What are the basic qualifications for a guide?: 


Is licensing for Guides required? How is it obtained? How often must it be renewed?: 


Training by Whom? Theory & Practice.: 

11 months, Theory 800 hours by authorized training institutes, Practical 160 hours by Guides

Approximate fees in Euro or local currency: Full Day: 
Approximate fees in Euro or local currency: Half Day: 
Fees decided by tourism authority, association, or guide?: 

Commercial Organisation

Problems faced by guides at this location: 

Illegal Guiding, Foreign Tour Guides, Late Payments, Low Fees/Remuneration, Shopping Obligation, No Social Security

Entry prepared by: 
federacao nacional dos guias de turismo
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Updated on: 09/11/12

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