Patagonia ‘Swoops’ into the limelight in a new movie starring Matthew Rhys & Duffy

Wednesday 12, January 2011


Patagonia ‘Swoops’ into the limelight in a new movie starring Matthew Rhys & Duffy


Global explorers looking to tantalize their travel taste buds need look no further than new British independent movie ‘Patagonia’, which reaches cinemas in March 2011.


For travellers inspired by the movie, Patagonian adventure travel specialist, Swoop (, has created an itinerary that recreates key locations from the film. 


Chart-topping Welsh singer Duffy makes her film acting debut in Patagonia, playing a seductive student, alongside Welsh actor Matthew Rhys (The Edge of Love, Brothers and Sisters). Duffy also sings on the soundtrack for the film, directed by Marc Evans (My Little Eye, Snow Cake, Resurrection Man).


Patagonia’s aesthetic charms and interesting history traces the links between Wales and the southernmost tip of South America. The cultural and linguistic connections between the two regions are explored through the stories of two women. The region’s contrasting landscapes form a striking backdrop to the perceptive stories. 


Patagonia premiered at the London Film Festival in November and reaches cinemas in March 2011. 


Patagonia is a visually spectacular region of South America, spanning both Argentina and Chile, featuring some of the world's most stunning scenery. A dynamic new travel specialist for Patagonia, Swoop has long known the beauty, mystery and adventure that can be found in this far-flung destination. 


Patagonian adventure travel specialists, Swoop suggest creating your own trip to include iconic destinations like the Torres del Paine National Park and Tierra del Fuego, or Chubut Valley, Esquel and Cholila to cover the Welsh connection. Prices start from £280 in January for 3 days excluding flights.


Swoop showcases over 100 different adventure holidays to the region, ranging from one-day excursions to three-week expeditions, and suitable for a variety of budgets and fitness levels. Trips are available from the Lake District in the north, to Los Glaciares and Torres del Paine National Parks, down to Tierra del Fuego and the Patagonian Ice Cap itself. is aimed at holidaymakers looking for ideas of what to do, where to go and which operator to use in Patagonia. Focusing solely on this specialist area, Swoop provides a free, comprehensive catalogue of vetted local operators and trips in the region, as well as in-depth knowledge of Patagonia’s adventure travel opportunities. 


Book with the only UK based Patagonian adventure travel specialist, on 0117 369 0196.


*all prices correct at time of publishing



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