Abandoned Hospital Found In Forgotten Holiday Resort – Urbex Lost Places Italy


Previously on Broken Window Theory: In Italy we discovered several forgotten witnesses of the past which have been retaken by nature. One of them was this small hospital where children with lung diseases used to be treated. Nothing but natural decay made this exploration unforgettable. Another impressive discovery was this catholic boarding school which we found next to narrow mountain roads. Here it wasn’t exactly the decay that overwhelmed us but this unique chapel. If you think it can’t get any better, wait and see what we have in stock for you in today’s episode! Widely observable in the rolling hills of Tuscany we discovered two of the ugliest concrete blocks we have ever explored. But never judge a book by its cover! This old ruin is actually filled with left behind furniture and natural decay. It’s this combination that made us fall in love with urban exploration in the first place. It’s already day seven of our Italy road trip and we’re nearly at the end of our greatest urbex adventure to date. As you could see from the air this abandoned facility consists of two structures in total. Next to the big building there’s also this smaller one on the property. But let us search for an entrance to the main one first. For a long time it wasn’t possible to get inside this abandonment. All the access points were sealed up tight. However, luckily we managed to find a way inside. These dusty and old barriers won’t stop explorers anymore. This is obviously the former canteen of the facility. And now you also can see why the place was locked in the first place. Vandals already caused great damage after the site was abandoned. It’s a miracle that you can still find plates here which haven’t been smashed yet. From the kitchen there isn’t much left behind. Fortunately, the rest of the concrete block is a rather different picture. Big dorm rooms, several lockers and mattresses everywhere. Some of them in better shape than other ones. This facility – you can probably already guess it – used to be a massive vacation resort for kids. On the huge compound with a total area of 13.000 square meters up to 230 children could be accommodated at the same time. But only in summer. The remaining year the holiday camp was closed. The facility belonged to the social insurance institution of the Italian mailing company. They built this building complex for one and a half billion Italian lira. As a result, postal employees and their children should be ensured a relaxed break during the summer months. This was quite generous if you consider that construction would cost the equivalent of 13 million Euro today. Between the years 1970 and 1974 the summer camp was built. In 1975, the first families were guests here. While the children were housed in the big main building, the parents were living in the hotel next door. These structures are quite uncommon for this region. Because they were designed for a coastal site. However, now they’re located in a holiday resort far away from the sea. The reason for that is a mystery to us. The summer camp had a huge influence on the region’s economy. For the three hot months in the year when the facility was operated, around 60 new seasonal workers needed to be found every year. After the season they were dismissed and the job market was overcrowded. And so it went on and on for around 20 years. Until the vacation camp remained closed one summer. But before we get to that, we would like to show you the most fascinating part of this abandonment. An extensive hospital ward was also part of the summer camp. Here nearly everything was left behind untouched. And the progressing decay is simply astonishing. Paint is peeling, rust is showing and nature is conquering new habitat. In the urbex community we call this abandoned site “Green Hospital”. And guys, sometimes we really don’t get those urbex code names. Because this place is neither really green, nor is it an actual hospital. The location only got this name because of this building part. Seriously, please come up with more creative names in the future. And actually, we would be interested in hearing your name suggestions, guys. Share your best ideas in the comment section down below. We didn’t feel the urge to tell much here. Because we think that those images speak for themselves. Over the course of time the condition of the steel monstrosities got worse and worse. On top of this, it turned out that the facility was already outdated and couldn’t meet the needs of the postal employees. Furthermore there was also a terrible accident here in 1997. While playing a little girl fell of a wall and passed out. Despite the big hospital ward nobody was able to help and she needed to be transported to the nearest clinic by a rescue helicopter. This was the final straw and so this facility was closed permanently in the very same year. For over 20 years now the compound is already rotting away. Today mold is conquering the endless hallways and rooms of this tremendous building complex. Nature is creeping in and plaster is falling off walls and ceilings spaciously. Apart from wind and weather also thieves and vandals are giving the structure a hard time. And if you think that the condition of this place is terrible, you should take a closer look at the second building. Not only was the lobby of the former hotel already destroyed extensively, but also the other floors of this concrete block. Unfortunately, that’s the reason why we can’t really enjoy exploring over here. So, let’s head back to the main building fast. So, what happens now with the derelict sleep-away camp? Unhappily, the property situation isn’t clear at the moment. The social insurance institution of the Italian mailing company, which has been running the place for 20 years, was abolished for good in 2010. Today there are many ideas how to proceed with the site. But bureaucracy is crippling every attempt of renewal. So, all that remains are those silent snap-shots of a once vivid place. Next time on Broken Window Theory: Our Italy adventure is gradually coming to an end. We were already heading home when we found ourselves inside a superior abandoned place. Somewhere in Italy this age-old stately manor house is located. Its last resident was an artist and in the whole building we discovered his relics from the past. Without exaggeration, we can state that this might be the most impressive time capsule we were ever able to explore. As just mentioned we’re nearly at the end of our Italy series. Only three more episodes are awaiting you. But don’t worry, in the last few months we were gathering plenty of new footage. 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88 thoughts on “Abandoned Hospital Found In Forgotten Holiday Resort – Urbex Lost Places Italy

  1. In this documentary we focus 100% on the building and don't bother you with our personal experiences on site. If you have watched the episode before, you will remember that we were more present in that video. So, what do you want to see more? Should we focus on the history and places itself or on our personal adventure?

