Venetian Rowing Lessons: Prova la voga!

Learn to row Venetian style by choosing one of the following activities. You’ll also be supporting our non-profit association which promotes and supports traditional Venetian rowing—with local women athletes in primo piano, at center stage.


voga e velaVenetian Rowing Lessons

Our classic, 90-minute, private lesson for up to four people in a traditional, Venetian hand-crafted all-wood batellina craft. Offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m (8:30 a.m. and 17.30 from Apr-Oct). Total cost (per boat) is €85 for 1 or 2 people, €120 for 3 people, and €140 for 4 people.

Cichetto Row

Where foodies and wine enthusiasts follow their lesson with a giro d’ombra, employing their newly acquired skills to row to two separate bàcari wine bars, sampling food and wine of Venice (included). Offered at 5:30 p.m. (11:30 a.m. from Nov-Mar). From €240 – €280 from 1-4 people, food and drinks included.

Evening Row in the Grand Canal

A 90-minute, private evening rowing lesson that takes placein the Canale Grande after the city begins to relax, from dusk on. Offered at 8 p.m. (5:30 pm from Nov – Mar). €180 for from 1-4 people.

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Row Venice - Venetian Rowing Lessons

Row Venice Srl SD is a non-profit association; note that part of your lesson payment goes to support local women and youth voga alla veneta athletes along with a variety of associations that organise activities that sustain this unique rowing style in Venice, and beyond.

Whether you row Venice as a leisure activity, part of a rowing event, or sporting regate —you’ll come to understand how the voga is an integral part of Venetian heritage.

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