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"Barcada" - Boat tours on Lake Ceresio with special comments

Immerse yourself in a charming and unique tour experience on the lake of Lugano and in its surroundings. Allow me to guide you on a discovery of the lake shores and with deep curiosity of local folklore... dive into alternative but authentic experience on the waters of the Ceresio. 

Hi! My name is Gabriella Monfredini Rigiani; I grew up in Melide, a small and picturesque village on the shore of the lake Lugano where the close and spontaneous contact with the waters from a very young age was inspiring. I had a play-full childhood consisting of swimming and fishing in the lake. My mother showed me the firsts steps of fishing. Once I reached the age to have my own boat, I began my life on the waters of the lake exploring and gaining knowledge of my surroundings. After my studies in tourism & hotel school, I had the pleasure of being the tour guide for the "Grande giro del lago" of the Società Navigazione Lago di Lugano. I have always identified my self with the lakeside and its special energy and I am very proud of being able to share the beautiful landscape, its fascinating nature and the interesting ethnography with you.

When: between 7.00 am and 8.00 pm (seasonal variation). Duration: 4 hours

Transportation: typical fishing boat "Gandria 2S" with a 25 Kw engine. From 1 - 6 people.

Where: lake Ceresio. The navigation and land visit locations will be decided according to weather conditions and disembarking area. Boarding from Melide (well served by public transport) or Bissone.

Price: CHF 480.- cash only (commented tour, boat and gas included)


BOOK: GABI +41 79 284 33 45