France considers entry fees for national parks

Mont Ventoux, France. One of the new protected natural heritage sites Image: BlueBreezeWiki (wikimedia)

To combat a lack of funding for the maintenance of public parks, France is reportedly considering the implementation of entry fees. The country has designated four new areas as national parks, but lacked to implement new State funding for them. Instead funds for their protection is to be raised with tickets from visitors.

The practice is more common in other countries, but has yet to be implemented in France.

Read more at the Connexion France.

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