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Published:July 26th, 2009 16:47 EST
20 Things Forbidden and Punishable By Law While Visiting Italy

20 Things Forbidden and Punishable By Law While Visiting Italy

By Askin Ozcan (Mentor)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.  In Milano:  Buying of alcoholic drinks by minors, 16 years old or younger is forbidden.

2.  In Lecco:  To beg in the streets is forbidden.

3.  In Venice:  To feed the pigeons is strictly prohibited.

4.  In Orbetello: To sell or chew chewing gum...

5.  In Chiavari: To talk with pay girls...

6.  In Reggio Emilia: To sit on the steps of historical buildings...

7.  In Ebil: To kiss in cars...

8.  In Noceto:  To watch TV ( for the past 13 years)...

9.  In Rome: To eat or drink around the Fountain of Love...

10.  In Rome: To carry things in plastic bags...

11.  In Verona: To smoke in the parks...

12.  In Vicenza: To lie on the benches...

13.  In Florence: To clean the windshields of vehicles when they stop at the traffic lights...

14.  In Positano: Fireworks...

15.  In San Remo: To put stickers on lamp posts...

16.  In Is. Arrutas: To smoke on the beaches...

17.  In Voghera: To sit on the benches, during evening...

18.  In Forte del Marmi: To cut grass on weekends and during the official holidays...

19.  In Genova: To walk around with water or soft-drink bottles in the center of the city...

20.  In Lerici: To wander in bathing suits outside the beach...

...are all forbidden and punishable by law.


 

    Askin Ozcan is an author of six books published in the U.S.A and is a regular writer and mentor at www.thesop.org