metaponto

Metaponto

Territory of Metapontum is the most important archaeological site in Basilicata. It’s worth a visit indeed, if you are around here.
Greek colonists coming from Achaea in the VII century BC settled down the city on the space made of rich soil between the rivers Bradanus and Casuentus.

Herakleia

Heraclea (Herakleia)

Heraclea (Herakleia) was a Greek colony rised on a hill between the mouth of rivers Agri and Simni. Some of the remains are still visible like fortifications built from row briks and few little sacred sites.

venosa

Venosa

Venosa is considered one of the most beautiful burghs in Italy, and it is set on the hills in Basilicata, and it preserves splendid monuments of its past, so that it feels like being surrounded by a medieval atmosphere. Before this epoch, Venosa was already un important roman city