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Valsinni is a village and comune in the province of Matera, in the Basilicata region of southern Italy.The village is bordered by Colobraro, Nocara, Noepoli, Nova Siri, Rotondella and San Giorgio Lucano.HistoryThe territory of the comune includes the ruins of the ancient city of Lagaria. Its most famous buildings which are part of Valsinni's heritage are: the Castle, dating back to the 11th century, where the Italian Renaissance poet Isabella Morra lived and died, the Palazzo Melidoro, the Chiesa Madre (mother church) of medieval origins and the Chiesa dell'Annunziata from the 17th century.EconomyThe town has an ancient tradition of millers, whose symbol is the mill of Palazzo Mauri, which is still supplied with large stone wheels. The economy of the town is mostly based on agriculture and livestock breeding.FestivalsMajor festival of Valsinni is on the 9th and 10th of May when there is a religious procession for the patron Saint Fabian.PeopleIsabella Morra, the 16th century writer and poet, came from Valsinni when it was known as Favale San Cataldo.Dr. Jay M. Arena was born to parents from Valsinni, Italy. Dr. Arena invented child safety caps for medicine bottles and was also one of the first Americans to visit China in 1972. Valsinni is in Province of Matera. Plan your vacation with our Italy online road trip planner and discover the best things to do in Valsinni.
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