Tracing ancestors in Alsace and/or the Vosges, site seeing and a wine tasting in a private tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

170415


Categories

Museums / Culture, Food and Wine, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for mature teenagers

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

Dutch (fluent), English (fluent), French (advanced), German (fluent)

Visit of villages (cemeteries, churches) where ancestors have lived, enjoy a visit of Strasbourg or Colmar and a wine tasting


Do you have ancestors or family that have lived in the Alsace or Vosges? Would you like to see the village(s) and area your family has lived in?

For this tour we will design an itinerary in relation to where and what of your family. We can combine the tour with a visit and guided (walking) tour of Strasbourg or Colmar and as we are in Alsace we can also add a wine tasting.
The costs for this tour might slightly alter in relation to where we pick you up, drop you off and the agreed on itinerary.

After your booking we can do some desk research (ancestry. com) and/or field research for you. This prior (or after) your tour.

Itinerary

Pick up and drop off will be in Strasbourg, Colmar or the village you are staying.

*The itinerary will depend on which villages and locations you want to visit. Please contact me before booking to discuss your ideal itinerary.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

- Car <=4 persons
- Minibus >=5 persons
- Bus + driver >=9 persons

What’s Included

  • Private Transportation

Other: - My service as your local guide
- Tailor made 'ancestors' itinerary
- Visits of villages, churches, cemeteries
- Guided tour in Strasbourg or Colmar if enough time
- Explanation of history in 4 languages
- Explanation of wine making in 4 languages
- One extensive wine tasting
- Pickup & drop off in Strasbourg or other village as agreed on
- Parking fees

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 Euro - Drinks and lunch.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Not included are:
- If we have to drive more than average in relation to you ancestry you will be notified
- Ancestry research
- Lunch (will be around Euro 20 per person)
- Entrance fees of castles, churches, etc.
- Personal insurances and expenses

Restrictions

I am not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments.

A Recent Review of this tour

Pieter was an excellent guide. Early, well prepared and flexible. If you are thinking of going to the region I highly recommend the tour. Thank you Pieter for the memorable adventure. I look forward to seeing you next year.
Mark Cline

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    170415


    Categories

    Museums / Culture, Food and Wine, City

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for mature teenagers

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 8

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Dutch (fluent), English (fluent), French (advanced), German (fluent)

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