Venice is one of the most important and poplular holiday destinations in the world. Since the 18th centure Venice has been known for its beautiful cityscapes and uniqueness in it's rich musical and artistic cultural heritage. Venice cruise and stay holidays are a great way to enjoy the wonderful city before embarking on your cruise.
The main attraction of the city is its abundance of art and perfect old-fasioned streets on the canals. Of course the most famous attraction is the gondolas. The city is built on a group of 117 islands formed by 177 canals in a shallow lagoon, connected by 455 bridges. Venice is Europe's largest urban car free area. The main port of Venice is Marittima, with two main terminal buildings it is within perfect walking distance of the Piazzale Roma, the main car, taxi, and bus gateway into the historic center. Temperatures in Venice are perfect for summer cruises, mid-twenties, with light breases blowing across the canals every now and again.
The numerous wonderful attractions in Venice include, gondala rides down the canals, St Mark's Basilica, the Grand Canal, the Piazza San Marco, the Lido di Venezia, pizzarias and icecream parlours.
Venice is a fantastic city visit whether your departure point or port of call in a Mediterranean cruise.
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