Rescuing ancient villages: Italy's hamlet hotels

By Sivlia Marchetti for CNNPublished 18th November 2014
Properties in the Italian village of Santo Stefano di Sessanio have been converted into a high end hotel spread through the village.
Traffic is banned from the center of Santo Stefano di Sessanio.
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An iron room key to one of the rooms at the Sextantio hotel, set in the tiny Italian village of Santo Stefano di Sessanio.
A huge iron key opens one of the rooms at the Sextantio hotel.
Courtesy Sextantio