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Tell us about your plans for your visit to our city Remember: A Greet means meeting a local resident to walk around town with you as new friends. The first step will be to talk to the Greeter about the details of your personalized tour. It is not about participating...
Saint Gervais – Mont Blanc
Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc is above all about Well-Living in the mountains throughout the 4 seasons! Village of Haute-Savoie, nestled at the foot of Mont-Blanc, rich in its past and looking to the future in respect of its natural heritage and its history, you will experience all the Alpine Emotions there with its inhabitants, proud and happy to share the benefits and wonders of their territory! Among them the Greeters accompany you for a meeting and discoveries.
Coburg is a Franconian city with 41,000 inhabitants in northern Bavaria. It has an exceptionally well-preserved old town with one of the most beautiful market squares in Germany. Above it, on a hill, is enthroned the Veste Coburg, one of the largest castle complexes in Germany, where Martin Luther stayed in 1530. The idyllic courtyard garden connects the Veste with the palace square, which is adjacent to the Ehrenburg Palace and the State Theater.
Florence is Italy’s third-largest city and the birthplace of the Renaissance. It has six major cathedrals, the Uffizi Gallery and the Gallery of the Academy of Florence, home to Michelangelo’s David as well as the famous Ponte Vecchio. Every sightline in the city is a gateway to the rich history and beauty of this city.
At the moment we have only walks in English
The greeters from Aarschot welcome you!
One of them gladly takes you round town. You want to see the city or is nature your place to be?
Looking for he hidden gem’s of our town? Be it nature, cultural or historically oriented: you’re welcome.
Our greeters are very passionate about what they do and one of them would be happy to take you round town.
They will help you to explore hidden neighbourhoods and introduce you our town in a cultural, historic and architectural or in a way they know the city at its best. Every greeter has his/her own and specific itinerary and related stories
Busan is a hub of great beaches, religious temples, majestic cliffs for adventurous hiking or wandering in the colorful alleys of a World Heritage village. This city has an array of attractions that will make you fall in love even more. We have shortlisted awesome places to visit in Busan to make your trip exciting and fun; Haeundae Beach, Gamcheon Culture Village including mural paintings, and Haedong Yonggung Temple offering visitors outstanding ocean view.”
The Pordenone Greeters welcome you.If you would like to discover Pordenone and the surrounding area through the eyes of a local, don't hesitate to contact us! We are a group of volunteers who love their city and the surrounding area and are ready to share the many...
Pentone (Pentùni or Pentòni in calabrese) is an Italian town in the province of Catanzaro in Calabria. It is located at 648 meters above sea level on the southern slopes of Sila Piccola.
From our Town the sea and the mountains are easily reached with less than 30 minutes.
The territory, purely agricultural, is characterized by the presence of typical Mediterranean flora and fauna.
Kathmandu; the capital of Nepal, the Gateway to the Himalayas including the top of the World Mt Everest (8848.86m from sea level), the city of Temples and Stupas, the center of Nepal’s history, art, culture & economy; the land of brave Gurkhas & Birthplace of Lord Buddha welcomes you through Kathmandu. Also home to UNESCO worlds heritage sites such as 3 Durbar Squares, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath & Changunarayan.
City of peace lovers, sprituallity seeker, trekkers & mountaineers.
Do not expect guided tours of the city, we show places off the tourist routes that have our heart, such as the Goethequartier with its Gründerzeit houses and its lively residents. We have listed buildings from the 50s and 60s. We can walk for hours along the dike and enjoy the lively life on it and the interaction of water, mudflats and light. Exciting are the remains of the shipyards.
Zanzibar is part of United Republic of Tanzania ,The Islands are the setuated of the cost of Indian ocean with 50 Islands mixed cultures blended with other culture mainly Persian, Arabic, Indian and Africa
Explore Delhi the city of charm, nostalgia, and history and culture of an ancient civilization. The ruins of Old Fort known as Purana Kila, Tughlakabad Fort to Qutub Minar the tallest Tower of Delhi to Red Fort from where Mughals ruled India for a long time. The Cathedrals of Delhi in Kashmiri Gate and at Gole Market are a treat to watch built by British in Victoria style brings nostalgia of British Raj. Delhi is a multicultural city with Art Galleries and centre of Art and Drama.
Tyrol claims to be the “heart of the Alps”. And Innsbruck is right in the middle of it. That location is what makes this city so special. There are sights to visit, of course, like the “golden roof”, the “black men’s church” or the ski jump – the most outstanding feature, however, is that breathtaking view of a downtown with a 2.000 m high stone wall behind it (called mountains).
Ferrara is one of the main cities of the Italian Renaissance. With its Castle, the intrigues of the palace, the architecture of its monuments, the characteristic cobbled streets, the Jewish Ghetto tells of the close link between the Po and its inhabitants in a refined environment with attention to detail by the Dukes of the Este family.
Sanary sur Mer
Sanary-sur-Mer welcomes you in summer and winter, with sweetness of life: a Provençal tradition!
Come and discover an authentic fishing port, located in the heart of Provence between Marseille and Toulon.
Stroll through its alleys and pedestrian streets and discover its charms: mosaic of coloured facades bathed in the sun, warmth and welcome of local traders, squares shaded out of time and refreshed from the water of their fountain… You will never forget Sanary in Provence !
Saint Brevin les Pins
Saint-Brevin-les-Pins enjoys an exceptional location on the southern bank of the Loire estuary: a seaside resort combining both the discreet charm of a beautiful river and the seduction of the ocean’s movement.
Its environment is remarkable: wooded dunes, forests along the coastline between maritime pines and holm oaks, and the banks of the Loire punctuated with fisheries. Its preserved coastal paths are very popular and the developed paths are suitable for hiking, cycling and horseback riding.
As the biggest city in Korea with 10mil. people, Seoul has been Korea’s capital city for six centuries since the beginning of the Joseon Dynasty. The city boasts an exquisite natural environment, with the Hangang River crossing through its center and beautiful mountains stretching out in all directions, including Namsan, Bugaksan and Bukhansan. A long-time political, economic, social and cultural center of Korea, Come and enjoy the dynamic city of Seoul! The City never sleeps!
Lübeck, the former capital of the Hanseatic League, famous for its brick Gothic buildings, invites you to stroll through snickel- and passageways. We show the guests the city – but not necessarily the tourist highlights such as the prominent „Holsten Tor“.
What many people don’t know: the seaside resort of Travemünde is also a district of the Hanseatic city. There’s a lot to discover. Let yourself be surprised!
Welcome to Iringa Tanzania! Prepare your self to discover most beautful destination in Tanzania , including the ancient Isimila Stone Age Site, Gangilonga mountains, Ruaha National Park, Udzungwa National Park, Mkwawa museam and alot of beautfull waterfalls.
