After a year without cruises, Venice locals fear overtourism’s return

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A steel giant weighing tons works its way through the lagoon in Venice, towering over dozens of small boats that look like toys by comparison. People sit in the boats waving flags, as chants echo over from the shore – not rejoicing, but angry. After a taste of what life without overtourism is like, locals in Venice are outraged that the cruise industry is waking up again after a break of a year and a half during the pandemic. A large cruise ship set sail again from Venice on Saturday amid loud protests. The shouts of hundreds of demonstrators echoed the clear message: “Large ships out of the l…

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