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Address: 30121 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 347 725 0637
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: 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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Best experience in Venice. Patient instruction from Felix. We got to see the parts of Venice we would not have normally. Much better value than a standard gondola ride although... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Best experience in Venice. Patient instruction from Felix. We got to see the parts of Venice we would not have normally. Much better value than a standard gondola ride although you do have to work a bit. Makes the prosecco afterwards all the more worthwhile!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This made our trip to Venice. It really gives you a whole different perspective on the city; to be actually in the canals and on the lagoon, rowing a boat like everyone did in the old days, with motor boats passing by, gondoliers, peeking inside people's open doors as we rowed by. It was an amazing experience. We had two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Our guide was great and it was the most unique experience we had in Venice. The booking system is a bit strange, but they were very accommodating for our last-minute request. I would recommend getting there a few minutes early to maximize your time out in the boat. Good value, since a 1.5 hour lesson is the same price as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyable way to see the canals, much more fun than just sitting back and having someone row you. It is hard work, so be prepared - makes it much more fun when you've put in a bit of effort! Our instructor was amazing (French lady whose name we've unfortunately forgotten!), highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My 18 yr old daughter and I did this in July. It was a lot of fun. They take a little bit of time at the beginning and get everyone comfortable with the technique and then we head of down the canal! The main driver handles all the hard stuff, you are just there for the experience and to assist.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I found this on Trip Advisor while looking for a present for my partner. I wasn't quite sure how she would like it, given that we have never done something like this before...and the "thing to do" was to get someone to take you in a gondola. Im so glad we chose this however. Felix, our instructor was great fun... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I brought our two adult children (18 and 21) to Venice for the first time. After reading all the reviews, we decided to book the 90 minute evening row and are so glad we did. Our guide, Anna, was a delight! She not only was an amazing instructor but was also able to provide us with an... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I tried to sign up 2 times for this experience and both times received an email acknowledging my inquiry but NOTHING else. So I am not commenting on the experience only the customer service - or lack thereof. Disappointing. So don't get your hopes up on this one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The middle of July is sooooo hot in Venice. Please consider the "Evening Row" starting at 8PM. Besides being cooler, the sunset is spectacular! Felix was our instructor and was awesome. After a quick lesson dock side, we were off to the lagoon and then later on to the Grand Canal (which is NOT busy at this time of night).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Wonderful experience. To see Venezia from the water on an historical boat is an amazing sensation. Anna and Caroline give all their enthousiasm to the team, you never have the impression you were 2 hours on water. Chichettis + aperos after the effort are a very pleasant touch. To be done again, an before, to be recommanded without any reserve.... More 

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Address: 30121 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 347 725 0637
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Cannaregio
Average Prices: USD 80 - 80

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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 neighborhoods and palaces like Ca' d'Oro rise directly out of the water.