Basilicata, also known as Lucania, is among the most fascinating and mystical regions of Italy, full of enchanting landscapes, to be explored by trekking or by canoe for rivers or at the foot of the falls
 
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Villages and small towns in Basilicata

Basilicata, also called Lucania, is among the most fascinating and mystical regions of Italy. Buttonhole, Matera, the "City of the Stones", with its stone houses and its cave caves, set of numerous cinematographic films. But even the villages of Castelmezzano, Pietrapertosa or Policoro are no less remarkable in terms of architectural beauty. Basilicata offers the visitor a wide range of experiences to live in the heart of nature: from the Angel Flight in the Lucan Dolomites to a refreshing dip in the crystal clear waters of Maratea, there are many tourist attractions that Basilicata offers, full of enchanting landscapes , to be explored by trekking or by canoe by river or at the foot of the falls.

Acerenza
Acerenza
Acerenza is one of the oldest villages of Basilicata.
Potenza
Aliano
Aliano
The village of Aliano is the place in which it was confined to the writer Carlo Levi which therein became bury, in Basilicata.
Matera
Campomaggiore
Campomaggiore
Visiting Campomaggiore means knowing two cities immersed in the nature of Basilicata.
Potenza
Castelmezzano
Castelmezzano
A stairs carved into the rock leads to the guard post of the military garrison which monitored the Valle del Basento.
Potenza
Cirigliano
Cirigliano
The village of Cirigliano is located in Basilicata, in the historical region of Lucania.
Matera
Craco
Craco
Craco, not far from Matera, is called the "ghost town".
Matera
Irsina
Irsina
Irsina is one of the oldest villages of Basilicata.
Matera
Lagopesole
Lagopesole
Lagopesole, a hamlet of Avigliano, is dominated by the famous castle.
Potenza
Lavello
Lavello
The village of lavello is located in Basilicata, halfway between the Tavoliere delle Puglie and the Vulture.
Potenza
Maratea
Maratea
Maratea is the only village of Basilicata to face on the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Potenza
Melfi
Melfi
Melfi, known for the Norman Swabian Castle, stands in the heart of the Vulture, a now extinct volcano.
Potenza
Metaponto
Metaponto
Metaponto is one of the most important bathing resorts of the ionian coast lucana.
Matera
Montescaglioso
Montescaglioso
The village of Montescaglioso is located inside the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera, in Basilicata.
Matera
Pietrapertosa
Pietrapertosa
The village of Pietrapertosa has been founded in the VIII century B.C. on the Dolomiti Lucane, by the Pelasgians.
Potenza
Policoro
Policoro
The village of Policoro stands in the Metaponto Plain, 3 kilometers from the Ionian Sea, in Basilicata.
Matera
Rapolla
Rapolla
the village of Rapolla is located in Basilicata inside of the historical region of the Vulture
Potenza
Rivello
Rivello
the village of Rivello and the splendid cloister of Sant'Antonio are located in Basilicata.
Potenza
Rotondella
Rotondella
The village of Rotondella, in Basilicata, has very ancient origins.
Matera
San Mauro Forte
San Mauro Forte
The village of San Mauro Forte is located in Basilicata and is famous for the Cowbells Feast.
Matera
Satriano di Lucania
Satriano di Lucania
The village of Satriano di Lucania is located in Basilicata, at the foot of the ancient Satrianum.
Potenza
Teana
Teana
The village of Teana is located in Basilicata inside the National Park of the Pollino.
Potenza
Tricarico
Tricarico
Tricarico with its traditional carnival masks is located in Basilicata.
Matera
Tursi
Tursi
Tursi, in Basilicata, is a village rich in religion and poetry.
Matera
Valsinni
Valsinni
The village of Valsinni, in Basilicata, is considered the capital of the first literary park in the South.
Matera
Venosa
Venosa
Venosa, in the Vulture-Melfese region, in Basilicata, is the home of the Latin poet Quintus Horace Flaccus.
Potenza
Viggianello
Viggianello
Nestled between the mountains of Pollino National Park, the village of Viggianello, in Basilicata, is the ideal destination for those who love the holidays in the open air.
Potenza

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