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Heritage Tours

Seitz Travel offers heritage tours that are custom-made for the people of Lousiana.  We have carefully curated these ancestry tours to provide a unique heritage experience for each group.  Seitz Travel offers 6 unique heritage tours and intends to add more heritage tours each year unitil each unique heritage that makes up the fabric of Louisiana has been covered. At present, we offer the following ancestry tours: Canary Island Heritage Tour, Malaguenos Heritage Tour, Acadian Heritage Tour, and Cajun HeritageTour, German Heritage Tour, and Sicilian Heritage Tour.

Malaguenos Heritage Tour

On June 1, 1778, eighty-two people from sixteen families boarded the Brigantine San Joséf sailed from Malaga for Louisiana.  These sixteen families were the first residents of New Iberia, Louisiana.   This Malaguenos Ancestry Tour is tailor-made especially for the Malaguenos of Louisiana.  If your ancestors hailed from Malaga, Spain, this is the ancestry tour for you!

 

This heritage tour is accompanied by Malaguenos of Louisiana expert Jose Manuel De Molina of Malaga, Spain.  Jose Manuel De Molina is a historian and certified archivist.   He has written four books including a book on the history of the Malaguenos of Louisiana.  

If you would like more information on this ancestry tour, Please visit our Malaguenos Ancestry Tour page.

Canary Island Ancestry Tour

Our Canary Island Ancestry Tour is focused on Gran Canaria and Teneriffe, Spain.  Designed to hight light the history and towns of those Canary Islanders who were recruited by Bernardo Galvez to come to America to fight in the American Revolution.

For more information on this ancestry tour, please visit my page on the Canary Island Ancestry Tour.

Acadian Ancestry Tour

The Acadian Ancestry Tour, also known as Acadian Tour De France is an ancestry tour that takes you to the towns in France where Acadian/Cajun ancestors lived. On this ancestry tour, you will visit La Chausse, Loudun, Martaize, St. Survan, St. Suliac, St. Malo, La Rochelle, Belle Isle en Mer, D-Day Normandy Beaches and many more. More information on the Acadian Tour De France?  More Info

German Coast Tricenntenial Tour

This German Heritage Tour is specially made for those whose ancestors were a part of the German Coast of Louisiana. We will be accompanied by renowned author Al Robichaux who has written many books about your ancestry and has visited the towns where they once lived. Our German Heritage Tour will take you to the southwest region of Germany and The Grand Est region of France formerly known as Alsace and Lorraine.  Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to celebrate the tricentennial anniversary of your ancestral arrival in Louisiana on this amazing trip!