Worldwide Greeters

Free walks in more than 150 destinations!

About Greeters

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Come as a guest,
leave as a friend!

Let one of our Greeters in more than 150 destinations take you on free walks through their home city for 2-3 hours:

  • Greeters are a worldwide non profit organisation.
  • Destinations around the world offer private free walks with locals through cities for visitors.
  • Our city walks – called Greets – are free of charge, no tipping
  • Greets are offered for single tourists and small groups up to six people.
  • Greeters want to be a friendly face for those visiting a city.

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Born in  1992 in New York, the Greeter idea spread around the world.

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It’s fun to be a Greeter: meeting people, making friends, practising languages, being a member of the international Greeter family. Read more about the benefits of being Greeter.

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Greeter Core Values

All IGA members share the following Core Values:

  • Volunteering locals
    Greeters are volunteers, a friendly face for those visiting a city/destination
  • Small groups up to six persons
    Greeters welcome individuals and may serve small groups of up to six people
  • Free of charge
    Meeting a Greeter is free of charge
  • No discrimination
    All visitors and volunteers are welcome without any kind of discrimination.
  • Sustainable tourism
    Greeters support sustainable tourism. They respect natural and man-made environments, bringing both cultural and economic enrichment to local communities. Greeters aim for a lasting positive image of each destination.
  • Cultural exchange
    Greeter organizations create a mutually enriching opportunity for cultural exchange; create links between people in creating a better world.