Fabbriche di Careggine rises again

In the mountains of Central Italy, there’s a medieval village that’s been at the bottom of a lake since the 1940s. And next year, it seems like it’s finally going to come back to the light.

The village of Fabbriche di Careggine dates back to the 13th century and used to be inhabited by ironworkers. It became a “ghost village” in 1947 when a dam was erected on the local Edron river and the village was flooded by the artificially made Lake Vagli. The lake has been emptied only four times since its creation, with the last being in 1994 – but Fabbriche di Careggine might be about to return to the surface in 2021.

Read more courtesy of LonelyPlanet.com


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