Southern Italy has a wide variety of interesting and beautiful attractions to offer, and Basilicata is a superb region to stay in for an unforgettable holiday. Basilicata is a region in Southern Italy, which is renowned for its beautiful countryside, dramatic coastline, rich history and wonderful Basilicata villas. Although it is not one of the most populated areas of the country, there are lots of attractions and places of interest to keep you entertained during a visit, and it is ideally situated for taking a day trip out to some of the larger urban centers such as Naples.
The region has been an important location throughout history, with some fascinating archeological sites dating back thousands of years. The modern day towns and cities in the area are famous for their intimate and friendly atmosphere and traditional ways. If you are interested in history, take a look the plethora of picturesque and magical towns scattered around Andalucia, another beautiful Southern European holiday destination famous for its fascinating history. Why not rent Ronda Apartments for the ultimate history and culture filled summer break?
Dive into the fascinating history of this beautiful holiday region with Basilicata Holiday Homes
There are some absolutely amazing Basilicata apartments available in both the rural and urban areas, which offer visitors a chance to stay in authentic Italian holiday homes. The main attraction to this area for visitors, is the laid back and relaxing tempo of life, and the beautiful Mediterranean climate and landscape. One of the dominating geographic features of the landscape is Mount Vulture, which has been influential to the shaping of the local towns, with major eruptions occurring in 1857 and 1980. One of the most interesting areas of Basilicata is Matera, which boasts a large historical settlement that was cut into the limestone. This is a fascinating world heritage site known as the Sassi, and is one on the most interesting tourist attractions in Southern Italy.
Basilicata Accommodation - visit the beautiful city of Matera on your Basilicata Holidays
Unfortunately you will not find Basilicata holiday rentals in this old rock settlement. However, you will find some beautiful Basilicata holiday rentals in the main city of Matera, where some of the old limestone rock buildings have been redeveloped to create offices and housing. The Sassi located on the south side of the city can be explored fully by foot, and this makes for an excellent day out. The Caveoso is another very popular tourist attraction, as this impressive church has also been created inside a limestone cave. The city of Matera is a very beautiful place, and there are some excellent places to visit during a trip here. The surrounding countryside is also popular among visitors, with lots of tracks and walking routes to explore by foot. There are plenty of great restaurants and bars in the newer district of the city, which is also the centre of the bustling nightlife and the popular tourist shopping areas in the city.
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