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BASILICATA

This fascinating region between the mountains and the beautiful southern sea is known for its stunning natural landscapes, as well as the city of Matera, known as the “città dei sassi” or “City of Stones,” a notable UNESCO world heritage site. Basilicata is also an important culinary region famous for its bread and peppers.

welcome to

BASILICATA

A fascinating region, between the beautiful southern sea and the mountains. Particularly for its nature, the Basilicata is a region where go get lost, especially in the famous Matera, the “città dei sassi” (city of stones), a very important UNESCO heritage site. Basilicata is also an important enogastronomic region famous for its bread and peppers.

Rome FCO is the closest international airport. It is 485km from Matera,the main city.

Best time for a trip: ideally from April to October.

What to expect: nature,
little tours, hiking,
biking, sightseeing,
folklore, tradition.

fun facts

Some of its prehistoric settlements were continuously inhabited up until the 1950s. Later, thanks to a massive recovery and reconstruction project, its stone caves were transformed into beautiful hotels, restaurants, and clubs, all carved into the rock.

Not just Venice! Basilicata has many interesting and culturally relevant Carnival traditions, especially related to its allegorical figures.

FUN FACTS

Some of its prehistoric settlements were continuously inhabited up until the 1950s. Later, thanks to a massive recovery and reconstruction project, its stone caves were transformed into beautiful hotels, restaurants, and clubs, all carved into the rock. Not just Venice! Basilicata has many interesting and culturally relevant Carnival traditions, especially related to its allegorical figures.
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the itineraries of King DMC

DAY 1

Arrive in Melfi: walking tour

DAY 2

Visit of Castelmezzano Tour of the castle and dinner

DAY 3

Walking tour of Maratea and visit to the “Cristo Redentore”

DAY 4

Visit of Matera

DAY 5

Free day and departure

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