ABOVE: A hazy Saturday afternoon on the Giudecca
Canal near Venice's Marittima cruise terminal.
Venice Cruise Videos section of
Veniceforvisitors.com, we offer a
collection of about YouTube video clips that show nearly two dozen cruise ships and ferries cruising up
Venice's Giudecca Canal
or in St. Mark's Basin on their way through the Venetian Lagoon to the Adriatic
If you're arriving in Venice by car, a hotel in
Mestre or Marghera
(on the Italian mainland) may be convenient.
If it's summer and you love beach resorts, the
Lido di Venezia is a
Otherwise, we urge you to stay in Venice's
historic center, for a simple reason: Venice is at its best in early
morning and the evening, when daytrippers are gone and you can enjoy the
city without the crowds.