1. Latvia
  2. Riga
  3. Riga Old Town

Latvia: Genealogical Ancestry Tour

Product ID: 157620
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Take a guided tour by car to any town or village of your ancestry in Latvia. Discover Jewish, Latvian, German or other areas in the company of a professional genealogist.
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Duration: 12 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the streets you ancestors may have once walked
  • Visit their house, school, synagogue or church
  • See the field, factory, inn or workshop they owned or worked in
  • Find your great grandparents' grave in a local cemetery
  • Ask how to find more detailed information from a professional genealogist
Full description
Start your tour in the early morning and drive to your ancestral town with a guide and professional genealogist. Visit a local museum to discover the history of this area in pictures and documents. Interviewing local inhabitants about your ancestral family and search in local history sources such as directories, old guide books or lists of inhabitants. 

Discover how the history of your family is connected with history of the world, with wars, revolutions, changes in industry and agriculture, and religious or cultural movements. See the house your ancestors lived in, their school, gymnasium, university or yeshiva.

Walk in the forest they cut down or field they cultivated and visit the shop or to factory they worked in. In the company of your guide, who can read Hebrew, Latvian, Russian or German inscriptions, research the local cemetery for to find the grave of your ancestor. Don't forget to ask your professional genealogist with 25 years of experience about how you can further research your ancestry in historical archives and libraries.
Includes
  • Driver and guide services
  • Genealogist services
What’s Not Included
  • Museum entry
  • Drinks and meals

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Meeting point

Gogola Street 13 in Riga (corner of Pushkin street)

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From US$ 453.63 Per group up to 3

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www.balticgen.com

Product ID: 157620