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Row Venice

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Address: 30121 Venice, Italy
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+39 347 725 0637
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Learn to row like a Venetian-standing, facing forward, just like the...

Learn to row like a Venetian-standing, facing forward, just like the gondoliers-in a beautiful, traditional Venetian all-wood gondolina batella coda di gambero. See Venice from a unique, authentic perspective in this unique outing: you can't row Venice if you haven't rowed Venice.

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What a wonderful experience!

This was the best thing we did whilst in Venice by far. Such great value and good fun. Would recommend for any age. Valentina and Elena were wonderful instructors and hosts.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was the best thing we did whilst in Venice by far. Such great value and good fun. Would recommend for any age. Valentina and Elena were wonderful instructors and hosts.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I highly reccomend Row Venice. Me, my wife and our son were originally going to schedule a Gondola ride but found the Row Venice site online and decided to do it. The best decision. We had our 18 year old and this was his favorite thing he did in Venice including the food and he loves food!!! :) The cost... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An activity everyone should try on a visit to Venice. Starting with an explanation about the Voga (boat) and initial practice of the rowing technique whilst tied to the dock. Within minutes my wife and I were rowing down the canal whilst receiving guidance from a very patient instructor (I think she was called Nauticca). Probably the best value experience... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For about the same cost of a 1/2 hour ride with 4-5 other people crammed in the same boat, my wife and I had our own guide who had both of us (separately) rowing a gondola in lovely canals for 1-1/2 hours, trading stories, learning from her about Venezia, and making a friend.

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Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Recommend you book the Canal Grande Row. An amazing evening that started with a quick lesson in Venetian rowing by an extremely patient and understanding teacher. After some practice, we rowed to the Canal Grande, spent about thirty minutes on the canal and rowed back to the harbor. An amazing value for what we learned and experienced!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I made an agreement that in each city we go to, we will try something very unique to the place. For Venice, its definitely a gondola ride. But we stumbled upon this really enticing adventure which turned out to be an awesome experience. We had an awesome time with Sibylle. She was very friendly and she made... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking to try something different than the traditional gondola ride, this is the right experience for you. Our guide Elena was really a great guide. She showed us how proper rowing technique and made it a fun 1.5 hour experience. We went through beautiful passageways and she explained many interesting facts about Venice life and culture. Time went... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing guide, taught us a lot about venetian rowing and about life in venice for an average citizen.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an awesome way to spend time in Venice. Our instructor and translator were very friendly, patient, and taught us about the lifestyle of the locals. Can't recommend enough! Sign up if you have 1.5 hours available, you won't regret it!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had 48 hours in Venice but this was 1 1/2 well spent. A super instructor who was great at teaching and patient too and a beautiful old boat. Even the sun came out for us but we would have loved it anyway. So much fun and even our 4 year old was standing up, oar in hand (with... More 

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Cannaregio
Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district) with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution, 2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby shops on the Lista di Spagna offer specialties like pastries and coffee that lure Venetians with a down-to-earth attitude. The Ghetto, where the Jewish population was segregated in Cannaregio, has five historic synagogues with an active Jewish community. The Fondamente Nove bustles with foot traffic to the Rialto and San Marco while vaporettos (water taxis) head to Murano and other islands. Side streets lead into quiet picturesque neighbourhoods and palaces like Ca' d'Oro rise directly out of the water.
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