Port Location: Venice is one of the worlds most enchanting cities and is located in the north-east of the country. It is the main port on the eastern side of the peninsula and plays an important commercial role highlighted by its 7 commercial terminals to only 1 passenger terminal.

Transport: If you are cruising from Venice then you will be pleased to know that it offers a very efficient and easy to navigate transport system. The port itself is on the Venice lagoon however you can find taxi’s and, indeed, water taxi’s as well as buses that will take you to the city centre which is less than a kilometer away.

Description: Venice’s port is located at an important strategic position for the Mediterranean overall and covers nearly 24,500,000 square miles. There are 27 terminals and over 2 million passengers go through the terminal every year.

Sightseeing and Excursions: What you will experience is a fantastic array of sight seeing opportunities in one of Europe’s most attractive and popular tourist destinations. St Mark’s Basilica is a constant presence in the city with its Byzantine architecture and imposing characteristic. In addition the Piazza San Marco is a magnificent square in the center of Venice that features the aforementioned Basilica and also features the clock tower that dates back from 500 years.

However no visit to Venice would be complete with a trip on one of the many gondola’s that travel down its canals and can provide a living museum of beautiful architecture and rustic scenes.

Beaches: While Venice is more known for its canals and waterways as opposed to its beaches that doesn’t mean that you should miss out on any beach action. The Alberoni beach is a popular destination for both tourists and locals and is a far cry from the hustle and bustle of the city center. A little further afield is the resort of Bibione that is very popular as a relaxing break away from Venice itself.

Shopping: Your in luck if your visit this beautiful city as it is one of the main shopping centers in the country. The Piazza San Marco is the main shopping district in the city and all the way up to the Accademia Bridge you will find the designer outlets and more expensive shops. The Rialto region of the city is more accustomed to less expensive items and you can find many locally made products in this area.

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