Families and friendship groups invited to buy homes in idyllic Italian village for 1 euro

Bicaccia 1 euro house program

Independent. Helen Coffey. January 20, 2020.

Another Italian village is offering homes for sale for just €1 but this time the scheme is encouraging family groups and friends to sign up as a collective.

The idyllic village of Bisaccia in the Campania region is the latest destination in Italy to attempt to attract new residents with the offer of extremely cheap housing.

Aimed at breathing new life into rural villages with increasingly dwindling populations, the scheme usually appeals to individual buyers.

However, the set-up in Bisaccia is different from the norm, the deputy mayor, Francesco Tartaglia, told CNN Travel.

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