Basilicata is occupied for the most by mountains covered by lush vegetation and woods, a peaceful landscape perfect for your reaxation, and to enjoy good food all the year round.
In winter, when the snow whiten the highest peaks, it is possoble to practice a wide range of sports like skiing or snowboarding, while in summer those mountains are the ideal destination for those who love walking, climbing, cycling or just reading a good book and relax.
The bravests can experience the “Angel flight” (Volo dell’Angelo): a 120 km/h fly on a deep canyon between the two villages of Pietrapertosa and Catelmezzano, hooked to a steel cable. Other enjoyable ways to spend an holiday in the beautiful nature of this region are: riding a grass scooter, snow tubing, or attempting a drive in a devalkart (a type of go-kart on grass).
There is a wide choice of enchanting places to visit walking, riding a riding a horse or a mountain bike though the paths or climbing up the mountains, enjoying a breathtaking view.
Both the sea or the lakes, the limpid and pure water that wash Basilicata deserve a visit. Streams and brooks flow down from the mountains, lakes are surrounded by lush vegetation, and the water basks in its thousands of blue shades. Do not miss the opportunity of rafting, canyoning, canoeing, sailing, scuba diving or sport fishing in those unpollued waters.
Shopping addicted and nightlife lovers will find in Maratea their ideal destination: a glance at the shop windows of the old town, dinner in one of the typical restaurants of the port, dessert in one of the bars of the piazza, and finally a visit to one of the many clubs to dance all night long.