Hvar introduces fines for tourists behaving inappropriately

Hvar introduces tourist fines for tourists behaving inappropriately

The Croatian island of Hvar has had enough of rowdy tourist turning the classy destination into a “boozed-up free-for-all.”

Hvar’s new mayor has introduced a raft of fines to encourage visitors to behave more appropriately.

Not wearing a top could cost you 500 euros. Wandering around in a swimsuit: 600 euros. Drinking in public: 700 euros.

Croatia’s tourism industry accounts for 18 percent of the country’s gross domestic product.

Hvar’s mayor said young people who know how to behave are welcome.

I don’t usually do this for free, but here’s bit of pro bono proofreading for Hvar. pic.twitter.com/3WKHVG2xFr— Miha Barborič (@mihabarboric) July 11, 2017

last day in Hvar I’m going to miss this place so much I loved it here pic.twitter.com/YvV7G19ETL— elise (@sykesgvnn) July 11, 2017
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