The death of Venice? City’s battles with tourism and flooding reach crisis level

Tourism in Venice
Tourism in Venice Image: Jean-Pierre Dalbéra (wikimedia)

Venice’s tax for daytrippers has hit the headlines, but the city’s mounting problems also include rising waters, angry locals and a potential black mark from Unesco.

To manage the impact of the 30 million people who visit the lagoon city every year, daytrippers are to be forced to pay a fee. For many Italians, though, the charge is not the answer.

Read the extensive article at The Guardian.

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