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99 Best and Fun Things To Do In Basilicata, Italy

This is a region in the south of Italy. Basilicata is famous for its food, wine, and traditional sausage production.

Traditionally people in Basilicata have been farmers as well as fishermen. The region also has a strong tradition of craftsmanship and hand-made products.

In addition to food and wine, Basilicata is known for its ceramics and textiles. Not surprisingly, tourism is an important part of the economy in Basilicata, and there are many attractions to see in Basilicata including vineyards, beaches, museums, and castles.

Here’s our list of the best and most fun things to do in Basilicata, Italy

The 99 Most Popular Things To Do In Basilicata, Italy

99. Appennino Lucano

3.7 ★★★★☆ (3 reviews)

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98. Ferrata Marcirosa

4.8 ★★★★★ (4 reviews)

Location: 85010 Castelmezzano Province of Potenza

97. Monte Arioso

4.8 ★★★★★ (4 reviews)

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96. Monte San Biagio

4.8 ★★★★★ (15 reviews)

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95. Monte Alpi

4.9 ★★★★★ (17 reviews)

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94. Costa di Maratea

4.9 ★★★★★ (18 reviews)

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Location: SS 18 Tirrena Inferiore Maratea PZ

93. Montes de la Maddalena

4.1 ★★★★☆ (28 reviews)

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92. Colle Impiso

4.9 ★★★★★ (30 reviews)

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91. Monte Volturino

4.5 ★★★★★ (30 reviews)

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90. Ponte alla Luna

4.6 ★★★★★ (35 reviews)

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Location: Via S Nicola 27 Sasso di Castalda PZ

Tel:  347-097-9181

Web Address:   http://pontetibetanosassodicastalda.com/

89. Piani del Pollino

4.9 ★★★★★ (35 reviews)

Location: 85030 Terranova di Pollino Province of Potenza

88. Regional Reserve of Montalbano Jonico Badlands

4.5 ★★★★★ (36 reviews)

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Location: 75023 Montalbano Jonico Province of Matera

Web Address:   https://ceaicalanchi.com/la-riserva-dei-calanchi/

87. Museo archeologico nazionale della Basilicata

4.4 ★★★★☆ (37 reviews)

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Location: Via Andrea Serrao 11 Potenza PZ

Tel:  0971-323111

86. Massiccio del Sirino

4.5 ★★★★★ (41 reviews)

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85. Lago di Pietra del Pertusillo

4.5 ★★★★★ (46 reviews)

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84. Spiaggia Illicini

4.1 ★★★★☆ (48 reviews)

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Location: 85046 Maratea Province of Potenza

Web Address:   https://illicini.com/il-lido/

83. Serra Di Crispo

4.9 ★★★★★ (51 reviews)

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82. Abbazia di San Michele Arcangelo

4.5 ★★★★★ (51 reviews)

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Location: Via dell’Abbazia S Michele 3 Atella PZ

81. Monte Vulture

4.6 ★★★★★ (60 reviews)

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80. lido susy

4.3 ★★★★☆ (72 reviews)

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Location: 85046 Marina di Maratea Province of Potenza

Tel:  349-249-5625

79. Vasche di Sant’Alessio

4.2 ★★★★☆ (74 reviews)

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Location: 75020 Nova Siri Province of Matera

Tel:  0835-331983

Web Address:   http://bassosinni.it/

78. Lago di Monticchio Piccolo

4.5 ★★★★★ (74 reviews)

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77. Plage de Policoro

4.2 ★★★★☆ (78 reviews)

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Location: 75025 Policoro Province of Matera

76. MOOM Matera Olive Oil Museum

4.9 ★★★★★ (79 reviews)

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Location: Vico I Casalnuovo 3 Matera MT

Tel:  380-701-5042

Web Address:   http://moom.bio/

75. Matera Basilicata Foundation 2019

4.2 ★★★★☆ (87 reviews)

