Amid Lockdown, Optimistic Photos Show Dolphins and Swans Return to Venice; Hakim Bishara; Hyper Allergic

Images from the city show lucid canals and the unprecedented return of wildlife to the city’s waters as gondola traffic has been brought to a halt.

Source: Amid Lockdown, Optimistic Photos Show Dolphins and Swans Return to Venice

Venice a shell of itself as tourists flee virus; Francisco Seco & Nicole Winfield; AP

The Carnival period in Venice usually marks the start of peak season in one of the world’s most visited cities, with hordes of tourists piling onto…

Source: AP PHOTOS: Venice a shell of itself as tourists flee virus

Before and After Photos Show Reality of Venice’s Tourism Problem; Walker Loetscher; InsideHook

More than 50k people visit Venice each day, prompting the city to introduce an entry fee earlier this year. These before-and-after photos show the extent of the problem.

Source: Before and After Photos Show Reality of Venice’s Tourism Problem – InsideHook

8 Travel Destinations Around the World Ruined By Overtourism; Renata Molinari Borges Da Costa; Ecophiles

Mass tourism is causing some pretty serious damage to popular travel destinations around the world. Here’s a list of the most affected places.

Source: 8 Travel Destinations Around the World Ruined By Overtourism

All the things tourists are not allowed to do in Venice; Rosie Spink; Quartz

Don’t sit. Don’t eat. Don’t swim. And for goodness sake, don’t stand still.

Source: All the things tourists are not allowed to do in Venice

Venice City Guide; Liz Jarvis; Cruise International

Famous for its architecture, art and irresistible cuisine, the Floating City is incredibly easy to navigate and makes a truly unforgettable pre- or post- cruise stay, says Liz Jarvis…

Source: Venice City Guide

Wonderful World: Discover Venice; Dos Mundos

Italy – Venice and its Lagoon

Welcome tourists! In this edition, Dos Mundos will talk about a very romantic city, the city of the gondolas. Dos Mundos is talking about Venice, Italy. The city that was founded in the 5th century and that is located on an archipelago that is formed by 120 small islands joined together by 455 bridges. It is a city with a lot of history and that stood out for several centuries for being one of the main ports of Italian trade, with important imports of Asian products, mainly silk and some spices.

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Believe it or not, Venice has a distinctly non-touristy side — here’s; Hannah Wilhout; Travel And Leisure

“I wanted to help people understand Venice, and Venetian food, outside the lens of a tourist.”

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Walking on Water; Dilip Bobb; Indian Express

Italy – Venice and its Lagoon

 

Read more from source: Walking on Water – Indian Express