Drones, disinfectant, distancing – Europe’s beaches open up

Some countries are reopening beaches, while taking precautions. Image: REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Johnny Wood

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Umbrellas are set apart to keep beachgoers in Greece socially distanced. Image: REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

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A drone’s view of an Athens beach shows socially distanced sunbathing spots. Image: REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
Sun loungers are disinfected after each use as Athens’ beaches reopen after lockdown. Image: REUTERS/Costas Baltas
Image: REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
People wearing face masks walk along the beach in Castiglione della Pescaia, Italy. Image: REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini
Italy’s beaches are reopening with social distancing rules in place. Image: REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini

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Mask-wearing waiters in Valencia are preparing for diners to return. Image: REUTERS/Nacho Doce
Following a temporary ban, bathers in Spain can now take to the water for individual exercise. Image: REUTERS/Enrique Calvo
Number of enterprises in tourism industries, 2017 Image: Eurostat

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