FIND A WALK
Luxe, Michelin, National Geographic, Fodor's, Frommer's…
It makes us blush, but the following guidebooks have been recommending Context in all of its cities since its inception in 2002.
Rick Steves' Guidebooks
Italy, Rome, France, Paris, Europe"Americans Paul Bennett and Lani Bevacqua offer informative walking tours for travelers with longer-than-average attention spans. Their orientation walks lace together lesser-known sights from antiquity to the present. tours vary in length from 2-4 hours…" read more
"Context Paris—These 'intellectual by design' walking tours are led by docents (historians, architect, and academics) and cover both museums and neighborhoods, often with a fascinating theme (explained on their website). Try to book in advance, generally 3 hours… "
LUXE city guides
Luxe City Guides are ultra-smart travel companions stacked with priceless information for the discerning, value-conscious and busy traveller. Context is recommended in all the cities where we overlap:
- New York
Fodor's Travel Guides
Paris, Essential Italy: Rome, Florence, Venice & the Top Spots in Between, Italy, Rome, London
"Context Paris offers specialized in-depth tours of the city's art and architecture by English-speaking architects and art historians. ..."
"Context London's expert docents lead small groups on walks with art architecture. and similar themes..."
Arther and Pauline Frommer's Series of Guides
France, Paris, Italy, Rome, Florence, Tuscany, and Umbria, Rome day by Day, Pauline Frommer's Italy, Portable Paris, etc."…a collaborative of scholars. Guides offer smal group tours, including visits to monuments, museums, and historic piazzas, as well as to neighborhood trattorie. …" read more
"Offering a long list of thematic walks, ranging from food and wine jollies to art and architecture tours, Context has most subjects covered. Walks are in small groups led by expert guides…" read more
Power and Propaganda
Throughout history various institutions, whether it be the government or the Church, have used art and architecture to promote and further their inter...Read More
Do group tours require a minimum in order to confirm?
Yes. Most walks require at least three (3) participants to run. However, there is some variation from walk to walk. As you sign up for a tentative wal...Read More