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From Rome: Castel Gandolfo Kayak and Swimming Lake Tour

1. From Rome: Castel Gandolfo Kayak and Swimming Lake Tour

Immerse yourself in the history and nature of this peaceful lake, located just a short distance from Rome, on a kayak tour with plenty of interesting stops and technical kayaking tips. After a quick paddling, navigation and communication lesson, you will begin your tour of the lake. Stops will include the village of the millstones, the Roman port of the Villa of Domitian, the Trampoline of the Pope, and a beautiful beach reachable only by kayak, where you can swim if the weather is right. Along the way you will see the summer residence of the Popes, atop the mountain of Castel Gandolfo and surrounded by untouched nature. You can Listen to the sound of local wildlife and the water lapping, a unique and unforgettable experience so close to Rome. Your guide will provide technical assistance throughout the tour, and offer stories and anecdotes about the lake. After arriving back at the starting point, you will have the opportunity to take a shower before heading back to the capital.

Castel Gandolfo: Kayak Food and Wine Tour

2. Castel Gandolfo: Kayak Food and Wine Tour

Your tour will begin with you being helped into all of the safety devices, such as the life jacket. You will then partake in a lesson on the ground which will run you through the techniques of paddling and on the use of the kayak. The first leg of paddling will involve your guide teaching you how to paddle, correcting the posture and the movement of your arms as you go. Your first break will then be at the village of the millstones, which consists of submerged stilt houses that you will see from your kayak. After your break, you will engage in another stretch of paddling through untouched nature where you can admire the summer residence of the Popes on the mountain of Castel Gandolfo. You will then take a second break at the Roman port of the Villa of Domitian. Next, you will pass in front of the old structure of the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome, where all the kayaking and rowing competitions were fought. Your third stop will then be the Pope's Trampoline, where you will stop to admire the old structure on the lake shore with the ancient papal coat of arms. You will next be invited to continue your tour in a unique way to awaken all your sensory activities, as you paddle in perfect silence and listen exclusively to the sound of nature and the local wildlife. To stay in the theme of wild nature, you will then dock in an uncontaminated beach reachable only by kayak, where if the season allows, you will also dive and swim. Your paddling will then continue to the starting point, from where you will receive another relaxing break.

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What people are saying about Castel Gandolfo

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 7 reviews

The lake is so beautiful for kayaking. Also ideal for a break from the hustle and bustle of the city. We were accompanied the whole time by our guides Andrea and Nicole. We could ask everything and were also given the necessary explanation about the origin of the lake. We got a bottle of water and at the stop we got a piece of pizza and we were allowed to swim. Highly recommended!

Unique experience. I enjoyed a lot. Davide, Lorenzo and Nicole were very kind and helped us if we were in difficulty. we also went swimming in the lake, discovering that it is the crater of a volcano. absolutely to be redone !! thank you guys

It was wonderful, the people on the team treated me very well, I loved everything.

super cool, beautiful environment it's very relaxing, the guides are nice.

Had a great time on this tour was very relaxing and enjoyable