The TAR Veneto (Tribunale amministrativo regionale del Veneto) has decided in favour of the legal recourse of Venice Kayak against the kayaking ban introduced last August.
The final hearing of the legal recourse of Venice Kayak against the kayaking ban in Venice, was held on february 6th, but the sentence will only be published later.
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A Venetian gondoliere thought it a good idea to decorate his gondola with fascist symbols, yet he can’t handle that others think it not a good “joke”
Kayaking in Venice is a unique experience. Venice Kayak offers guided kayak tours in the city of Venice and in the lagoon.
Brexit doesn’t influence me directly, but being Danish living in Italy means my existence relies on freedom of movement. Brexit attacks that freedom.
The TAR Veneto (Tribunale amministrativo regionale del Veneto) has held a preliminary hearing on October 3rd, to express judgment on the suspension of the kayaking ban.
This post explains in more details where you can go kayaking and when in Venice with the August 1st 2018 ban in force.
Press release announcing the legal recourse at the TAR Veneto against the decision 433/2018 of the City of Venice, sent to the local Venetian press on Monday, September 3rd, 2018:
The City of Venice has banned kayaks in Venice at almost all times, so Venice Kayak can only do a few of the tours advertised on our web site.
Venice bans kayaks and other small boats, favouring damaging and polluting motor traffic over lighter ecological and sustainable means of transport. A ban on kayaking is not the right way forward for Venice.
The photos below are taken in fifteen minutes, walking about 200m.
I’ve been bicycling all my life, and its one of the very few things I miss here in Venice. Berlin, on the other hand, is full of bicycles.
Berlin 25 years later could just as well be another city.
While I’ve kayaked a lot around much of the lagoon, I’ve never been to some of the northernmost parts. My friend Selina took me up there by car, looking for flamingos.
A man was drowning besides me in the hospital pool, and I didn’t know what to do to save him.
Io ho visto un uomo annegare a due metri da me in piscina, e non ho saputo salvargli.
Winter light is different, even if the weather isn’t very wintery here in Venice now. These photos are from a tour on December 27th around the city.
“La gondola” by Gilberto Penzo is the definitive book on the Venetian gondola, but it has been out of print for years. A second edition has now been published.