Italy's public debt hit a record $2.5b in April, making it the second highest debt in Europe.

In a bid to tackle the problem, the Italian government is planning to sell off some of its prime properties.

A fifteenth century castle, an old army barracks, and a Venetian island are some of the items up for sale. 

Al Jazeera's Claudio Lavanga reports from Venice.

Source: Al Jazeera