What are the basic qualifications for a guide?: 

High School Plus Vocational Studies.

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


Training by Whom? Theory & Practice.: 

Yes, 2.5 years.
Theory: 1600 hours, by University Professors.
Practical 60 hours by Experienced Tourist 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?: 

Guide Assn.

Problems faced by guides at this location: 

Illegal Guiding, Foreign Tour Guides, Late Payments, Shopping Obligation

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Updated on: 09/11/12

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