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Italian tourist city bans evening walks to halt overcrowding

CNN Travel

Julia Buckley, CNN •

Updated 2nd July 2021

(CNN) — As the tourists head back to Italy, one of the cities that has suffered most at the hands of tourism is fighting back.
In a bid to avoid overcrowding during the pandemic, authorities in Florence have announced that people will be banned from the city’s most popular nightlife areas, unless they’ve been eating or drinking in the area.
And in a bid to tackle the side effects of tourism, one of the city’s most important voices has called for a tax on street food stalls.