    We will do both! But what's more important for you?

  2. Like sands through the hourglass, I loved every second. Amazing! The presentation doesn't necessarily have to be one way or another, how about both? I can not wait for next week!

  3. Another fantastic video! You guys deserve way more recognition than you’ve got, The quality of the content on this channel is truly top notch! You can tell that A lot of
    time and attention to detail goes into the editing of these episodes. You guys should have well over 1 million subscribers if not 2 or 3 million because of the high-end quality this channel provides. Thank you!

  4. Wieder ein super Urbexvideo, BWT. 👍👍👍 Vielen Dank. Die Kombination Vandalismus, natürlicher Verfall und Zurückeroberung durch die Natur (Moos, Schmetterlinge, Ameisen, etc.) ist bei dieser Location einfach genial. Ich finde es toll, wenn ihr euch auf euer persönliches Abentheuer wie im letzten Video konzentriert, was wirklich super von Anfang bis Ende herüberkam 👏. Bis zum nächsten Video. Viele Grüße und einen schönen Sonntagabend 😊😊😊

  5. It's interesting how some parts of the building was completely destroyed by vandals while other parts are left mostly intact.

  6. I always love watching your videos, it gives so much relaxation to mind.. everything about video is great.. you guyz deserve millions and millions of subscribers.. love from India ❤️. Stay safe.

  7. I really liked this style of video. It was nice to hear more about the history of the buildings and see more of the buildings as well.

  8. Any day I receive notification of a new BWT video is a great day. This is another gold standard video by the true gold standard urban exploration team. Love your work. Marc from Houston, TX

  9. The building may be an ugly monstrosity, but you can't beat the surroundings. I would have just sat on one of those little balcony's and soaked in the view. And as always, I just love seeing green plants growing out of concrete. Nature is resilient.

  10. Great location guys! I would think there would be more interest in it for a new complex of some sort. Just its obscurity should make it all the more desirable. Thanks for another great video!

  11. Haunting soundtrack, exemplary filmmaking, wonderful site. You blow the others out of the water! Can't wait for next video guys, thanks. James L.

  12. I can hardly believe you guys only have 40k subscribers, you deserve way more. In terms of music choice and background information this is the best urbex channel around. Cinematography is top notch as well, keep them coming.

  13. I missed your videos so much! Watching your videos makes me just want to get up and travel. Thanks for giving such quality and entertaining content as always! 🙂

  14. I always love seeing the green. You guys are definitely doing a remarkable job with your videos. I will be patiently waiting to see the home of the artist. I love hearing Till say," next time on Broken Window Theory".

  15. I couldn’t be any more in love with a YouTube channel. The cinematography is just outstanding. You guys are extremely underrated, an absolute gem of a channel.

  16. Great video with lots of history about the buildings ! Green Hospital should be called Moss Summer Camp ! So much decay , destruction, and desertion ! Can't wait to see more BWT!

  17. Hallo BWT ! I am so glad I came across your channel ! Love you guys and of course all your hard work ! Thank you Meine Helden ! 👍👍👍

  18. Nice, as always! Funny sidenote: i just used the song you played when in the ward in one of my videoes, that is due to be published in 2 weeks, as well. Keep up the excellent work, guys!!!

  19. Like 290 von mir.
    Mir verschlägt es die Sprache. Ihr macht so Geile Filme, dass mir nur noch zu sagen bleibt: Bitte Bitte Bitte Weiter so. Ihr seit die Besten.

  20. Tough question, but I enjoy a mix of both. The history you provide at each location is intriguing. The efforts you must give to enter and film these locations is also enjoyable. I appreciate the artistic quality of your content, as well as the adventure. I look forward to your future adventures, and if I’m to be a bit indulgent, would hope for more of the espionage/capture the flag segments. The way you produced these pieces is through the roof phenomenal

  21. You guys doing a collab with proper people really gave your channel some publicity, finally I have another channel besides them that makes high quality videos.

  22. Wow, thank you so much!!! You are great explorers, and it was so interesting to see this place. I can't wait to see your next video!!! Love from the United States of America!

  23. Also what’s the exact name of the intro music, I know you guys have a list in the description but it doesn’t state the exact name

  24. Sad to see like this just leave the things nd goo they never imagine the others people how to suffer about there hospital most the poor country nd the place where the place had a lot of flights..😕

  25. A really classy UrbEx channel! 😉 Very nice photography throughout, too.. The kids' hotel looks more like a prestigious university complex.

  26. I think it's a shame to have a beautiful feeling like that out of the way is it going to made a hotel or something out of it the shame

  27. Abandoned and derelict children's apartments. Abandoned after a girl had an accident? full of beds, and nature taking over. Should have had tall metal fences all around with big Danger, no trespassing and keep out sings

  28. Hearing “Italy adventures coming to an end” is like rain on your only beach day 😨. Thanks for giving us another great experience ✌🏻

  29. Oi! you ever looked into Mud Flood/Tartaria ? Blow your mind when you know. check out my channel and the penny may drop. peace!

  30. Love your videos along with the proper people. Keep up the awesome job you guys are doing. Love looking back at history and seeing all the beautiful buildings you show.

  31. I am sure whom ever spent his summer vacation in this place will be devastated when they visit again ….. 😢
    So many memories…..
    so many laughters…
    so sad to see it decayed ….

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