Besides the technical details of the properties, it will be also possible to identify those historical sites, which are going through a renovation process, such as villas, convents and castles, usually no more used and abandoned.
In order to avoid this excessive neglect, the State would be glad to rent them - through public and private calls - for maximum 50 years. During this period, the precious sites would be transformed into host-venues for high-quality Made in Italy products from the world of art, music, craftsmanship, design and food&drinks.
Some examples are Porto Venere (Liguria) becoming a cultural hub with new exposition spaces to rent; the former prison in Nuovo di Procida (Naples) hosting activities for tourists' reception, along with the Aragonese Castle of Otranto (Lecce) becoming a civic museum and a multi-function centre.
Other remarkable sites to be rented are the former Airport Eleuteri (Perugia) - becoming part of the Transimeno Eco-Museum - the Grand Hotel in San Pellegrino Terme (Bergamo) used last time 30 years ago. Additional beautiful scenarios is the former Convent of Reformed Fathers in Palermo (inside the Madonie Park).
As commented by Roberto Reggi - Director of the State Property Agency - this initiative marks a significant turning point for the Bel Paese, which seems ready and enthusiastic to requalify some top places, ignored for too long. Lastly, the project stands as a new catalyst for a further social, economic and cultural national growth.