Italian ‘Ghost Towns’ Are Coming Back From the Dead


Once-abandoned hamlets are finding new life thanks to tourists and history enthusiasts.

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The only moment of glory the mountaintop fortress Rocca Calascio has had in centuries of oblivion came in 1985, when it served as the set for the fantasy film Ladyhawke. It then went back to being a sleepy ghost town, isolated among the peaks of central Italy’s rugged Apennine hills in the Abruzzi region.

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