Their Towns Overrun With Tourists, Some Italians Cry, 'Basta!'

Home/Their Towns Overrun With Tourists, Some Italians Cry, 'Basta!'

Their Towns Overrun With Tourists, Some Italians Cry, 'Basta!'

This post was originally published on this site

In Capri, a squabble between two mayors—who are also cousins—highlights a larger debate throughout Italy. While tourism is an important revenue source, many Italians up and down the Italian peninsula would like tourists—at least some of them—to stay away.

Last year, Giovanni De Martino, the mayor of Capri, was fed up. He watched as ferries arrived from the Italian mainland in rapid succession, disgorging tourists—many budget…

By | 2017-06-27T02:45:39+00:00 June 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Leave A Comment