Venice is the first home port for cruises in the Mediterranean. The Port of Venice is able to host throughout the year, any type of cruise ship.
Due to its characteristics, Venice is the ideal starting point for cruises.
When you approach Venice by car or train, you will always see the unmistakable silhouette of some cruise ships moored in the harbor, with their size characterize the landscape
Transit aboard a large ship in the Giudecca Canal is a unique experience.
From the ship, you can overlooking the whole of Venice and enjoy a unique view.
Furthermore, on the ground, a short distance from the port, there is a unique artistic heritage.
In 2010, in Venice they boarded more than a half million cruise passengers, and Venice was the first home port of the Mediterranean, the third passenger port in Europe and eleventh in the world.
The port also has a strong commercial activity and a large ferry traffic, especially with Greece.
Moreover, the greatness of Venice in the past is due to its ships and its port, always an integral part of the city