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Context Madrid Tours

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Context Madrid is a network of scholars, architects, art historians, and other experts who organize in-depth, small-group tours of Madrid.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took two Context tours in Paris in April 2018, one in Toledo, Spain in August 2018, and one at the Prado in Madrid in September 2018. I've used Context four times now because the experience has always been exceptional. Barbara was the docent for...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Context Travel in Spain far exceeded my expectations. Before arriving in Spain, I had arranged both a introduction to Madrid tour which was with Barbara, and also an excursion to Segovia which was with Lourdes. We so enjoyed our tours that within less than 24...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

My husband & I have been baffled by the “protocols” surrounding tapas so we signed up for the Context Travel Tavernas & Tapas tour. What a delight! Our guide Clara was wonderful! Clara was knowledgeable plus she was just fun to be around. We sampled...More

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ContextTravel, Owner at Context Madrid Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Hello cherylj489, thanks so much for taking the time to post a review. We're delighted to hear you had such a good time on your tour with Clara and will happily pass on your kind words to her. We hope we can continue to impress...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018

Terrific experience on a Context tour of the Reina Sofia museum with a very knowledgeable guide who explained the art in the historical/political context of the times. We of course saw Picasso's Guernica, but we also looked at/learned about lots of other art we might...More

Thank 215Deborah215
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Madrid Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Hi 215Deborah215, thanks for taking the time to post a review. We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed our Reina Sofía Crash Course and that you learned so much from our docent. We really appreciate your repeat business and we hope we can welcome you again...More

Reviewed 22 April 2018

Excellent experience with Helena, she provided a fun and informative tour of Spanish Tapas, not only what we were eating, but some of the history of the food and where it comes from in Spain. The 3 hours flew by, I was absolutely full from...More

Thank picarillo93
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Madrid Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hi picarillo93, thanks for taking the time to post a review. We're really pleased to hear that you had such a good experience with Helena, her knowledge and enthusiasm for Spanish food never fails to impress. We hope you can join us for another tour...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I studied art extensively in college. We made the mistake a few years ago of trying to tackle the Louvre and barely saw anything. I very much wanted someone to take us around the Prado and give us an in-depth tour of...More

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ContextTravel, Owner at Context Madrid Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Hi Caseyestrella, thanks for your review. We're really pleased to hear you had such a great experience with Andrea at the Prado. She never fails to impress clients with her breadth of knowledge and it's great that your tour was no exception. We hope we...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018

Myself and my boyfriend went on the Reina Sofia museum tour this past Saturday while in Madrid. It was our first time being part of a tour group through a museum and we both agreed it made our experience much more meaningful and memorable. With...More

Thank Andrea M
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Madrid Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Hi Andrea M, Thanks for taking the time to submit feedback, we're really pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your Reina Sofia visit with Fatima. She truly is an asset to our team and we'll happily pass on your kind words. We hope we...More

Reviewed 19 February 2018

I booked this trip based on recommendations and reviews from Trip Advisor. Once again, our fellow travelers speak the truth. While I did not go on the tour myself, my wife did. I booked it for her from America. The booking was smooth and easy....More

Thank WayneHalper
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Madrid Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hi Wayne, many thanks for taking the time to post your review. We're glad you found us via our great reputation on Trip Advisor and even more pleased to hear your wife enjoyed her time with us so much. We hope we can welcome you...More

Reviewed 8 February 2018

Our Prado tour of select paintings and artists was thoughtfully orchestrated to maximize learning for the both keener and, in our case, the sports enthusiast. Our guide, Fatima, used smart technology to quickly provide the historical context so critical to our understanding and enjoyment of...More

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ContextTravel, Owner at Context Madrid Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Dear JanetandJim, Many thanks for taking the time to write about your experience with Context in Madrid. We're really glad to hear you enjoyed your time with Fatima at the Prado. Thanks to her knowledge, enthusiasm and adept use of learning resources, she certainly is...More

Reviewed 18 January 2018

We went on the walking tour at the Prado with Michael. He was not only knowledge, but enjoyed what he was taking about. The group was small, so he could engage with us collectively and individually. The tour was well put together to create an...More

Thank BrentIsGone
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Madrid Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Dear BrentisGone, Thanks a lot for taking the time to write about your experience with Madrid. We're thrilled you enjoyed your experience with Michael at the Prado, he truly is an asset to our team and we'll be happy to pass on your kind words....More

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Response from Caseyestrella | Reviewed this property |
The Context tour is a private tour and it is not booked through the Prado. This was our 2nd Context tour and they were both in English since that is what we requested. Context secures your tickets and provides the guide... More
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