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Vedrà Island, Ibiza Spain

Vedrà Island, Ibiza Spain. Source: Shutterstock

About GNV

GNV (Grandi Navi Veloci) is an Italian ferry provider based in Genoa offering crossings across the Mediterranean Sea between mainland Italy, Sardinia, Sicily, Morocco, Albania, Tunisia, Spain, France, and the Balearic Islands. Established in 1992 by Aldo Grimaldi, GNV started as a subsidiary of the Grimaldi Group before it was acquired by the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) in 2010. The GNV fleet is made up of 25 modernly equipped ferries with a wide range of passenger services.

GNV ferries main destinations

GNV ferries offer services across the Mediterranean Sea, connecting different ports in Italy, Tunisia, Spain, France, Albania, and Morocco. One of the main destinations serviced by GNV ferries in Italy is Palermo Port, a gateway to the capital of Sicily Island and the second-largest historical center in Europe. Other popular destinations in Italy include Olbia Port and Porto Torres, which welcome you to Sardinia, the second-largest island in the Mediterranean known for its turquoise sea and beautiful beaches. Tunis Port is the primary destination for GNV ferries from Italian cities like Genoa, Palermo, and Civitavecchia.

In Spain, the main destinations include the Port of Barcelona, which welcomes you to the capital of Catalonia, and the Port of Valencia, the busiest port in Spain. GNV also operates ferries to several ports in the Balearic Islands, including Ibiza, Mahon (Menorca), and Palma de Mallorca. Other destinations include Tangier and Nador in Morocco, Sete in France, and Durres in Albania.

Most popular GNV connections

GNV serves over 30 lines, with crossings to the Italian islands of Sicily and Sardinia being the most popular. There are over 18 weekly sailings to Palermo, the capital of Sicily. The Naples - Palermo connection is the most popular with over 10 weekly sailings, followed closely by the Genoa-Palermo connection with over six sailings per week. Trips are more frequent on some routes from May to October. For instance, ferries to the Balearic Islands and Morocco record increased bookings during the high season.

Popular GNV Ferry Routes


Ferries by GNV to Sicily

Sicily is Italy’s largest island, famous for its stunning beaches, archaeological sites, ancient ruins, active volcanoes, mountains, and magnificent coastline. Popular connections on this route include:

Ferries by GNV to Sardinia

An island destination in the Mediterranean, Sardinia is popular for its clear waters, beautiful beaches, and fascinating rock formations. Popular connections on this route include:

Ferries by GNV to Balearic Islands

The Balearic Islands are an archipelago of four different islands in the east of mainland Spain. They include Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca, and Formentera, which are popular for their white, sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters. Popular connections along this route include:

Ferries by GNV to Morocco

GNV ferries offer several connections to the cities of Tangier and Nador in Morocco. Tangier is famous for its fascinating history and beautiful architecture, while Nador boasts stunning beaches like Bocan and Marchica. Popular connections along this route include:

Ferries by GNV to Tunisia

Tunis is Tunisia’s capital city, famous for its ancient ruins, coastal resorts, sandy beaches, and amazing desert. Popular connections along this route include:

  • Ferry Genoa – Tunis
  • Hydrofoil Civitavecchia – Tunis
  • Ferry Palermo – Tunis

Ferries by GNV to Albania

Durrës is Albania’s second most populous city, famous for its ethnographic museum, lively atmosphere, historical monuments, and wonderful beaches. The Bari – Durrës ferry is the only connection by GNV on this route.

Ferry routes by GNV and timetables

GNV hydrofoils serve multiple ports across the Mediterranean Sea. Over 30 routes are served to and from Sicily, Sardinia, France, Spain, Tunisia, Albania, and Morocco.

GNV route Schedule Price
Ferry Genoa – Palermo From 23:00 from $62
Ferry Naples – Palermo From 20:00 From $48
Ferry Genoa – Barcelona From 17:00 From $87
Ferry Valencia – Ibiza From 22:30 From $150
Ferry Barcelona – Tangier From 14:30 From $105
Ferry Civitavecchia – Olbia From 22:00 From $30
Ferry Barcelona – Ibiza From 21:30 From $48
Ferry Genoa – Porto Torres From 19:00 from $55
Ferry Bari – Durrës From 22:00 From $53
Ferry Genoa – Olbia From 22:30 From $59

GNV ticket types

GNV ferries offer an outward (one-way) trip and a roundtrip ticket for adults and children. Children up to 4 years travel free on all ferry lines to Sicily, Sardinia, Spain, and Albania, while those below 2 years travel free on ferry lines to Morocco and Tunisia with no seat assignment. Ticket types depend on the type of accommodation you prefer on GNV ferries. You can choose from the berth, Pullman seat, cabin, and suite options. With so many accommodation options, you’ll find the best deal that suits your budget.

GNV services on board

You’ll find a wide range of services on board GNV ferries for a comfortable experience during your crossing.

Types of accommodation on board GNV Ferries

You can choose from high-quality suites or well-equipped standard cabins if you want to travel comfortably on board GNV hydrofoils. All cabins are air-conditioned and equipped with comfortable beds, telephone and cable radio, and private bathrooms with showers and hairdryers. Exterior cabins have windows offering the best sea view. GNV hydrofoils also have elegantly decorated suites with large windows. They are equipped with air conditioning, a minibar, a radio, a TV, and a telephone. You can choose from different suites, including Presidential suites (on La Superba and La Suprema), Double suites, and Family suites. Each Presidential Suite has a balcony with chairs, a table, and a sun lounger.

Transporting vehicles with GNV Ferry

GNV accepts all types of vehicles, including cars, vans, campers, and motorcycles. Ticket prices will depend on your vehicle's length and height (including features or modifications such as roof racks, bicycle holders, etc.). Fare groups include Cars (up to 4.99 meters long), Vans (6 to 7 meters long), Vans (11 to 12 meters long), and Campers (5 to 6 meters long). Passengers with vehicles transporting or running on LPG must notify the staff after embarking. They will be parked in a special part of the ferry garage.

Services and events on board GNV Ferries

GNV ferries offer a wide range of onboard services. You can choose from à la carte restaurants offering different cuisines. Onboard staff serve appetizers and cocktails at your seat. You’ll also find self-service restaurants, pizzerias, and snack bars. Halal dishes are available on the Morocco and Tunisia lines. For entertainment, you can use the fee-based Wi-Fi service in certain areas, slot machines, and a playroom for kids. The ferries have a shopping arcade, a chapel, a reading room, and a children's room.

Barcelona beach Spain

Barcelona Beach. Source: Shutterstock

GNV destinations

Not sure where to begin your GNV adventure? Check out these popular GNV destinations for travel details and nearby attractions:

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