We are locals
- Our guides can capture your intellect and your imagination
- We help you see the big picture – and the small
- Rated as the best tour guides in Europe
- Walks in Europe make cities better
Get off the beaten path, as well as on it
- Immerse into neighbourhoods
- Experience cities in a different way
- Live in the city, don’t be a guest
- Make new friends
Scholarly, experienced, and local tour guides in Europe
Arzu is a tour guide, tourism professional and an entrepreneur living part-time in Istanbul and Tallinn. She is responsible for running this business when she is not trying to catch up with laundry – She’s a kick-ass mom and enjoys writing, traveling, storytelling, and good wine with good company.
She’s doing her master’s degree on Estonian Studies at Tallinn University. You may still have her as your guide while she’s in Istanbul.
Sandra is our back office fairy, keeping things simple and jumping into all of the adventures that come to Arzu’s mind in order to make Walks In Europe better and better. Some might call her assistant but we like to refer to her as the back office fairy because she keeps us surprised with magic.
Giulia has a degree from University of Pisa in Roman Archaeology, lettere classiche, and archeologia. She prides herself in knowing all about Tuscany.
She shows and explains the beauty of Florence to our clients in Italian or English. As our main contact in Italy, Giulia is altogether a delight, whether you are visiting as a family or in a large group.
Denis is a graduate of Tallinn University, has MA degrees in Educational Sciences and Conference Interpreting. He was born and raised in Tallinn, Estonia.
Guiding is his passion and it is something he is very good at! He has been working as a guide for 17 years, so he may say he truly knows every nook and cranny of Tallinn and has knowledge in culture and history of Estonia.
He guides in English and Russian.
Originally from Verona, Martina holds a PhD in Archaeology from the University of Birmingham (UK). She has worked as a field archaeologist, carried out research and provided consultation in Museums, taught University students. She has worked and lived in the UK, France, Croatia, Africa, and the US.
Incurable optimist and addicted night-time learner, she is a mum of 2 young children and step-mum of 2 grown-up children. Martina loves walking along the ancient Roman aqueduct at Tor Fiscale, cycling the Appian way, being taken to museums by her children, and indulging in Roman cuisine.
Estela, a local from Lisbon, has a degree in History & Art History which is crowned by her Master’s Degree in Museum Studies. She worked in Museums both in Portugal and in London. She has been guiding for more than 10 years. What she loves the most about Lisbon is the river Tagus, the tiles, and the smell of grilled sardines.
Ich denke, eine gelungene Reise ist Poesie der Begegnungen.
Ob ein gemütlicher Spaziergang durch die urige und wunderschöne Hansestadt oder durch die reiche, unberührte estnische Natur – Treffpunkt der Wildnis und Magie – meine Touren sind durchflochten von Geschichte und Gegenwart, Kultur und Folklore, Mitfühlsamkeit und Herzlichkeit.
Ich mag für mein Land die beste Visitenkarte sein, ich mag für Sie ein Erlebnis schenken.
Julia is born and raised in Tallinn. She has a degree in Tourism and Hospitality at the Tartu University of Estonia. Since her graduation 15 years ago, she’s been working as a tour guide.
You can see her passion showing the beauty and great history of Tallinn to our guests. Her interests are history, art, and cultural heritage.
Julia has a gentle approach and is very easy going as she interacts with people. It’s a great pleasure to see our repeat clients asking for Julia as a guide again!
Julia guides in English and in Russian.
Josanne originally studied forest science. She knows Helsinki and the vast landscapes of Finland: lakes and forests and bears and berries.
She created a city walk to discover main attractions in Helsinki with music from Finland. She’s been doing radio programs in Finland because Finnish music has always inspired her a lot. He musical tours open a fascinating dimension of Finnish culture and deepen your experience in Helsinki in a unique way.
Josanne guides in English and German
Monique grew up in France but has been living in Stockholm for 30 years. She loved teaching French, German and Swedish to immigrants interacting with people from all over the world and all ages but her true passion is being a qualified guide in Stockholm.
She is the perfect guide for anyone visiting her city and she guides in an interesting, most entertaining and dramatic way!
She guides in German, French and English.
Born and raised in Athens – a hardcore Greek! She has a degree in Ancient Greek Civilization and loves mythology.
Her tours include history, archaeology, good food, better wine and folklore dancing. Her future plans include finally learning how to cook and completing her first novel titled ‘Misguided’.
Mara guides in English and Japanese.
Stella’s passion for Athens passes onto you! It is the city where Socrates lived and it’s been an inspiration for the humankind giving birth to ideas and philosophy. Curios ?
Join a tour with Stella for a unique experience in Athens. She’s a great host and delivers great tours at the Acropolis and the Museum.
Mustafa is our main contact for Northern Europe and he leads unique itineraries in Amsterdam where he lives. He’s a totally charming character with outstanding knowledge of European history and art. You’ll be amazed to see Amsterdam through his eyes; he’s a great conversationalist with a wide great range of interests… certain to keep you entertained and informed on your Amsterdam tour.
Kadir studied Travel Management in Turkey and Economics in Vienna School of Business. Guiding since 2002, he was awarded as the best guide world-wide by a well-known American travel company because of his outstanding guiding service to American Travellers.
Our main contact in Poland can deliver tours in English, German, Polish, and Hungarian.