Ireland Venice: two tourists (already) expelled for a swim in the Grand Canal

14:40  06 june  2020
14:40  06 june  2020 Source:   lepoint.fr

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The two German men who swam in The Grand Canal , Venice 's main waterway, were fined 5 each and banned from the city for 48 hours.

Venice , which for decades has been inundated with tourists from all over the world eager to see its unique architecture and experience its lifestyle, has struggled with overtourism. As for other popular destinations, the crowds have been both a blessing, bringing in much-needed revenue, and a curse

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After several months of confinement, the Italy is looking to revive its activity and in particular tourism, abroad. approaching the summer period. Since Wednesday June 3, the country's borders are therefore once again open to European citizens. But with the first travelers, the first problematic behaviors also arrived. As told by CNN , two German tourists were arrested by the authorities when they had just swam in the Grand Canal in Venice.

The scene took place on Wednesday, when the first tourists could return to the country. “The two men undressed near the Rialto bridge, leaving their clothes there. They jumped into the water and swam across the Grand Canal, "said Venice police. Intercepted by the police, the tourists were fined 350 euros each and were temporarily expelled from the city.

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Two Czech tourists were fined around €3,000 (,320) each for "obscene acts" when they were caught skinny-dipping in the canal near Piazza San Marco on Monday night. The men -- both hardcore soccer fans in Italy for today's Slavia Prague match against Inter Milan -- were caught by police on a routine

Two tourists in Venice were arrested and fined for skinny-dipping in the canals . Police boats rushed to the waters near the Piazza San Marco on Monday The two men were in Venice to support the Slavia Prague soccer team. They had decided to go for a swim because it was "a particularly warm

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The harmful effects of tourism in Venice

Before the health crisis, Venice saw almost 30 million visitors per year. Mass tourism which is not without causing some problems for the local population. Luigi Brugnaro, the mayor of the city of the Doges, thus wanted last year that the city be placed on the list of cities "in danger" by the Unesco . The city has also adopted a stricter municipal by-law for “rude” tourists . Two German tourists had paid the price after having prepared ? a coffee with a stove at the foot of the Rialto in July 2019. Less than a year later, the situation does not seem to be improving.

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