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About Real Venetian Row
RVR – Real Venetian Row is aVenetian company that offers you the chance of living for one day the unique experience of rowing an authentic venetian boat, just like a gondolier. Thanks to the valuable contribution of the rowing school of Gloria Rogliani, accomplished rowing champion, you will move your first steps towards this unique rowing style.
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They’re one of the most iconic symbols of Venice: sleek, black gondolas (colorful gondolas are only used for regattas). For hundreds of years, they’ve been a primary mode of transportation around the city, and many gondoliers come from a long family lineage in the profession. On this lively tour from the school of native Venetian and champion rower Gloria Rogliani, you can learn to row like a professional gondolier.
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Discover575825 wrote a review Aug 2019
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They were so nice, taught us about the different boats and of course how to row! Highly recommend!!!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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denice-canberra wrote a review Sep 2016
Canberra, Australia3 contributions
We loved our Venetian gondola rowing experience! Easy enough to learn the basics under the enthusiastic and fun instruction from Francesca and Regina. Rowing on the Lagoon and Grand Canal amongst the variety of sights and traffic are experiences we will cherish from our Ventian vacation , Highly recommended for those after something a little different! Thank You Howard and Denice
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Date of experience: September 2016
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JJB-5224 wrote a review Aug 2016
Zichron Yaakov, Israel3 contributions2 helpful votes
You've had enough of walking the charming alleyways and you so want to get out on the water that's all around you. But how? This rowing workshop is the way to do it. We could have chosen the kayak option, but we opted to go native and try to learn to row like a gondolier! two hours later we a) had an amazing appreciation for what it takes to row a gondola, b) saw parts of the city we never would have otherwise and c) and had a greatly improved tan after two hours out on the water - both canals and the open sea. it was amazing! And Ben and the staff were so welcoming friendly, chatty (we had two hours with them in a boat!) - and to top it off we got vouchers for free beer and sandwiches at the nearby trendy bar... couldn't be better!
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Date of experience: August 2016
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