Here is a list of the best Tour Guide books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!
- How to be a Tour Guide: The Essential Training Manual for Tour Managers and Tour Guides (2014)
- Tour du Mont Blanc: Includes 50 Large-Scale Walking Maps & Guides to 12 Towns and Villages – Planning, Places to Stay, Places to Eat (Trailblazer) (2019)
- The Tour of Mont Blanc: Complete two-way trekking guide (2015)
- Fodor’s Boston (Full-color Travel Guide) (2017)
- Tour du Mont Blanc: The world’s most famous trek: everything you need to know to plan and walk it (The Great Treks of the Alps) (2019)
- Fodor’s Los Angeles: with Disneyland and Orange County (Full-color Travel Guide) (2019)
- The D-Day Visitor’s Handbook: Your Guide to the Normandy Battlefields and WWII Paris (2019)
- Lonely Planet Provence & the Cote d’Azur (Travel Guide) (2019)
- Mosby’s Tour Guide to Nursing School: A Student’s Road Survival Kit (2010)
- Explorer’s Guide Maine (19th Edition) (Explorer’s Complete) (2019)
How to be a Tour Guide: The Essential Training Manual for Tour Managers and Tour Guides (2014)
Have you ever wanted to become a Tour Guide but not known where to start? Do you yearn to travel the world, explore exotic locations and lead groups of people around unfamiliar places like it’s your own backyard? This book can help you become a Tour Guide. It will teach you what you need to say, how to advertise your services and even how to get paid.
Tour du Mont Blanc: Includes 50 Large-Scale Walking Maps & Guides to 12 Towns and Villages – Planning, Places to Stay, Places to Eat (Trailblazer) (2019)
At 15,781ft, Mont Blanc is the highest mountain in western Europe. All-in-one hiking route guide, maps and accommodations for the trail (105 miles, 168km) that circumnavigates the massif. Passing through France, Italy and Switzerland, is the most popular long distance walk in Europe. Includes 50 large-scale walking maps; 12 town maps and 2 overview maps.
The Tour of Mont Blanc: Complete two-way trekking guide (2015)
The essential guidebook to the 105-mile Tour of Mont Blanc trek in the Alps. One of the best of the world’s classic walks, which circumnavigates the Mont Blanc massif in about eleven days through France, Switzerland and Italy. The walk has all the excitement of the high mountains yet none of the worry of altitude sickness.
Fodor’s Boston (Full-color Travel Guide) (2017)
There’s history and culture around every bend in Boston―skyscrapers nestle next to historic hotels while modern marketplaces line the antique cobblestone streets. The city that blends yesterday and today has much to offer, and with this updated Fodor’s Gold Guide first-time visitors, as well as returning visitors, will discover all of Beantown’s old and new charms. Fodor’s writers have scoured the city to find the best new hotels, restaurants, bars, shops, and sights.
Tour du Mont Blanc: The world’s most famous trek: everything you need to know to plan and walk it (The Great Treks of the Alps) (2019)
The only guidebook for the Tour du Mont Blanc with Real 1:25,000 Maps: proper mapping included for each stage. This makes navigation easy and saves you money: no need to buy additional maps. Also includes:• Unique Itinerary Planner: plan a bespoke itinerary to match your ability and vacation schedule.
Fodor’s Los Angeles: with Disneyland and Orange County (Full-color Travel Guide) (2019)
Our local writers vet every recommendation to ensure that you not only make the most of your time, but that you also have all the most up-to-date and essential information you need to plan the perfect trip. This new edition has been FULLY-REDESIGNED with a new layout and beautiful images for more intuitive travel planning! Fodor’s Los Angeles includes: that visually captures the top highlights of Los Angeles.
The D-Day Visitor’s Handbook: Your Guide to the Normandy Battlefields and WWII Paris (2019)
The D-Day Visitor’s Handbook includes everything you need to know to plan and make your visit to the site of the biggest seaborne invasion in history.
Lonely Planet Provence & the Cote d’Azur (Travel Guide) (2019)
Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher* is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Try local cheese and wine in hilltop villages overlooking lavender fields, relax on the beaches of St-Tropez and try your luck in Monaco’s famous casino – all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Provence & the Côte d’Azur and begin your journey now!
Mosby’s Tour Guide to Nursing School: A Student’s Road Survival Kit (2010)
Encouraging, user-friendly, and altogether unique, Mosby’s Tour Guide to Nursing School encourages you to not only survive nursing school, but excel in whichever program you select. Throughout the book, Dr. Chenevert compares your journey through nursing school to a road trip, and she offers advice to increase your understanding, help you successfully navigate obstacles, and make your journey more enjoyable.
Explorer’s Guide Maine (19th Edition) (Explorer’s Complete) (2019)
A traveler’s must-have companion for over 30 years―a complete guide to the best of MaineExplorer’s Guide Maine is back for the 19th time, providing readers with everything they need to know for making their next trip to Maine the best one yet.
Best Tour Guide Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some tour guide books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
Democracy: A Guided Tour
Author(s): Jason Brennan
ID: 3663814, Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2023, Size: 12 Mb, Format: pdf
Rome as a Guide to the Good Life: A Philosophical Grand Tour
Author(s): Scott Samuelson
ID: 3708341, Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Year: 2023, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub
Not For Tourists Guide to New York City 2023
Author(s): Not For Tourists
ID: 3398300, Publisher: Not For Tourists, Year: 2022, Size: 70 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly hot items according to Chicago Tribune, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.