Pordenone and its surroundings in Friuli offer, among others, the medieval old towns of Pordenone, San Vito al Tagliamento and Sacile, but also the Noncello River Park or the places and squares of Casarsa, where Pier Paolo Pasolini spent part of his youth and where his tomb is. For sporty guests there are also easy walks in the greenery. Culinary guests will be spoiled with a glass of wine and the famous San Daniele raw ham.
This picturesque colonial city is located in the south of Benin, and has several attractive islands whose discovery savours the passion of travel. With its extraordinary landscapes and a favourable environment thanks to its local hotels and restaurants, Grand-Popo always meets the expectations of tourists. The population of Grand-Popo offers socio-cultural activities of leisure and reflection, all around the culinary art.
Catania is an ancient port city on the east coast of Sicily. It is located at the foot of Etna, an active volcano with paths that reach its summit. The large central square of the city, Piazza del Duomo, is characterized by the picturesque statue of the Elephant Fountain and the richly decorated Cathedral. In the southwestern corner of the square, La Pescheria, the daily fish market, is a roaring spectacle surrounded by restaurants serving fish. Catania was founded in the 8th century BC by Greek
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Stuttgart, the capital of Baden-Wuerttemberg, has a population of around 600 000 and offers its citizens a high quality of life. A city with hills, vineyards, an abundance of forests and over 300 “Stäffele” (stairway constructions) – Home of Mercedes, Bosch and Porsche. It hosts the world’s first TV tower and also the second largest mineral water deposits in Europe. Furthermore, Stuttgart is known worldwide for its ballet, its opera and theater.
Ancient capital of the Western Roman Empire of the fifth and sixth centuries, Ravenna has inherited the splendor of a capital from its past and has been able to preserve them in optimal conditions. Its Byzantine mosaics are famous and eight of its monuments have been declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. and there aren’t many cities that can boast eight Unesco sites!
Nis lies on the river Nisava, with about 300 000 inhabitants and is surrounded by three majestic mountain ranges. Due to its specific geographical position through history got known as the ”Gateway between East and West”. In the Middle Ages it was known as “Constantinople road”, today is a city in economic re-emerging with a number of tourist resources, and can provide much, from historical monuments, peace of nature and numerous opportunities for extreme sports, through beautiful architecture and entertainment at many festivals.
Mexico City is a surreal place where the past and the present converge in an urban mosaic of lively streets and unique architecture. Where the picturesque and green canals of Xochimilcos merge with the majestic elegance of the Chapultepec Castle.
It is a sea of flavors and stories, whose swaying is guarded by two beautiful and venerable volcanoes, whose beauty has inspired the best verses since Aztec times.
Augsburg is one of the oldest towns in Germany and site of UNESCO World Heritage. With a Greeter you can take a walk through 20 centuries: follow in the footsteps of the Romans, visit the middle age craftsmen quarters and Renaissance buildings or explore the routes of our „historical water management“ with its canals, bridges and fountains. You can relax in parcs, churchyards or at the riverbanks. Last but not least: enjoy a typical „beergarden“!
To visit us in Saint-Nazaire is to embark on an unexpected journey, to explore a territory with a thousand facets. According to your desires, our greeters invite you to discover the singular adventure of a city that bears witness to the 20th century, the softness of its coasts with beaches and unsuspected creeks, the industrial power of its unique port in France, the calm of the vast Brière marshes…
In the heart of the Puy de Dome and its emblematic volcanoes, discover the many facets of MOND’ARVERNE, where the present rubs shoulders with the past and where history and landscapes intertwine. Located at the gates of Clermont-Ferrand, the territory of Mond’Arverne is a true concentration of Auvergne! This unique territory will reveal its charms and its many facets during the walks proposed by our Greeters.
Passionate and volunteers, our Greeters all take part in the life of Roubaix, a city with a rich industrial past. The city of “1000 chimneys” which is constantly transforming, creating and reinventing itself. Our lovers of Roubaix know every nook and cranny of it. They will tell you the lives of yesterday, today and tomorrow. They will take you on walks full of surprises, where artists’ studios or urban art spots invite themselves into the heart of rehabilitated industrial buildings.
The Peninsula Greeters will be glad to share their « way of life « during your encountering.
Take a break while you travel and be curious: Blue, green, the sea and the countryside play all year around with the special light of the estuaries to offer a changing scenery. Greeters know the nicest spots!
And what about going with them, fishing, hiking, listening about local legends, tasting local food and breton gastronomy ?
It’s all there: at the «Presqu’île de Lezardrieux«!
We’d be happy to show you around BOLOGNA, our medieval gem that is best known for its old University, mouthwatering cuisine (if you want to experience the joys of good food then Bologna is the place to be), and welcoming atmosphere. Experience a stroll with us in the city center, the unmissable beating heart. Let’s discover its symbols (the Two Towers, Piazza Maggiore), along hidden places off the beaten track, and get lost under the endless porticos, which stretch along the city for miles and miles.
Montreal, bordered by the St-Lawrence river, is a French speaking city but also bilingual and multilingual. It is made up of multiple cultural quarters and known especially for welcoming it’s visitors. The city has exceptional public transportation: metro, bus, Uber and BIXI (bicycle rentals) as well as an impressive network of bike paths. Come see Mont Royal dominating the city, the Olympic stadium, parc Jean-Drapeau and La Ronde on Ile Ste-Hélène. Museums and theatres, pubs and cafés, the architecture of New France in Old Montreal and enjoy Montreal’s great restaurants.
Antwerp is a little-known jewel of Belgium with a beautiful historic city center; a unique cathedral and important museums. Stroll in the pedestrian zone of our city center and enjoy a diverse range of shops, bars and restaurants. Or hop on and off with a bike that you can take everywhere.
Sparkling Sydney with its spectacular harbour grew from one of the world’s oldest indigenous cultures. Now an exciting, culturally diverse city it combines vibrant green spaces alongside colonial architecture and award-winning contemporary design to house some of the best restaurants, bars, cafes and shopping in Australia. Set amongst nature’s gems, pristine sandy beaches and forest walks are only ferry ride away. Sydney offers much more than its world-renowned Opera House and Harbour Bridge.
Founded in 1589 as a fortress, Volgograd (then Tsaritsyn) gradually grew into an important river-port. Stalingrad (renamed in 1925) was a fast growing urban centre when the World War II began. One of the longest and deadliest battles in the history of the warfare raged here in 1942-1943. Quickly rebuilt and revived after the war, it became vibrant again. Now Volgograd is the capital of the region with 1 million residents. It offers many visitor attractions including the famous Mamayev Kurgan.
