Venice, Italy Cruise Port

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About Venice, Italy

Venice floats at the northern end of the Adriatic like a painting come to life. The vast wealth accumulated in the renaissance funded the palaces, churches, and squares for which the city is still known today.


What people said about this port:

"If you take a gondola ride as part of a tour it 's ok." in 24 reviews.


309 reviews and tips of Venice, Italy




Tired
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Family (older children)

Experience:
7+ cruises

Very picturesque. A photographer's dream. No need for shore excursion at this port. Walk 15 mins to the public water taxis at Piazzale Roma from the ship and take Vaporetto #1 to St. Marks Square. A 20 euro day pass allows you to jump on and off Vaporettos all day.

Visited: Jun 12, 2015

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luddite42
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Singles/Friends

Experience:
2-3 cruises

Watch out for scam artists outside the train station. It's a very long walk to get to the port, and people with carts will grab your bags and start running off to the so- called 'people- mover' that takes you part of the way. Then they want 10 euros per bag.

Visited: Oct 03, 2015

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jandi
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
7+ cruises

We stayed at a small hotel - Hotel Antiche Figure in a quieter (Santa Croce) section of Venice. The hotel location and staff were superb! Buffet breakfast outside on their waterfront terrace was so scenic. Water taxis drop off/pick up right at the door and gondolas are right outside the hotel doors as well. We recommend an evening gondola ride when the canals are peaceful.

Visited: Jul 22, 2015

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mikecartozzo
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Singles/Friends

Experience:
7+ cruises

Get there a day early and stay a day or two following the cruise. Venice is magical and unique and the perfect city to wander around and explore. Just get lost. It is a photographers' dream!!!

Visited: May 28, 2016

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emilylewis711
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
4-6 cruises

We stayed an extra day in Venice and loved out little hotel, did a gondola ride this day, we did it at sunset, still got the daytime price! Trip of a lifetime!

Visited: Aug 25, 2015

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