Location: Via Luigi Lavista 1 Matera MT

Tel:  0835-256384

Web Address:   http://matera-basilicata2019.it/

74. Lido Cala Jannita

4.2 ★★★★☆ (96 reviews)

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Location: Via Malcanale Maratea PZ

Tel:  345-317-8682

Web Address:   https://facebook.com/calajannitanera/

73. Calaficarra

4.4 ★★★★☆ (107 reviews)

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Location: Via Santa Teresa Marina PZ

Web Address:   https://trovaspiagge.it/spiaggia/maratea/basilicata/spiaggia-calaficarra/

72. Diga di Monte Cotugno

4.5 ★★★★★ (132 reviews)

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71. Santuario Madonna del Pollino

4.8 ★★★★★ (137 reviews)

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Location: Localita Madonna di Pollino San Severino lucano PZ

Tel:  333-860-8293

Web Address:   http://santuariomariassdelpollino.it/

70. Basilica di San Biagio

4.4 ★★★★☆ (137 reviews)

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Location: Via Castello Santa Caterina PZ

Tel:  0973-874111

69. Fiume Basento

4.1 ★★★★☆ (140 reviews)

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68. Laboratory Museum of Rural Life

4.8 ★★★★★ (146 reviews)

Location: Via S Giovanni Vecchio 60 Matera MT

Tel:  0835-344057

Web Address:   https://museolaboratorio.it/

67. Colle dell’Impiso

4.7 ★★★★★ (201 reviews)

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Location: 85040 Viggianello Province of Potenza

66. Lucania Outdoor Park

4.5 ★★★★★ (203 reviews)

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Location: Localita Palazzo Accettura MT

Tel:  348-340-8902

Web Address:   https://lucaniaoutdoorpark.com/

65. Ipogeo MateraSum

4.5 ★★★★★ (213 reviews)

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Location: Recinto XX Settembre 7 Matera MT

Tel:  366-285-9653

Web Address:   http://ipogeomaterasum.com/

64. Belvedere Murgia Timone

4.6 ★★★★★ (220 reviews)

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Location: Contrada Murgia Timone Matera MT

63. Big Mountain Of Viggiano

4.6 ★★★★★ (226 reviews)

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Location: 85059 Viggiano Province of Potenza

Tel:  0975-196-6255

Web Address:   http://comune.viggiano.pz.it/

62. the Grange Park

4.4 ★★★★☆ (243 reviews)

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Location: Via Grancia Caterina Brindisi Montagna PZ

Tel:  342-595-4325

Web Address:   http://parcograncia.it/

61. MUSMA – Museo della Scultura Contemporanea

4.4 ★★★★☆ (246 reviews)

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Location: Via S Giacomo Matera MT

Tel:  366-935-7768

Web Address:   http://musma.it/

60. Ponte Tibetano della Gravina

4.3 ★★★★☆ (254 reviews)

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Location: Via Madonna delle Virtu 27 Matera MT

59. Cattedrale di San Gerardo e Santa Maria Assunta

4.5 ★★★★★ (266 reviews)

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Location: Largo Duomo 1 Potenza PZ

Tel:  0971-22488

58. Tarzan Beach

4.4 ★★★★☆ (272 reviews)

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Location: Spiaggia Santa Teresa Maratea PZ

Tel:  334-948-0434

Web Address:   http://tarzanbeach.it/

57. Museo Nazionale di Matera – Sede Ridola

4.6 ★★★★★ (282 reviews)

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Location: Via Domenico Ridola 24 Matera MT

Tel:  0835-310058

Web Address:   https://museonazionaledimatera.it/

56. Stabilimento Balneare Blumen Bad

4.1 ★★★★☆ (292 reviews)

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Location: Viale Nettuno Lido di Metaponto MT

Tel:  320-959-5355

Web Address:   http://blumenbadbeach.com/

55. Swami Beach

4.1 ★★★★☆ (309 reviews)

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Location: Via del Lido Policoro MT

