Culture / History of Italy / Tourism

The last sex-segregated beach in Italy

In Trieste, near the border between Italy and Slovenia, there is a public beach in which the rules of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire still apply. Men and women sunbath separately, the privacy of each sex protected by a high wall. The place is called Lanterna (“the Lamp”), but the locals call it “Pedocin” (“small lice”). Muslim … Continue reading