Veneto
Destination
2.5 hours
Duration
Ita-Eng+
Language
2+
People

Venice boats and best cicchetti in Venice

This tour is dedicated to the preservation of the traditional Venetian water culture and the Venetian style of rowing.

On the traditional Venice boats, the classic gondolas created in Venice and famous all over the world, the rower is standing up, facing forward and holding the boat oar, as required by the Venetian style of rowing, made iconic by the gondoliers.

Row like a Venetian! Choose an unforgettable experience for your tour in Venice… We will teach you how to row on traditional Venice boats. Try it yourself! Explore the Venetian waterways and start rowing to reach the canals. Once you have become comfortable behind a Venetian oar, why not use it to go somewhere?

And what better destination than a local bacaro… or two? There is nothing more enjoyable while learning the art of Venetian rowing on Venice boats than combining it with an aperitif and tasting the best cicchetti in Venice with Spritz.

The bacari tour will take us in the districts of Venice to taste the best cicchetti in Venice paired with wines in the bacari, the traditional osteria of Venice. It is the perfect introduction to the Venetian food and the wine culture of the city without committing to a whole meal.
Being accompanied on a bacari tour means savouring the traditional Venetian cuisine such as octopus, fluffy white baccala mantecato (cooked codfish whipped with olive oil) on polenta, a savoury hot meatball or tuna croquet, or a speck, robiola and truffle crouton… When could you otherwise taste the best cicchetti in Venice, if not on a bacari tour?

The Venice boats and best cicchetti in Venice experience includes learning the traditional technique of Venetian rowing in the Venetian canals of Cannaregio, and then going out into the lagoon as the sun begins to set. We will then return for a tour in two of the best bacari that are located along the lively Misericordia canal, where your “rowing reward” will be to taste a variety of recipes of the best cicchetti in Venice and regional wines or other drinks you prefer.

For groups over 2 people, ask for tailor-made experience


The Food Expert: Welcome to Italy! I am the owner of a tour operator based in Venice and specialised in luxury services. I create personalised travel experiences for those who come to visit our beautiful city and Veneto. I offer wine tours, historical and artistic itineraries, extraordinary openings of monuments, unforgettable experiences in contact with nature, visits to UNESCO World Heritage sites and super luxury services for an exclusive clientele.

Where Venice
When All year round – duration 2.5 hours
Start time 5.30 p.m. April – October / 11.30 a.m. November – March
Language Italian, English and Portuguese
Some tips We suggest that you wear comfortable clothing for the rowing experience on Venice boats
Minimum number of participants 2. In the event that the minimum number of participants is not reached for the food experience to taste the best cicchetti in Venice, the traveller will be offered an alternative date or a refund.
What’s included
1 way private transfer with assistant from hotel to Cannaregio rowing center
1 hour and 15 min rowing lesson on Venice boats and navigation around Cannaregio district
1 hour and 15 min cicchetti tasting on the Boat (2 stops including a drink and tasting)
Not included
Accommodation

Price per person: € 252,00 (minimum 2 people) –  € 51,00 for each extra person – maximum 4 people

Cancellation policy: all bookings for the Venice boats and best cicchetti in Venice experience can be cancelled within 3 days from the start date of the experience. Read the Terms and Conditions.

What to remember: the Expert will respond within 24 hours. No amount will be charged to the card.

giordana tour operator

Welcome to Italy!

I am the owner of a tour operator based in Venice and specialised in luxury services. I create personalised travel experiences for those who come to visit our beautiful city and Veneto.

I am in love with food and wine, natural beauty and the excellence of our territory.

Through a wide network of local contacts, with years of experience in the field and a great passion for my city and Veneto, I create unique experiences for my clients who are looking for an exclusive and unforgettable trip.

I offer wine tours, historical and artistic itineraries, extraordinary openings of monuments, unforgettable experiences in contact with nature, visits to UNESCO World Heritage sites and super luxury services for an exclusive clientele.

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