Why both women and men are segregated on beaches within the Italian slot of Trieste — and tourists love the environment

The sexes are only fine on their own in European countries’s last segregated beach

Italy does not often come to mind if you should be shopping for a demure time in the seaside. Predatory males in tanga briefs and couples that are noisy away on mile-long rows of sunbeds are pitfalls, along side sunburn and jellyfish.

But 300 kilometers up and across the shore from raucous Rimini – and a million kilometers away, figuratively talking – lies the Bagno Los Angeles Lanterna coastline into the slot of Trieste.

This small, pebbled beach appears unremarkable apart from a white, stone wall that splits it in two from a distance. Read the rest of this entry »