Le Forcole di Saverio Pastor

Shops

Le Forcole di Saverio Pastor review Rate it

The place to come when you need a new forcola or pair of oars for your favourite gondola. Saverio Pastor is one of only three recognised marangon (oar-makers) in Venice; he specialises in making the elaborate walnut-wood rests (forcole) that are the symbols of the gondolier's trade. There are also bookmarks, postcards and some books (in English) on Venetian boatworks.


Comment 1 Tweet
Save to foursquare

Le Forcole di Saverio Pastor details

Address
Dorsoduro 341,
fondamenta Soranzo de la Fornace

Area Venice

Transport Vaporetto Salute

Telephone 041 522 5699

Le Forcole di Saverio Pastor website

Open 8.30am-12.30pm, 2-6pm Mon-Fri.

Share your thoughts

  • or log in into My Time Out
  • *
  • *
  • Min 1 star. Zero stars will be treated as unrated.
* Mandatory fields for leaving a comment

Comments & ratings

By Hilary - Dec 11 2012

A visit to Saverio Pastor's workshop was the highlight of my Venician trip. He is a remarkably skilled craftsman and a delightful man. A shared passion for the sea and boats made the search for his shop well worth while. Needless to say, I bought a forcola!

Report