Thirty years ago the already polluted Rhine turned red after a chemical spill. Now cleaned up, the stretch through Basel has been revitalised to become a conduit for commuters, sunbathers and spritzes.
You can track the best of Turin along its waterways, whether it’s the spritely early-morning rowers or the late-night revellers carousing at the resurgent Murazzi. Explore and experience the aqua vita.
Explorers and residents alike have become besotted with Perth’s Swan River. So how has it retained its status as the city’s focal point? With good planning, a love of water sports and an appreciation of nature.