Gatvol Venetians fume after selfie-seeking tourist headbutts ...


Gatvol Venetians fume after selfie-seeking tourist headbutts gondolier

Video footage of attack adds to the anger of a city that has had it up to here with hordes of misbehaving visitors

Nick Squires and Greg Dickinson

An attack on a Venetian gondolier by a tourist in a row over a selfie has led to fresh calls from exasperated locals to clamp down on overtourism in the city.

The visitor, reported to be from South America, had reportedly been taking selfies of himself and his family in a gondola tethered to a canal bank between the Rialto Bridge and St Mark’s Square.

When the gondolier protested that the boat was private property and that the man and his family should get out or pay for a ride, the tourist became angry...

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