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British tourist fined for pitching tent near historic church in Venice

Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Venice.
Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Venice. Image by Nick Bramhall / CC BY-SA 2.0

A 40-year-old British tourist who camped in the historic centre of Venice has been fined €500 euros and had his tent confiscated. The man from Manchester pitched his tent in Castelforte San Rocco, behind the famous Scuola Grande di San Rocco church and slept there overnight with a companion. Read more: ansa.it