A gondola passes Venice's Bridge of Sighs
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Tide turns against tourists in Venice

It is estimated that around 20 million visitors go to Venice each year.

Tourism is flourishing, with large cruise ships docking at the historic city.

Many Venetians are not happy with this surge in tourism and have started a campaign against the cruise ships.

Alan Johnston reports.

  • 06 Sep 2012
  • From the section Europe