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European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (FEG)

Our Members are the professional, qualified tourist guides in Europe. They are committed to quality and standards and add value to the visitor experience. Using key techniques that combine knowledge and practical skills they help bring alive each location and are often described as 'ambassadors' for their country.

A Code of Conduct and a Quality Charter reinforces their professional approach.

FEG was founded in 1986 in Paris to represent the profession at European level, to publicise and improve the quality of service offered to all visitors to Europe and to bring together and strengthen professional tourist guiding links across Europe.

FEG is the voice of professional tourist guides in the Europe and is recognised as an advocate of high standards and quality in tourism. It is an active member of several European organisations and groups and a participant or observer in key European forums. 

The current full members are: Austria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United Kingdom. The associate members are: Armenia, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Kosovo, Malta, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Ukraine. We represent more than 60.000 qualified tourist guides in most of the European countries and our network keeps increasing with new synergies, member-associations and partners. 

FEG is a member of Europa Nostra, CEN/CENELEC, European Tourism Manifesto Alliance, European Council of Liberal Professions (CEPLIS), World Travel Market (WTM), European Cultural Routes and is in partnership with the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT), World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA), European Travel Commission (ETC).