The Italian city is located on over 100 islands in the midst of a lagoon. Countless canals serve as roads here. The splendid historical buildings and its romantic charm is what attracts many tourists to Venice.
Venice and its lagoon have been a listed UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987. This is an automatic compilation of DW Content pertaining to "Venice".
The legislation criminalizes aid to illegal immigrants and is punishable with up to one year in jail. Hungary chose to vote on the bill even before the Venice Commission could submit its conclusion on it.
More than a mere mode of transportation, they are a symbol of love and romance: gondolas in Venice, riding through the city's canals, carrying tourists from all over the world. The boats are hand-made, but it is unclear how long that will be the case: shipyards have a hard time attracting talented craftsmen.