Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Tour Dates: June 22 - 30, 2016, Sept 3 - 11, 2016

 

Tofino Expeditions Announces A New Kayaking Tour of the Lakes District of Italy

 

The trip takes travelers on an adventure through Milan, Lake Como, Lugano, Lake Maggiore and the surrounding villages. Guests will spend days gliding through the placid Italian lakes, taking light exploratory hikes, and experiencing the fascinating history, culture and art of this region of Italy. Nights are spent in boutique hotels that feature cozy accommodations with ideal access to the lake towns and villages.

 

 

 

Italy, Lakes District, January 22, 2016 - Tofino Expeditions, a veteran commercial company offering worldwide kayaking tours, is announcing a brand new kayaking tour that explores the Lakes District of Italy. Using kayaks, which provide a truly unique perspective on one of the most romantic and fascinating destinations in the world, visitors on this tour get an up close and personal look at the stunning landscapes, delectable cuisine, and captivating cultures of Italy’s Lakes District, a destination that has captured imaginations since the days of the Roman Empire.
 
The trip takes travelers on an adventure through Milan, Lake Como, Lugano, Lake Maggiore and the surrounding villages. Guests will spend days gliding through the placid Italian lakes, taking light exploratory hikes, and experiencing the fascinating history, culture and art of this region of Italy. Nights are spent in boutique hotels that feature cozy accommodations with ideal access to the lake towns and villages.
 
Guests will kayak, explore, and dine their way through the quaint villages of Menaggio, Bellagio, and Varenna near Lake Como,  Stresa, Arona, Luino , and Borromee Island near Lake Maggiore, and Morcote, Gandria and the lovely city of Lugano near Lake Lugano. In addition to enjoying some of the best kayaking in the world, guests will enjoy visits to local villages with shopping and wonderful food.
 
One of the most remarkable highlights of this journey is the culinary offerings. The Lakes Region offers top dishes that are the slow food specialties of the ittiturismo (fish farming and cooking of the daily fishing ). Guests will dine on meals like fresh catches with balsamic vinegar, and linguine with perch and black olives and ‘misultin, a local fish which is dried in salt and bay leaves. Guests will also sip on local and very wide selection of wines like Merlot and Valtellina.
 
Accommodation for the tour includes:
 
Holiday Inn Express Malpensa
Bellagio Hotel La Locanda della Maria
Hotel I Grappoli
L’angolo dei Pescatori Cerro di Laveno


Trip Dates: June 22 – 30, 2016, 9 days / 8 nights, September 3 – 11, 2016.

 

Rate: $4560 USD, PPDO.

 

Full Trip Information: https://www.tofino.com/italy/kayaking-the-italian-lake-district
 
About Tofino Expeditions
Founded by veteran adventurer Grant Thompson, Tofino Expeditions was one of the first to provide guided kayaking tours of Vancouver Island’s west coast, which is now a destination on the life list of paddlers around the world. The company guides trips along the world’s finest coasts in Baja, British Columbia, Croatia, Brazil, Vietnam, Italy, the Galapagos Islands and the Amazon.

 

Web: www.tofino.com 

 

 

 

 

 

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Media Contact: Grant Thompson

Email: info@tofino.com

Phone: (800) 677-0877

 

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Tofino Expeditions

Box 1066, Salem, Oregon 97308

Web: www.tofino.com

 

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Tour Name: New Kayaking Tour of the Italian Lakes District

Tour Dates: June 22 - 30, 2016, Sept 3 - 11, 2016

Tour Location: Lakes District, Italy

Rate: $4560.00 USD, PPDO

Web: www.tofino.com

Contact: Grant Thompson, info@tofino.com, (800) 677-0877

Description: Tofino Expeditions, a veteran commercial company offering worldwide kayaking tours, is announcing a brand new kayaking tour that explores the Lakes District of Italy. Using kayaks, which provide a truly unique perspective on one of the most romantic and fascinating destinations in the world, visitors on this tour get an up close and personal look at the stunning landscapes, delectable cuisine, and captivating cultures of Italy’s Lakes District, a destination that has captured imaginations since the days of the Roman Empire.   The trip takes travelers on an adventure through Milan, Lake Como, Lugano, Lake Maggiore and the surrounding villages. Guests will spend days gliding through the placid Italian lakes, taking light exploratory hikes, and experiencing the fascinating history, culture and art of this region of Italy. Nights are spent in boutique hotels that feature cozy accommodations with ideal access to the lake towns and villages. Trip Dates: June 22 – 30, 2016, 9 days / 8 nights, September 3 – 11, 2016. Rate: $4560 PPDO. Full Trip Information: https://www.tofino.com/italy/kayaking-the-italian-lake-district