Accettura

Accettura is a hilltop town south east of Tricarico located in the Parco Regionale di Gallipoli Cognato e delle Dolomiti Lucane. Due to its location the town has striking views and offers visitors the chance to walk through the park and enjoy the wildlife that it holds.The town is famed for its…

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Albano di Lucania

The picturesque village of Albano di Lucania is positioned above Monte San Leonardo, one of the reliefs of the Lucanian Dolomites, from which it dominates the entire valley carved by the Basento river. Nestled between the Rocca del Cappello and the Sedia del Diavolo, huge monoliths that dominate…

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Brindisi di Montagna

Just east of Potenza, the town of Brindisi di Montagna is close to the Grancia Park which has a large, modern amphitheatre, a popular destination for lovers of opera and music. La Storia Bandita is performed every summer with a cast of over 400 local volunteers.The story depicts one of the most…

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Calciano

The gateway to the Regional Park of Gallipoli Cognato and the Piccole Dolomiti Lucane (Little Lucanian Dolomites), Calciano is located on a hill among oak forests. In the small town, among the religious buildings, we find the Mother Church of San Giovanni Battista adorned with works of art such as…

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Campomaggiore

The first contact with the village of Campomaggiore is with the unique and evocative ruins of the original nucleus of the village, Campomaggiore Vecchio, which was destroyed by a landslide in 1885 and is located a few km away from the new settlement. Known today as “City of utopia”,…

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Castelmezzano

Among the most characteristic villages of the Lucanian mountains and the “most beautiful villages in Italy”, Castelmezzano owes its fame not only to the stupendous scenery offered by the Little Lucanian Dolomites but also to the attraction created there: “The flight of the…

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Castelsaraceno

Castelsaraceno, whose name derives from Castrum Saracenum (Saracen stronghold), rises at 916 meters above sea level, on the northern slopes of Mount Alpi. Set in an area rich in woods, it features a Baronial palace from the fifteenth century and the seventeenth century Church di Santo Spirito that…

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Gorgoglione

A village on the Matera hill, it boasts very ancient origins, as evidenced by various archaeological finds. Of its past in the settlement, it is possible to observe the remains of castle built at the behest of the Della Marra family. Among the places of worship, we can admire the Mother Church of…

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Oliveto Lucano

The village, located on the slopes of Mount Croccia, boasts ancient origins, so much so that in the Middle Ages it was a fief of the Knights of Malta. On the top of the mountain it is possible to explore the remains of the ancient fortified city named, according to some scholars, Gallipolis, a…

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Pietrapertosa

Pietrapertosa is the highest town in Basilicata and is part of the Gallipoli Cognato and Piccole Dolomiti Lucane Regional Park. Amazing from a naturalistic and landscape standpoint, so much so to be included among the most beautiful villages in Italy, it is characterised by its rocks with unusual…

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Trivigno

Located on a spur overlooking the Basento valley, the village of Trivigno is surrounded by greenery. Among the places of worship in the village we can see the Church of San Pietro, with its squared bell tower, a remarkable baroque altar and wrought iron decorations, the Church of the Madonna del…

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