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What to Know About the Venice Cruise Port Situation

Venice cruise port

Despite recent reports, no cruise ship has been banned from Venice.

The beautiful city of Venice and the wonderful Venice cruise port are famous for art and architecture.

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Famous artists such as Jacopo Amigoni and Gentile Bellini were Venetians as was Andrea Cominelli, the architect who designed the main facade of the Palazzo Labia.

There are very few modern buildings in this city of canals built in the fifth century. You will see a mixture of Byzantine and Gothic styles making the city itself an amazing architectural masterpiece. In the area of the Piazza San Marco (St. Mark’s Square), you will discover most of the city’s most famous attractions.

The Grand Canal of Venice is more than home to the popular and beloved gondola rides, it is also the scene of the city’s annual Regatta Storica, a floating parade and a series of boat races that date back thousands of years. You are surrounded by history when you visit the beautiful Venice cruise port.

There is No Ban on Cruise Ships in Venice

The reports of cruise ship bans that have been circulating are false. Although the idea of diverting some cruise ships was discussed as an idea, no such action took place, and it was only the first in a series of planned talks about the matter.

In spite of all the media attention, not one ship was banned, no law has been passed, and there are no executive orders that are in place to ban cruise ships from Venice.

For the foreseeable future, cruise ships will continue to visit Venice. In fact, this is a great time to plan your vacation cruise to Venice, the city of romance and charming canals.

Here at, we can arrange your cruise with great the best deals and discounts available.

Click here to discover more about European river cruises for history buffs.

Take a Venice Cruise

There are numerous Venice cruises to choose from. Take a peek at some upcoming cruises to see if one suits your time frame or give us a call with the dates you are looking for. We’ll book you a great Venice cruise.

• Departing Sept. 28, 2019 from Venice, Azamara Club Cruises offer a 7-night Mediterranean – Eastern cruise with port stops in Koper, Slovenia | Sibenik, Croatia | Kotor, Montenegro | Corfu, Greece | Taormina, Sizilien, Italien | Amalfi, Italy, and arriving in Rome(Civitavecchia), Italy on October 5th.

• Departing Oct. 1, 2019 from Rome, Celebrity Cruises offer a 9-night Mediterranean-Eastern cruise with port stops in Naples, Italy | Catania, Sicily, Italy | Kotor, Montenegro | Dubrovnik, Croatia | Zadar, Croatia | Rijeka, Croatia | Koper, Slovenia, and arriving in Venice, Italy on October 10th.

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