Ferry schedules and tickets from Venice to Greece
Venice is one of the biggest ports of the Mediterranean and serves some of the ferry routes between Italy and Greece. Apart from a cargo port, Venice serves millions of tourists every year, since is considered to be one of the most touristic spots of Europe. The ferry connecting Italy to Greece is the most popular way of bringing a car or caravan to Greece and returning it back. Moreover, as the trip is quite long most travellers prefer to book cabins for their travel. As a result, cabin and vehicle tickets are sold out by April. Thus, if you are interested in catching a ferry from Italy to Greece (or vice versa) you should better book quite early!
Ferry from Venice to Patras and Igoumenitsa
There are at least two weekly ferries that leave from Venice to Igoumenitsa and Patras. The duration for the Venice to Igoumenitsa trip is approximately 26 hours, whereas the duration from Venice to Patras is approximately 32 hours. During summer there are also ferry operations from Venice to Ancona (the ferry trip lasts 6 hours) and then to Greece.
A few words about Venice
Venice is situated across a group of 118 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by bridges. Parts of Venice are renowned for their beauty and architecture. Venice is considered to be the queen of the Adriatic and the first real international financial center which gradually emerged through the centuries.This allowed Venice to become a wealthy city throughout most of its history. The Republic of Venice was a major financial and maritime power during Middle Age and Renaissance. Venice welcomes approximately 30.000.000 tourists per year, and is very known for the Basilica of St Marc’s, the Doge’s Palace, the Carnival and the Rialto Bridge.