Valesa Cultural Services Spain & Portugal
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Guides were very professional
Reviewed on: 12 Oct 2013
Our guides were very knowledgable and fun. They took care of our cabs, entrance tickets, etc. They spent a lot of time with us and were able to answer any questions we had as well as recommending activities and restaurants in the area. They made our experience memorable!
Reviewed on: 26 Jun 2014
We used Valesa guides in Menorca, Valencia and Barcelona. They were all excellent. Their vehicles were spacious and clean. The guides were knowledgeable and flexible for the various desires of a group of 8. I would use them again.
Travel Advisor: Bowden Sarrett
By: Big Blue
Reviewed on: 09 May 2015
The guides have been terrific. See my previous comments The services that have been arranged are the best quality
Travel Advisor: Beth Jenkins
Reviewed on: 12 Oct 2015
Valesa Cultural Services assisted our travel agent Deb Miller for our honeymoon. They were extremely nice and genuine. Jessica at Valesa even called one of our tour guides just so she can check up on us. There were a few snags to our itinerary that she helped square away immediately. The hotels that they chose were so lovely and luxurious. We also enjoyed the touristy sites and the free time on our own. The only thing that we found interesting was that all our private tour guides were on the older side. Nothing wrong with older retired people but they seemed surprised that we were their clients for the day. I guess they were used to an older crowd rather than two young honeymooners. Besides that fact we really enjoyed all that they could provide knowledge wise. I would suggest for any night time activity with a private guide to have a younger individual. Our tapas tour in Barcelona was great but at times was a little awkward to make conversation with our older tour guide.
Reviewed on: 13 Sep 2016
Tour guides great and very helpful. Transportation was right on time and very good.
Travel Advisor: Trish Mercer
Excellent Tour Guide
Reviewed on: 07 Oct 2016
We hired a private tour guide for a half day tour of the Prado Museum and a half day city tour of Madrid. She was wonderful. Very knowledgeable and made the two days enjoyable and memorable. The Prado Museum has over 5,000 artworks, but she knew exactly which to see and provided insight on the artist, history and culture, as well as the art.
Travel Advisor: Birgit Navarre
Great provider in Spain!
By: Frisco Travelers
Reviewed on: 26 Mar 2017
Spain was our first stop during our Europe vacation, so Valesa Cultural Services was our first contact with Europe agencies...and they were spectacular. The guides we had in Madrid, Toledo and Barcelona were exceptional. Our guide in Madrid had excellent art history knowledge, which was very helpful when visiting cathedrals and museums, as we were not art aficionados. We would definitely recommend them to anyone traveling in the region, and would gladly use them again if we return to Spain or Portugal.
Travel Advisor: Ralph Iantosca
By: Patti & Don
Reviewed on: 28 Mar 2017
All the details for the entire trip were very professional and easy to access.
Reviewed on: 23 May 2017
Every guide was knowledgeable, personable and flexible We learned we enjoyed we want to return.
Travel Advisor: Suzan Von Lengerke
By: Special k
Reviewed on: 28 Aug 2017
Guides and transportation in both Barcelona and Lisbon great. Wonderful tours. Excellent English and very knowledgeable
Travel Advisor: Carrie Mahoney
Reviewed on: 16 Oct 2017
Whether your looking for an active vacation or something a little more relaxed you can find it all with virtuoso. They check in on you daily, can find you anywhere, and are very responsive should you have any issues. They are the safest way to travel. A++
Travel Advisor: Joanne Socha
Great trip to Spain!
Reviewed on: 18 Nov 2017
All of the tour guides with Valesa were wonderful! They are friendly & fun, and their knowledge really adds to our enjoyment of the local sights and history.
Travel Advisor: Ginny Mabry
Reviewed on: 23 Jun 2018
The tours and guides selected for us were fantastic. Benjamin, Isabel, and Andrè knocked it out of the park and helped us fall in love with their corner of the world. In particular, I would highly recommend Isabel’s petiscos tour. It was great!
Travel Advisor: Lindsey Epperly
Tours of Portugal
Reviewed on: 09 Jun 2018
We used this service for 3 day trips. The guide and driver were very professional.. Excellent way to see all the highlights of the country
Travel Advisor: Andrea Ewart
By: One off
Reviewed on: 29 Jun 2018
Everything they were involved in was perfect! No glitches, tours and guides were amazing. Would let them plan the rest of my life!
Port and Sp
Reviewed on: 27 Jun 2018
It was very nice. Had a couple of hitches but it all got worked out satisfactory
Our trip to Portugal
Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2018
Our experience was great. The itinerary was well planned, all of our hotels, drivers, and tour guides met our expectations and more. We were contacted on two occasions while on tour to ensure all was OK. Our trip was varied and interesting, the tour guides were very knowledgeable. VCS was a good choice for us.
Travel Advisor: Judi Schulz