Christo’s 3km Floating Walkway Across Italy’s Lake Iseo Open To Public
Anyone who’s dreamed of walking on water now has the chance to do so! Well, that is if you could make it to Lake Iseo in northern Italy in the next three weeks. Just opened on Saturday and accessible until July 3rd is Christo’s and his late wife’s, Jeanne-Claude’s, major installation – “The Floating Piers“. This 3km (almost 2 miles) floating walkway across Italy’s lake Iseo is made of 200,000 high-density polyethylene cubes and is covered in 100,000 square meters of shimmering yellow fabric, which changes colors throughout the day to a shimmering gold and a reddish hue when wet. Here visitors are able to walk from Sulzano to Monte Isola and to the island of San Paolo, which it encircles.
“They will feel the movement of the water under foot,” Christo said. “It will be very sexy, a bit like walking on a water bed.” Also, he recommends walking barefoot for the ultimate experience. If you have the chance to visit, let us know what you think!