Helpful Details About Italy Cruise Ports To Help You Plan Your Next Vacation
Did you know:
There are over 20 different cruise ports in Italy! And, different cruise liners stop at different ports of call. So how do you decide which cruise vacation to go on and which ports you want to stop at?
We’ve made it simple for you! By providing here a list of the main cruise ports in Italy, along with some useful information about each location. We hope to help make your decision a bit easier when it comes time to plan your Mediterranean or European Cruise.
We’ve already written about the major ports in Spain, now let’s head on over to Italy!
The 2 Main Cruise Ports In Italy
# 1. Civitavecchia Port Of Rome
There is a good chance that your cruise will depart and/or arrive at the Civitavecchia Port Of Rome so here are some basic things you should know.
This port is actually quite far from Rome and to be honest, there’s not a whole lot to do there. To get the most out of your trip we suggest arriving a few days early and after you land at the Airport in Rome, spend some time enjoying all that this historic city has to offer. Or, if you need to take care of business while in the area, we can help you plan the perfect business trip to Rome.
Besides the obvious must-sees like the Coliseum, there are some hidden treasures of Rome that should not be missed. Visit the artists’ quarter, sleep in a palace and enjoy the best gelato you have ever tasted. Finally, when the time comes, enjoy a luxury car services to the port and embark on your cruise.
# 2. Port Of Venice
Accord to the Venice Port Authority;
“In 2012, 1,739,501 passengers stepped on board a cruise ship in Venice…”
Before your cruise, fly to the Marco Polo Airport in Venice, Italy and take a few days to get used to life by the water. This city may be small, but there an overwhelming list of must-dos in Venice. From St. Mark’s Square, gondola tours, Chorus Pass Churches and more, it can be hard to narrow down your choices.
There is a simple solution:
In order to get the most out of your time before or after your cruise vacation, you may want to look into booking private tour services. This way, you can just describe your interests and your guide will take care of everything for you. Plus, the Port of Venice can be quite a confusing place. But with the help of a private car service, you can rest assured knowing that you will arrive right to your terminal just in time to embark on the rest of your journey.
More Italy Ports Of Call You Should Know About
We recently wrote a blog about how to Get The Most Out Of Your Shore Excursions On Your Next Cruise Vacation.
There are many different options provided by your cruise director for activities while on shore. However, if you are looking for a more exclusive and personalized shore excursion, it may be wise to look into luxury touring services from a VIP concierge service.
To help you make a more informed decision, here are some additional cruise ports in Italy.
The Port Of Ancona: Located on the Adriatic Sea and a common port of call for many Mediterranean cruises.
Bari: This major city is found at the heel of Italy’s boot. This is a larger city, so if you want to skip the typical tourist stops, look into a personal driver and see the sites in style.
Genoa: Genoa is also a popular start or stop point for many cruises. With plenty of things to do in Genoa, you may also consider spending a few extra days here as well.
Livorno Port Center: This port is the perfect place to venture further inland and visit Florence or Pisa. If you only have a short time in this port, you could consider hiring a private helicopter charter so that you can get in all the sites that you want before heading back out to sea.
Port Authority Of Messina: This is one of the busiest port in Italy. With such huge crowds, it can be hard to enjoy your time there. But it is worth it to enjoy a shore excursion to Taormina and Mt. Etna.
Port of Naples: Visit the multitude of sites in Naples or venture off to Pompeii or Herculaneum. There is something for everyone here!
Portofino: This coastal fishing village on the Italian Riviera is a luxurious getaway and the perfect break from your time at sea. Or you can book a private yacht charter for your own personal cruise.
In the end…
You are just about guaranteed to enjoy any cruise vacation that stops at any of the cruise ports in Italy. Just image relaxing at a luxurious resort off the coast of Capri, as one example. But if you want some helping to make your experience a bit more personal, get in touch with us to book a one-of-a-kind luxury vacation experience.
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