• Italy's Government to Ban Cruise Ships From Venice

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    In a landmark move, Italy's cabinet on Tuesday declared the lagoon a national monument and banned large cruise ships from entering starting Aug. 1.
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  • Italy bans large cruise ships from Venice, effective Aug. 1

    2 monthes ago - By Travel Weekly

    The ban applies to ships exceeding 25,000 gross tons or longer than 530 feet. Permitted ships generally have about 200 passengers compared to the thousands that huge cruise vessels carry.
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