Have you ever wished to visit a place and instantly feel like a local? Well, come to Ramallah, the Palestinian beacon of hope, culture, economy, a fast-growing cosmopolitan town, with an exquisite arts and gastronomy, open-minded to welcome you to your second home. Enjoy the landmarks: our vibrant city center, museums, art galleries, theatres, parks, booming restaurant scene, and bustling nightlife.
Incheon is a maritime city, which embraces the beauty of nature,
contains the history of Korea, and a futuristic city that will lead a brilliant future. Ganghwado Island and Wolmido will give you joy, and the islands of Incheon will give you a relaxation. Discover the modern and contemporary period of Korea at the open port area, and Chinatown will become your time machine. In the Songdo international city you can experience the city’s modernity and comfort.
Lac-Megantic and its region offers abundant nature and mountain hikes through trails for all types of walkers. Its lake offers an expanse of water for bathers, water sports and fishing. Its first international starry sky reserve enlivens the observers seeking to view the universe. Mont –Mégantic National Park welcomes visitors to the Astrolab for the interpretation of astronomy. Nature lovers will be won over by the beauty in which the municipality of Lac-Mégantic is immersed.
Adelaide Greeters offers personalised orientation walks of the City, tailored to your interests and available in multiple languages. Our passionate and knowledgeable volunteers will help you discover the City of Adelaide.
Milan is a unique elegant city, full of life and culture, modern and ancient. Its churches and museums are rich in masterpieces such as the Da Vinci’s Last Supper. The Duomo, Sforza Castle and the modern buildings such as the Vertical Forest, show the city’s evolution of architecture throughout the centuries. Milan is the global capital of fashion and design and its divine cuisine will amaze anyone. Its university life, its nightlife with theatres, pubs and clubs are vibrant and dynamic.
Accra was founded by the Ga people (Ga-Adangbe, an ethnic group from the Greater Accra Plains) in the late 1400s, later it became a center for trade with the Portuguese, who built a fort in the town. In the 17th century it was the site of three European trading fortresses, which were all in British hands by 1871. Accra became the capital of the British colony of the Gold Coast in 1876 and was made capital of independent Ghana in 1957. Accra has the best infrastructure, and with a stable economy
Are you visiting Gaspé? You can experience a warm welcome from our Greeters. Let someone who holds the city dear guide you through all the treasures that Gaspé has to offer and experience Gaspé just as a local would!
Absolutely free and guaranteed to enrich your stay!
L’Aisne is just one hour north-east of Paris, on the road to Brussels. In addition to its rich natural environment, it has one of the biggest and most important cultural heritages in France, and warm and welcoming residents. Our Greeters deploy treasures of imagination to make your journey unforgettable: walks in costume or in song, treasure hunts or flower pressing are just some of their ideas. In short, there is something for everyone! Our Greeters look forward to meet you and show you round!
Alba from Spain about Tokyo Greeters
Booking with Tokyo Greeters was the best decision we took. Kiyo was kind, charming and he prepared an excellent tour for us in Shibuya. He speaks perfect Spanish, so we didn't have any problem understanding him. My boyfriend and I keep a great memory about him and his...
Amiens and Amiènois conceal hidden treasures. One of the locals is waiting for you as a friend for a stroll. He/she will make you discover the city and will reveal the gourmet specialties and where to taste them. You will be pleasantly surprised by this quiet city which is worth the detour and deserves the return! As Jules Verne wrote to one of his friends: “On the desire of my wife, I settle in Amiens, a wise city, policed in the same mood”. Sign Up for a Greet!
Fancy discovering Angers with a local ? Greeters are happy to show you the city the way they see it. The association Angers Loire Greeters gathers inhabitants, enthusiastic volunteers, who love their city and are keen on giving some of their time to show it, as if they were with friends. They are no tour guides, only passionate people willing to share their knowledge and points of view. By foot, bicycle or tramway, and anyway they can!
Let yourself be surprised by discovering Annecy with a resident of this magnificent city. The Greeters of Lake Annecy welcome you and offer you many walks: A tour of the lakeside, a discovery of the old town, an industrial history of the city and other unusual activities to enjoy Annecy: jogging, photography, gastronomy?. The Annecy greeters are ready to welcome you. Feel free to book your trip today.
Aswan is a magnificent tourist destination. It is also Egypt’s southern gate to Africa. It lies on the eastern bank of the River Nile that smoothly flows in splendor through the granite rocks around the Emerald Islands. It is covered with palm trees and tropical plants, which gives it a great view on the Nile and makes it a perfect starting point for Nile cruises.
Welcome to Beijing Greeters!
Are you visiting Beijing? You can experience a warm welcome from a Beijing Greeter. Let someone who holds the city dear guide you through all the treasures that Beijing has to offer and experience Beijing just as a local would!
Absolutely free and guaranteed to enrich your stay!
Wall, War, Techno, Hipsters, Culture – „Berlin“ stands for a multitude of images.
But what is the real Berlin? How do the Berliners see their city? What makes it „their“ Berlin?
Berlin Greeters offer you an original experience money cannot buy – that is why it is free! We show you our neighbourhoods, our favourite places, cafés, corners. We tell you about our lives in busy Berlin, about the pros and cons of living in one of Europe’s most popular metropolies. We are volunteers and greet in our free time.
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There are many ways to explore a city, a destination. Whether you are a shopping addict, an extreme sports lover, willing to discover our local heritage, walking or cycling, we have the perfect Greeter” for you! In Béziers Méditerranée, our Greeters willshow you small details and great monuments, they will share secret spots and sweet moments!
Meet one of our Greeters and discover the environment of the Loire Valley, in a new way, far from touristic clichés!The themes of the visits are varied, and are aimed at providing an enriching human exchange of cultures.If you are interested in discovering our region differently, please choose the visit! We will find the greeter.
Whether you are interested in visiting Bonn because it is the birthplace of Beethoven or the birthplace of Haribo Gummi Bears, you will be surprised by what this small city has to offer: 2000 years of history, vibrant music festivals, neighborhoods full of 1800s architecture, beautiful parks and the Rhine river. But there’s so much more beyond what you read in travel guides; come and spend some time with a Bonn Greeter: enjoy the walk, the cultural exchange, the anecdotes, and the friendship.
Bordeaux is the epicentre of the ‘Bordelais’ area, nearly sixty kilometers from ocean, ‘Aquitaine’ capital city, lying on the banks of Garonne river, Bordeaux has kept its theatre scenery, its secret atmosphere and its kind of haughty pride, often rebellious against Paris.Its fortune and extend are linked to its wines and port. Local soils, climate and knowledge of ‘vignerons’ bring one of the best ‘crus’ in the world.
