Forcolaio Matto

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    Youngest of the 5 keepers of a centuries old art, Piero's traditional oars and oarlocks are key to the survival of Venetian Rowing in the future.

    Piero, the youngest of the 5 remaining “forcolai” in the world, keeps the Venetian oar and oarlock making alive, a work and tradition that is one of the essences of Venice and the Venetian lifestyle.

    Every piece in his workshop is a functional and unique handmade craft, a result of centuries old expertise and knowledge, over the most essential tool for the Venetian rowing, while being also an incredibly beautiful design element and a strong symbol of a city, Venice, that is still alive.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT PIERO’S STORY IN HIS VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Opening Times

    Mon – Sat: 8:30 AM – 1PM; 3PM – 6:30PM
    Sunday Closed

    Address

    Cannaregio 4231, 30121 Venezia

    Phone number

    +39 041 877 8823

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