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Context Barcelona Tours

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Context Barcelona is a group of historians, architects, and other specialists who lead in-depth tours of Barcelona for curious travelers. Our walks are limited to six people maximum and aimed at framing Barcelona in a historical, culinary, artistic...more
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Avenue Diagonal, 624, Barcelona, Spain
Sant Gervasi-Galvany
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

We have used Context tours for many years. We have found them to be so informative and so enjoyable. We took two tours this trip in Barcelona. We did a private Gaudi architecture tour that was fabulous and a group tour of the Sagrada Familia,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

We just returned from a 3- night stay in Barcelona. We had booked multiple tours prior to this in Nice/Monte Carlo and several excursions in conjunction with an 8-day cruise, but nothing can compare to the 3 Context tours we took in Barcelona - "Private...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Interesting tour that provided a lot of information about architecture, as well as Catalan and overall Spanish history. Our guide Daria engaged our 3 teenaged grandsons with direct questions and was knowledgeable in responding to our questions.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 619adrienner
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Our tour guide was Jose. He was awesome!! Jose teaches tourism and has a passion for Art History which was great as he was knowledgable and so great at sharing the vast amount of history and thought that was put into these two buildings. Our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mamazrb
Reviewed 7 July 2018

My 15 year old daughter and I spent five days in Barcelona and used Context Barcelona Tours. We took the market, Gaudi, Picasso and Sagrada Familia tours. All were fabulous. During the market tour we were taken to be best vendors and sampled some of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tiffany V
Reviewed 13 June 2018

My husband and I have used Context for years, taking walks with them in several countries. This walk lived up to the excellent experience we have come to expect from them. We learned not just about Gaudi, but how Catalonian history played into the architecture...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ChiT0wnF00die
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Barcelona Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Dear ChiT0wnF00die, many thanks for taking the time to post your review. We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your Gaudí tour with us and that it proved so informative. We appreciate your recommendation and we will look forward to welcoming you on another Context tour...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018

We had a 5 week holiday in Spain and this tour was one of the highlights. Our docent Bernat was excellent and we enjoyed every minute of our tour. Bernat was very knowledgable and provided detailed information and stories regarding the architecture, the architects and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank azecsiark
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Barcelona Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hi azecsiark, thanks for taking the time to post a review. We're thrilled to hear you had such a good time with Bernat, he truly is a credit to our team in Barcelona. We certainly appreciate your repeat business and we hope we can welcome...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018

We toured both Hospital St. Pau and the Sagrada Familia with Jose Ortiz. He was a perfect guide; knowledgeable and curious to learn more. We expected the Sagrada to be awesome - and it was - but the Hospital was even better. It had a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank WFS205
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Barcelona Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Hi WFS205, thanks for taking the time to write a review. We're thrilled to hear you had such a good time with José, he truly is a great asset to our team and we will be happy to pass on your kind words. We love...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

We did the Context Tour to Girona on March 22. Met our docent, Jaume Regue at the Barcelona train station and took the high speed train (35 minutes) to Girona. Spent 6 hours with Jaume exploring the old walled city, which began before 1000 AD...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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ContextTravel, Owner at Context Barcelona Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Hi Curlew1978, thanks so much for taking the time to post a review. We're thrilled you had such a good day in Girona with Jaume, he really is an asset to our team and we will be happy to pass on your kind words. We...More

Reviewed 20 March 2018

This tour included both the Hospital St. Pau and La Sagrada Familia, two beautiful pieces of architecture. I highly recommend it.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Chris G
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Barcelona Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Hi Chris G, we're so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour with us and would recommend to friends. We appreciate you taking the time to post a review and we hope we can welcome you on another Context tour again soon. Best, Context

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