Art of Guiding a Two-Day Course for Tourist Guide Practical Skills

The “Art of Guiding” is a 2-full day training course delivered by the European Federation of Tourist Guide Association (FEG) trainers. It is an interactive programme to allow sharing of best practice. It is of interest to all practicing tourist guides.

This course offers an opportunity to all tourist guides to go back to basics. It covers all the main elements of the practical guiding skills and communication techniques we use in our daily work.

It is a thought-provoking and stimulating update that will enliven and enhance guiding commentaries.

All qualified tourist guides are eligible to attend.

The course includes classroom teaching and outdoor practical exercises.

Art of Guiding Course in 2019 in Vienna, Austria Art of Guiding Course in 2019 in Vienna, Austria © FEG by Lisa Zeiler

What will the course participants will gain?

  • Assessing an audience
  • Dealing with nervousness
  • Answering questions
  • Using the voice
  • Improving verbal descriptions
  • Use of gestures to indicate
  • Being aware of body language
  • Managing time

Art of Guiding Course in 2019 in Vienna, Austria Art of Guiding Course in 2018 in Llandudno, Wales © FEG by Radosław Szafranowicz-Małozięć

General Information

The programme consists of 2-full days of training. It covers a range of development activities, essential in any guide training programme. The skills gained are transferable to many tourist guiding situations.

Programme trainers are FEG accredited. To achieve best possible results the number of the course participants is limited.

All trainees of the “Art of Guiding Course” will be awarded a FEG e-certificate of attendance.

The price of this course, and all other FEG courses, varies depending on cost and demand. If you are interested in one or more courses listed on our website, please get in touch with our office for more information at