Boulogne adjoins Paris and is, of course, connected quickly and easily by the Paris Metro. From the stunning heritage of the Albert Kahn Museum and its gardens to the traditional quaint neighbourhoods with their famous architecture of the Thirties, Boulogne offers something for everyone. Vibrant, colourful, fun and free, Boulogne combines the energy of Paris and freedom of peaceful green spaces within and around the city limits.
A landscape of cultures, scattered groves and valleys… here is Brabant Hesbaye ! We will help you to discover, through a personalized walk, the many Romanesque churches and chapels, the burial mounds, the majestic farmhouses with courtyards, the beautiful and luminous Gobertange stone… and the delicious local food and beers !
Bremen as a city of merchants and sailors offers many other corners worth seeing in addition to the historic market square, the Böttcherstraße and the Schnoor. In the north of Bremen, the districts of Blumenthal, Vegesack and Burglesum invite you with lots of greenery and seafaring history. The universe, the drop tower, space technology – all this is Bremen!
Home to artists, free thinkers and the odd seagull, Brighton & Hove is a city like no other. Situated between coast and countryside, the city offers the best of both worlds and is only an hour from London by train. Brighton’s Regency architecture, including the Royal Pavilion (Palace of George IV) sits happily alongside the futuristic British Airways i360 viewing tower. Go on a free tour and explore Brighton with a Greeter and you’ll learn about the history, art and architecture this vibrant, diverse city has to offer.
With clear blue skies and a pulsing river at our heart, Brisbane is an adventurous urban metropolis with a relaxed and welcoming vibe. We celebrate a subtropical climate as an integral part of our alfresco lifestyle and culture. Stunning natural assets with World Heritage rainforests, mountain peaks, and a pristine bay, all just an hour from the CBD. We are also home to the oldest Aboriginal culture on earth. Brisbane embodies the best of Australia with vibrant dining scenes and stunning new hotels.
Brussels is a city which has a lot to offer! It is a very multicultural and open-minded city. Thanks to your Greeter, you’ll be able to explore small and lovely streets, amazing Art Nouveau facades, comic strip walls, street art areas, hidden gems, unknown parks and many more. Your Greeter will share unusual anecdotes with you and you’ll potentially end up drinking a Belgian beer in a friendly atmosphere. Hope to see you soon!
Buenos Aires is Latin American’s capital of art and culture, homeland of Jorge Luis Borges, Julio Cortázar and Ernesto Sábato. Cradle of Tango, home to natural wonders such as Patagonia, Iguazú Falls and the Andes Mountains; the Mecca of football, it will also delight you with the most exquisite meat and surprise with its excellent wines. Vegetarians and vegans will also find many options. A city of European style, with a vibrant rhythm, where culture and pleasure come together.
The Côte-d’Or in Burgundy is a genuine treasures land: wines and vineyards, gastronomy, culture, heritage and nature will give you an impression of colours, flavours, peace and pleasures . . .
You now have the chance to meet a Greeter in Beaune, wine capital of Burgundy, in Dijon, in the Côte de Nuits and Vingeanne areas! Greeters of Burgundy share with you their personal anecdotes and interests.
Caen la mer
Territory of contrast between the bustling city of Caen and its historical heritage, a wild and preserved nature or the seashores that stretch from Ouistreham Riva- Bella to Lion sur mer. Caen la mer is a destination with a thousand facets, from the Middle Ages to the landing beaches and a preserved nature. Here it’s all here! From the must-see to the little hidden treasures, choose your walk according to your desires thanks to our passionate Greeters.
Beaches, Boulevard de la Croisette, Film festival and so on… Cannes, often called the “Pearl of palaces”, is so much more!
You thought you knew Cannes? The Greeters are there to make you discover or rediscover the Cannes destination otherwise.
Carolina from Spain about Wuppertal Greeters
We had a great time in Wuppertal. We owe this in large part to Ulli, our very friendly greeter. Ulli showed us the unrecognized corners in Wuppertal, telling lots of details and interesting stories. We will definitely come to Wuppertal again.
Caroline from Canada about Tel Aviv Greeter
I had the most wonderful time with my Greeter Anat. She took me to very special and quaint spots in the city. We talked a lot and I learned what it’s like for young people to live in Tel Aviv, and saw places I never would have seen otherwise. I will cherish this...
One TGV hour away from Paris, the Champagne area welcomes you. The territory offers a wide range of activities. Greeters will make you discover the Champagne vineyard, its history, the tasks in the vines, and the making of the famous sparkling wine of celebration. Champagne?s cultural heritage is rich: Greeters will stroll with you through our main cities, such as Reims, Epernay, Sézanne and Vitry; and also through its quaint villages. All Greeters wish to welcome you as a friend.
Charleroi, a post-industrial city, fascinates those who love urban and/or underground activities. The surrounded area is formed by plateaus, open landscapes punctuated by small woody valleys and listed architectural heritage.
Let a friendly, knowledgeable local give you an insider’s orientation to Chicago! Register at least 10 business days in advance for a FREE 2-4 hour visit of Chicago.Greeter visits are customized based on your choice of neighborhoods, language and interests. We have over 200 enthusiastic volunteers waiting to share their expertise and passion about the city with you!
Cynthia from USA about Sydney Greeters
Richard Harris was an excellent Sydney Greeter. He was upbeat & energetic. We toured The Art Gallery of New South Wales & Newtown.
Explore Darmstadt through the eyes of Darmstadt Greeters! See our city of science, with international institutions like ” ESOC “, significant schools and universities. It is also the city of Arts, with the Art Nouveau district Mathildenhöhe, as well as the city of music. Darmstadt prides itself to our proximity to Messel (WeltNATURerbe), Odenwald and the Bergstaße, with its tremendous hiking opportunities nearby. We look forward to hearing from you.
Denver Greeter invites you to discover the Mile High City and Colorado, home to seven professional sports teams, the Rocky Mountains, the Great Sand Dunes, 30 natural hot springs, and 58 fourteeners. Colorado is a magnet for adventure seekers as it offers the country’s best skiing, snowboarding, hiking, rafting, kayaking, and rock climbing. Return to Denver for its art, music, food, and shopping. With over 300 days of sunshine annually and low humidity, Denver is a great place to visit, any time.
Welcome to the BASQUE COUNTRY! Ongi etorri! – lush and green with big valleys and gentle slopes. Basques represent Europe’s oldest culture. We speak “Euskera” and along with Spanish, it is the co-official language. Some say that it is one of the best places to eat in Europe. One of our foodie treasures are the famous small finger food creations called “pintxos”.Come and visit us and we’ll share our knowledge and passion for our city. Walks are offered in a variety of languages.
