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Do you have a secret place in Italy that you love but wouldn’t want anyone to know about? Well I do too but its time I share it with you!

Situated just 45 minutes away from Perugia, Le Ginestre Greppolischieto is a small borgo with only two inhabitants!!

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As you enter the empty little town you realize how an old couple have made it their town and worth living. They are the only inhabitants of this borgo as others have moved on or passed away.

Greppolischieto boasts a tiny piazza with names of soldiers who died in the war. The names dated back to 1919 and 1923.

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There are no cafes or trattorias here, only uninhabited homes and lost stories. The little village is an absolute stunner yet slightly haunting too. Everything is eerily quiet and empty. It is undoubtedly a special corner of Umbria that is close to my heart.

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There is very little information available on this place online. However, these articles by Delicious Italy and Hen House Umbria are worth a read.

How to reach:

Greppolischieto can be reached by car on the route to Citta del Pieve or Castello Montegiove from Perugia.  There is no station around but several B&Bs in a span of 5-10 kms.

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