The famous site of Paestum close Naples has is the very first of Italy’s architectural websites reopen following the coronavirus lockdown.
From the 6th century BC it had been the website of a Greek colony and it boasts three extremely well preserved Doric temples.
The playground is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site; it’s traces of human occupation” dating back to prehistoric times”.
“I came for the weekend,” says Maria, a teacher. “I took the chance to take my students on a digital trip – my space learning pupils. They were all connected, and I took them to Paestum. And they adored it.”
The Vatican museum is also preparing to reopen for visitors from June 1 but booking will be obligatory. Ticket sales and souvenir revenues are a major source of earnings for the Holy See.