30th Anniversary trip
Portugal | Oct 12 - Oct 21, 2022

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David B.
Rockwall, TX | Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022

Mauel in Porto, Sara's replacement in Coimbra, Jose in Lisbon, and Paulo in Sintra all did a wonderful job. Filipi did an okay job in Bragga---but the concept of driving us to a location to let us walk around on our own was not really beneficial to us. Duro Valley boat trip did not happen because the guide was not at the location we were told to meet him---that experience was disappointing and also the discussion with KimKim regarding the guide proved very frustrating. read more

Mauel in Porto, Sara's replacement in Coimbra, Jose in Lisbon, and Paulo in Sintra all did a wonderful job. Filipi did an okay job in Bragga---but the concept of driving us to a location to let us walk around on our own was not really beneficial to us. Duro Valley boat trip did not happen because the guide was not at the location we were told to meet him---that experience was disappointing and also the discussion with KimKim regarding the guide proved very frustrating.

Hotel Reviews
Rossio Boutique Hotel
Lisbon
Authenticity & Character
Location
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
Overall nice hotel
The Editory House Ribeira Hotel
Porto

Very friendly and helpful group.

Authenticity & Character
Location
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
Quinta de Casaldronho Wine Hotel
Lamego

Very narrow and winding road to access. Would not really recommend.

Authenticity & Character
Location
Nothing....just difficult to access
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
Beautiful views
Sapientia Boutique Hotel
Coimbra

Very nice view and nice room

Authenticity & Character
Location
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
Activity Reviews
Vintage Car Tour of Porto
Porto

Okay but the vintage car really did not add anything

Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Day Excursion to Braga & GuimarĂ£es
Porto

Since the guide just drove you to a location and dropped you off....not really of much value.

Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
River Boat Experience in Douro Valley
Douro Valley

Guide was not where we were told to meet him and therefore missed tour on boat. As with all guides they should have a KimKim sign or some other way for the traveler to recognize them. We were very vigilant in trying to find guides and did use the phone to locate....this guide did not answer his phone or text.

Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Private Guided Visit of Coimbra
Portugal

we enjoyed and guide was very informative

Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Architectural & Historical Highlights of Lisbon
Lisbon

enjoyed and guide was informative.

Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Private Day Excursion to Sintra, Cascais & Estoril
Lisbon

Guide was good and informative....but the hype of visiting Sintra was overrated in my opinion.

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Transport
Local specialist: Marina Courtaut
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Marina Courtaut
Local specialist in Madrid | Reviewed on Nov 03, 2022

Hi David, thank you for taking the time to write your trip review. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your guided visits in Porto, Coimbra, Lisbon, and Coimbra. I will pass on your kind words to the team. Despite the fact that that you arrived late to the meeting point, I can only apologize you missed your boat excursion in the Douro Valley, we provided all the information with the starting time of the tour, meeting point, and your guide information on your travel documents, including a phone... read more

Hi David, thank you for taking the time to write your trip review. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your guided visits in Porto, Coimbra, Lisbon, and Coimbra. I will pass on your kind words to the team. Despite the fact that that you arrived late to the meeting point, I can only apologize you missed your boat excursion in the Douro Valley, we provided all the information with the starting time of the tour, meeting point, and your guide information on your travel documents, including a phone number to call your guide if you were unable to locate it. It was a pleasure helping you plan your trip to Portugal, warmest regards, Marina.