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Welcome to the best in rowing travel! At Rowing The WorldTM  we love inspiring travel for rowers. Find a rowing tour that best suits you, your interests and your budget. Our range of choices is growing – check back often and be sure to sign up for the newsletter for updates. Don’t see the trip that you would like or want something special for your club or friends? Please contact us – we love creating customized itineraries and exploring new destinations with you.

We are hoping to begin travelling again, safely in the fall of 2021. A few trips have seats available plus our Independent Rowing Experiences give you maximum flexibility and control over when you travel and with whom. Many unknowns and variables continue with the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on our planning.

We are very excited to announce our initial lineup of 2022 trips! Some are shown here, but please click on the 2022 Rowing Trips link to get a full list of what we are planning.

2022 Rowing Trips

Austrian lake rowing tour

Independent Rowing Experiences

Past and Potential Trips

Greece: Thessaloniki Saltwater and Fresh

April - December 2021
  • Independent Rowing Experience
  • Choose your own start date - travel when and how it suits you
  • Featuring rowing in Thessaloniki plus a nearby wetland
  • Take a coastal rowing master class and apply your new skills
  • Guided by Nikos Gkountoulas
  • Row, explore and relax is a truly superb destination
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    Italy: Luino Independent Rowing Experience

    April - December 2021
  • Private rowing outings, tailored to you.
  • Guide/coach on water with you in a safety boat or rowing.
  • Detailed Information Package.
  • Evening drink with the guide on arrival day to plan details for rows.
  • A small thank you gift!
  • Guided by Luigi Manzo and Catriona Cameron
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    Austria: Austrian Lakes

    06 Sep 2021 - 13 Sep 2021
    • 8 days/7 nights with 6 days of rowing
    • From our base in Bad Ischl, each day we will explore a different lake, each a different shade of cyrstal blue
    • Timed to follow 2020 WRMR, extending your rowing fun in Austria
    • Spectacular scenery, excellent food and local wines and beers
    • Daily options for non-rowing options and free time - even a visit to a salt mine!
    • Trip guided by Ruth Marr, Rudiger Ranner and other local rowers.
    • Excellent accommodation in a boutique hotel centrally located
    • The best way to enjoy rowing in Austria
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    Italy: Lago Maggiore

    24 Sep 2021 - 30 Sep 2021
    • Seven days, six nights with five days of rowing
    • Row Italy and Switzerland on one tour and one lake
    • Alpine views with palm trees
    • Pasta, risotto and prosecco - superb food and wine
    • Guided by Catriona Cameron and Luigi Manzo.
    • Relax in lovely lakeside hotels

    France: Périgord & the Dordogne

    03 Oct 2021 - 10 Oct 2021
    • 8 days, 7 nights with 5 or 6 days of rowing.
    • Row the most beautiful river in France
    • Row past chateaux, gorgeous villages, tall cliffs and green forests, fields and vineyards
    • Guided by Ruth Marr and Henri-Pierre Dall'Aqua.
    • High level accommodation, including two modest chateaux
    • Exceptional food and wine in the heart of culinary France
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    Turkey: Istanbul & South Aegean

    14 Oct 2021 - 24 Oct 2021
    • Blending the best of east and west
    • Experience three different aspects of Turkey: city, resort and remote coastline
    • Water every shade of blue - you will think that you are in the tropics
    • See magnificent Istanbul from the water and on foot
    • Fabulous accommodation and fantastic food with a local foody
    • Trip leader is Ruth Marr. Guided by Alper Ertubey
    • Row, learn and relax in a fascinating and complex destination
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    Martinique: Caribbean Winter Rowing

    January or February 2022
    • Seven breakfasts, six lunches and six dinners.
    • Accommodation in a boutique hotel, a beach resort and camping with hammocks.
    • Use of rowing shells, including trailering.
    • Guide services and tour support. Guided by Ruth Marr with local guides.
    • Transportation during the tour.
    • Cultural visits. Alternate activities for poor weather days.

    Italy: Lago di Como & Lago di Garda

    27 May 2022 - 02 Jun 2022
    • Six nights’ accommodation in charming hotels
    • All breakfasts, 6 lunches and 5 dinners (beverages and alcohol not included)
    • Five days of rowing
    • Guide services and tour support including local transportation. Guided by Ruth Marr, Catriona Cameron and Luigi Manzo.
    • Additional cultural visits and alternate activities for poor weather days

    Canada: BC Wilderness Rowing

    01 Jun 2022 - 07 Jun 2022
    • Explore the wild west coast of Vancouver Island
    • Seven days, six nights with six days of rowing
    • Wilderness rowing from the comfort of a lodge
    • Explore Broken Group Islands in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve
    • Trip Leader is Ruth Marr.  Rowing Master is Julien Bahain. Members of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council and Parks Canada staff are invited to participate.
    • First ever rowing trip of its kind
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    Canada: Montréal & Eastern Townships, Québec

    June 2022
    • Where better for a summer rowing holiday
    • Seven days, six nights with five days of rowing
    • La Belle Province - experience both French and English culture and history
    • Trip Leader is Ruth Marr.  Guided by Charles Hauss
    • Enjoy urban and rural environments, row lakes, river and historic canal
    • Accommodation in urban boutique hotel and charming auberge in a beautiful village

    Italy Weekend: Vogalonga

    04 Jun 2022 - 06 Jun 2022
    • A legendary rowing event and a must-do at least once
    • Full package that makes planning and participation easy
    • Two nights’ accommodation in an excellent hotel. Two breakfasts and two dinners
    • Seat in one of our four coastal coxed quads, including registration in the Vogalonga event
    • Guide services and tour support, including Ruth Marr, Catriona Cameron and Luigi Manzo
    • See Venice from a rowing shell!

    England: Classic River Thames

    07 Aug 2022 - 14 Aug 2022
    • WOMEN'S ONLY TOUR!
    • 8 days, 7 nights with up to 6 days of rowing
    • The ultimate destination for rowers with famous clubs, a rowing museum and beauty all around
    • Row past meadows, through charming villages and famous landmarks with a different perspective from the water
    • Row touring shells where Olympians train and race
    • Trip guided by Vivien Jackson and Gilly Dean.
    • Accommodation in character hotels and an Oxford college
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    Greece: Ionian Sea of Myths

    August 2022
    • 8 days/7 nights with 6 days of rowing
    • A land of myths and legends
    • Spectacular beaches against a backdrop of green hills
    • Water every shade of blue - you will think that you are in the tropics
    • Coastal rowing at its best, perfect for flatwater rowers
    • Accommodation in charming hotels
    • Trip leader is Eva Keller. Guided by Nikos and Apostolis Gkountoulas
    • Row and relax is a truly superb destination

    Canada: BC Wilderness Rowing

    13 Sep 2022 - 19 Sep 2022
    • Explore the wild west coast of Vancouver Island
    • Seven days, six nights with six days of rowing
    • Wilderness rowing from the comfort of a water-access lodge
    • Explore the area around Broken Group Islands in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve
    • Trip Leader is Ruth Marr.  Rowing Master is Julien Bahain
    • Bring binoculars for wildlife viewing - seals, whales, bears, eagles
    • A unique coastal rowing trip

    Italy: Lago Maggiore

    September 2022
    • Seven days, six nights with five days of rowing
    • Row Italy and Switzerland on one tour and one lake
    • Alpine views with palm trees
    • Pasta, risotto and prosecco - superb food and wine
    • Guided by Catriona Cameron and Luigi Manzo.
    • Relax in lovely lakeside hotels