French hiker Simon Gautier went missing south of Naples nine days ago.
But as Italian tourist hotspots struggle to manage overcrowding in peak season, it seems that visitors are falling foul of local laws every other day. Here's what NOT to do if you want to avoid any trouble.
La Sapienza in Rome has risen in the annual rankings to be named 'best in Italy' once again.
Public transport authorities in the southern Italian city of Naples have apologies for issuing a 71-euro fine to a pregnant woman in labour who got on a bus without a valid ticket.