Dubrovnik to fine shirtless tourists

The Dubrovnik City Council has adopted a new bylaw which will see tourists slapped with a HRK 1,000 (€133) fine for walking around shirtless or in their swim suits when they've left the beach.

The Council on Monday adopted amendments to the Decision on Municipal Order making it possible for the city authorities to fine tourist walking in old town Dubrovnik "in a swim suit or without their clothes or part of their clothes"

There will be signs at 3 entrances into the town – at Pile, Ploce and Buza – and anybody ignoring them will face being fined.

After a few dress code ‘incidents’ over the past few seasons, the local authorities have decided to regulate “good behaviour” for tourists and residents by introducing on the spot fines.

Last update: Tue, 26/07/2016 - 11:34
Author: 

More from Croatia

Hungarian icebreakers arriving on Danube in Croatia

Two Hungarian icebreakers are arriving on the Danube in Croatia this afternoon because of low air temperatures which...

Veterans, Tudjman, Racan deserve credit for Croatia's int'l recognition, SDP official says

The City of Rijeka and Primorje-Gorski Kotar County on Monday organised a commemoration in the northern Adriatic...

HBOR grants EUR 48.3 mln loan to 4 Agrokor companies

The Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development (HBOR) has granted a EUR 48.3 million loan to four companies...

Round table for stepping up food import control

Croatians mostly eat quality food, notably if it is domestic, but it is necessary to step up the control of cheap...

Serb rebel accused of expelling Croats from Knin

The Split County Prosecutor's Office has indicted a 59-year-old Serbian citizen for ordering the terrorising and...