Venice can collect entrance fee from tourists. The budget of the Italian government, was adopted on Sunday by the Parliament in Rome. Depending on the season, 2,50 Euro could queue up to 10 euros for the visit to the lagoon city.
Venice has been fighting for years against the tourist rush and tried again and again with different strategies to keep the masses in check. Every year, the small city – with its in the historical part 118-pile Islands in the water only 50'000 inhabitants of more than 30 million tourists are taken.
"protect Those who in our neighborhood"
The measure was intended to relate only to day-trippers. Hotel guests, however, so far, a local tax. To pay the new amount might be about the means of transport such as buses or cruise ships, which bring the travelers to the city.
It would now be "checked and balanced" rules, the "protect those who in our region to live, study or work," tweeted Venice mayor Luigi Brugnaro. (chk/sda)
Created: 31.12.2018, 02:04 PM