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Venice City Sightseeing Hop-On, Hop-Off Cruise

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Key Highlights

  • Discover the city of Venice and its attractions with a hop-on, hop-off cruise
  • The hop-on, hop-off cruise allows you to plan your own perfect Venice itinerary
  • The stops along the canal route cover all the major attractions in Venice
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    From 02 Nov - 30 Nov The Hop-On, Hop-Off cruise operates between 9:20am and 3:00pm.
    Frequency: Every 60 minutes
    A full loop takes 150 minutes
    From 01 Dec - 31 Mar The Hop-On, Hop-Off cruise operates between 9:40am and 3:20pm.


    Your hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for either 24 or 48 hours.

    Start time


    Meeting Point

    You can board the Hop-On, Hop-Off cruise at any of the designated stops and exchange the voucher. You can also visit our City Sightseeing® Venezia Visitor Center, where you can ask for more information on the service.
    City Sightseeing® Venezia Visitor Center
    Situated inside the Train Station Venenzia Santa Lucia in front of platforms 13-14
    Open daily until 31st October; 8:30am - 4:00pm

    Download the Visitor Centre location map

    Ending Point

    You may end the cruise at any of the stops.

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Discover Venice on a relaxed hop-on, hop-off cruise with stops closer to the major attractions. Built on an archipelago of 118 small islands, every nook and corner of Venice has a history of its own. The city is connected by over 400 bridges and crossed by 150 canals, and can only be explored on foot or by boat.

    The Venice Hop-On, Hop-Off cruise allows you to discover the city at your own pace as you can hop on and off the boat as many times as you wish. You may choose between a 24-hour ticket and a 48-hour ticket.

    Your hop-on, hop-off boat covers all the major highlights of Venice, such as, Piazza San Marco, the beaches of Lido and the Island of Murano amongst others.

    While on board sit back and relax while the Hop-On, Hop-Off boat cruises along the canal and offers beautiful views of the city.

    Download the boat route map


    The Venice Hop-On, Hop-Off Cruise allows you to plan your own sightseeing. You may hop on and hop off at any of the designated stops and spend as much time sightseeing, shopping or eating before hopping back again when the next boat comes along.

    Your hop-on, hop-off ticket comes with two validity options - 24 hours and 48 hours.

    There are 7 stops along the Venice Hop-On, Hop-Off route and all the stops are close to important attractions in the city. The stops are as follows:

    Stop 1: S. Lucia
    Stop 2: Tronchetto*
    Stop 3: Stazione Marittima**
    Stop 4: San Marco
    Stop 5: Lido SME
    Stop 6: Murano
    Stop 7: Zattere

    You can also sit back and relax on the boat and enjoy the views of the city from the canal.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 24 hour/48 hour hop-on, hop-off Cruise ticket
    • WiFi onboard


    • Entrances
    • Meals
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    The cruise operates every day throughout the year, however the sailing times are subject to change and are set in conjunction with the local authority.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    You can download FREE APP of our local partner called SIGHTSEEING EXPERIENCE; it is available in 5 different languages and helps you to check your position on the city Sightseeing Map, so that you can easily see how to get to the nearest stop. You can even see the bus position in real time of all our buses and check the waiting time for the next bus at each bus stop. You can download it on Google play or App store.

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

  • Reviews
    • This site was easy to use. We were worried using this site for the first time as you never know what the outcome will be but we had no issues using the voucher when we were in...

      Sofia spagnoli
    • Really awesome

      Easily accessible and to follow Easily to understand Convenient...

      Mr AS Duarte
    • Interesting tour

      On site stops and helpful staff especially the one who gave us the tickets. She even gave us advice how to start and end the tour as we travelled with children. We would have...

      Ms Melanie Micallef
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