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Why choose Heritage Tours by Seitz Travel?

Dive into a specially crafted heritage tour, tailor-made for the vibrant people of Louisiana! Imagine strolling through the charming ancestral towns, off the beaten path or exploring the hustle of major cities, each brimming with stories of your ancestors. Our unique Canary Islander tour even includes the Canary Islanders of Texas. So, come embark on this journey, where every landmark whispers tales of your heritage.

What are Seitz Travel's credentials?  

Discover the magic of your ancestral homelands with Cynthia and Roy, your experienced tour guides. With CLIA membership and extensive training from the International Tour Management Institute, these two are ready to make your tour unforgettable. Cynthia, mentored by Shanterria Early and Claude Boudreaux, is eager to share her knowledge and passion for travel. Join us on this incredible journey!

What heritage tours does Seitz Travel currently offer?

Currently, Seitz Travel offers the following heritage tours: 

ACADIAN HERITAGE TOUR - ACADIAN ANCESTRAL TOUR DE FRANCE (France):  This is an Acadian heritage tour to the places in France where our Acadian/Cajun ancestors lived. We start off in Paris. We will visit La Chaussée, Loudun, Martaize, Aulnay, Richelieu, Pludhien, Belle Île en Mer, La Rochelle, St Servan, St. Malo, St. Suliac, Juno Beach, Omaha Beach, Benny En Mer, Brouage, Archigny, Nantes, the Acadian Line, Chatellerault and Mont St. Michel. 


MALAGUENOS HERITAGE TOUR (Malaga, Spain):  This heritage tour was curated especially for those whose ancestors settled New Iberia, Louisiana under Governor Bernardo Galvez when Louisiana was under Spanish rule.  We will visit Malaga, Spain and the surrounding areas that were important in your Malaguenos history.

CANARY ISLAND HERITAGE TOUR (Tenerife, Gran Canaria, and Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain): This heritage tour is offered for those whose ancestors came to Louisiana under Bernardo Galvez to fight in the American Revolution as well as those whose ancestors settled San Antonio, Texas.  We will visit the islands of Tenerife and Gran Canaria. 

GERMANS OF THE GERMAN COAST HERITAGE TOUR (Germany, France, and Switzerland):  This heritage tour was created for those whose ancestors came to Louisiana under the recruitment of John Law and settled along the banks of the Mississippi River. 

SICILIAN HERITAGE TOUR (Sicily):  This heritage tour will take you to the gorgeous island of Sicily off the coast of Italy.  We will visit major cities in Sicily as well as the small ancestral towns and villages of our ancestors. 

Sicilian Heritage Tour Dates:  Coming Soon!

Can I visit an ancestral town, not on our heritage tour itinerary?

Discover the allure of your ancestral hometown on our heritage tour! If it's not on our itinerary, fret not, we'll strive to make it happen. And if it's not feasible, we can effortlessly arrange a visit at the start or end of the tour. Dive into your roots with us!

Does Seitz Travel Heritage Tours provide an opportunity to do genealogical research on their tours?

Unearth your ancestry with Seitz Travel! Dive into your heritage through our tours, where we journey to the archives. Time may be limited, but we go the extra mile to pre-pull information on your ancestors, ready for your arrival. Explore your roots, knowing we strive to uncover every hidden gem of your lineage!

Should I purchase travel insurance when I take a heritage tour?

Missing a vacation is bad enough. Losing the money you paid for your vacation is even worse. Trip insurance is therefore mandatory. 

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