Yes, you read it right! A town in the Apennines will pay your rent if you move here. Let me explain how it works.




How Retire2Italy decided to help you...

Dr. Antonio Manari, major of the municipality of Ventasso (Reggio Emilia), has found a creative idea to fight the fast-dwindling population and preserve the school population of its municipality; pay rent to family settling in town.

No need to start a business, no need to buy properties; all you have to do is to move there, get a job or keep your own, and the municipality will pay your rent for the first years.

The only requirement is to have one dependent child of schooling age.


Dr. Antonio Manari, a foremost cardiologist, is passionate about revitalising the town and ensuring a sustainable municipality; depopulation can turn once vibrant towns into ghost towns so he is deeply committed to boost the population of Ventasso. This is the main reason he came up with this brilliant idea.


Ventasso is a beautiful and vast mountain area in the Apennines within the National Park of Appennino Tosco-Emiliano.

Its mountains, lakes, natural baths, and ski resorts have made it a popular tourism destination for mountain lovers. Also, its proximity to the sea makes Ventasso a great place to settle.


The municipality of Ventasso provides primary education services, as well as leisure and sport facilities in its territory.

It also hosts a modern co-working space and the whole territory is covered with optical fiber and ultra-wide band for internet connection.

You can definitely work from the comfort of your home sorrounded by the nature while enjoying the great lifestyle of the Emilia Romagna region.

Being a cardiologist Dr. Antonio Manari must have a profound appreciation of how environment can contribute to a healthy lifestyle … perhaps no surprise then that he came up with this idea.

New residents will benefit from free top-quality healthcare services: as you may know, Emilia Romagna is the leading Region in Italy for healthcare quality and accessibility!

The mayor ensures that new businesses will be supported with a simplified bureaucracy; in addition to that, new residents of Italy can also benefit of a new tax regime reducing your personal income tax to a maximum of 13% for 10 years!

This opportunity seems perfect for digital nomads and people wishing to move looking for a better lifestyle.


Retire2Italy can support you in the whole relocation process; what are you waiting for?

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