Thinking about Duesseldorf you might imagine the Königsallee, the fancy and expensive shopping street, or the Old Town, called the longest bar in the world. But Duesseldorf with its 50 districts offers much more. Beautiful streets with old Art Nouveau houses, small neighborhoods with owner-managed shops, historical and modern buildings often lie side by side. International flair combines with the original Duesseldorf Rheinish cheerfulness which makes life in this city adorable. Come and feel it !!!
If you not have been to Freiburg you missed something. Here, in the very South-West of Germany, influences of many eras, peoples and regions mix. The unhurried way of living in Baden and the French savoir-vivre are building a likable connection. Architecturally, culturally and historically, Freiburg has much to offer. Enjoyment and ecology have priority here. Add to this the attractive location in the Upper Rhine Valley on the edge of the Black Forest. And even the climate is very comfortable.
Görlitz has a rich history and a fascinating, beautiful city ambiance. An ensemble of the Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and the early days with more than 3500 monuments – a density of seeking well-preserved monuments and character of streets and squares of different eras. The city, divided 1945 at the end of WWII, presents itself as an example of the unification of Europe, living cultural unity and diversity at the same time. See you soon in Germany´s far east in Görlitz!
Grenoble, vibrant city turned towards the future, which has also managed to preserve the traces of its rich past, is a great place to discover with a local. This city offers countless possibilities of walks; including a stroll through the tiny pedestrian streets, touring the European award-winning eco-neighborhoods or climbing the impressive Bastille.Our greeters will surprise you by their kindness !
Hamburg has everything that makes life pleasant. Hamburg is green, even in the city center around the Alster. At weekly markets, in small stores and large department stores you can find everything. The cultural scene ranges from the Elbphilharmony concert hall to small live clubs in the Schanzenviertel, St.Pauli and Eimsbüttel. The world-famous red light district on the Reeperbahn attracts night owls. And one of the largest ports in Europe connects us to the world via the Elbe river.
Hammad from Australia about Shanghai Greeters
My greeters were absolutely amazing. I had a great time. It would have been so much difficult to discover the city by myself. They showed me around a few places. We had some interesting food. I think I've made friends for life. I will definitely request for a greeter...
Hanau – La Petite Pierre
Pink sandstone, green forest, Lalique crystal, castles… whenever you are looking for a perfect place for hiking or for cultural entertainment, you will find it in the Land of La Petite Pierre. Our Greeters want to share their love for their land, may youvisit us during our lively outdoor summer jazz festival or to enjoy the vivid color of the autumn forest. Let us introduce you to our land, we will be pleased to meet you!”
Hasselt is not only the place to be for fashion and food lovers. Hasselt Greeters will surprise you by walking through lovely streets and astonishing spots, showing the things they love in their city, the many street art paintings, the Hasselt jenever, the famous spiced biscuits (speculaas), the local stores, bars and restaurants and so much more. Greeters can also take you on a bicycle tour outside the city center such as the Herkenrode Abbey site or the beautiful nature in domein Kiewit.
Although we are one of the smallest villages in Belgium, the Hoegaarden Beer is famous around the world.In the 18th century our village counted 40 breweries. Our greeters can tell you all about it.But there is much more… all the hidden treasures… nice places… natural and agricultural landscapes… and all the unwritten stories.Come, taste and experience it yourself.We are looking forward to welcome you. Cheers !
Houston, fourth largest city in America, is also the most ethnically diverse. Residents celebrate that by enjoying food of many ethnicities. There are more theater seats here than any place except New York City. And the Museum of Fine Arts has just completed its third building on the compact campus. The world’s largest medical facility is here (Texas Medical Center) and NASA, home of the US astronauts. Considered the “energy capital of the world” there is truly something for everyone to enjoy.
Surrounded by seven hills, “the city of brown roofs” – Ibadan, is the second biggest in Nigeria. Its the capital of Oyo state, one of 36 states of Nigeria and the largest one in south western Nigeria region, well known as Yorubaland – the cradle of Yoruba ethnic group civilisation. Its the largest thriving culture in Africa that counts more than 40 million people, nowadays considered as one of the most urbanized people on African continent.
John from USA about Vienna Greeters
Our greeter was amazing! He knows so much about Vienna. He even knew the architect of our building that was off the beaten path. This was a highlight during our visit. I would definitely recommend!
KAGAWA is the smallest prefecture in Japan, but in here are beautiful nature landscapes, many historical places and good foods.
Each Udon restaurant – it’s said that we have 700 in our town – has unique and original culture that has been made with their customers.
So the way of Udon serving, side menus you could choose and atmospheres you feel.
So why not come and walk with us around the Ritsurin Garden or discover the small Udon restaurant of our city and countryside?
Meet Kassel with friends! Kassel is the home of the UNESCO World Heritage mountain park with unique water features and its landmark Hercules, of the world art exhibition Documenta, the palace with its collection of Old Masters, and many other attractions. Follow in the footsteps of the Brothers Grimm, visit some of the 25 fascinating museums, or relax in the many parks with their beautiful flower gardens. You find all this in the heart of Germany, easily reached from all directions.
Katrien from Belgium about Rotterdam Greeter
We had a very enjoyable couple of hours with David. It was a very good choice of itinerary - a bit off the beaten track with things we would probably not have seen on our own as ordinary tourists.
Dover is a small town with a huge history. The Harbour is a busy ferry port, welcoming cruise ships and pleasure craft of all sizes. Dover Castle founded in the 11th century has been described as “The Key to the Kingdom”. It sits on top of the White Cliffs of Dover and looks across the English Channel to France. Every king and queen of England has visited Dover. We have Roman Dover, medieval buildings still in use, such as the Maison Dieu (1203) and so much more. And the views ….
As one of the fastest growing tourism destinations in East Africa, Rwanda’s rich heritage, culture and natural resources offer a full range of travel experiences including eco-tourism site that are both dynamic and sustainable. The experiences for travelers are not simply the amazing National museums, Arts Crafts but include local foods and drinks, remarkable Genocide memorial areas, Volcano National Park including tracking Mountain Gorilla, Canopy walk, climbing mount kigali and sports.
Kyoto is Japan’s old capital, where is still now the cultural center of Japan. We have 17 world heritages and much more beautiful traditional places. If you would like to feel traditional atmosphere, cultures and customs, Kyoto is the best choice of visit without any doubt.
Kyoto Greeters will spend several hours with you following your plan as a ‘local friend’ in Kyoto to let you know more of our city, local cultures and customs.
