One Hundred Years of Italian Summers

With coastlines on the East, South and West of the country, Italy becomes a beach holiday haven during the summer months

The coming of Summer brings to each and every one of us different emotions: for school kids, it is synonym with holidays and mornings spent in bed. For city dwellers, it brings about frightful images of blasting AC in the office and boiling hot public transports on the way home. For those lucky enough to live in a touristic area, the Summer coincides with a moment which is desired as much as it is dreaded, because tourism is livelihood, but also chaos in the streets, queues at the supermarket...

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