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Context Paris Tours

14 rue Charles V, 75004 Paris, France
1-800-691-6036
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3 Hour tour of Louvre by Carolina

Our 3-hour tour of the Louvre with Carolina was fantastic! We found Context Travel to be... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2015
Hilary H
Baguette to Bistro tour + Giverny tour - both excellent

We did the Baguette to Bistro tour with Preston and enjoyed it very much. Preston was quite... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2015
Jessica R
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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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14 rue Charles V, 75004 Paris, France
Le Marais
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

Our 3-hour tour of the Louvre with Carolina was fantastic! We found Context Travel to be everything they promote on their website and found the reviews on Trip Advisor very helpful. When signing up, I told Context that I have a 14-year old who is...More

Thank Hilary H
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2015

Dear Hilary H, Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions. We're very pleased that you found your overall experience with Context to be so positive and that the other reviews on our Trip Advisor page were helpful. We're especially happy to hear...More

Reviewed 24 June 2015

We did the Baguette to Bistro tour with Preston and enjoyed it very much. Preston was quite knowledgeable, friendly, and kind. The shops we visited were terrific, and we learned a lot. We would definitely do it again and recommend it to friends. We visited...More

1  Thank Jessica R
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2015

Dear Jessica R, We're thrilled that you enjoyed your tours with Sandrine and Preston, and that both experiences were enriching and memorable. We sincerely appreciate your sharing your feedback with the Trip Advisor and hope we'll have the pleasure of traveling with you again soon....More

Reviewed 22 June 2015

My husband and I and our 2 young children (6 & 8), really enjoyed our tour with Jacob. He was very kind and friendly and immediately worked hard to talk directly to our children, and engage them throughout the tour. Our kids found it really...More

Thank JTro
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2015

Dear JTro, Thank you for your kind words. We're delighted that you found the seminar to be an enriching experience and that Jacob was so attuned to the interests of your children. We value your recommendation and look forward to walking with you again in...More

Reviewed 22 June 2015

My wife and I love museums, small and large, and are history buffs. During our visit to Paris in June we felt we must get a Context Tour for the Louvre. We have used Context in Rome and Florence and were so glad we did....More

Thank JLG689
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2015

Dear JLG689, Thank you for such an outstanding review of your seminar with Sandra. We're absolutely thrilled that you felt experience with us, from planning with Lindsay to your time with Sandra at the museum, was so exceptional. We are grateful for your wholehearted endorsement...More

Reviewed 21 June 2015

The website advertises for the "culturally curious" but I felt left still a little unsatisfied. Rebecca says she devised the tour and has been conducting it for a few years but I wonder whether it needs fresh eyes? There are thousands of stories of French...More

1  Thank OTBWD
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2015

Dear OTBWD, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with the Trip Advisor community. We are sorry you were not satisfied by the experience, but we greatly appreciate your impressions and feedback for how we might improve. We'll be following up with...More

Reviewed 21 June 2015

I had a wonderful morning on the Context Paris Market Tour led by Alisa Morov. We spent the morning at the Aligre market and in shops lining the marketplace. Alisa is an American who has lived in Paris for many years, has written cookbooks and...More

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ContextTravel, Owner at Context Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2015

I had a wonderful morning on the Context Paris Market Tour led by Alisa Morov. We spent the morning at the Aligre market and in shops lining the marketplace. Alisa is an American who has lived in Paris for many years, has written cookbooks and...More

Reviewed 18 June 2015

Our travel agent arranged this 2.5 hour tour through Context. Marie Desaillen met us near the entrance. We were traveling with our 14 year old granddaughter and within minutes Marie had learned her interests and lead us on an amazing tour from the oldest antiquity...More

Thank Kay O
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2015

Dear Kay O, What a delight to hear that Marie had your granddaughter captivated within minutes of meeting her! We're so pleased that you all enjoyed the experience and Marie's expertise as an art historian. We're very grateful that you would recommend us to others,...More

Reviewed 17 June 2015

We did a Louvre tour and a market tour. Both were great. Try the market tour, it is really a special day!

Thank Paul F
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2015

Dear Paul F, Many thanks for your kind words. We're very happy to hear you enjoyed both tours and that the market experience especially contributed to a special time in Paris. We hope you'll join us again sometime! Best, Context

Reviewed 15 June 2015

We very much enjoyed this private, guided tour to the Louvre in Paris, conducted by Context's most personable, knowledgeable and informative guide--an art historian. The Louvre is mammoth, crowded and daunting for first-timers like us. This tour--pricey but ultimately worth it--provided a great overview of...More

Thank Richard F
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2015

Dear Richard F, Thank you for your lovely feedback. It's marvelous to hear that you felt your time with your docent was so valuable. We agree that the museum is so monumental that it can be intimidating to tackle on one's own. We're so pleased...More

Reviewed 14 June 2015

We just returned from a fantastic European vacation thanks to Context Travel. As a family we booked two of their tours one being the Louvre Crash Course. I am SO thankful we had a guide being a family of 6 and traveling with four children...More

1  Thank Amber M
ContextTravel, Owner at Context Paris Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2015

Dear Amber M, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about and photos of your time with us at the Louvre. We're thrilled that you and your whole family enjoyed the seminar and found yourselves captivated by the stories of this monumental...More

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alit1234
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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.
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