“This trip has been more than I could have imagined”

“This trip has been more than I could have imagined”

September 2022 I contacted Southern Italy Travel in the spring of 2020, amid the pandemic. No one at the firm, nor myself living in the United States, realized the extent of the pandemic at that time. But Mirella Ammirati took on my request to round out my family tree for which I had a few names, […]

“My family and I had an incredible day we will always treasure”

June 2022 It’s been a dream of mine to visit our ancestral hometown of Gessopalena in Abruzzo. With the help of Mirella, from Southern Italy Travel, my family and I had an incredible day we will always treasure. From additional research to help fill in our family tree to meeting new cousins and touring the […]

“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 […]

“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 […]

“Just one word: outstanding”

November, 2016 When we arrived Rome after leaving the small town of San Pietro Avellana, the contrast of the multitudes vs the slow pace of the small towns and villages in Abruzzi/Isernia was breathtaking. As to our guide Antonio, Mirella’s associate, just one word. Outstanding! He is knowledgeable about the area, energetic and was very generous […]

“Magical and unforgettable experience”

July, 2016 Visiting Italy to see where our grandparents lived before immigrating to the US was high on our “Bucket List” of places to go and things to do.   When we ran into a brick wall trying to research our Italian family, we were fortunate to find two professional genealogists in Italy to help […]