Travel back to your roots
Private Ancestry Tours
Walk the paths your ancestors walked. See what they saw.
At Southern Italy Travel we offer a once in a lifetime experience for those who are eager to know more about their Italian family roots history and ancestral origins: a journey back in time to discover the ancestors and distant lives that made you who you are today.
Your family history research isn’t complete until you’ve visited your ancestral hometown and explored the places your family lived before they made their emigration journey. Just imagine the thrill of visiting the house your ancestors lived or spending the afternoon visiting with relatives you never met before. Think of the memories you’ll create strolling through your ancestral hometown or spending the day with townspeople at a local festival.
We’ll help you and assist you connecting to your roots while immersing yourself in your ancestral culture, learning about local customs and traditions.
A team of professional genealogists and experienced tour guides will help you tracing your family history, researching contacts and family members, locating the exact houses where your ancestors lived and the churches they attended.
Whether helping you find your ancestral hometown or connecting you with local archives to help you learn more, we are able to provide as much or as little research as you need.
- Your guide will spend time only with you and the people you are travelling with. Visit the house where your ancestors were born and the church they attended, browse through the original birth and marriage records at the local town hall.
- See the sights you want, try the food you crave, learn about what interests you the most.
- Take your time. With your private guide, your day is flexible. Walk through your ancestral village and uncover your family history.
- Access more intimate, out of the way spots that have never seen a bus tour. Engage in interesting conversations with the locals and learn more about local history and traditions.
All of our tours are customized and pricing depends on many variables such as length of trip, distance to ancestral town and type of genealogy research needed. Our Ancestry Tour Package starts at 700 Euro.
Day trips for individuals and small groups. A private tour lasts approximately 5-6 hours. Multi-day tours can provided upon request.
Private tour with your English-speaking guide/genealogist, genealogy research prior your arrival, ancestry reports and lots of surprises during the tour! Private transfers can be provided upon request.