Venice to cost all guests to entry historic heart

VENICE, Italy: The mayor of Venice says Italy’s new finances regulation will permit the lagoon metropolis to cost all guests for accessing the historic heart, not simply these spending the night time.

Mayor Luigi Brugnaro introduced on Twitter late Sunday that the tax will likely be prolonged to incorporate anybody arriving within the metropolis to “permit us to handle town higher and to maintain it clear,” and “permit Venetians to reside with extra decorum.” Town council will decide the tax quantity and assortment mode.

Some 25 million individuals go to Venice every year, with about one-fifth spending at the very least one night time within the historic heart. In a single day guests are presently charged a small tax per night time.

Brugnaro stated the substantial value of cleansing and sustaining safety has to date been paid “solely by Venetians.”    

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