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  2. Veneto
  3. Venice
  4. Cannaregio

Venice: 2.5-Hour Rowing Class and Waterways Tour

Product ID: 202594
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Discover the canals and lagoon of Venice in a fun and unconventional way. Learn how to row a traditional Venetian boat on this 2.5-hour tour, while connecting with the traditions of the city.
About this activity
Duration 2.5 hours
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Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discove Venice and its lagoon on board a traditional boat
  • Learn the technique of Venetian rowing
  • Receive a certificate of attendance at the end of your tour
Full description
Learn the technique of rowing a traditional Venetian boat, and how to navigate the canals of the city.

Gloria Rogliani, a champion rower, will guide along the canals through the heart of the Venice. Follow a route that is far from the usual tourist areas, until your reach the lagoon and the island of Murano, famous for its artistic glass production. During the tour, your guide will teach you how to row standing up, and how to distinguish between different types of boat.

Learn the history of rowing and discover the history and customs of Venetians from your informative guide. Explore hidden corners of the city and admire the incredible panoramic views on the lagoon. Your tour ends at Cavana Tintoretto, located in the district of Cannaregio, that you will have the chance to explore by yourself. At the end of the tour, you’ll receive a certificate of attendance.

Includes
  • Rowing lesson
  • Canal and lagoon tour
  • A certificate of attendance
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meeting point for this tour is in Cannareggio, Fondamenta Madonna dell’Orto (Calle Larga Piave), 3500 - 30121 Venezia, in front of Grand hotel Dei Dogi. Meet at 10:00 AM.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable clothing
• You can row in bare feet or in shoes, but it is recommended that you do not wear shoes with a leather sole
Customer reviews
Overall rating
3.9 / 5
based on 7 reviews
Review summary
Service
3.8/5
Organization
3.3/5
Value for money
3.6/5
Safety
3.8/5

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Bucintoro Viaggi

Product ID: 202594