Ranked amongst the most beautiful bays in the world, the 9km of golden sands of the bay of La Baule Escoublac offers a playground on an amazing scale. Above and beyond the beach our Greeters like nothing better than to share with you their love and enthusiasm for our town and its surrounding area. They are just waiting give you an insight into the many treasures, their ‘secret places’ and anecdotes…
Lausanne is surrounded by snow-capped mountains, vineyards, and a beautiful lake. Discover different aspects of life and culture in Lausanne and Switzerland. From the world-famous Olympic Museum and quaint Old-Town to the off-the-beaten tracks neighborhoods and parks, there is a lot to discover in a relaxing town where walking and using public transportation is made easy. Whether you come for personal vacation, studies, or a business-trip, we are happy to hear from you!
In July 2005, the UNESCO organisation gave Le Havre centre, rebuilt by Auguste Perret, the World Heritage status. Perret succeeded in bringing together classical tradition and a strong willing to build modern style, to reinvent on 133 hectares, a unique city where architecture is readable, light harmonious and strongly innovative. Ask a greeter to welcome you there.
In the South West of France, at the borders of the Atlantic ocean, the people of Les Landes wish to meet with visitors, whether they are holidaymakers or newcomers. So, if you are staying in Les Landes – for a few days off or for longer – and want to try a new experience, why not go for a free tour of specific areas with the help of a Greeter? Involved towns: Biscarrosse – Armagnac – Atlantique – Mont de Marsan – Chalosse – Morcenais – Hossegor – Montfort – Mimizan
Liège, the Ardent City, modern town, lively 24/7, rhymes with youth, thanks to its university, its gastronomy, its trendy shopping, its HST railway station, plenty of green spots, i.e.the Citadel’s hillside paths. Discover its 13centuries-old history, inherited from the Principalty of Liège, through St Paul’s cathedral, 7 collegiate churches, its Palace of the Princes-Bishops, and its renowned Perron for instance. What about booking a stroll, free with your mini-group ? Come, enjoy with us !
Loix – Ile de Ré
Loix is a peninsula on the island Ile de Ré known for its protected and authentic environment. You will take a beautiful road crossing salt marches and following the typical bicycle-lanes of the island before discovering the rich cultural heritage of this small village.
The London Greeters offer to visitors the unique experience of a locals’ knowledge and introduction to what makes London a vibrant and exciting place to visit. If you have a special interest we can match you with a London Greeter who shares that interest; whether you want to learn more about local history, infamous residents, culture, sport, architecture or art, or to explore the many markets – take advantage of their knowledge and passion and discover something new about London.
Louise from UK about New York Big Apple Greeter
Bob was incredibly kind and informative even before we arrived in the city and couldn't be any more helpful. He quite literally tailored the day to our needs and interests. We saw so much of the city that we would have missed had we attempted on our own: Cloisters,...
Lund was founded by the Danish king Harald Bluetooth in the end of 960th or beginning of 970th, which makes it the oldest city in Sweden. During the Danish medieval time, Lund was the archbishop papal center for 500 years. There were 22 churches and four monasteries. The city was part of the Danish kingdom for almost 700 years, and Swedish the last 360 years.
As we know, the discovery of a city depends on meeting its inhabitants. Live the unique experience of Greeting in Lyon: a voluntary citizen from Lyon will help you discover the city in his/her own way, following common interests. The most beautiful markets of Lyon, the best shopping streets, the forgotten tourist areas… This is part of what you can decide to discover with a Lyon City Greeter.
Mainz, that is the city of Gutenberg, historical Roman city and young university town, Great Wine Capital together with the region Rheinhessen, cathedral city, hotspot of carnival and creative start-up city. Mainz is diverse, just like our greets. We love our city and hope, you will go home as a Mainz enthusiast!
Have you ever wanted to see a European city that is arranged in squares? Stroll through the urban and multicultural Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region in the middle of the Squares with lots of cafés and restaurants. Explore the public and green spaces between the river Neckar and the river Rhine. And find out more about our city of music, art and industrial history that lead to the invention of the bicycle, the tractor and the automobile by Carl Benz.
Maria from Italy about Tokyo Greeters
Everything was perfect and amazing. Masako was an excellent guide, so kind, sweet and amazing person. Thank you for this great experience.
Feeling like a fish out of water in Marseille? Then book a walk with a Greeter next time you are visiting the South of France and swim with the tide. Our Marseille local will accompany you on your walk, unveil their secret areas, sand top addresses and regale you with fun little stories about the enigmatic Marseille-Provence area. Greeters are committed to offering a hospitable welcome, familiarizing visitors with their city and fostering friendly encounters and exchanges.
The history of the Medea region takes its roots in the distant past. During the Roman domination, several cities were built among which Lambdia. The ruins of Rapidum (Djouab) and Thanarusuma (Berrouaghia) attest to this Roman presence. In the Xth century, with the advent of the Fatimids, Ziri chief of the Sanhadjas tribes, founded the kingdom of the Zirides, he built his capital at Achir (near Ain Boucif). And authorized his son Bologhine to create three other cities: Al-Djazair, Miliana and Médéa.
The Mons Greeters welcome you!
In Mons for a few days? Willing to discover the country off the beaten tracks through the eyes of a Mons local ?
Through direct contact with the local population, we intend to promote respect of the city’s environment, culture and traditions, as well as vivid exchanges between visitors and inhabitants.
Mons Greeters welcome you to share their passion for the city during an authentic, genuine and free encounter.
Take the opportunity to discover Mulhouse and its surroundings with its unusual and authentic thousand wonders with passionate ambassadors : the Greeters of Mulhouse Alsace.
Just choose a theme (art, nature, architecture…) and get ready to visit the cityfrom a unique perspective.
Mulhouse is located 20 min from Switzerland and 20 min from Germany. Our location is perfect to discover the region of Alsace, its wine routes and other treasures.
Munich is the place to be!
Enjoy a cappuccino in the sun, watch the Eisbach surfers on a wild river wave or find the best beer in Munich.
As you stroll through the city with Munich Greeters, you will discover pretty houses and facades, small alleys andwonderful parks no big tourist group ever sees.
And you will hear fascinating stories about our history and our city life. To top it off, we can teach you some words of Bavarian, a difficult dialect that even people from Northern Germany do not understand. “I mog di” for example,means “I love you.”
Nancy Greeters will show you the numerous faces of our beautiful city, known for its UNESCO world heritage thanks to the famous Place Stanislas, and as a main center for Art Nouveau (Modern Style). Among the different themes we suggest, you can choose for parks and gardens, Art Nouveau, Nancy by night, a bike ride, industrial heritage, or culture. Our team has more than 30 Greeters. Sure you will find one who will correspond to your personality or your interests. Greeters are waiting for you!
