Entering Venice on a ship is an extra special way to see this city. There is nothing like it!
V = Venice & cruising along the Grand Canal
Of course V had to be for Venice and taking a cruise along the Grand Canal in one of the vaporettos. These are like buses, but they run along the canals. There are even regular bus stops with covered docks. And, like other city transit systems, they can get packed. But, if you can, try to sit in the front for a chance at getting interesting pictures as you sail along the canal. Here are a few of my favs.
Here is is a post about Sailing into Venice
It is very special to cruise into Venice and see this remarkable city they way it should be — from the sea!
Our ship slowly approaches Venice – coming first to some outer islands that form the barrier that creates the Grand Lagoon.
So, we entered port and sailed past St. Mark’s Square (Plaza, Piazzile, etc.) and headed to the Maritime Port. I was excited about getting off the ship and exploring !