded to this review

Hi Kerry and All of You! Thank you very much for this review.. It was real pleasure for me to show you Montevideo, especially such a good-humoured group with lots of interesting questions. Great day - come back soon! More 

Bristol, UK
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91 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I contacted real English tours through their website and Richard (Liz's husband) sent me a very friendly and informative email about all the tours that were available to me. He also explained that they were out of season, what with it being winter, but Liz would be more than happy to do a private tour with just me. I booked... More 

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LizCowleyMontevideo, Owner at Real English Tours, responded to this review

Dear Danielle, Thanks very much for such a great review, it was a real pleasure to take you round Montevideo, and I'm glad you enjoyed your time with us. Best wishes, Liz More 

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We were a group of people on a cruise with a port stop in Montevideo. Liz of Real English Tours was waiting for us when we disembarked. We had a drive around the outskirts of Montevideo, then a quick lunch in a restaurant that Liz had booked and then had a walking tour of the central parts of the city.... More 

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