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Genuine Andalusia

113 reviews
Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
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About Genuine Andalusia
Genuine Andalusia offers comfortable private tours of Southern Spain and beyond, to individuals, small groups and families who prefer to keep a local and respectful perspective away from mass tourism. We specialize in Culture and Heritage, Food and Wine, and Outdoors and Nature and the three concepts describing our services best are comfort, beauty and authenticity.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ivan is an exceptional guide: passionate, knowledgeable and committed to giving his guests both a great time and real insights into Andalucia. We spent an evening in the Triana neighborhood of Seville learning about flamenco and exploring some terrific tapas bars-- An outstanding and memorable...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review and for a definitely memorable night! I will always remember your openness and curiosity to visit places off the beaten track and to learn about the origins and evolution of flamenco music! I hope to see you back one day...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Genuine Andalusia surpassed our expectations! Our family had a marvellous vacation, and we will cherish memories of this beautiful region. The tour guides Delia (Sevilla), Julio (Alhambra), Marta (Cordoba), Celia (Ronda) were all very knowledgable, personable, and made the tours interesting and very informative. David...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much indeed for your review and for being so kind to all of us! Planning and conducting this trip for you has been a real pleasure for us and we are immensely happy that you enjoyed it. Having happy guests makes us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot express how positively our experience with Genuine Andalusia was and I highly recommend them for people looking to travel to the region. Genuine Andalusia organized a multi day tour for our family trip covering a number of cities in the Andalusia region. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! I can't express with words how thankful we are for your review. We will always keep beautiful memories of you and your family and of your super engaging motivation to learn about our history, our traditions, our food, our wines, our architecture, our lifestyle...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ivan Richoy, owner of this company, arranged several incredible tours for us while we were in Andalucia. He could not have been more efficient, more fluent in English, more communicative, nor more responsive to our requests both in helping us plan our trip beforehand and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much indeed for your lovely review and for being such fantastic guests! You have been delightful to work with and this goes on behalf of all of us! It is extremely rewarding to know that you enjoyed the tours as much as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ivan Richoy (Genuine Andalusia) arrnaged two private tours for husband and I, and they were each the highlights of our trip: one three hour walking tour of Toledo and one private tour of the Prado. Each of his tour guides were impeccable in their timeliness,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much indeed Alexandra for taking the time to write this review! It is very much appreciated! It was a pleasure working with you and to put you in the hands of our Madrid and Toledo experts. We always select our guides very...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to immerse yourself into the culture of Andalusia, Ivan and Genuine Andalusia will make this happen. The communication before, during and after our trip could not have been better. The guides were top notch. The people we met through Genuine Andalusia were...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your thankfulness, enthusiasm, openness, kindness and generosity! Planning, coordinating and conducting your trip was an absolute pleasure from the very beginning and we will always keep wonderful memories (and photos!) of your stay in our little corner of the world. We really...More

Reviewed April 2, 2019

We like to travel and usually try to hire a local guide. As always, this can be hit or miss.. often you get a well-meaning person, who is very friendly and willing to drive you around the tourist traps, without any real knowledge or ability...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2019

Thank you very much indeed for your review and for taking the time to write it with such detail! I am very humbled by your words. I have a weakness for family travel and planning your family holiday was a pleasure and an honor too....More

Reviewed April 1, 2019

If you want to have a true Andalusian experience that will leave you with wonderful memories and wanting to go back then you need to meet Iván of Genuine Andalusia. The experience felt like we had a friend in Spain and now I can say...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2019

Muchísimas gracias for your review and for being such a great team! It was a pleasure to design, coordinate and conduct this trip for you and I am immensely happy that you enjoyed it so much and that you keep such great memories of your...More

Reviewed March 16, 2019

Our seven day adventure in SW Spain, organised by Iván, was, quite simply, the most uplifting European holiday we’ve ever had. From the very first contact via email, Iván was friendly, empathetic and helpful. Via a subsequent relaxed WhatsApp video chat, he took time to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2019

Thank you so very much indeed for your lovely review! Your words have filled us with joy! It's very rewarding to know that you enjoyed the tours and experiences as much as we all enjoyed sharing them with you. Your openness, positive attitude, enthusiasm and...More

Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

Ivan, thank you for showing us the unique and wonderful aspects of Jerez that you have reason to be proud of. We loved strolling through the market, getting a sense of the daily life of residents and tasting some of the delicacies of local producers....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Ivan R, Owner at Genuine Andalusia, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2019

Thank you so very much indeed for taking the time to review the tour. I am so glad that I got to transmit my passion and respect for the city where I live. This is very rewarding indeed. Thank you also for being such sensitive,...More

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I am not familiar with Estepona, but I see it is only 1 hour and 40 minutes from Jerez. I would strongly suggest you contact Ivan, the owner of Genuine Andalusia. If anyone can make this happen for you, it most certainly... More
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