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

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

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.