Private Genealogy & Ancestry Tours

Private appointments with archivists, historians and experts at local records offices

Excursions with private drivers and guides to visit ancestral towns and sites

Translators for assistance during meetings and visits

Exclusive cultural experiences that provide fun and educational insights into the local heritage

Private lessons in the local cuisine and crafts

Visits to private homes related to family history

Tours of emigration departure points and migration museums

Meetings with prominent locals to learn about regional history and traditions

Learning typical childhood stories, games and folklore of the home country

Searching for ancestors' headstones in local cemeteries

Spending time in heritage centers

Touring battlefields where ancestors fought

Visiting marriage sites

Private cultural tours to learn about traditions and heritage of ancestral locations

Meeting with local artisans to design items based on family crests, tartans, mottos and other symbols of heritage

Private Genealogy & Ancestry Tours

Artisans of Leisure arranges customized genealogical and family heritage tours and activities in countries around the world.

Our in-house travel experts are actively involved with prominent genealogical and lineage organizations and share our travelers' appreciation for cultural heritage and family history. We always enjoy helping families connect with their roots, and we have extensive experience arranging customized genealogical and family heritage tours and activities.

Each genealogy tour is customized based on individual requests and interests. We can arrange visits to ancestral villages and places related to births, marriages or other major life events; private meetings with local archivists and genealogy specialists; private tours of heritage museums, migration museums and emigration centers; and much more. In addition, Artisans of Leisure arranges the top guides and most interesting touring in each destination, giving travelers an in-depth understanding of the culture, history and traditions of the ancestral country.

We arrange customized genealogical and ancestry tours and activities in countries around the world, including popular destinations such as Scotland, Ireland, England, Italy (including Sicily), the Netherlands, France, Germany, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, China, Vietnam, Japan and South Korea.

All tours are private, depart daily and can be customized to suit individual interests and schedules.

Please contact us to begin customizing a private luxury tour based on your genealogical interests.

Private Genealogy & Ancestry Tours

Private appointments with archivists, historians and experts at local records offices

Excursions with private drivers and guides to visit ancestral towns and sites

Translators for assistance during meetings and visits

Exclusive cultural experiences that provide fun and educational insights into the local heritage

Private lessons in the local cuisine and crafts

Visits to private homes related to family history

Tours of emigration departure points and migration museums

Meetings with prominent locals to learn about regional history and traditions

Learning typical childhood stories, games and folklore of the home country

Searching for ancestors' headstones in local cemeteries

Spending time in heritage centers

Touring battlefields where ancestors fought

Visiting marriage sites

Private cultural tours to learn about traditions and heritage of ancestral locations

Meeting with local artisans to design items based on family crests, tartans, mottos and other symbols of heritage

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