The Italian Public Property Agency is offering leases on 103 historic sites around the country. The program seeks tenants who plan to restore the properties and bring tourism to the area.
"There is a clear figure that, from the clothing and the shoulder pads, looks like someone wearing medieval dress."
Picture the rolling green hills of the Irish countryside. Now envision a narrow lane winding through meadows of Queen Anne's lace and wavy foxtail grass, arriving at an iron gate that leads to a tranquil enclave of stone cottages amidst lush gardens. This is Ballilogue.
Because you can't spend your entire European vacation visiting -- or sleeping in -- every single castle or palace, we narrowed your medieval bucket list down to the continent's (and UK's) coolest 14.