Famous sites such as Castello di Blera near Rome are up for grabs.
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The Italian government is giving away hundreds of historic buildings, including monasteries, castles, farmhouses and inns for free in an effort to boost overseas visitors and attract investment.
The properties are all in remote locations and include the stunning 13th-century Castello di Montefiore in the Marche regio, Castello di Blera in Lazio and a former school in Puglia.
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