Candela in Puglia, Italy

This scenic and pretty town used to be dubbed “Little Naples” and had around 8,000 residents. However, these days there are only 2,700 remaining. The town’s mayor, Nicola Gatta, wants to revive the town and is offering around €2,000 to families wishing to move there or €800 for singles. It is necessary to take up residency in the town, rent a house and be employed at a salary of a minimum €7,500 per year.