Florence Makes a Splash Driving Away Hungry Tourists

Literally. The plan is simple: soak the city's church stairs and ward off snacking tourists.

The following article appears on The Local. 

Florence authorities have come up with a novel way of discouraging tourists from sitting and snacking on the steps of the cities’ cathedrals: hosing the sites down with water.

Mayor Dario Nardella announced the initiative on Wednesday morning, and at lunchtime the first cleanings took place.

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