Want to live in a castle? Italy is giving away more than 100 historic sites for free


Have you ever dreamed of living in a castle? Well, those dreams could come true thanks to Italy's Strategist Tourist Plan.

The country is actually giving away 103 historic sites, including ancient castles among other old houses, farmhouses, inns and monasteries.

Naturally, though, there's a bit of a catch. Those interested must intend on renovating and transforming the structures into tourist destinations, like restaurants, hotels or spas. But hey, it could be a lucrative business opportunity! Italy hosted 66 million visitors in 2016, up almost 14 percent from the year before.

Would you take on the challenge?

Take a peek at some of the offerings:

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