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This year, Venice authorities are finally implementing a long-debated—and highly controversial—ticketing system that will bar certain tourists from entering Italy’s second most popular tourist destination after Rome (unless they pay an entry fee). You read that right: from 2024, the city of Venice will essentially become an open-air museum you need to book in advance …

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Have you been mulling over the idea of going on another Eurotrip this year, yet the memory of jam-packed narrow streets and multiple retries for that perfect selfie – only to get photobombed for the umpteenth time by inconsiderate passersby – still plague your thoughts? There’s seemingly no escaping the buzzing crowds in Europe’s top …

Read More about These 4 Alternative European Destinations Will Help You Avoid Mass Overtourism This Spring

Global tourism is back with a bang, but that bang has come at a cost for some destinations. Even though we have not quite reached 2019 levels when it comes to global tourism, we are very close, and some popular places have suffered major problems when it comes to overtourism. You’ve probably seen the stories …

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Italy may be the world’s top tourist destination, home to a plethora of UNESCO-protected landmarks and legendary ancient cities, but it has simply had it with mass tourism. In Europe, it is one of the countries most heavily affected by the surging crowds flocking into hotspots like Rome’s Colosseum, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and …

Read More about This Extremely Popular City In Italy Will Begin Charging A Visitor Fee

So much has been written about over-tourism in Europe this summer. Americans are visiting Europe in record numbers, and Europeans are also taking their own vacations. The result is huge crowds in the most popular tourist hot spots. This high level of tourism may be good for economic growth, but it is generally bad for …

Read More about These 5 European Tourist Hot Spots Are Limiting Visitor Numbers Making Trip Planning Essential

Out of all European destinations, Venice is perhaps the most sought-after among American tourists. Having featured extensively in the media and existing in our collective imagination as Italy’s magical city on water, it draws in millions of tourists every year. Sadly, Venice has been battling its own serious issues lately, and it seems to be …

Read More about 5 Reasons Why You Should Not Visit Venice This Year

Travelers are headed to Europe in record numbers this summer, with one concern top of mind – overcrowding.  Everyone wants to actually be able to enjoy the city they’re visiting, right? Massive crowds at your destination’s main attractions keep you from seeing what you came to see. De-stressing your summer Europe trip can mean arriving …

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Greece is an obvious choice for a European holiday, offering everything from history, culture, islands, mountains, and some fantastic food and wine. Although Greece is an ideal destination, it’s becoming increasingly overcrowded, and the country and its historic sights are really feeling the effects.  Because of these reasons, a summer trip to Greece might not …

Read More about 5 Reasons Why You Should Not Visit Greece This Summer

As you have probably already heard, this summer will be a massive year for travel, especially travel to Europe. While many places are taking certain precautions to prepare for the influx of post-pandemic tourists they expect to receive these coming summer months, it’s likely that travelers will still feel the squeeze of overcrowding on their …

Read More about These Are The 6 European Cities That Will Be The Most Overcrowded With Tourists This Summer 

The travel industry has been recovering after the health crisis and travelers are ready to check off their bucket lists.  Rumor has it that summer travel in 2023 will be the busiest —and most expensive— of the past few years and will hit new records. A recent study performed by the American Society of Travel …

Read More about 7 Destinations To Avoid This Summer Due To Overtourism

There are certain destinations that look incredible on social media but are not at all what you expected in reality. Places that became so popular that all you can see are large crowds that make it impossible to truly enjoy or even take one nice picture. Or you encounter restaurants and accommodations so expensive that …

Read More about 7 Overrated Destinations For 2023: Should You Change Your Travel Plans?

Amsterdam will soon take measures to prevent certain types of tourists from visiting the city. The Dutch capital regularly sees upwards of 20 million tourists each year, making it one of Europe’s most popular destinations. The city’s liberal attitude towards sex, drugs, and alcohol has given it the reputation of a city where ‘anything goes. …

Read More about Amsterdam Launches ‘Stay Away’ Campaign To Deter These Types Of Tourists From Visiting