Dutch ancestry tour: Friesland

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Tour Number

Activity Level

353579


Categories

Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for kids.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Dutch (fluent), English (conversational), French (basic), German (conversational)

Find your Frisian roots


If your ancestors come from the beautiful province of Friesland, in the north of The Netherlands, I can show you around and take you to the places where they once lived. As a born Frisian and native speaker of the Frisian language, I can help you find your way in this province. As a preparation of the tour I can do some research on your ancestry, if provided with sufficient information. I will provide you with a nice insight in history and culture, language, landscape and present day life in Friesland.
Leeuwarden is a good starting point but other starting points are possible, like Heerenveen, Sneek, Drachten or even Groningen.
This tour can be combined with other ancestry tours (Groningen, Drenthe) and with any other tour I offer.

Itinerary

This tour is meant for anyone with Frisian ancestry. I will take you to your roots and show you around the region, guided by your own family history. I will track down the places where your ancestors lived and create a customized itinerary on that information.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 8 hours

The tour is cancelled when the circumstances are too dangerous (snowstorms, storms over 7 bft).

Transportation

Air conditioned, non smoking Toyota Avensis Wagon (2010), for up to three passengers (4 passengers is possible, but not very convenient). If your group is larger, I will be happy to join you in a larger van (you can rent them for up to 8 passengers).

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: At least 16 hours of genealogical research, 4 hrs time for preparing the tour, 8 hrs of guiding through the area you like to visit. First 100 km of transport in the tour area.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 euro - Per person costs for food and drinks (incl. lunch or dinner). Extra guided tours are not included, as it is not clear yet what the itinerary will include.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Admission fees and fuel if we drive more than 100 km.

A Recent Review of this tour

Jaap's expertise exceeded our expectations. We were given an excellent tour of Friesland where our ancestors came from. He even arranged a visit with my mom's 4th cousin and they look like family! Amazing! I highly recommend taking a tour with Jaap. The Nickel and Leffrings
Angela Nickel

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    657 USD(for up to 4 people) (duration: 8 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    353579


    Categories

    Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for kids.

    Friendly: Yes.
    You must be able to get in and out of a car.

    Maximum travelers: 4

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Dutch (fluent), English (conversational), French (basic), German (conversational)

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