What is Lucedio? Lucedio is short for Lucedio Abbey, a 12thcentury Catholic Abbey in Vercelli, Italy. It is a site where many believe tortures, killings, and other atrocities occurred. Why is it in the news? Lucedio is sometimes referred to as the most haunted place in Italy. Several paranormal-themed reality shows, including The Scariest Place on Earth and Ghost Hunters International have filmed segments there.