Skip links

Italy

View from Venice's Rialto Bridge.

Four o’clock in a perfect world

A walkthrough across Venice’s iconic Rialto Bridge, through the market at the bottom of the bridge, and out into Campo San Giacomo di Rialto. In this quiet square just away from the hustle and bustle of one of Venice’s most popular tourist spots, all we

L’immacolata – church bells in the forest

Cesuna, northern Italy: in this field recording, church bells ring in the forest just outside the entrance to a long pedestrian tunnel that is part of a footpath made from an old train track. The train track ran from Asiago to Rocchette and has now

Fighting Covid on the railways of Italy

As the Covid-19 pandemic rages on, it continues to alter the sounds of our world, too. On board this regional train from Vicenza to San Pietro in Gù in northern Italy during January 2022, you can hear announcements including reminders about testing and mask wearing

Sounding in the new year in Venice

A new sound for a new year, with this field recording taken in Venice on New Year’s Eve 2021, outside Santa Lucia train station in Venice. The bells nearest the train station are ringing for early evening mass while people hurry in and out of

calcio sounds

The sounds of calcio

Over the past few years we’ve enjoyed a few trips to football matches across Italy to capture some of the noise and passion of the game, both before and after the global pandemic. From the cathedral of the sport that is San Siro in Milan