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Guida turistica (Italy)

  • Generic name of profession

    Tourist guide
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Guida turistica
    tourist guide (EN)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:
    D.lgs. 23 maggio 2011, n. 79 - art. 3 legge 6/8/2013, n. 97 e leggi regionali
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    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    SEC - Certificate attesting the completion of a secondary course , Art. 11 b
    Free provision of services:
    No prior check of qualifications
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    È guida turistica chi, per professione, accompagna persone singole o gruppi di persone nelle visite ad opere d'arte, a musei, a gallerie, a scavi archeologici, illustrando le attrattive storiche, artistiche, monumentali, paesaggistiche e naturali
    The tourist guide who, by profession, accompanying individuals or groups of people in the visits to works of art, museums, galleries, archaeological digs, illustrating the historical, artistic, monumental, landscape and natural (EN)
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