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Context Travel

#351 of 1,003 Tours in Lisbon
Lisbon, Portugal
About Context Travel
Context Travel offers cultural and historical tours and activities led by deep subject-matter experts in over 50 cities around the world. With coverage of lesser known locales as well as main city sites, our experts take clients through in-depth, thematic topics to help them get to know the DNA of a place.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was very poorly planned and utterly disappointing. We booked the Belem Discovery tour with the specific expectation that we would be visiting two attractions: Jeronimos monastery and Belém tower. We received an email confirming this, and letting us know that we had *pre-paid...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank SusyD
Reviewed May 9, 2019

3 of us did the private tour of Belem and it was really interesting. Estela was very knowledgeable and engaging and the area is beautiful, so glad we did it.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Laura B
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Ian is the perfect tour guide - passionate about the city and its history, from prehistoric to the present. He has a very engaging, interesting style. We highly recommend this tour company and this tour! We previously did a Context tour at the Louvre which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Paonia2015
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Ian Sumpter of Context Travel took our group of 8 on an incredible Age of Discovery walking tour of the Belem district of Lisbon. Ian knows history, and how to bring it to life. If you have only one afternoon in Lisbon, spend it with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank craigj728
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

This morning we took our first Context Travel Tour…impressive! The size of the group (4 adults), vast historical knowledge of our guide, Ian, pacing of the 3 hour tour/walk, and content of Ian’s talk and anecdotes were a perfect introduction to Lisbon!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jody T
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We did the day trip tour to Sintra with Estela, who is a very personable and knowledgeable guide. There were only 4 of us on the tour, and I was so glad we booked it, as I learned a lot about Portuguese history and architecture....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ali8675
Reviewed July 25, 2018

We took the Romantic Sintra walking tour with Estela. There were only 4 of us in the tour. Taking the train from Rossio station to Sintra was great, you see so many areas of Lisbon in the 40 min trip. Estela is very knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Baileytoby
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Rui was our guide and was fantastic! Sintra is a great place to visit, but having a guide who is knowledgeable and interested in the history and legends of the area made it an enchanting visit. We visited Palacio Nacional, which is fun to see....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank scarey731
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Travel, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Hi Shannon C, thanks for taking the time to post a review. We're very pleased to hear you had such a good time with Rui. He is certainly an asset to our team with his knowledge and passion and we will happily pass on your...More

Reviewed May 18, 2018

We were unable to book a tour in Lisbon when we arrived for a ten day visit to Portugal. We booked the Intro to Lisbon with Tiago on our last day after we returned to Lisbon. It was wonderful. He was able to summarize our...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RicNRam
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Travel, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Hi RicNRam thanks for taking the time to post a review. we're thrilled to hear you had such a good time with Tiago. He truly is a great asset to our team and we will be happy to pass along your kind words. We hope...More

Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Our very charming guide, Tiago, gave us a fascinating walking tour, the Introduction to Lisbon. We enjoyed his stories about Portuguese and Lisbon history, culture and architecture. It is a real plus to be led by a local, especially such an intellectual.More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Amsterdamturist
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Travel, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Hi Amsterdamturist, thanks for taking the time a post a review. We're very glad to hear you had such a good time with Tiago and we'll happily pass on your kind words. We hope we can welcome you on another Context tour again soon. Best,...More

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