Venetian Rowing Lessons: Prova la voga!

Row Venice offers three different ways to try your hand at Venetian rowing; make your choice and book directly online yourself.

Row Venice offers three different ways to try your hand at Venetian rowing; make your choice and book directly online yourself.

Venetian Rowing Lesson

Our classic, 80-minute, private lesson  in a traditional, Venetian hand-crafted all-wood batellina craft.

Offered during the day year-round.

Total cost (per boat) is:
• €100 for 1 or 2 people,
• €130 for 3 people, and
• €150 for 4 people and on public holidays for 1-4 people.

• Our larger batela is available for groups of 5 only; the cost is €220.

For groups of 10 or more people, the cost is €40 per person. Register here and then contact us to reserve.

Row Venice Cichetto Row

Cichetto Row

Where foodies and wine enthusiasts follow their private lesson with un giro d’ombra, employing their newly acquired skills to row to two bàcari wine bars to sampling the food and wine of Venice (included; best for those with minimal dietary restrictions).

• 2h 15 min, Jun-Aug, 17:30, Apr-May, Sept-Oct, 11:30 and 17:30; Nov-Mar, 11:30 a.m. only (due to temps and early sunset). Not offered on international holidays, check calendar for availability.

• From €225 – €300 per boat for 1-4 people, food and drinks included. Available for up to 3 boats only.

• A larger batela is available exclusively for groups of 5; the cost is €425.

Row the Grand Canal!

A 80-minute private rowing lesson that is offered in Canal Grande daily at 8 pm and during the day on Sundays and holidays.

• The Grand Canal Row is offered year-round during the day on Sundays and principal holidays (international and Italian). The cost is €160 total for from 1-4 people; a larger batela is available exclusively for groups of 5  for €240.

• The Evening Grand Canal row starts at at 8 p.m. Apr–Oct, and at 5:30 p.m. Nov – Mar. The cost is €180 total for from 1-4 people; groups of 5 may reserve a larger batela for €280.

Row Venice Srl SD is a non-profit organization; note that part of your lesson payment goes to support female Venetian rowing athletes, along with a variety of associations that organise activities that promote and sustain this unique rowing style in Venice, and beyond.

Whether you row Venice only once with us, or continue it 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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