Medieval castles, churches and historical centresClick in the images below to enlarge:
Maratea is an architecturally delightful region, defined by narrow streets, alleys and features over 40 churches. Local archaeological finds are exhibited in the Convento dei Cappuccini and the Palazzo de Lieto Museum.
The historical centres of Rivello (19 km), Nemoli (22 km) and Lagonegro (30 km) are also a short journey away.
In 45 minutes the San Lorenzo Charterhouse in Padula (60 km), UNESCO World Heritage Site. This monastery also houses the archaeological museum of Western Lucania. Far 85 km the wonderful Pertosa Caves. Are also worth visiting: Brienza (90 km) and its medieval Caracciolo Castle, the archaeological site of Grumentum (70 km) and the archaeological site of Paestum (108 km).
For a day trip we suggest the itinerary of the Federician Castles: Castel Lagopesole (151 km), Melfi (179 km), Venosa (184 km) e Palazzo San Gervaso (183 km). Of particular interest is the city of Matera (178 km) - awarded a World Heritage designation by UNESCO for its "Sassi".