For years, environmentalists have been warning of the effects of cruise traffic in Venice. Now they are heard.
Tourists are currently rarely out and about in Venice due to the pandemic. The city, which otherwise groans under the rush of up to 30 million visitors a year, takes a deep breath. But Venice is dependent on mass tourism – despite all its consequences. As a result, four Italian ministers made a sensational decision on Thursday.
The controversial cruise ships, which attract short-term visitors every year, will no longer be allowed to drive past St. Mark’s Square on the spectacular route through the Giudecca Canal, but …
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