8 days in Melfi Itinerary

8 days in Melfi Itinerary

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Melfi ©
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. Explore Melfi's surroundings by going to Monticchio lago piccolo (in Rionero in Vulture), Certosa di Padula (in Padula) and San Giovanni Rotondo (Convento Santa Maria delle Grazie & Church of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Melfi Castle, do a tasting at Cantine del Notaio, don't miss a visit to Cripta di Santa Margherita, and Head underground at Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Melfi day trip planning app .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport, Naples International Airport and Brindisi – Salento Airport. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in February, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melfi

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

San Giovanni Rotondo, Rionero in Vulture, Chiesa Gesu e Maria, Castel del Monte, Museo Archeologico di Bisaccia
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Melfi Castle ©
Melfi Castle
Certosa di Padula ©
Certosa di Padula
Cantina Carbone ©
Cantina Carbone