helping hand Presicce is dotted with underground caves dating back to medieval times
The municipality of Presicce has just over 5,300 inhabitants (illustration). — chatst2/Pixabay
A little desire to go and live in Italy? The charming locality de Presicce, located in the Puglia region, has precisely given itself the mission of attracting future inhabitants. As CNN reports, the municipality launched an investment plan aimed at to encourage buyers.
It offers up to 30,000 euros to people wishing to buy an old property to carry out work and settle there. “The total funding will be split; in two: it will be used in part to buy an old and partly renovated house; revamp it, if necessary, ” specifies the municipality. Other financial aid is also planned, in particular for traders and families with children.
À from 500 euros per square meter
The small town of Presicce, in the province of Lecce, is home to just over 5,300 inhabitants and faces a decline in the birth rate. “It’s a shame to see “ how our old neighborhoods, steeped in history, wonderful architecture and art, are slowly emptying,” a local councillor. “There are a lot of empty houses in the historic center, built before 1991, which we would like to see brought back to life thanks to this; new residents.” For select homes in the program, pricing starts at 500 euros per square meter.
Presicce, located in the “talon” of the Italian boot, is known as “Cité; green gold”. Built by a community from monks to In medieval times, the city of Puglia specialized in the production of quality olive oil. superior. It delights tourists and the curious for its set of “secret chambers” the olives were pressed in olive mills; oil.