Venice may soon have a tax levy on all tourists visiting the city a visit, as is provided for in the Italian budget. Up to now, were only visitors in la serenissima stay tax to pay, but now applies also for day-trippers.
The tax will be between 2.50 and 10 euro and will replace the current local tax. Every year they are counting on a 50 million euro in revenue.
In recent years, begins to Venice under the ever-increasing number of tourists. The city has less than 55,000 inhabitants, but counted last year, some 10 million overnight stays. The number of eendagstoeristen is even twice as high. Many arrive by bus or cruise ship and will be from now on so entrance fee to pay.