BRITS heading to a top Spanish holiday destination are being warned of a major crackdown on tourists in the city.
Authorities in Palma are looking to stamp out excessive boozing and will flood the Majorcan capital with cops within days.
Officers will be patrolling around the clock to tackle antisocial behaviour, with the operation lasting from Monday until October 15.
Extra police officers are being readied to clamp down on rowdy holidaymakers and slap fines on venues breaking rules.
According to authorities, some of the main issues are illegal massages, street vending, street drinking, pub crawls and noise pollution, reports Majorca Daily Bulletin.
Those who ignore orders can be hit with fines ranging from 100 euros to 3,000 euros (£89 – £2,660).
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And shopkeepers can be stung with fines of up to an eyewatering 600,000 euros (531,600) if they dish out too much alcohol.
It comes as Barcelona cracks down on day-tripping holidaymakers, calling them a "plague of locusts".
In 2019, a record number of more than two million cruise ship tourists visited the city,
However, Barcelona deputy mayor Janet Sanz slammed the cruisers, saying they don't spend any money and don't contribute to the area.
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New rules want to cap cruise ships to just three ships a day, working out to 200,000 passengers a month – compared to the current 400,000 a month.
However, the city port refuted the negative claims, saying around 58 per cent of cruise ships were not day-trippers, as the trips would start or end in the city.
Majorca, one of the Balearic Islands, will also be limiting the number of cruise ships arriving on the island.
It comes as a party beach that Brits flock to every year is to close for the whole summer due to fears its crumbling cliffs could collapse.
News that Shipwreck – or Navagio – beach on the party paradise island of Zante is to shut during the busiest time of year has been greeted with fury.
The Instagram favourite is famous not only for its shipwreck – believed to be the remains of a vessel carrying contraband – but also for its fabulous turquoise waters.
But seven holidaymakers were injured after large chunks of the limestone cliff dislodged with such force that boats were overturned in the remote bay back in 2018.
Now, just as Brits were expected to descend on the island for a summer of fun, it’s been closed for repairs by the Greek authorities, sparking outrage.
“We are very, very angry,” local councillor Stavros Kakolyris told The Sun.
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