Sanctions include fines, as well as the individual being banned from areas for up to 48 hours, known as the application of the “Daspo Urbano”.
Venetians have been arguing for years about the pros and cons of allowing massive cruise ship in the city's channels. Now, a crash that harmed 5 people is reigniting the debate.
The MSC Opera rammed into a dock and a tourist boat on a busy Venice canal, reportedly injuring five people.
"Banksy" sets up oil paintings creating an image of a giant cruise ship in the city's canal with a sign reading "Venice in oil".
There is plenty to see at the 58th Venice Biennale. From dismembered objects, a film from Chernobyl's "twin sister", and the wreck of a boat on which more than 600 migrants were killed.
The 58th International Biennale Arte in Venice opened this weekend under the title "May You Live In Interesting Times"
This year’s exhibition is titled “May You Live in Interesting Times,” and will be open from May 11 to November 24, 2019.
The 58th Biennale, entitled May You Live In Interesting Times, opens tomorrow and runs until 24 November.
The speed skater Arianna Fontana kicked-off Italy's parade, performing the Flight of the Eagle from the tower bell in Venice.
Authorities in Venice have decided to impose a new 3 euro entrance fee during 2019 on tourists who visit the city for a day and don't stay overnight
A woman in a butterfly costume who jumped off from St Mark's Campanile kicked off this year's Venice Carnival.
It is part of measures announced by mayor Luigi Brugnaro to tackle a backlash in the popular Italian city against mass tourism.
Daytrippers as well as overnight guests will soon have to pay to visit the Italian city of Venice
Venice’s historic Saint Mark’s Square experienced heavy flooding after rains hit Northern Italy on October 27 and 28.
Violent gales, heavy rains and snowfall have hit Europe, leaving at least nine people dead in Italy and cutting off roads and electricity.
The Michelangelo Foundation's Homo Faber show illustrates the painstaking work that goes into preserving past techniques and taking them into the future.
Discover Homo Faber, a showcase of exceptional European craftsmanship in Venice.
Homo Faber, which means 'man the maker', is open on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, free of charge, until September 30th
A remake of the cult classic "Suspiria" stars Tilda Swinton - twice
A cafe in Venice’s famous St Mark’s Square has sparked outrage online after a picture shared by a disgruntled customer of his €43 bill for two coffees and two bottles of water went viral.
The subtitle this year is 'Freespace', but how that is interpreted is left wide open.
75th Venice Film Festival announces line-up
11 European cities have created a network to fight the negative consequences of mass tourism.
Venice has introduced a system of turnstiles to prevent crowding in some parts of the city after UNESCO told the city it could lose its status as a world heritage site if it didn't control visitor numbers
From Venice to Copacabana Beach, the world is celebrating winter carnival.
Venice festival opens