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Some Bizarre European Laws That Will Make You Scratch Your Head (15 pics)

Posted in Random » WTF   3 Jun 2016   / 8289 views

In Germany, during Oktoberfest, no one is ever legally drunk no matter how much alcohol they consume.

According to the European Union, you may not eat a horse if it is also your pet.

It is illegal to run out of petrol on the German Autobahn.

In Switzerland, it is against the law to hang your washing out on a Sunday.

Urinating in a canal in the Netherlands is an arrestable offence.

The French love a passionate kiss. But not on the railways! It is an offence to kiss on a platform or any train on the National network.

You are breaking the law if you urinate in the sea in Portugal. Not that you ever would….

This one makes sense actually. When visiting the many ancient ruins of Greece, it is against the law to wear high heels.

Those are my holiday plans screwed..

In Belgium, if a Street Musician plays off key he/she can be arrested.


In France, it is illegal to name a pig ‘Napoleon’.

In Italy, men may not wear a dress under penalty of a fine.

My European tour is going from bad to worse…

Coupons are outlawed in Greece. Im sure there is Greek debt joke I could make…

The head of any dead whale found on the British coast becomes automatically the property of the king. The whale’s tail is the property of the queen.

In Iceland, if you wish to own a dog in an apartment building, you must get permission from every other member of the building.

Pays to be nice to your neighbours..

If the Öresund strait freezes and a Swede walks over to Denmark, Danes are allowed to hit him with a stick.

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Comments (2):

Fenrisulven 4 month s ago MARK AS SPAM
#3 Not so bizarre. Imagine running out of gas on a road where most people drive fast as f**k. You will become a big risk to others on the road while standing still, even on the side of the road.
Never underestimate the power of large crowds, of stupid people.
Chickenthief 4 month s ago MARK AS SPAM
Never heard of it and i have been living in Denmark for 51 years!