Do you think tourism can be a source of cultural exchange both for visitors and locals? If you agree, then come with us for a walk to see what this other tourism is like. The Nantes Greeters, Nantes and surrounding areas’ locals, who love the place they live in, are open to other cultures. They cover all ages and backgrounds and are volunteering to give up some of their spare time to meet with you and show you round the town, depending on your interests and tastes.
Come experience Nashville, a city where music is inspired, created, recorded, and performed. Beyond the Music City reputation, Nashville is home to award-winning chefs and restaurants, historical attractions, unique and diverse neighborhoods, and so much more!
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New York City is the Big Apple! A study in contrasts, it is sophisticated and down-to-earth, stimulating and relaxing. Its people – and restaurants – are highly diverse. There is almost too much to see and do – world-class museums, Broadway shows, world-famous sports teams, and the 24-hour-a-day subway to get you where you want to go. But be forewarned: once you are here, you may never want to leave. (Photo: Delphine Manet)
Find out more from a Greeter about the different aspects of the city : everyday life, local cooking, parks and gardens, the port, Bellet and its wines, the north of Nice, Cimiez or Garibaldi : our Greeters will share their everyday life in their neighbourhood with you and all the useful tips for your stay! Interested in local cooking, tasting local products and wines, discovering local dishes recipes, hunting for antics? Come and meet our Greeters.
The north of France is shaped by history. Most historical periods are still readable in landscapes. Incomparable cathedrals spring out in the scenery mixed with royal residencies or remembering spots from first world war. Lille, in flander county, is a city with rich cultural heritage. Flamish architecture is also everywhere in Artois county. Opal coast reveals extraordinary lights on land and sea . Ask greeters to let you discover all these marvels.
Orleans is one of the oldest cities in France. Located on the banks of the Loire between Beauce and Gatinais, Forêt d’Orléans and Etangs de Sologne, it combines a prestigious environment with an history rich of events.Through the passionate eyes of Orleans, discover the little story, that of everyday …
Discover the Orne region differently, in a convivial, simple manner in tune with your wishes? Meet a greeter and « follow the guide » for a tour, off the beaten track. They will know how to help you discover the county in their own way. Involved towns in the ORNE region are: Alençon – Perche Normand – Pays Fertois – Collines Normandie – Pays de Camermbert – Bagnoles de l’Orne – Argentan – Domfront – Sources
You are interested in getting to know in-depth Eastern Styria, our culinary land of milk and honey where people live both tradition and sustainability with a passion? You would like to explore the rural areas and charming villages of Eastern Styria and are seeking a personal encounter with the residents? You wish to get an authentic impression of everyday life and explore in depth the countryside?
The Paris Greeters are volunteer ambassadors, they have the desire to show their city to visitors from all over the world. They offer them free walks around Paris and its surrounding districts. Meetings between local residents and visitors are based upon a shared experience and mutual discovery of one another and their respective cultures. A walk with a greeter is the opportunity to see Paris through the eyes of a local and to discover it away from the beaten track with warmth and enthusiasm.
« Greeters made in Pas-de-Calais » is an initiative of the Pas-de-Calais Tourist Board, based on a concept from New York “Big Apple Greeters”, who offer tourists the opportunity to meet with a local inhabitant who shows him around and speaks to him about “his” neighbourhood, “his” town, about which he is enthusiastic and proud. For the visitor, the meeting with this « friend » is an enriching experience. The « Greeters made in Pas-de-Calais » service is completely free of charge.
Pays des Herbiers
Stroll through the villages and alleys or take secular hollow paths, then traverse verdant and undulating landscapes typical of the bocage and finally discover an heritage in many facets. Castles and windmills played their role during the Vendée Wars, but also an industrial heritage inherited from the early twentieth century makes the identity and landscape of the Pays des Herbiers, lands of Puy du Fou®
As a roman Capital, Poitiers can claim for 2000 years of histoiry written and woven in its current landscape. Bathed with two rivers, “le Clain” and “la Boivre”, the Poitiers headland welcome its visitors in an historical center full of character. The green of its valeys, parks and gardens, its market places and lively crowd come to light along streets and pathes. The city, its districts and environments come to the eyes of people taking time to discover them? with a greeter for sure!
If you want to know more about life in an Italian village with less than 5,000 inhabitants, our Greeters are very much willing to share their knowledge. as they are willing to show you the best markets, tell you about the small beaches they prefer or advice you on the most beautiful day trips.Or maybe you want to know where we drink our espresso?
Anyway, we invite you cordially to book a Rotondella Greeter an get to learn more about beautiful southern Italy.
Discover the dynamism, energy and striking modern architecture of Rotterdam, the largest and most important port in Europe. The town centre was bombed flat in World War 2 and since then the story has been one of renewal and regeneration – but always with respect for what stood before.
A few minutes only from Paris, our city is a breath of fresh air with a green setting. Our greeters will uncover its secrets in its small streets and parks that once hosted famous historical characters … On the banks of the Seine, follow the steps of Impressionist painters, experience the feeling of the guinguettes and the freedom of that time. A good escape from the noise of the bustling city of Paris in a relaxed atmosphere. Rueil-Malmaison is a city that will undoubtedly surprise you.
Saint Germain en Laye
Come to visit our city in a different way! How? With one of our Greeters. You will discover Saint-Germain-en-Laye – city of kings of France – through the eyes of an inhabitant. Walk’s topics are diversified because Saint-Germain-en-Laye is a destination with many advantages: royal town, extraordinary environment, town center particularly lively, picturesque streets. We offer Greets in English and German, maybe soon in other languages. Let’s share together a local life experience!
Saint Petersburg Greeters do not waste time giving long descriptions of places as if reading aloud a thick dryly written guidebook.We do not stuff the tourist’s memory with a huge lot dates and figures which some official guides are often tempted to do.We are not guides, but hospitable hosts who can’t wait to show our guest to everything we love about Saint Petersburg and all that we are proud of in it.With us the traveler does not walk along the beaten path paved by tour operators, but mingles with the locals and takes part in their everyday life.He is no longer an observer who watches the city from behind a tourist bus window.
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Sarah from USA about Hamburg Greeters
Our time with Fred, an International Greeter in Hamburg, was a highlight of our month in Europe. Fred took us to parts of Hamburg we never would have found on our own while sharing the history of Hamburg and how it informs the present. We took a ferry ride down the...
Town of traditions, Sélestat will amaze you. The Humanist Library and the two magnificent churches face each other, are the cultural treasure of Sélestat. Delicious fragrances issue from the Maison du Pain, the regional natural reserve, the half-timbered houses, the exquisite restaurants, the stork nests, the numerous high-quality events, shows and exhibitions, alternative music festival or animations, discover all of these with a Sélestat Greeter.
