MGV welcomes you to Munich

MGV (Association of Munich Tourist Guides) is an alliance of Munich's tourist guides with the aim to care about and promote professional competence of its members and participation in events such as worldwide conventions of tour guides, celebration of the city anniversary, etc.
The tourist guides' expertise is guaranteed by their training through Munich's Tourist Office, certification by the Munich Tourist Guides Association and constant further education.

MGV is a member of the Federal Association of Guides (BVGD). The BVGD is a member of the European Federation of Tourist Guides Association (FEG) and Federation of tourist guides worldwide.


At present 182 tourist guides offer 90 different tours in 29 languages.

The Association

Foundation: May 1995
Members: 182 members, 29 languages
  • Safeguarding of Munich tourist guides' professional interests
  • Securing and furthering of members' competence
Professional qualification: The high quality of the tours that members of the association offer is guaranteed by BVGD's further education certificate and further education programmes by MGV on a monthly basis.
Executive Board: 1st President: Reidun Alvestad-Aschenbrenner
2nd President: Georg Reichlmayr
Treasurer: Gabi Kraus
Secretary: Gigi I. Lefranc
Advisory Board: Renate Bartholomae, Christiane Haack M.A., Virginia Leonhardt M.A.
Memberships: BVGD - German Federal Association of Tourist Guides
The BVGD is a member of:
- European Federation of Tourist Guides (FEG)
- World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA)
Internet: Our homepage offers detailed information of offered tours and languages.
The organisation does not arrange tours. Please contact the guides directly.
Contacts: You will find contact data here.

Mitglied im Bundesverband der Gästeführer
in Deutschland e.V.

BVGD-Zertifikat DIN EN
Qualifizierung für Gästeführer nach europäischem Standard
Das Bayerische Wirtschaftsministerium unterstützt die
Gästeführerqualifizierung DIN EN