INTERNATIONAL TOURIST GUIDE DAY – 2019 EDITION
Free guided tours on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th February 2019
On February 21st each year around the world the International Tourist Guide Day is celebrated, established in 1990 by the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations and promoted in Italy by the National Tourist Guide Association.
The International Tourist Guide Day, with the free offer of tours to the rediscover the beauty of national territories, aims to enhance and spread the sense and the role of a profession that, thanks to a multidisciplinary competence and at the same time to a ‘on the field’ preparation, has the mission of bringing people closer to sites, museums and art cities.
The qualified tourist guides of Artemilia will put their professionalism at the disposal of the public by offering three free guided tours on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th February 2019.
On the occasion of the International Tourist Guide Day, the visits proposed by Artemilia will focus on lesser-known monuments located within the territory of Emilia, with the aim of divulging knowledge of sites and monuments not subject to large tourist flows.
Saturday, 23rd February 2019
COLLEGIATE CHURCH OF SAINT FIORENZO IN FIORENZUOLA D’ARDA
The first appointment is at the Collegiate Church of San Fiorenzo, in Fiorenzuola d’Arda, to discover the origins, the history and the legends linked to this place of art and devotion. Meeting with the Artemilia Tourist Guide in front of the Collegiate churchyard on Saturday 23rd February, at 3:30 pm.
CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHER IN PARMA
The second event, organized in collaboration with “The unusual visits”, is at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Parma, one of the city’s most evocative churches, where evidence of medieval, Renaissance and Baroque art has created an incredibly rich and stratified amalgam. Meeting with the Artemilia Tourist Guide in front of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher churchyard on Saturday 23rd February, at 4:15 pm.
Sunday, 24th February 2019
CHURCH OF SAINT VITALE IN PARMA
The third appointment is at the Church of Saint Vitale in Parma to discover one of the most magnificent treasures of Baroque art in Parma. Meeting with the Artemilia Tourist Guide in front of the entrance of the Church of Saint Vitale on Sunday February 24th at 4:15 pm.
The opportunity offered by the International Tourist Guide Day should not to be missed. The initiative is promoted throughout the peninsula to discover the wonders of its territory or of the city in which you are traveling accompanied by a licensed tour guide, a professional expert able to communicate with sensitivity, passion and competence. We are waiting for you!
Contact us to book a guided tour, for an afternoon full of emotions!