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🍊Sicily: houses on sale for less than a pint of milk at Tesco🥛

There are quite a few villages in Europe that have put houses up for sale for dirt cheap. The latest is the stunning Italian municipality of Castiglione di Sicilia, which is in the city of Catania in Sicily.

To encourage people to move here and restore the old historic centre to its former glory, the council has decided to put houses up for sale for a "symbolic" €1.

It is a truly unique opportunity - to redevelop and bring life back to some small Italian villages that have become underpopulated over the years.

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Even in Sicily, in the heart of the Mediterranean, Castiglione di Sicilia stands out as a beauty.

It's a beautiful town,15km away from the sea and near the Etna volcano. It's well-known for its breathtaking landscapes, between volcanic peaks and beaches of the Ionian coast.

It's home to the Castle of Lauria, a medieval landmark that looks out over the city, as well as many historic churches. It's also close to the Alcantara Park, where you can explore incredible volcanic gorges.

So, really, it has it all - history, nature and beaches!

Recently, Castiglione di Sicilia launched the initiative, which has seen success in other small European villages, to revitalise its historic centre and attract new residents by putting houses up for sale for a symbolic €1. These homes, many of which require renovation and/or refurbishment, are intended for both private residences and tourist accommodation facilities.

To get involved in this project, you have to submit a form expressing your interest, with a property redevelopment plan attached. This project represents a unique opportunity for those who want to live in a coastal city that is also rich in history.

All the necessary information and guidelines are available on the official Municipality of Augusta website. The council is inviting everyone and anyone to help them revive this undervalued corner of Sicily.

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