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No Family Story Is Complete without the Journey

Family Tree Tours provides a unique travel experience for those who are eager to know more about their family history and ancestral origins. Envision the fullness in your heart as you share photos with family you never knew existed or walk the cobblestoned streets through your ancestors’ village to the church where your great-great-grandfather was married. Enjoy visiting with local townsfolk in a beer garden, taking historical tours, and viewing lectures that enhance your knowledge of your ancestors’ lives. Whether you choose a privately escortedgroup, or independent tour, our heritage trips provide you the opportunity to experience the culture of your heritage and create memories for future generations.

Northwest Germany
Black Forest Village
Map of Europe

Northwest Germany 2018

Spend 10 days visiting towns around Osnabrück, touring castles, discovering the Detmold living history museum to see how your ancestor lived and exploring the Bremerhaven Emigrant Museum to see how your ancestors left. Plus free days to visit your ancestral hometowns.

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Bavaria, Germany 2018

Enchanting medieval and picturesque villages dot the landscape along with traditional wine villages where friendly festivals and regional specialties await. We home-base near historical Würzburg and make day trips out to learn more about our Bavarian ancestors. Day trips include: tour of living history museum, Nuremberg Archives, Rothenburg ob der Tauber but most importantly free days to visit your ancestral hometowns.

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Baden-Württemberg Tour 2018

We stay in a charming, typical Black Forest town for the entire trip and take day trips out by train.  Day trips will include visits to living history museum. Strasbourg, Lake Constance and an Archive tour.  Plus  free days to visit your ancestral hometowns in Baden, western Württemberg, Alsace and Northern Switzerland.

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Heart of Germany Tour 2018

What is more synonymous with Germany than the Rhine River? We indulge ourselves with the Rhine and the history of the area staying in its quaint historic town of Speyer. Home to several archives and accessible to reach hometowns in Rhineland-Pfalz, northern Baden-Württemberg, northern Alsace-Lorraine and parts of Hesse, we will discover all these areas have to offer.

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2019 – Coming Soon

German Anniversary Tour to Bötzingen, Baden Germany.  May 29 – June 8, 2019

Looking for descendants of emigrants from this southern Baden village to come back to help celebrate the 1250th anniversary of this charming village.

Coming July 2019 – Northern Ireland Research-Heritage Tour

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Other Heritage Tours

Do you have roots in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Italy, England or Ireland? We can help!  We have guides in these countries who can help us plan a trip for a private tour for one or your whole family group. Contact us for more information. info@familytreetours.com

European River Cruises

Explore the breathtaking beauty of Germany’s rivers and visit ancestral hometowns.

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