Venice to Greece Ferry
There are currently 2 ferry routes connecting Venice and Greece, with services from Venice to Igoumenitsa and Patras. On average, there are a combined number of 4 crossings per week between Venice and Greece, which are operated by ANEK Superfast and Minoan Lines. The shortest crossing is to Igoumenitsa and takes around 1 hour 30 minutes, while the longest crossing is to Patras and takes approximately 8 hours.
The above information is a basic summary on the services between Venice and Greece. We recommend using our Ferry Search to find live ferry information and the latest prices.
Venice, in Northern Italy, is home to approximately 272,000 inhabitants, and is one of the most famous, and popular, tourist destinations in the world. Venice Ferry Port is a busy and popular port providing Southern Europe with an entrance to the Adriatic and Mediterranean Seas. Venice Ferry Port is situated close to Venice and all its attractions. Venice is made up of 118 small islands in the marshy Venetian Lagoon, which stretches between the Po and Piave rivers.
Venice is best known for its canals and waterways; which interlink the many small islands of Venice. However, there is more to Venice than water - Venice is home to some of the world's most beautiful and most-recognised buildings and architecture, such as St. Marks Basilica and the Torre dell'Orologio clock tower, which overlook St. Mark's Square.
Venice has also produced, and houses, some important art such as the Venetian paintings and sculptures that crowd the churches of Venice. Much of Venice's artwork can be seen in the many galleries in Venice, such as the enormous Palazzo Grassi and the Museo Correr, and is showcased each year in the Biennale di Venezia international festival.
Venice itself is one large tourist sight, one of the most breathtaking in the world. Visitors will enjoy simply admiring the views, and cruising along the Grand Canal discovering the beauty of this city.
Greece is a popular tourist destination that boasts beautiful beaches, picturesque traditional villages, stunning landscapes and numerous sites of historical and archaeological interest.
Visit the Acropolis of Athens, the Minoan Palace of Knossos in Crete or the ancient monasteries of Meteora. Experience true cosmopolitan life in Athens or Thessaloniki, or explore the forests and coastal walks of one of the many Greek islands.
There are more beautiful and historic sites in Greece than it is possible to list. Special mention should of course be given to the Parthenon, the largest temple in Athens which is known the world over for its columns. Entry to here, and many other historic sites in Greece, is free to students of EU universities.