The watery appeal to home buyers in Europe's empty villages

The watery appeal to home buyers in Europe's empty villages
In Italy, southern France and Spain, cooler higher areas with better water supply or higher rainfall are seeing an increase in newcomers buying homes. (Image: Depositphotos)
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By Rachel SandersonIf you are one of the millions who made Netflix’s big-budget adaptation of Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the Light We Cannot See, one of the most-watched shows on the streamer last month, you will have been treated to some lush historical backdrops for the World War II romance.Most of the outdoor scenes – rain-splashed cobbled streets, gothic crème de menthe-coloured doorways and the obligatory wood-panelled sweet shop – were filmed in the southern French town of Villefranche-...

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