Venice announces additional details of tourist entry fee

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Officials in Venice, Italy, have revealed additional details about a new entrance fee designed to reduce “tourist peaks” and “manage tourist flows” that will take effect on Jan. 16, 2023. Venice’s councilor for tourism, Simone Venturini called the new tax a solution for the overtourism problem that has long plagued the coveted destination, with proceeds of the plan to mitigate the flocks of daytrippers being used to lower the taxes of Venetians. The cost will range from 3 to 10 euros and will vary based on the number of requests for entry, meaning travelers can expect to pay more on the busies…

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