Abandoned town of Gairo

After the extraordinary rains of 1951 and 1953, the old town was abandoned, because of the dangerous landslides that injured the buildings, to be reconstructed then by the state a bit higher, and under the name of Gairo S.Elena. Gairo Vecchio (Old Gairo) nowadays has become an attractive phantom village, were the typical elements of a spontaneous and traditional architecture can still be observed and appreciated.
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