Tel:  333-166-1466

Web Address:   http://swamiclub.it/beach

54. Ski lifts Sellata – Pierfaone

3.8 ★★★★☆ (317 reviews)

Location: Contrada Pierfaone sn Abriola PZ

Tel:  0971-72974

Web Address:   http://skisellata.it/

53. Bosco Magnano – Torrente Peschiera

4.6 ★★★★★ (329 reviews)

Location: Bosco Magnano San Severino lucano Provincia di Potenza IT Chiaromonte

52. Ponte Musmeci

4.2 ★★★★☆ (329 reviews)

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Location: Viadotto dell’Industria Potenza PZ

Tel:  0971-489411

Web Address:   http://sbap.basilicata.beniculturali.it/index.php

51. Path of the Seven Stones

4.5 ★★★★★ (343 reviews)

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Location: 85010 Castelmezzano Province of Potenza

Tel:  0971-499229

Web Address:   http://basilicatadavedere.com/it/blog/item/59-percorso-sette-pietre

50. Castle “Isabella Morra” – Valsinni

4.4 ★★★★☆ (351 reviews)

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Location: Via Salita Castello Valsinni MT

Tel:  392-392-2551

Web Address:   http://parcomorra.it/

49. Rabatana

4.3 ★★★★☆ (357 reviews)

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Location: Via Duca degli Abruzzi 52 Tursi MT

48. Oasis of Bosco Pantano

4.5 ★★★★★ (366 reviews)

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Location: Localita Idrovora Policoro MT

Tel:  0835-182-5157

Web Address:   http://oasiwwfpolicoro.net/index.php/oasi-wwf-policoro-herakleia/29-la-riserva-naturale-bosco-pantano-di-policoro.html

47. Parco Avventura Pollino

4.4 ★★★★☆ (382 reviews)

Location: 85030 Taverna Magnano Province of Potenza

Tel:  377-381-1974

Web Address:   http://parcoavventurapollino.it/

46. Lago Laudemio

4.3 ★★★★☆ (383 reviews)

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Location: Unnamed Road Lagonegro PZ

45. Laghi di Monticchio

4.4 ★★★★☆ (394 reviews)

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44. Chiesa del Purgatorio

4.5 ★★★★★ (405 reviews)

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Location: Via Domenico Ridola Matera MT

43. Mirto Solarium Bar

4.7 ★★★★★ (414 reviews)

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Location: Via Secca 4 Maratea PZ

Tel:  340-931-5076

42. Chiesa di Santa Lucia alle Malve

4.5 ★★★★★ (453 reviews)

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Location: Rione Malve Matera MT

Tel:  327-980-3776

Web Address:   https://oltrelartematera.it/chiese-rupestri/santa-lucia-alle-malve/

41. San Pietro Caveoso

4.7 ★★★★★ (458 reviews)

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Location: Piazza S Pietro Caveoso 1 Matera MT

Tel:  0835-311510

Web Address:   https://sassidimatera.net/cosa-vedere-visite-guidate-dei-sassi-di-matera/san-pietro-caveoso/

40. Centro Visite Jazzo Gattini

4.3 ★★★★☆ (465 reviews)

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Location: Contrada Murgia Timone Matera MT

Tel:  0835-332262

Web Address:   http://ceamatera.it/

39. Lido delle Sirene

4.0 ★★★★☆ (468 reviews)

Location: Lungomare Nettuno Metaponto Lido Bernalda MT

Tel:  368-774-4177

Web Address:   http://lidodellesirenemetaponto.it/

38. Acquatrekking

4.8 ★★★★★ (469 reviews)

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Location: SP4 Viggianello PZ

Tel:  338-233-3888

Web Address:   http://acquatrekking.it/

37. Grotta di Marina di Maratea

4.6 ★★★★★ (530 reviews)

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Location: Strada Statale18 km 236 800 Maratea PZ

Tel:  331-915-0695

Web Address:   http://mondomaratea.it/

36. Di Santa Teresa Beach

4.5 ★★★★★ (558 reviews)

