The most beautiful five villages you can visit in Basilicata between Potenza and Matera

Jun 16, 2020 464

A walk to discover the most beautiful towns in Basilicata between history, food and tradition. Basilicata is one of the most mysterious inland regions of Italy and on its Apennines, halfway between its largest provinces, Potenza and Matera, hides a world made of villages and small municipalities with a century-old history. From the Ionian to the Tyrrhenian sea, Basilicata is a chest full of treasures. Let's discover a part of these treasures together!

The Sassi of Matera: the land of culture

The first round is probably the most famous place in Basilicata: the Sassi of Matera. They have the shape of a medieval village, but the Sassi are two districts of Matera, the Sasso Caveoso and the Sasso Barisano, formed by a particular type of buildings and houses created into the rock of the Matera Murgia.

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