Cattolica, Italy, 27 May 2020. A group of young sunbathers at the beach and a bulldozer working in the background.

The tourist season take-off period in the Italian ‘Riviera Romagnola’, in late May, coincides in 2020 with the end of a 3-months lockdown for Covid-19 in Italy. Half-empty beaches, face masks, and delayed urbanization works are the image of an atypical season start.

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