The Port of Venice boasts a number of advantages, and enjoys a strategical posit
The Port of Venice boasts a number of advantages and enjoys a strategical position.

This makes it the best choice for freight transit in both import and export.

Cruises

 
Cruise ship traffic has increased remarkably over recent years: 166% since 1997. Efficient passenger facilities and services enable Venice to host any type of cruise ship all year round.

Venice and cruises

In 2012 1.739.501  passengers stepped on board a cruise ship in Venice. In the same year, Venice ranked as  one of the the first  homeport in the Mediterranean.

Venice is not only an ideal an unique setting for a cruise for its natural environment and cultural heritage, it is also a major port equipped with the most modern facilities needed to welcome all kinds of ship and their passengers.

Cruise ship towed by a tug
Cruise ship towed by a tug

Development and investments strategies

As soon as the extension of the fourth terminal station (Isonzo) has been completed the port's eastern quays will be able to manage even more passengers.

There are also plans to build a new interface area between port and city in the Marittima behind Terminal 103 that will include a multi-storey garage serving both Venetian residents and passengers, a hotel and office buildings.

Cruise ship in front of Punta della Dogana
Cruise ship in front of Punta della Dogana
A cruise ship in Venice
A cruise ship in Venice