Personal Travel Guide to Europe

It's everything you need in one mobile travel guide, customized to your interests and needs.

Save hours of time on research, find the hidden gems, and maximize your experience.

What's a Guidester?

The What

Guidester is a personal travel guidebook that guarantees you get the most from your trip. Your custom mobile guide provides personal recommendations on attractions, unique tours, hidden gems, local dining, nightlife, and need to know cultural info…customized to you in a beautiful digital guide that downloads to your smart phone.

The Value

  • Save hours of time with research
  • Personal mobile guide downloads to your phone
  • Expert recommendations and unique local experiences
  • Culture tips ensure you are fully prepared
  • Tailor-made maps make it easy to navigate

Get a completely customized guide for your trip

How it works

Fill out a quick Q & A

Answer a few questions about where you're headed and how you like to travel - your pace, personal interests, "foodie" level, and more.

We create your Guidester

European travel experts create a personal travel guide for you full of the best recommendations based on your interests.

Download to your phone

Download your personal travel guide directly to your phone - no extra app needed - and have a genuine, stress-free trip!

Don't miss out. Make sure you have the best information to have the best experience.

Guidester is like having your own local guide – that knows you and knows the area.


For only $20 a day, you get a personal travel guide of the best things to see and do in each place you visit.



per travel day

For spending only $20 a day on your guide,
you will have more money to spend on your trip.

"I love planning my trip myself, so why use Guidester?"

Quick & Easy

Cut through the noise, saving you hours of time with less than 10 minutes invested.

Local Expertise

Our paid travel experts are living and traveling in Europe to provide you first-hand knowledge.

Single Source

Everything you need in one place means you don’t need multiple resources to figure out what to see and do.


Your Guidester is 100% mobile – not a shred of paper produced – so you help protect the environment.

See what people are saying...

  • Max Waltrip Avatar

    We went to Europe: Amsterdam, Cologne, Munich, Salzburg, Vienna for 18 days. Guidester was a pleasure to work with and their product is excellent. Very reasonable price as well.

    Max Waltrip 2/24/2020
  • Lacey Mitchell Avatar

    Guidester has done many European trips for me and all have been wonderful experiences! I would recommend Guidester time and time again!!!!

    Lacey Mitchell 1/11/2020
  • Chris Curran Avatar

    Guidester did an amazing job helping with our tour of Ireland. We enjoyed it so much that we're going to Scotland with the tool next year.

    Chris Curran 11/25/2019
  • Sue Burden Harris Avatar

    Guidester did a fantastic job preparing our trip plans so all we had to do was go, have fun and no stress. All sightseeing was well organized. I would highly recommend Guidester for your next adventure.

    Sue Burden Harris 11/25/2019
  • Andrew Wilson Avatar

    I highly recommend Guidester. They helped us create a fantastic, custom itinerary complete with everything we needed. Guidester's wealth of knowledge and attention to detail allowed them to tailor our trip to our individual taste. Looking forward to working with Guidester again.

    Andrew Wilson 11/03/2019
  • Jennifer Lommel Avatar

    positive review  We had a wonderful trip planned by Guidester. They recommended tons of things to see in the Black Forest region of Germany as well as in Austria. Many of the day trip additions we never thought of and ended up being our favorite parts of the trip. The guide had... read more

    Jennifer Lommel 10/16/2019
  • Daniella Elaine Avatar

    positive review  My husband and I recently took a trip to Ireland, our first international trip together. We had soooo many questions, concerns, ideas of places we wanted to visit. It was frustrating and confusing to sort through ALL of the things that went into this trip. Before we left for our... read more

    Daniella Elaine 9/27/2019
  • Bonnie Zimmerman Bard Avatar

    positive review  Wow, wow, wow is all I can say about Guidester!! I reached out for a guide for my short 4 day trip to Paris, and within a day I had my very own personal guide. The guide included day trips, personal tours, dining, and just all around tips. We booked... read more

    Bonnie Zimmerman Bard 8/20/2019
  • Andrea Lenzen Avatar

    positive review  Italy was a dream come true for me; especially seeing Venice. I could have never pulled off what Guidester did for all of us. The tours were amazing; the food was beyond my expectations and all the different places we got to explore made my trip perfect. ... read more

    Andrea Lenzen 8/08/2019
  • Herbert J. Baumann Avatar

    positive review  Great travel guides that really help me get the most from my vacation!

    Herbert J. Baumann 8/07/2019
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