‘We were charged €600 for lunch’: Tourists describe yet another Rome rip-off

‘We were charged €600 for lunch’: Tourists describe yet another Rome rip-off

After a restaurant in one of Rome's tourist hotspots hit the headlines for overcharging, another visitor has shared his own horror story with The Local.

VIDEO: Tourist head-butts Venice gondolier ‘over a selfie’

VIDEO: Tourist head-butts Venice gondolier ‘over a selfie’

Florence bans snacking on historic streets

Florence bans snacking on historic streets

From selfie brawls to midnight swims: Tourists behaving badly at Rome’s Trevi Fountain

From selfie brawls to midnight swims: Tourists behaving badly at Rome’s Trevi Fountain

Rome police seek tourists who skinny-dipped outside national monument

Rome police seek tourists who skinny-dipped outside national monument

Tourists brawl over prime selfie spot at Rome’s Trevi Fountain

Tourists brawl over prime selfie spot at Rome’s Trevi Fountain

Gondolier despairs as tourists spend ride glaring at phones instead of Venice’s splendour

Gondolier despairs as tourists spend ride glaring at phones instead of Venice’s splendour

Tourists fined €900 for washing feet in Roman fountain

Tourists fined €900 for washing feet in Roman fountain

Italian arrested for nude Trevi Fountain swim

Italian arrested for nude Trevi Fountain swim

Tourists injured after breaking into Colosseum at night

Tourists injured after breaking into Colosseum at night

Venice mulls a cap on tourist numbers to tackle overcrowding

Venice mulls a cap on tourist numbers to tackle overcrowding

Venetians dress as pirates to protest cruise ships

Venetians dress as pirates to protest cruise ships

Relief for tourists rescued after night stuck in cable cars

Relief for tourists rescued after night stuck in cable cars

The strangest complaints tourists have made about Italy

The strangest complaints tourists have made about Italy

Tourists blame Google for drive in car-free Venice

Tourists blame Google for drive in car-free Venice

Rome cracks down on splash-happy fountain dippers

Rome cracks down on splash-happy fountain dippers

Three tourists take a dip in 17th-century Rome fountain

Three tourists take a dip in 17th-century Rome fountain

Tourists find skeleton of Roman child inside cave

Tourists find skeleton of Roman child inside cave

Chinese police begin patrols at Italy’s tourist hotspots

Chinese police begin patrols at Italy’s tourist hotspots

Locals first: Venice makes tourists wait for water buses

Locals first: Venice makes tourists wait for water buses

Italians fear wine drought after Germans eat all the grapes

Italians fear wine drought after Germans eat all the grapes

Six Brits charged for naked dip in Rome

Six Brits charged for naked dip in Rome

Naked tourists go for drunken Rome swim

Naked tourists go for drunken Rome swim

How bad mannered tourists are riling Venice

How bad mannered tourists are riling Venice

VIDEO: ‘Blond’ bear finds internet fame in Italy

VIDEO: ‘Blond’ bear finds internet fame in Italy

Tourists pitch tents in Venice historical centre

Tourists pitch tents in Venice historical centre

Tourists break priceless statue for ‘selfie’

Tourists break priceless statue for ‘selfie’

Rome ‘tourists’ caught with 50 cloned cards

Rome ‘tourists’ caught with 50 cloned cards

Venice tourists risk €500 fine for ‘loud luggage’

Venice tourists risk €500 fine for ‘loud luggage’

Semi-clad tourists dance in priceless fountain

Semi-clad tourists dance in priceless fountain

Americans caught in central Florence romp

Americans caught in central Florence romp

American tourists caught with Pompeii relic

American tourists caught with Pompeii relic

€10 for boat tour of Costa Concordia wreck

€10 for boat tour of Costa Concordia wreck

German tourists killed in Ischia car crash

German tourists killed in Ischia car crash

€500 fine for tourists who steal Sicily rock

€500 fine for tourists who steal Sicily rock

Italians saved after Indonesia shipwreck

Italians saved after Indonesia shipwreck

Tourists caught carving names into Colosseum

Tourists caught carving names into Colosseum

Tourists flock to Italy’s erupting volcano

Tourists flock to Italy’s erupting volcano

Hawkers attack US police officer on Spanish Steps

Hawkers attack US police officer on Spanish Steps

US tourists outraged over €42 ice cream bill

US tourists outraged over €42 ice cream bill

Milan soars in European tourist league

Milan soars in European tourist league

Padua visitors furious over €30 ‘snack’ bill

Padua visitors furious over €30 ‘snack’ bill

Lampedusa has the best beach in the world

Lampedusa has the best beach in the world

‘Mustard gang’ of robbers arrested in Rome

‘Mustard gang’ of robbers arrested in Rome

Italian invites bored Russians to trash his car

Italian invites bored Russians to trash his car

‘We really feel safe in this hotel’: German tourists help revive pandemic-hit Italian coast

‘We really feel safe in this hotel’: German tourists help revive pandemic-hit Italian coast