Carnival Venezia

Country of Registry: Bahamas


  • Introducing Carnival Fun Italian Style, combining through new food, beverage and entertainment experiences.
  • Debuting specialty restaurant Il Viaggio, a culinary journey featuring specialties that highlight several regions of Italy.
  • Featuring a popular restaurant from partner Guy Fieri, Guy’s Burger Joint, with a new Italian twist, as well as several new dining and bar concepts.


  • Year Built: 2019
  • Builder: Fincantieri S.p.A.
  • Originally entered service for Costa Cruises
  • Transferred to Carnival: March 2023
  • Ship Class: Venice
  • Entered Service for Carnival: May 28, 2023

Size and Capacity

  • Gross Tonnage: 133,500
  • Length: 1,055’
  • Guest Capacity: 3,934 (Double Occupancy)
  • Total Guest Capacity: 4,977
  • Number of Crew Members: 1,392
  • Number of Staterooms: 1,967
  • Number of Guest Decks: 15


  • Suites: 20
  • Balcony/Lanai: 956
  • Ocean View: 273
  • Interior: 796
  • Terrazzo: 77

Main Public Areas

  • Atrium – Modeled after Venice’s main public square, the Piazza San Marco, the ship’s main entrance and central zone immediately immerse guests in Italian architecture and design.
  • Lido – The ship’s Lido deck is modeled after the Italian Riviera. It boasts a retractable roof, so the pool can still be enjoyed no matter the weather.

Dining Venues

  • Il Viaggio – A new specialty restaurant which promises a culinary journey by welcoming guests to choose regional specialties from across Italy.
  • Guy’s Burger Joint – Italian flavors and ingredients add new flavors to Guy Fieri’s famous burgers. Along with classic American burgers and fries, new menu items will feature an Italian twist, such as a pepperoni pizza burger and a burger smothered in melted mozzarella cheese.
  • La Strada Grill – Taste the best grilled Italian street food and sandwiches.
  • Tomodoro – Mexitalian fusion creations feature ingredients such as Italian meatballs and Sicilian chicken alongside traditional Mexican tacos and burritos, for breakfast and lunch.
  • Canal Grande and Marco Polo Restaurants – Both restaurants feature delicious three-course meals in spaces surrounded by elegant Italian sculptures and architectural designs, including a real-life Venetian gondola in one of them. Special Italian dishes will be featured, including favorites from Carnival’s signature Cucina del Capitano Italian restaurant.
  • Pizzeria del Capitano – Hot and fresh pizza is made here from hand-tossed dough, fresh mozzarella and imported Italian ingredients.
  • Fahrenheit 555 – Carnival’s signature specialty steakhouse offers up mouth-watering options of steak and seafood entrees, as well as gourmet appetizers, soups and salads.
  • Bonsai Sushi – Dine amidst expertly-pruned bonsai trees while enjoying sit-down service and an affordable menu of delectable sushi and sashimi.
  • Teppanyaki – One part meal, one part performance — and all parts unforgettable — the Bonsai Teppanyaki™ experience is sure to delight guests.
  • Seafood Shack – Evoking a New England-style seaside spot and serving delicious seafood dishes.
  • Lido Marketplace – Featuring an amazing variety of casual dining spots, each just a few flip-flopped steps from the last, Lido Marketplace always has a special something ready.
  • Java Blue – Freshly baked treats are served alongside specialty coffee and tea drinks.