Sherbrooke is a thriving urban center at the convergence of the Magog and St. Francis rivers. Whether you’re searching for peaceful walks or urban hikes filled with action, Sherbrooke has the paths you’re looking for. Discover the 18 giant fresco murals that transform the downtown into a true street museum. In summer, several festivals, concerts, and events are held in the city. Outdoor enthusiasts, a good selection of sports available for you. We are ready to show you around!
Sofia is a mystery full of extreme contrasts. In order for you to conquer Sofia, the capital of the cyrillic alphabet, and get to know its lively citizens within a short stay, you would either need the help of a friend or the free advice of an open-minded local… so get a greeter!
And remember – you’re not just a tourist, you’re a friend!
Sokode is the second-largest city in Togo with a population of around 118 852 inhabitants, it is situated in the centre of the country halfway between the tropical climate of the coast and the dry Sahel climate. Sokode is the capital of the central province and prefecture of Tchaoudjo and the city of the Kotokoli ethnic majority from which it derives its name.
Strängnäs is an inviting city by the lake Mälaren, with wll preserved buildings that survived the big fire 1871. Since 1120 Strängnäs is a bishopseat. The cathedral and buildings around remind us about different periods of time (ex. the Vikings). The center has many restaurants and different kinds of shopping and a nice harbor. Strängnäs – Eden of Sweden. You can easily come here by train from Stockholm (50 min 80 km).
Tallinn is a perfect holiday destination if you want to combine the comforts of the modern world, versatile nightlife and luxurious adventures with rich cultural scenes in the local historical setting. Today’s Tallinn is a compact green capital; an exciting mix of old and new. Tallinn Old Town is one of the best-preserved Hanseatic town centers in the world. Tallinn holds a strange contrast between the diverse depth of its culture, architecture and cuisine, and its modern tourist identity.
Discovering people with traditions. Based on gratuity, voluntary work and cultural exchange, the Greeter activity creates links between Antananarivo and its visitors who immerse themselves in the city.
Tehran is the capital city and beating heart of our Iran. Each corner of old Tehran is full of memory from 1796 and modern parts engage you. Tehran keeps you calm with its skirts, in the north beautiful Alborz mountain range and in the south ancient Rey plain. We love our land and will help you to find the love of this Middle Eastern metropolis. Iranians are famous for their hospitality culture.
Known as the city that never sleeps, Tel Aviv is a popular tourist destination. It is renowned for its 24-hour culture, historical sights, Mediterranean beaches, bars, restaurants, cafés, parks, shopping, and quaint neighborhoods. In 2003 UNESCO declared The White City – the unique urban and historical fabric of Tel Aviv – as a World Cultural Heritage due to the architectural qualities of the city’s buildings and streets. Tel Aviv emerges as the perfect mix of the contemporary and the classic.
Why don’t you walk through Tokyo with us? Along the way, you will pass through beautifully landscaped gardens, ancient temples and shrines, bustling shopping arcades, crowded business districts, and quiet residential streets. You will be surrounded by traditional architecture and tall gleaming skyscrapers of glass and steel. Thousands of restaurants beckon with neon signs and paper lanterns. Smiles are everywhere, excitement is in the air and a surprise waits around every corner.
As an active and modern city, Toulouse is known as the « tiny Barcelone » by its 90 000 students that represent a fourth of its population. The town has a high reputation for its inborn taste to party. From Spain, it takes long “apperitif” time with tapas taken ‘en terrasse”, naps in sunny parks, festive and friendly lunches and musical and artistic festivals. Greeters will help you to discover and choose among all the different aspect and programs offered by the city.
Tours – Val de Loire
Touraine Greeters are welcoming you to give you the keys for a wonderful stay in Tours, Chinon, Sainte Maure, Loches, Amboise: the main entrances of the Loire Valley. With the eyes of a “Tourangeau”, you will discover all the facets of these cities: cathedrals,Loire banks, old medieval towns and also taste French wines and gastronomy. Walking or cycling, find places off the beaten track with our Touraine Greeters and enjoy your stay.
Troyes et Aube
The Greeters from Troyes will welcome you warmly and will be able to tell you about their lives in the capital of Champagne area! They will take you to the places they most like, as their neighborhoods, art fairs, little shops, … They will share with you their love for Troyes gastronomy and will take you to the original market place. They will also help you to organize your stay, taste Champagne or just go biking on the best trails near the lakes, admiring the birds.
Situated where the Vercors Mountain meets the Ardèche, on the banks of the mighty Rhône river, the cities of Valence, Romans and the surrounding area reflect our lifestyle, a way of life on a human scale.The greeters of Valence Romans are willing to make you discover the region according to their hobbies: hiking, cycling, architecture, photography, nature, historical heritage, Our greeters are looking forward to meet you!
Vallée de Munster
The Valley of Munster is a mountain community of 16 towns and villages over an area of 30 square kilometers, located in Alsace, 18 kilometers from Colmar. This is a great place to enjoy beautiful landscapes and outdoor activities including mountain biking, hiking, skiing, and snowshoeing, as well as a multitude of cultural activities such as visiting traditional farms, wine tasting, or even enjoying the famous Munster cheese. Our Greeters are ready to share their spots with you.
Did you know Versailles is not only the Sun King city but an example of French traditions and refinement? Let our Greeters show you around and share their Versailles with you: no doubt they will unveil some of Versailles’ best kept secrets for you! You might even end the day enjoying a drink in some amazing place, known by the locals only.
The Vézère Valley and its basin display many treasures: a river, preserved landscapes, the presence of Humanity for more than 400,000 years, a typical rural
heritage, gastronomy with a gourmet reputation, a culture all in relief, ancestral traditions, tales and fantastic legends.
Come on a free, private and personal walk through the city. Walks are open to everyone, alone or in small groups up to a maximum of six people. At least one member of the group must be 18 years old or older. Tell us a little bit about yourselves and what you’re interested in, and we’ll do our best to find a Greeter for your visit. Once we’ve found a Greeter, they will contact you by email. If we are unable to organise a Greet for your visit, we will contact you directly and let you know.
Usually Wuppertal is associated with the world-famous suspension railway, called “Schwebebahn”, which trails above the “Wupper”. But there is much more to explore! Wuppertal impresses with extensive public green space, often only accessible by climbing stairs. Even so, the city has also a lot to offer regarding culture, art and citizen’s initiatives, such as the cultural center “Utopiastadt”. Discover the unique features of Wuppertal, accompanied by a local greeter!
There are so many things to do and see in Zurich: take a stroll along the lake, hop on a vintage tram, or climb to the rooftop terrace of a container tower. Zurich is also the city of “badis”, bathing areas with bars on the rivers and the lake, repurposed warehouses and factories, the singing Christmas tree, and last but not least, it has the world’s biggest church clock face!
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