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Context Paris Tours

422 reviews
#81 of 675 Tours in Paris
About Context Paris Tours
Context Paris organizes scholar-led "walking seminars" of Paris and excursions beyond. Walks are limited to six participants and held as an in-depth exploration of a given topic: French art, Gothic architecture, cuisine, the French Revolution, etc. The docents who lead the walks are drawn from local universities or are practicing architects, chefs, and other specialists.
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Paris, France
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Expert-Led Private Tour of the Notre Dame and Paris' Gothic Architecture
$82.00 per adult
Expert-Led Private Paris City Orientation
$64.00 per adult
Expert-Led Private Tour of Paris' Montmartre Neighborhood
$82.00 per adult
Expert-Led Private Tasting and Market Tour of Paris
$103.00 per adult
Expert-Led Private Tour of Paris' Right and Left Bank
$103.00 per adult
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Montmartre tours were incredible! The walk was scenic and not too hard, although it was mostly uphill. We learned so much about the history of this area, and loved seeing the homes that artists like Van Gogh and Renoir lived in. Marie was an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family had recently taken the French Revolution tour offered by Context Travel in order to develop an understanding of how the Revolution occurred, where, and why. Our guide Gil not only explained these three aspects but also answered all of our other questions that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve visited the Louvre 2 years ago with both the onsite audio guide and with Rick Steve’s audio guide. This time our friend insist that we try her favorite tour company Context Travel, which did not come up when I searched TripAdvisor under top activities...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once again Context Travel did not disappoint! Crash Course Louvre (Lorraine) WW2(Nigel) Notre Dame and Gothic Architecture (Thibaud) were excellent. Small groups if not just those in your group, excellent presentation and accessible yet informative. A great way to avoid the lines and really see...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Discover735339
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful introduction to, and explanation of, the development of Impressionism (etc) in art in France. Very well pitched at and presented to children by an excellent docent. Highly recommended, but we did make a mistake in taking a 6 year old who didn't really...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

One of the best parts of travel is walking through a city, and our three-hour walking tour with an expert made French history come alive. I cannot recommend highly enough the WWII Nazi Occupation Tour with Nigel Perrin. He is an expert in his field,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

This was our first tour with Context Travel and it won't be our last. We had a great docent, NIgel, who studies this period of time and knows Paris very well. We learned about everyday people, the plight of the Jews when the Nazis came...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rosenbeans
Reviewed October 22, 2018

I have never spent 4 hours in a museum and felt it passed in a blink of an eye. Our tour guide, Thibaudcamus (nickname Tibo), was nothing short of spectacular. He has a degree in art history, is passionate about art, understands how it weaves...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lola899
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been to the Louvre several times on previous visits to Paris and this was our first tour. Lorraine is extremely knowledgeable and we all learned a huge amount. The time flew and we were sorry to see it end. Definitely recommend!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paonia2015
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Marie did a terrific job leading our small group through Monet’s gardens and house. She made the train ride and short bus ride fun by telling us about Monet’s family life as well as his life as an artist. Even though it was the end...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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October 24, 2017|
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Response from ContextTravel | Property representative |
Hello Sarah, We have a good deal of tours for families traveling to Paris. Personally, my favorite is the Montmartre for Families: Palettes & Paintbrushes. It tells the story of a neighborhood through the lives of the great... More
September 15, 2015|
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Response from ajpick | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Not sure what you are asking. Context Travel is a walking tour service only.