Family Tree Tours Announces its 2016 Genealogy/Heritage Tours

Family Tree Tours Announces its 2016 Genealogy/Heritage Tours

For those who wish to journey to their ancestral hometowns and experience the lives their ancestors led before emigrating, Family Tree Tours can help that dream come true. They will help you plan a visit to your hometown and make a contact for you there. Whether you choose a privately escorted, small group, or independent tour, their heritage trips provide you the opportunity to experience the culture of your heritage and create memories for future generations.

WASHINGTON, MO—January 2016Family Tree Tours, a leading European genealogy tour provider for genealogy societies and individuals, announces its 2016 heritage tour line-up.

Mecklenburg, Germany - May 21 – 31, 2016
Join us at our lakeside hotel as we explore all that Mecklenburg has to offer. From north coast islands to its many lakes and the Palace in Schwerin, with a trip to Hamburg to visit the Ballinstadt Emigration museum, to see how your ancestors left. Free days to visit your ancestral hometowns.

Ostfriesland, Germany – June 11-21, 2016
“Moin” means Nice Day in the Low German language used in this picturesque Northern region of Germany. With green meadows, coastal sandy heath land and marsh, we spend 10 days on the trail of your Ostfriesland ancestors. We visit living history museum, castles, Archives and the Bremerhaven Emigrant museum, plus you visit your ancestral hometowns.

Rhineland, Germany – September 9 – 20, 2016
Soak up the spectacular scenery of the romantic Rhine Valley on our 2016 tour of the Rhineland. Some of the highlights of our tour are a relaxing Rhine River day cruise past the ancient castles dotting the landscape, tour of “Burg Eltz” castle, tour of Church Archive and a living history museum, plus free days to visit ancestral hometowns.

Tuscany Villa Tour – October 1 -8, 2016
Spend 7 nights in the glorious Tuscan countryside in our own private
Tuscan villa only 4 miles from Florence, Italy. 6 day trips to Florence, Sienna,
Lucca, Chianti Wine Tastings and visits to Pisa, San Giamignano and the Cinque Terre
The scenery, the food, the wine make this a trip not to be missed. (This is not a heritage tour but extra days can be added to visit ancestral towns privately)

No matter what stage you may be in your research, we have a trip perfect for you.

About Family Tree Tours

Family Tree Tours provides research assistance to genealogy enthusiasts and ancestry trips to German-speaking countries. Whether a group heritage tour, private genealogy tour, or independent heritage trip, owner Kathy Wurth and on-the-ground German expert Matthias Uthoff provide you the opportunity to learn more about your family roots, to connect with family, and to learn about your ancestors before they made their emigration journey. With a passion for both genealogical research and travel, Kathy and Matthias work closely with you to ensure your family research trip is a success.

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