Italy Free Castle

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The Italian government has announced a Strategic Tourist Plan, one in which they plan on giving away 103 historic buildings – villas, inns, houses, towers, etc., but there’s a catch. The recipient must pledge to restore the buildings, located in the more remote areas of the country, in a way that will diversify the country’s tourism industry. What does this mean? Transforming them into hotels, restaurants, visitor centers, spas, shops, or just anything that will attract tourist traffic and help boost their economy. If you have the money, or can get it, you’ll need to submit a proposal to the State Property Agency by June 26. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

Italy Free Castles