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 an ex-tour guide, tourism professional and entrepreneur living part-time in Istanbul and Tallinn. Her expertise is to create themed walks in urban areas with a network of professional guides. She has an exceptional drive for the creation of new projects and an expert’s eye for working with details. Arzu prides herself in her rapid response to queries, her organizational skills and her ability to handle special or extraordinary projects.
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 in Estonian Studies at Tallinn University ( and enjoying the winter).
Marja has been building digital services for over a decade. She has experience in localization, marketing/communication, product management, and project management. She loves to work on both internal processes and user experience. She believes that she lives to tell stories and inspire people. In her spare time, she walks her cute mini poodle, swims and reads as much as she can.
( and meets Arzu at Telliskivi Rahva Raamat in Tallinn to encourage her in business and open her horizon.)
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.
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.
We are extremely lucky to have the best guides in Florence in our team.
Chiara, Silvia, and Veronica pictured in Venice. They are very personable and knowledgeable in giving the perspective of the artist in Uffizi and Accademia; and the history in the Duomo Complex.
Their incredible passion for the subjects of our tours is inspiring. They are able to transfer a lot of poignant and important information easily and smoothly at a perfect pace.
You will remember Florence thrilled with your experience.
Our clients love Chiara! Not only because she has an art history degree but also she is a superb guide in every aspect of her knowledge and a very pleasant person to spend a day with.
She is very well qualified; her presentation, pace, and personal touch are always spot on. She provides a great explanation and backstory of what our clients see in different museums in Florence when they get up close and personal with the art.
Giulia has a degree from the University of Pisa in Roman Archaeology, lettere classiche, and archeologia. She prides herself on knowing all about Tuscany.
She shows and explains the beauty of Florence to our clients in Italian or English. Giulia is altogether a delight, whether you are visiting as a family or in a large group.
The city of Amsterdam has fascinated Edgar all his life. He grew up in
it and studied art history at the University of Amsterdam because he
wanted to know more about the city, its history, and its art. Edgar is
now an experienced tour guide who utilizes his knowledge of art and history when guiding people through his home city. He is continuously searching for new interesting, remarkable and amusing facts about Amsterdam and loves to share these insights. Edgar is your bona fide expert when it comes to the Dutch capital.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.