4 days in Melfi Itinerary

4 days in Melfi Itinerary

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Melfi

— 3 nights
Melfi is a town and comune in the Vulture area of the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata.GeographyOn a hill at the foot of Mount Vulture, Melfi is the most important town in Basilicata's Vulture, both as a tourist resort and economic centre.HistoryEarly and Middle Age historyInhabited by the Daunians and Lucanians, under the Romans it was included in the area of the colony of Venusia, founded in 291 BC. After the fall of Western Roman Empire, Melfi gained importance in the Middle Ages as a strategic point between areas controlled by the Byzantines and those controlled by the Lombards.Melfi was captured several times by the struggling powers of the region, until it was assigned to the Norman leader William I of Hauteville. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melfi: Canosa di Puglia (Ipogeo del Cerbero, Museo Civico Archeologico di Palazzo Iliceto, &more), Polla (Il Ponte Romano & locomotiva 835 205) and Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta (in Pertosa). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Cantine del Notaio, admire the natural beauty at Villa Comunale Ascanio Sibilla, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa e Convento di Santa Chiara, and admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Calderoni-Martini.

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In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melfi

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips