The information provided on this page is done as a courtesy to the membership. We know that the pinnacle of the genealogists work is traveling to their ancestor(s) native village(s). Listed below are the names and contacts of fellow members of CGSI who can assist you in making your visit to the ancestral villages a reality.
Immerse in the culture and glimpse the way of life your ancestors knew. We
find ancestral villages and living relatives and have a 98% success rate
even when no contact for 100 years. In addition to castles and onion-domed
wooden churches, our unique trips feature festivals, village visits with
local foods, crafts and music, and folk weddings. Helene Cincebeaux and her
mother Helen Zemek Baine have led 70 tours over the past 22 years and visited
the Czech and Slovak Republics more than 100 times since the 1960’s.
Helene is Director of the Slovak Heritage & Folklore Society International and
Editor of “Morava Krasna”, “Slovakia” and “Slovak Pride”, a 29,000
surname/village data base. Four TAC Treasure tours are planned for 2011;
Rev. Jan’s Genealogical and Travel Services
Trip planning, guiding, driving, and translating. Itinerary according to your wish. Jan can drive a couple in his car as well as take care of a bus-load. Jan served as “trip resource” and multilingual assistant during the CGSI Back to the Homeland – 2005 Conference in Bratislava and Prague.
References of clients available.
Address: Rev. Jan Dus, E. Vencovskeho 1141, Policka – 572 01, Czech Republic
Cell Phone: 011-420-731-842-248
or e-mail: e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web page: www.revjan.com
Heritage Tours, Inc.
For your trip of a lifetime, join us ! We specialize in out-of-way places and events. Unknown sights, local restaurants, folk artists – basically people who love their culture – ALL exclusive stops on a heritage tour. Tours hosted by CGSI founder and past president Mark Vasko-Bigaouette who has visited both countries over 70 times. We contact your relatives to meet, before you depart. Your visit your ancestral village researched by a professional genealogical service to assure accuracy. Our average sized group is only 17 people!
Call toll free: 1-888-427-8687; e-mail: CStour@visi.com
Web site for more info, great pictures at; Czech Heritage or Slovak Heritage
(2013 will be our 22th year of wonderful small groups to Central Europe)
Dr. Miroslav Koudelka: Ancestral Trips & Just for Fun Tours
As your guide, interpreter, driver and companion with twenty-year experience, I will help you make a visit to the ancestral area the highlight of your genealogy endeavor. Personalized itinerary, quality lodging reservations, good food, airport or hotel pick-up and return, using my five-seat MPV or a rented van. Lots of fun, lots of practical information. Locating your living relatives and arrangements to meet them to really put a human face on the history. The schedule may always be modified by your immediate needs.
Besides, our country boasts with all kinds of tourist attractions. Our trip may be from one day up to six weeks long, covering the best known sites, as well as those not listed in every guide book but yet very enjoyable. Trips to other countries are possible too: I have already brought my clients to Slovakia, Poland, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Italy, Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro.
Address: Dr. Miroslav Koudelka, Prichystala 43, 77200 Olomouc, Czech Republic
Home phone: (+420) 585-241-234; Cell phone: (+420) 603-326-285
P.A.T.H. FINDERS Intl.
We specialize in serving families who wish to conduct genealogical research, locate relatives, and visit the villages and regions where their ancestor once lived. Through local contacts and archival research we are able to arrange for family reunions and escort travelers knowledgeably to places not typically included on other tours. We also work closely with a number of group tour operators to provide independent day tours apart from their normal itinerary.
Contact: Tom and Marie Zahn
Alternate E-mail: email@example.com
Web page: www.pathfinders.cz
U.S. phone/fax: (360) 450-5959
Prague phone: (420) 257 940 113
Mailing address: Na Homoli 5, 143 00 Prague, Czech Republic
Explore your ancestral heritage with Joe Hartzel, past President of the Czech & Slovak American Genealogy Society and Weber Travel of Brookfield, IL. Several tours throughout the year are planned to the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The emphasis of these tours is the focus on finding and visiting your ancestral villages. We can also arrange customized trips for you, your family and friends. Nothing is impossible. Many photographs from past tours are available for viewing on our web page, as well as additional info.
Call toll free: 1-800-886-7012 Ask for Joe or Jerry
Web page: http://www.webertravel.com
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