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Italy Will Remain Closed To Tourists Until The End Of The Year

Italy Will Remain Closed To Tourists Until The End Of The Year

Italy, which has become one of the main victims of the coronavirus in Europe, will remain closed to visitors until the end of the year, the tourist season with the participation of foreigners in the Apennines, most likely, will not be. The sensational news was announced by the Minister of culture and tourism of the Republic Dario Franceschini in an interview with La Repubblica.

According to the Minister, the country will rely on domestic tourism this year. So, many cultural sites hope to open their doors to visitors in May.

For example, in Rome-the Colosseum, outside of it-the famous Pompeii. Earlier, Vatican museums, including the Sistine Chapel, which was left without financial income from the flow of both tourists and pilgrims due to quarantine measures.

Meanwhile, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has not yet announced a timetable for opening national borders. The government also did not explain how Italians will be able to restructure the economy if the tourism industry seriously subsides.

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