There are three tours offered by Volga German Tours in 2017:
- Tour A: June 2-11
- Tour B: August 4-13
- Tour C: August 11-21
Each tour schedule will be set based upon which colonies are of interest to those participating. All tours will visit the colonies of Katharinenstadt and Zürich. The following colonies could be included, depending upon who signs up for each tour:
Anton, Balzer, Bangert, Basel, Bauer, Beauregard, Beideck, Bettinger, Brabander, Degott (abandoned), Dehler, Dietel, Dinkel, Dobrinka, Dönhof, Dreispitz, Enders, Ernestinendorf, Fischer, Frank, Franzosen, Galka, Göbel, Graf, Grimm, Herzog, Hildmann, Hockerberg, Holstein, Hölzel (flooded), Huck, Hussaren, Hussenbach, Jost (abandoned), Kamenka, Kautz (abandoned), Kind, Kolb, Kraft, Krasnoyar, Kratzke, Kukkus, Kutter, Merkel, Laub, Lauwe, Leitsinger (flooded), Louis, Mariental, Meinhard, Merkel, Messer, Moor, Neu-Straub, Nieder-Monjou, Norka, Ober-Monjou, Orlovskaya, Paulskaya, Pfeifer, Pobochnaya, Preuss (flooded), Reinhard, Reinwald, Rohleder, Rosenheim, Rothammel (abandoned), Schäfer, Schaffhausen, Schilling, Schönchen (abandoned), Schuck (abandoned), Schwab, Schwed, Seelmann, Sewald (abandoned), Shcherbakovka, Stahl am Karaman, Stahl am Tarlyk (flooded), Stephan, Straub, Susannental, Walter, Warenburg, Wittmann, Yagodnaya Polyana.
If you’re interested in visiting another of the former colonies, please contact Dr. Mai (firstname.lastname@example.org), and we’ll see if we can work it into the schedule.
Each tour includes round-trip airfare from New York City’s JFK Airport to Saratov/Volgograd; all ground transportation in Russia; 8 hotel nights in Russia (9 nights for Tour C) ; daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner in Russia; and museum and archive admittance. Additional details can be found under the link to Cost/Payment.