Bar and Lounge Venues

  • Amari – Similar to what Carnival guests know and love at Alchemy bars across the fleet, expertly crafted cocktails feature a variety of Italian liqueurs and bitters and are skillfully prepared by professional mixologists for an elevated and interactive experience. This is an elevated and interactive cocktail experience with drinks such as negroni, americano, Amalfi martini and sbagliato. Select Alchemy cocktails will also be served.
  • Frizzante – A variety of bubbly drinks, from prosecco to spritzes and bellinis are served along with Italian beer. Authentic Italian coffees and biscotti will be served here throughout the day.
  • Carnevale Bar & Lounge – Tasty cocktails are served in a lounge inspired by the elegance of Venetian masquerades during Carnevale and features beautiful scenes of Carnivale di Venezia on LED screens, complete with live music, fine Italian wines and cocktails in a relaxing atmosphere with a cool vibe.
  • Gondola Lounge – Inspired by the famous Venetian canals, this space features a large stage with a dance floor as well as comfortable seating to enjoy live entertainment. This lounge opens to the outside on either side for a breezy stroll around the lanai.
  • Rococó – Refreshing frozen drinks, from colorful layered creations with unique Italian flavors such as limoncello and bellini to classic frozen cocktails, including margaritas, daiquiris and piña coladas, are served out of a fun and cheeky bar described as “Baroque Goes Pop.”
  • Piano Bar 88 – A popular venue where tasty cocktails are paired perfectly with live piano music.
  • Heroes Tribute Lounge – A salute to military service members and veterans and their families.
  • Limelight Lounge – A versatile venue for live music, karaoke, late night shows and comedy.

Entertainment Programming

  • Teatro Rosso Theater – An elegant theater, which provides a beautiful backdrop for popular Carnival entertainment and new programming.
  • Carnival Seaside Theater – On the Lido deck above the ship’s main pool area is a giant LED screen that provides guest the perfect place for “dive-in movies.”
  • Playlist Productions
    • Color My World – An artistic love story blends fun dance styles such as street jazz, hip-hop, musical theater and ballet with the best songs from indie rock and pop genres.
    • Broadway Beats – Show connecting the audience to the ship’s homeport with a larger-than-life journey through New York City.
    • Vintage Pop – Modern musical with a ‘20s spin tying in with New York’s prohibition era.
    • Epic Rock – Concert featuring rock staples from artists like Journey, Aerosmith and Bon Jovi.
  • Parties and Gatherings
    • Captain’s Venetian Toast – Carnival Venezia’s captain greets guests in true Venetian style, while live music fills the atrium and the cast members don Venetian costumes. Guests are encouraged to wear Venetian masks as well.
    • Festa Italiana – Little Italy meets Lido for a street party featuring rotating entertainment at the mainstage including live music and Italian-themed performances while competitions such as spaghetti and gelato eating contests keep everyone entertained.
  • Youth and Family Activities
    • Camp Ocean and Club O2 – Children, teens and families can experience different regions of Italy through arts & crafts, games, and themed activities, including gondola racing, Futbol challenges, Italian hopscotch and more.
    • Camp Ocean and Club O2 – Children, teens and families can experience different regions of Italy through arts & crafts, games, and themed activities, including gondola racing, Futbol challenges, Italian hopscotch and more.

Additional Amenities and Venues

  • Terrazza Staterooms and Lounge – Terrazza staterooms which are similar to the Havana staterooms on other Carnival ships.
    • Located on decks 5-9 aft, Terrazza staterooms include interior, balconies (many with aft-facing views) and the special Terrazza Cabanas, which feature private patios complete with plush loungers and a hammock.
    • Terrazza staterooms offer exclusive access to Terrazza Carnevale, an outdoor terraced deck featuring two whirlpools, a bar and tranquil lounging space. Exclusive experiences include private breakfast in the Lounge, Sea Day Brunch in the Steakhouse and exclusive sailway party.
  • Serenity Deck – An adults-only retreat, featuring lounging furniture, sun beds and whirlpools.
  • Cloud 9 Spa – The ultimate place for relaxation, the ship’s Cloud 9 Spa offers a multitude of popular services inviting guests to unwind, including massages, facials, body wraps, thermal suites and more.
    • Fitness Center – The onboard gym is located within the spa area of the ship on deck 12.
  • Casino – The ship’s extensive casino is located on deck 4 and features popular table games, including roulette, poker, blackjack and more, as well slot machines and other casino games.
  • SportSquare – Spaces for mini-golf, basketball and other games are found here on decks 11-12, along with a running track and a ropes course.
  • WaterWorks – An onboard aqua park atop the ship features thrilling waterslides enjoyed by all ages.