See scams in 🇮🇹 Italy

Train Luggage stolen

carlos 2019-04-02
I was doing a long distance train travel in Italy (about 3 hours train). In these trains, there is no space for your luggage near you so you need to put your luggage in a place near the entrance. S...

Throwing Coins in Fountains

carlos 2019-03-23
This is not a scam but I think is important to share that every year the Italian authorities remove about 2,5k euros from fountains. Some people try to take advantage and get their cut but goin...

Roman Gladiators

carlos 2019-03-23
These guys are dress as Roman Gladiators will try to talk with you and after a couple of minutes. Don't allow them to take your phone. They will get it and use it to take a picture of you and them,...

Kiosk Near Turist attractions

carlos 2019-03-23
These smalls kiosks usually are located near really famous tourist attractions and will charge you ridiculous amounts of money for basic things. One bottle of water can cost you 5 euros. Usuall...

Fake Italian Restaurants

carlos 2019-03-23
There is a lot of restaurants in Rome and other big cities in Italy that will charge you a super high price for an Italian microwaved dish. Most good restaurants don't need a guy in the street ...

Elephant Bracelet Scam

carlos 2019-03-21
Some guys will start a conversation with you and try to give a free bracelet usually with an elephant. Then they will ask you for 5 euros. Usually, if you deny they will get a little bit aggressive...