On The Guardian an article that talks about post-pandemic tourism, looking for uncrowded places, nature and historical villages, to rediscover a precious and rich territory like the Italian one. Small-scale architectures to be rediscovered and placed on new maps of “proximity tourism”, including the medieval agglomerations arranged on the hills and Apennines – remote, uncrowded and rural – that have emerged as a practical solution. Campli, among these, in the heart of Abruzzo, is not poor in attractiveness, with churches frescoed by the students of Giotto and Raffaello, as well as Monteverde or Montefalco, between Campania and Umbria.
“The lockdown helped us appreciate the importance of green spaces and now we know that we no longer depend on city offices for our work”, says Stefano Boeri. “If cities like Venice and Florence are overloaded with tourists, the villages could promote and allow a slower form of tourism. Personally, I want to visit places where I can interact with the locals, immerse myself in their heritage and see the farms that produce the food that arrives on my plate”.
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