Is it legal to swim in Venice?
The simple answer is: no, you are not allowed to swim in the Venice canals, nor in any other place in the historic center of Venice. In this guide, find out about the rules and regulations that surround swimming in the Venice canals, and discover some alternatives to cooling off in the city’s heat.
Has anyone drowned in Venice?
Very few people drown in Venice, and most drownings are due to complicating factors, such as a storm or drunkenness on the part of the victim (as was the case with the British tourist).
Do the Venice canals smell bad?
Venice canals do not smell.
Contrary to what other tourists say, Venice doesn’t smell at all. If anything, you’ll smell salt water in the canals. Some say though that during summer when water levels are lower in smaller canals they can smell a bit. Other than that, Venice stays odor-free.
Can you go scuba diving in Rome?
Rome: A short distance from Rome you will find some interesting diving. Costacuti Reef is located near Anzio, Italy. The reef is for deep divers as the top of the reef is at 30 meters with a wall dive going to recreational levels.