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Love Venice: All Inclusive Cheap Holiday

The huge Venetian Lagoon surrounds this ageless city of more than 100 small islands. Venice is an attractive city that has an intoxicating effect on tourists. It’s dreamy and romantic, with a hint of mystery and drama in the background.  While Carnival occurs just once a year, its spirit is felt all year. Gondoliers sing […]

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Italy: Rare summer flooding in Venice

  The famous PiazzaSan Marco in Venice was inundated in up to a metre of water overnight due to unusual summer floods.   In the fall and winter, the lagoon city is frequently affected by “acqua alta” (high water), and severe floods in November 2019 cost hundreds of millions of euros in damage. Couples in […]

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Italy: Venice endangered by sea level rises

The National Environment Protection System (SNPA), in its first study on the impact of climate change in Italy, stated Wednesday that Venice is endangered by “continual and permanent” rises in sea level.    The earth beneath the lagoon city is sinking, according to the research, as the sea level rises. The MOSE dam system recently […]

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Italy bans cruise ships from Venice lagoon

  Culture Minister Dario Franceschini said on Thursday that cruise ships have completely stopped landing in central Venice due to the government’s approval of a decree.  The decree approved on Wednesday said plans for cruise ship berths outside the Venice Lagoon must be developed and implemented. At the same time, large ships will continue to […]

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