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Matera

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Maratea

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28,48,18

Aliano

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4,29,0

Calitri

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2,13,1

Venosa

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7,5,0

Potenza

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0,2,9

Laghi di Monticchio

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Matera

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  • Admiring the place

    Matera Things to Do

    Keep on walking through seems endless, so many to see. Many of the palaces abandoned and some still in usedThere are small houses used for shops and restaurants. And some of the residentials are open for public, with entrance feeI can't imagine people lives here in such a very small hole inside the stoneNowadays Matera is famous spot for the local...

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  • Hotel Sant'Angelo

    Matera Hotels

    The Sant'Angelo is a hotel that exited my expectation by far The cave rooms are spacious classy .....

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  • More to see around

    Matera Things to Do

    The overwhelming beauty of rock home town would basically even put the most picturesque Italian towns A unique experience for those visiting the city for the first time, an astonishing surprise implies Walking through like in labyrinth, the ancient houses, these quarters cherish the traces of the past and of the events that took place in this...

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Maratea

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  • don't miss fish and desserts!

    Maratea Restaurants

    In october I have spent with my husband two days at the very nice Hotel La Locanda delle Donne Monache in Maratea.The day before our departure ,my husband and me decided to have dinner at theyr Restaurant Il Sacello.Really it is a very special place, romantic ,with a wiew on historical centre of Maratea.....on all the tables were candles.....the...

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  • Romantik Hotel Villa Cheta Elite

    Maratea Hotels

    Via Timpone, 46 | Fraz. Acquafredda, 85041 Maratea, Italy

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Don't leave Maratea without eating to Il...

    Maratea Restaurants

    I spent few days with my fiancé in the Hotel La Locanda delle Donne Monache, very romantic with breathtaking views over Maratea's historical centre. La Locanda delle Donne Monache's Restaurant, Il Sacello, was romantic, intimate and welcoming. I ate there every evening! The food was really delicious! The Restaurant combines a creative Mediterranean...

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Aliano

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  • Look at the Town

    Aliano Things to Do

    Aliano (population 1,750) is not a tourist town. The people are not curious about visitors. There are no shops to attract tourists ( or inns to house or feed them).An assembled crowd in the town square before the church is not being harangued by the Fascist Mayor as it was in C.L.'s book. But we did see a wood carrier with a donkey and wicker...

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  • Santa Maria d'Anglona

    Aliano Off The Beaten Path

    On a ridge in the middle of nowhere beyond anywhere sits the once upon a time cathedral of this name. It is "mentioned" in some guidebooks.It is located on a spur to the North , 10 km out of Policoro, on the road to Tursi. It housed a bishop from its creation in the late 11C until 1546 when he moved his seat to Tursi. Prehistoric man lived in caves...

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  • Sitting,talking and sermonizing

    Aliano Local Customs

    Chat groups for pensioned seniors (mostly male ones) is a major part of life. In a poor community with only recent electrificaton, only a handful of television antennae (and 2 dishes) were visible. The electricity delivery must be modernly submerge because few wires were visible. Nobody had a cell phone. Street lights were present on the main road...

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Calitri

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  • Cooking class in Calitri, southern Italy

    Calitri Things to Do

    I attended a cooking class at the Palazzo Zampaglione in Calitri. The course started with an introduction of everyone who attended, a demonstration and preparation and cooking of the dishes, and tasting of the dishes. A translator participated in the course to translate the cooking explanations to ensure that the traditional recipe hasn't been...

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  • Palazzo Zampaglione B&B

    Calitri Hotels

    Via Pasquale Berrilli 10, Calitri , Avellino, 83045, Italy

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

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Venosa

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  • Nightlife?

    Venosa Nightlife

    I suggest Bar Plaza in Piazza Castello. You have a great view of the Castle and the locals walking up and down through town taking their nightly strolls....and the bar happens to be located in my mother's childhood home and was turned into a jewelery store and then a bar in the early 2000's when my grandparents passed away. whatever you'd like......

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  • Country cooking

    Venosa Restaurants

    This is an Agriturismo. It was Sunday and full of parties. It is situated on top of a very high hill. The bus could not go up the narrow road but some of us were taken up in their minivan. There was no menu. You just ate what came and it was GOOD. Meats were chicken and lamb. avegetables were cooked in various styles, and the dessert was a kind of...

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  • And they're just so nice!

    Venosa Favorites

    The town has two tourist offices, one facing the castle entrance, and another down that straight street through the middle of town. At both, the personnel were extremely helpful and glad to see us. The man at the castle office loaded us with expensively produced brochures about Basilicata, and the ladies at the other one gave us maps and phoned...

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Maratea Hotels
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