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Web Address:   http://enjoymaratea.it/13-marina.html

35. National Archaeological Museum of Siritide

4.5 ★★★★★ (566 reviews)

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Location: Via Cristoforo Colombo 8 Policoro MT

Tel:  0835-972154

Web Address:   https://museosiritide.beniculturali.it/

34. Old Rustic Filled Houses (Palmenti)

4.4 ★★★★☆ (581 reviews)

Location: Via Luigi Cadorna 94 Pietragalla PZ

Web Address:   https://facebook.com/proloco.pietragalla/

33. castel of Lagopesole

4.4 ★★★★☆ (600 reviews)

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Location: Via castello Lagopesole PZ

Tel:  338-715-5211

Web Address:   http://castellodilagopesole.com/

32. Palazzo Lanfranchi

4.5 ★★★★★ (668 reviews)

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Location: Piazzetta Pascoli 1 Matera MT

Tel:  0835-310058

Web Address:   https://museonazionaledimatera.it/

31. Lago Sirino

4.6 ★★★★★ (706 reviews)

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30. La Secca

4.6 ★★★★★ (714 reviews)

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Location: Loc La Secca Maratea PZ

Tel:  0973-871719

Web Address:   http://lasecca.com/

29. Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista

4.7 ★★★★★ (746 reviews)

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Location: Via San Biagio Matera MT

Tel:  0835-334182

28. Spiaggia Acquafredda

4.5 ★★★★★ (758 reviews)

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Web Address:   https://trovaspiagge.it/spiaggia/maratea/basilicata/spiaggia-acquafredda/

27. Tramontano castle

4.0 ★★★★☆ (783 reviews)

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Location: Via del Castello Matera MT

26. Castello del Malconsiglio

4.4 ★★★★☆ (843 reviews)

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Location: Castello del Malconsiglio Piazza Castello Miglionico MT

Tel:  0835-559000

Web Address:   https://castellodelmalconsiglio.it/

25. Farm Holiday Hermit’s Cave

4.0 ★★★★☆ (870 reviews)

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Location: Contrada 1 Castelmezzano PZ

Tel:  0971-986314

Web Address:   http://grottadelleremita.com/

24. Volo dell’Angelo – Biglietteria di Castelmezzano

4.7 ★★★★★ (930 reviews)

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Credit: Volo dell’Angelo – Biglietteria di Castelmezzano, Google Maps

Location: Via Roma 28 Castelmezzano PZ

Tel:  331-934-0456

Web Address:   http://volodellangelo.com/

23. WWF Policoro Herakleia

4.6 ★★★★★ (988 reviews)

Location: Piazza Siris 1 Policoro MT

Tel:  0835-182-5157

Web Address:   http://oasiwwfpolicoro.net/

22. Fiumicello Beach

4.3 ★★★★☆ (1,053 reviews)

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Location: Via Santavenere Maratea PZ

21. Riserva Naturale San Giuliano

4.2 ★★★★☆ (1,168 reviews)

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Location: S S 7 KM 560 Uscita Diga di S Giuliano Miglionico MT

Tel:  324-951-7937

Web Address:   https://riservanaturalesangiuliano.business.site/

20. Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Metaponto

4.3 ★★★★☆ (1,188 reviews)

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Location: Via Dinu Adamesteanu 21 Metaponto MT

Tel:  0835-745327

Web Address:   https://museometaponto.beniculturali.it/

19. Lido Macarro Spiaggia Maratea

4.5 ★★★★★ (1,308 reviews)

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Credit: Lido Macarro Spiaggia Maratea, Google Maps

Location: Contrada Macarro Marina PZ

Tel:  339-775-3482

Web Address:   http://macarro.it/

18. Plage Sirena

4.1 ★★★★☆ (1,310 reviews)

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Location: Piazza Polieion 5 Policoro MT

