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Posts Tagged: "italy"

Photos of the Month January 2020 - At the water's edge

Welcome to a new year and a new look monthly photo collection! From January 2020, we’ll be collating our monthly favourites around a certain theme, sharing pictures from our guests, guides and HQ staff. At the beginning of the year, there are so many swimming opportunities to ahead of us, so to...

Guides Photo of the Month - September 2019

Our guides have been around the world leading our trips but they also love to get in the water themselves! Here's some great shots of our guides enjoying swims from Italy to Greece. Winner! Simon sent in this beautiful snap of his assistant guide Giulia catching the sunset in Tremiti. Runner...

Swimming the Tremiti Islands and Sardinia’s La Maddalena – A Photo Diary

Italy is home to some of our favourite swim locations, and our Emerald Coast – Sardinia and Tremiti Islands trips have been amongst our most popular trips for many years. Our Customer and Sales Manager Chad visited both of our Italian destinations in summer 2019 and documented the fantastic...

Best swimming holidays for island hopping

Island hopping is a dream holiday and it’s easy to see the appeal. Stunning locations, changing and varied backdrops and a new place to explore waiting for you when you arrive at the next island. But where many may think of sailing between islands, we arrive at our locations by our own power from...

5 unique ways to enjoy the Tremiti Islands, Italy

As Italy’s only islands in the Adriatic Sea, this beautiful site is a great destination to enjoy the rustic side of Italy. At around 40km from the Italian mainland, the Tremiti Islands offer up a great escape from it all. There’s plenty to be found on this tiny, charming archipelago and below we’...

Emerald Coast, Sardinia

Emerald Coast, Sardinia There is no better way to experience the stunning natural beauty and idyllic waters of Sardinia’s Emerald Coast than with this fully guided swimming holiday in one of Italy’s most picturesque locations. From gorgeous turquoise seas to stunning island coastlines, this...

Tremiti Islands, Italy

Tremiti Islands An open water swimming holiday in Italy’s Tremiti Islands is the perfect way to experience this beautiful and remote part of the country. Located in the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic Sea, the four islands that make up this tiny archipelago also form part of the larger...

From swimming the Scilly Isles in 2004 to my next bucket list trip!

It was in 2004, I read an article about a company who were taking people to swim round the Scilly Isles. I have always been a swimmer, not a very fast one but full of enthusiasm. I did fitness lane swimming and always swam along beaches .Well; I booked in to one of the early SwimTrek holidays and...

Life is going swimmingly!

"You do realise this SwimTrek is a swift swim"! That sentence leapt from the email. What have I done I asked myself. My husband, a keen swimmer was wanting to go on a SwimTrek holiday. Some people choose walking holidays, some choose to cycle (activities I enjoy) but my husband wanted...

A first hand account of swimming the Tremiti Islands, Italy by SwimTrekker George.

I had been looking for a Swim Trek Holiday for a while, when I saw the photos of the Tremiti Islands. My mind was made up that I would book this trip after seeing the pictures of the stunning views. Travelling down from Bonnie Scotland made for an interesting journey. After using almost every...