Celebrating 500 Years of the Reformation & Life of Luther

    Celebrate with Protestants from around the world as you explore the birth of the Reformation in Europe. Reflect on God’s activity through the lives of Martin Luther and other reformers as you visit important sites in Germany.

    Discover Prague & the Mennonite Sojourn in Poland

    This delightful tour combines sight-seeing in Eastern Europe with investigating the lesser-known story of Mennonites in Poland.

    300th Anniversary Swiss-German Mennonite Heritage Tour

    This special edition of our classic European Anabaptist Heritage tour recalls the breakthrough migration of Swiss-German Mennonites to Pennsylvania in the fall of 1717. See important locations such as the Anabaptist Cave, Trachselwald Castle, the church at Erlenbach, and the Täuferstieg. Hear the Anabaptist story of Zurich and Bern. Enjoy natural and cultural sights including the Alps, the Rhine River, the Musée Unterlinden in Colmar, and the Cologne cathedral.

    Mennonites of Mexico and the Copper Canyon

    On visits to Mexican Mennonite colonies, learn about their churches, businesses, schools, and history, Connect with Mexican Mennonites as we worship and eat together. See another side of Mexico as you tour the Copper Canyon in the breath-taking Sierra Tarahumara Mountains. Ride a train through this group of six canyons and stay overnight in a mountainside lodge. Enjoy a scenic hike and hear about the Tarahumara—one of Mexico’s First People.

    European Heritage Tour in the Netherlands & Belgium

    Explore the history that shaped the Anabaptist story in the Netherlands and Belgium. Experience sites significant to Mennonite heritage. Worship and share a meal with local Mennonites. Also, discover some of the incredible art, history, and culture of the Netherlands and Belgium as you visit Amsterdam and Bruges. Tour leader Ayold Fanoy lives in the Netherlands and studies theology at the Dutch Mennonite Seminary.

    Mennonites of Central Asia: Great Trek Tour

    From 1880 to 1881, five wagon trains of Mennonites went to Central Asia along the Silk Road, in search of new opportunities and freedom. Visit Kyk-Ota Mosque, see the beauty of the mausoleums of Samarkand, and take in historical sites. The history of the Mennonite trek along the Silk Road will emerge through journals and letters of travellers, archival documents, and current reflections. To help you understand the culture and context the trekkers fled, spend a few days exploring Moscow.

    The Mennonite Story & Highlights of Ukraine

    Experience the Mennonite story in Ukraine as you visit the historic colonies of Chortitza and Molotschna. Look for your family name in cemeteries, possibly visit the village of your ancestors. Marvel at beautifully constructed, brightly coloured Ukrainian Orthodox cathedrals. Tour a well-manicured park in the centre of Kiev that is frequented by locals and visitors. University history professor and experienced tour leader Len Friesen will capably guide you.

    2018 Tours In Development

    A sneak peek at future tours for next year

TourMagination was founded to explore the roots of the Reformation and to help Mennonites and other Anabaptists (Amish, Hutterites, Brethren in Christ, and German Baptist Brethren) to rediscover their heritage.
Our tours to Western Europe visit important historical Anabaptist sites such as Tauferhole in Switzerland—a cave where persecuted believers worshipped in secret.
We also explore the migrations of the Anabaptist and Mennonite diaspora in Russia/Ukraine, Poland, Central Asia, South America, and Mexico.
As tour members share reflections on past martyrdoms and migrations, and meet Mennonites in other parts of the world, their own faith grows.

With top-notch storytellers including John Ruth, Len Friesen, John Sharp, and David Friesen, TourMagination offers the best Anabaptist and Mennonite Heritage Tours out of North America.