Find your own roots,

discover Italy

Travel to the land of your ancestors and get to know the roots of your family through culture, art, and gastronomy, in a unique journey designed just for you, using your information and genealogical documents.

Find your own roots,

discover Italy

Travel to the land of your ancestors and get to know the roots of your family through culture, art, and gastronomy, in a unique journey designed just for you, using your information and genealogical documents.

Active citizenship in Italy

Centuries of crossings through the ocean have left an extraordinary bond through both countries, entwinned by blood, culture and history. Our grandparents left us an exceptional legacy, which opens the gates for us to discover Italy, not as mere tourists, but as active citizens.

– Get to know the town of your origins

– Courses of Italian language and culture

– Enjoy the best gastronomy: ancient traditions and crafts

– Voluntary activity with associations of social and cultural promotion

– Civic education courses

Raíz Italiana is a social promotion association that helps you to:

Organize the travel to your roots in Italy

It is a tailor-made journey. You can re-live the history of your ancestors in Italy. Accompanied by a specialized guide, you will have the opportunity to discover the places related to your family memories, dialects, food, beverage traditions and culture of your grandparents

Obtain the italian citizenship and make “your way through an active citizenship”

Obtain your blood right: obtain your Italian citizenship living in Italy for a short period of time, while you learn the language and customs to become “an active citizen”

Document searching and translation

Become a member of Raiz Italiana and get access to your family information at no cost (subject to availability). Besides, we can help you with the research of hard-to-find documents and build your genealogical tree

We are a team, and our aim is to create a cultural bridge between Italy and its culture, with the rest of the world

From both sides of the Atlantic, we created “Raíz Italiana”, a non-profit association with the aim of promoting and strengthening the cultural bonds between Italy and the rest of the world.

We, from Puglia at the “south of the boot”, put our years of expertise at your service to join you with the land of your ancestors and help you to become an active Italian citizen and to find the history of your past.

Get to know our history…