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Top things to do in Basilicata

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Ranked #1 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites; Caverns/ Caves
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Old Town (Matera)
Ranked #2 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
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Matera (Matera)
Ranked #3 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #4 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
Owner description: Through a quiet path, among vineyards and wheat fields, you reach the Crypt of Original Sin. This exceptional cave church... more » Owner description: Through a quiet path, among vineyards and wheat fields, you reach the Crypt of Original Sin. This exceptional cave church represents one of the oldest examples of the rupestrian art of Southern Italy. Its extraordinary cycle of frescoes, made five hundred years before Giotto, illustrates scenes from the Old and New Testament. For its theological value and artistic pictorial compendium, the cave-church has been called the 'Sistine Chapel' of the rupestrian wall painting. « less
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Ranked #5 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: According to the World Heritage site, "Matera's Sassi are the best surviving and most complete examples of rock-cut... more » Owner description: According to the World Heritage site, "Matera's Sassi are the best surviving and most complete examples of rock-cut settlement in the Mediterranean region. They have been developed in close harmony with the natural environments." « less
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Casa Noha (Matera)
Ranked #6 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Volo dell'Angelo (Castelmezzano)
Ranked #7 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Other
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Ranked #8 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
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Category: National Parks; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #9 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #10 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Museums
Owner description: The "Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina" (Museum-workshop of the Peasant Culture) of Matera has been realized by Mr.... more » Owner description: The "Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina" (Museum-workshop of the Peasant Culture) of Matera has been realized by Mr. Donato Cascione and it’s managed by the homonym cultural association. It currently has an extension of 500 m2: in its definitive realization it will comprehend the double of the actual area and it will be completed with the workshops, where young people can learn the ancient jobs (cartapestaio, potter, basket-maker, etc.). The exhibition halls preparation has been preceded by years of targeted gathering of daily use objects and tools of various jobs that were the foundation of the economic and social life in the "Sassi" town. A fundamental criterion has inspired the setting out of the environments: the museum didn't had to be a cold exposition of objects but a reconstruction of environments as close as possible to reality, and therefore rooms alive, pleasant, with care for details, where nothing is casual, where young people can have a meaningful contact with the past. The operational phase of the preparation, has been preceded by the study of the most meaningful texts of the "peasant literature", and it has been supported by the enthusiastic consultation of elderly, that lived this history themselves and whose testimony is full of details from personal experience. « less
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Ranked #11 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
Owner description: Aqvaworld is an exclusive multifunctional Club located in Matera focused on Wellness. The Club has six pools heated up to 32°... more » Owner description: Aqvaworld is an exclusive multifunctional Club located in Matera focused on Wellness. The Club has six pools heated up to 32° C and has been designed on the purpose of using only one element: water. A vertical structure built on five levels, each one has different areas: Swim, Fitness, Medical Wellness, Scuba Diving, Beauty Farm, Solarium with an open-air swimming pool, Entertainment, Travel, Shops and Services. Aqvaworld is perfect for families all day long and for relax week end. « less
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La Grancia (Brindisi di Montagna)
Ranked #12 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Forests; Nature and Parks
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Volo dell Angelo (Pietrapertosa)
Ranked #13 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Other
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Ranked #14 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Nature and Parks
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Musma (Matera)
Ranked #15 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Museums
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Ranked #16 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #17 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
This church is carved into a huge rock pinnacle jutting from the lip of a gorge.
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Ranked #19 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Tavole Palatine (Metaponto)
Ranked #20 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Ancient Ruins; Landmarks
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Gradinata Normanna (Castelmezzano)
Ranked #21 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #22 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #23 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #24 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #25 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #26 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Museums
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La Secca (Maratea)
Ranked #27 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Beaches
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Venosa (Potenza)
Ranked #28 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Forests; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #30 of 151 attractions in Basilicata
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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