Number of tourist arrivals in Venice 2003-2018

From 2003 to 2018, the number of overnight tourist arrivals in Venice almost doubled. Apart from the years 2008 and 2009, when the overnight tourist arrivals experienced a slight decreasing trend, this figure rose constantly over the period considered. In fact, Venice recorded roughly 2.7 million overnight tourist arrivals in 2013. Then, this figure rose to roughly 5.2 million arrivals in 2018.

Tourism in Venice: an international tourist galore

From 2011 to 2017, most tourists visiting the city of Venice came from abroad. Moreover, when looking at the number of arrivals, it was recorded that most international tourists visiting Venice came from the United States, United Kingdom, France and Germany in 2018.

Tourism in Venice: the relevance of the cruise industry

Venice is historically renowned for being one of the most important Italian maritime republics and nowadays the port of Venice still plays a crucial role for the city. In fact, according to data, Venice was one of the most important Italian ports for cruise passenger traffic in both 2017 and 2018.

Number of tourist arrivals in the Italian city of Venice from 2003 to 2018

Arrivals in thousands
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Release date

December 2019



Survey time period

2003 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Includes all non-resident tourists (international and domestic).
Figures have been rounded.

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