Discovering the old Villages of Basilicata
Historic towns of absolute beauty full of charm and mystery located throughout the Region of Basilicata Italy.
In this section you will discover the city of Craco, a historic borough of great beauty situated in the Province of Matera dating back to 1188. Old Craco was built with bricks and stones cut with craftsmanship on a cliff 391 meters above sea level. The village is well known for its charm, its history and scenario of important films that have been made over the years. Today it can be visited only with special guided tours as the walls are crumbling and with the proper use of protective helmets.