Kayaking in Venice, Italy

September 10 to 16, 2007

If you have ever dreamt of paddling under the Rialto Bridge, in front of St. Marks Square and the Doge’s Palace or under the Bridge of Sighs, then this is your chance.

Kajakhotellet.dk organises a week long trip in kayak in Venice, Italy and surroundings. Venice, the city of love, is built on 117 islands with a plethora of large and small waterways, gondolas and historic sights. This trip offers a unique possibility to visit Venice the way it was intended from the very beginnings, from the water. Come along, get a break from the usual excursions, and be a part of an entirely different kind of kayaking experience.

We’ll stay in a camping on the Lido, about 30 minutes paddling from central Venice, and within easy paddling distance from both the northern lagoon with many small enchanting islands, and the southern lagoon with several bird sanctuaries.

The price is 4,495 Danish kr., which is approx. US $835 or €605, payable by all major credit cards on http://www.kayakhotellet.dk/.

The checkout process is currently in Danish only. If that is a problem, please contact Kajakhotellet at info@kajakhotellet.dk or telephone +45 3615 1610 (open10-19 CET). They will take the order there and give instructions about how to pay.

The trip includes transportation from the airport, seven nights in the camping, rental kayak, paddle, jacket, PFD, spraydeck for the entire week, a welcome dinner, English speaking coaches and both English and Italian speaking guides. The packages does not include airfare to and from Venice nor food.

Participants should bring: tent and other necessary camping equipment, and inner layers of paddling clothing.

Duration: 6 dage
Skills: BCU 1* paddler, i.e., basic paddling skills.

Further information: info@kajakhotellet.dk

About Kajakhotellet: Kajakhotellet.dk is one of the major Danish kayak shops end training centres, located on the public beach park of Copenhagen. Besides kayak courses and excursions, Kayakhotellet.dk also organises kayak related vacations such as this trip.

We have many photos from our preparation trip Venice at Flickr, and a video recorded from one of the kayaks in the city.

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