Tel:  0835-981254

Web Address:   http://lidosirena.it/

17. Cala Jannita o Spiaggia Nera

4.5 ★★★★★ (1,471 reviews)

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Location: Via Malcanale Maratea PZ

Tel:  345-317-8682

Web Address:   https://trovaspiagge.it/spiaggia/maratea/basilicata/spiaggia-cala-jannita/

16. Temple of Hera – Palatine Tables

4.4 ★★★★☆ (1,778 reviews)

Location: S da Streetatale 106 Jonica Bernalda MT

Tel:  0835-745327

15. Cascate di San Fele

4.3 ★★★★☆ (2,030 reviews)

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Location: Via Corso Umberto I 13 San Fele PZ

Tel:  371-435-9379

Web Address:   https://cascatedisanfele.com/

14. Parc national de l’Apennin lucanien-Val d’Agri-Lagonegrese

4.4 ★★★★☆ (2,046 reviews)

Location: 85052 Province of Potenza

Tel:  0975-344222

13. Acquazzurra Acquapark Metaponto (MT)

4.3 ★★★★☆ (2,315 reviews)

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Location: S S 106 Jonica Km 445+500 Metaponto MT

Tel:  0835-745640

Web Address:   http://acquazzurrapark.net/

12. Melfi Castle

4.5 ★★★★★ (2,318 reviews)

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Location: Via Normanni Melfi PZ

Tel:  0972-238726

Web Address:   https://aptbasilicata.it/Castello.497.0.html

11. Parco Regionale di Gallipoli Cognato Piccole Dolomiti Lucane

4.6 ★★★★★ (2,775 reviews)

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Location: Localita Palazzo Accettura MT

Tel:  0835-675015

Web Address:   http://parcogallipolicognato.it/

10. Statue of Christ the Redeemer

4.6 ★★★★★ (5,932 reviews)

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Location: 85046 Monte San Biagio Province of Potenza

Web Address:   https://maratea.info/statua-cristo-redentore-maratea.html

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9. Dolomiti lucane

4.8 ★★★★★ (113 reviews)

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8. Church of Saint Mary of Idris

4.6 ★★★★★ (485 reviews)

Location: Via Madonna dell’Idris Matera MT

Tel:  351-058-5564

Web Address:   https://oltrelartematera.it/chiese-rupestri/santa-maria-de-idris/

7. Crypt of Original Sin

4.4 ★★★★☆ (729 reviews)

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Location: Contrada Pietrapenta Matera MT

Tel:  320-334-5323

Web Address:   http://criptadelpeccatooriginale.it/

6. Casa Noha

4.6 ★★★★★ (1,094 reviews)

Location: Recinto Cavone 9 Matera MT

Tel:  0835-335452

Web Address:   https://fondoambiente.it/luoghi/casa-noha

5. Casa Grotta nei Sassi di Matera

4.6 ★★★★★ (1,535 reviews)

Location: Vico Solitario 11 Matera MT

Tel:  0835-310118

Web Address:   http://casagrotta.it/

4. Cattedrale di Maria Santissima della Bruna e Sant’Eustachio

4.6 ★★★★★ (2,748 reviews)

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Location: Piazza Duomo Matera MT

Tel:  0835-332908

Web Address:   http://matera-irsina.chiesacattolica.it/

3. Parco Regionale della Murgia Materana

4.6 ★★★★★ (3,160 reviews)

Location: 75100 Matera Province of Matera

Tel:  0835-336166

Web Address:   http://parcomurgia.it/

2. Palombaro lungo

4.5 ★★★★★ (7,623 reviews)

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Location: Piazza Vittorio Veneto 34 Matera MT

Tel:  339-363-8332

Web Address:   https://palombarolungo.it/

1. Sassi di Matera

4.8 ★★★★★ (34,523 reviews)

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Location: 75100 Matera Province of Matera

Tel:  378-301-2970

Web Address:   http://aptbasilicata.it/I-Sassi.545.0.html

Final Words:

Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Basilicata, Italy! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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