Venice, Italy - May 08

Medium Crowds expected on in

Public holiday in destination country: NO

School holidays in destination country: NO

Cruise passengers in (nearby) ports: 5536

Local events: NOT ADJUSTED COVID-19

School holidays in the following countries: India (Andhra Pradesh, Goa), England (North East), Denmark (Aalborg), Scotland (Glasgow, North Lanarkshire), Switzerland (SZ, UR)

Cruise ships in port: MSC Magnifica 3007, MSC Lirica 2371, ms Michelangelo 158

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Avoid Crowds in Venice. Venice is one of Europe’s top tourist destinations and has been struggling with big crowds for years. With over a million cruise passengers per year, things only seem to get worse and the city tries to fight back. They for example, levy a tax on tourists that only stay a day and the city tries to limit the impact of cruise passengers flocking the canals and small streets.

Venice sees crowds throughout the year. Especially during summer season weekends, Venice simply is too busy. So busy that the city itself launched the #EnjoyRespectVenezia campaign advising tourists to visit the city when it is less crowded. The best time to visit Venice is outside the peak season.