BASILICATA

Basilicata is a region of Southern Italy and the capital is Potenza. It borders the regions Puglia and Campania as well as the Tyrrhenian Sea. However, the longest area of coastline is on the Gulf of Taranto. It is at the area of the in-step of Italy’s boot. The other well-known town in Basilicata is Matera. Matera is also the Italian Capital of Culture for 2019 and known for its sassi. Sassi are said to be the first human shelters of record in Italy. Despite being vacant for years, people have now moved back into these cave houses. Dishes from Basilicata include pane cotto and strazzata, homemade breads. Additionally, the Senise red pepper is the best of the region. After dinner try a sanguinaccio dolce, a sweet cream with dark chocolate and served with biscuits. The original recipe requires sangue di miale, meaning pig’s blood, giving it an acidic aftertaste.

The Magic of Le Marche

THE MAGIC OF LE MARCHE Many tourists opt for the most touristic Italian cities and regions: Tuscany, Lazio, or Lombardy, etc. This could be due to lack...

The Finest of Ascoli Piceno, Le Marche

ASCOLI PICENO Whether you are a foodie, looking for unique Italian delicacies, or a fanatic of ancient Roman architecture, Ascoli Piceno has something for you. From...

The Best of Fermo, Le Marche

FERMO, LE MARCHE Perched on the Mount Sabulo, is the province of Fermo. Close to the coast, it gives way to some beautiful surroundings, mountains,...

Cities for Art-Lovers in Le Marche

CITIES FOR ART-LOVERS IN LE MARCHEAncona Ascoli Piceno Fermo Pesaro UrbinoLe Marche (called also just Marche) is known for its extensive cultural heritage...

Macerata, Le Marche

MACERATA, LE MARCHE On a hilltop in the Le Marche region, sits Macerata. It’s a beautiful and quiet town full of light brick buildings and...

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

NO SPAM!