“We brought home many records and photos to share with our family, and memories to last a lifetime”

“This experience opened up a new dimension of my life!”

July, 2018 Stefano did a thorough search of my family records in the small town in Southern Italy where my grandfather was born and where he lived until he left to come to the United States in 1906. Until then I only had stories that my grandfather told me when I was a young child […]

“Our experience could not have been better. They are great!!”

May 2018 After not really knowing how to find Italian records, my daughter spent some time and found Southern Italy Travel.  We knew we wanted to visit the little towns my great-grandparents came from, research records and see if any family was still there.  What a fabulous job Stefano did! He met us at the train station […]

“Thank you so much for planning a day that we will never forget”

November 2017 Thank you so much for planning a day in Giffone (Calabria) that we will never forget and that wildly exceeded our expectations! Mirella and Stefano were so thorough with their research and organized. The day they planned was well thought out and very rewarding to us. They were able to arrange for a friendly […]

“You made my dream come true”

November 2017 Thanks to Southern Italian Travel I was able to contact my second cousins in Italy. We didn’t know if any of them remained in the town where my grandfather grew up but I wanted to know if someone was there. It didn’t take Stefano very long to find them and he arranged a […]

“An unforgettable experience”

October, 2017 Mirella and Stefano from Southern Italy Travel more than exceeded my expectations!  They are both extremely professional and extremely capable. My initial thought when I contacted Mirella was to get a tour of my great grandfather’s hometown of Ortona in Abruzzo. I had no idea that I actually had any living relatives still there. […]

“It was a day that we will always remember!”

 September 2017   Mirella and Stefano were wonderful to work with.  Any questions I had, whether about the tour or general questions about travel to Italy, were always answered quickly and thoroughly. The tour with Stefano was spectacular!  His intense research on the town of Panni and on our ancestors was evident. We learned so […]

“A thrilling and emotional day”

July 2017 I hired these nice people to do some research ahead of a trip I was organizing for me and some of my siblings to our roots in Abruzzo. I am very particular about what I accept as fact in my search for my ancestry, and because of certain questions they had for me […]

“An unforgettable, emotional experience”

July 2017 Mirella and her brother Stefano did an amazing job. Thorough, professional, creatively dogged in their investigation of our family roots only begins to describe how they made our pilgrimage to the town of our Italian origins an unforgettable, emotional experience. Involving local residents in the day helped add a warm, personal touch we […]