Dolomiti lucane, 85010 Pietrapertosa, Province of Potenza, Italy
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Located in the Lucanian Apennines, east of the more imposing Pierfaone-Volturino-Viggiano ridge, the Piccole Dolomiti Lucane constitutes the heart of the homonymous regional natural park. They are called the Dolomites due to the morphological similarity with the most famous Triveneto mountains. The birth of the mountain group, which dominates the central part of the Basento valley, dates back to 15 million years ago.
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The Montes de la Maddalena is an Italian mountain range, declared a Site of Community Importance. Located in a southern position, southwest with respect to the city of Potenza, the area of the Pierfaone, Volturino and Viggiano mountains constitutes, together with the Maddalena Mountains, a complex mountain system, a true spine of the Lucanian Apennines. One of the good trekking destinations and also the views from here are truly breathtaking.
The “Viadotto dell Industria” also known as "Bridge over the Basento" river or Musmeci Bridge, connects Potenza city centre exit on the Sicignano-Potenza motorway with the main access roads in the southern part of the city, which is in Italy. Designed by the Italian engineer Sergio Musmeci in 1967, and built between 1971 and 1976, the bridge perfectly incarnates Musmeci's architectural theories. The structure cost about 920,000,000 Italian liras.
The Monte Volturino - whose name derives from the Latin vultur - is a peak in the middle of ' Lucan Apennines which rises up to touch the 1,836 meters d' altitude s.lm the center of a vast and mountainous group, of which it constitutes the highest peak. The mountain is visible in all its majesty both from the Agri valley and from the Camastra valley. The entire mountainous area is configured as a toothed greenhouse.
The Pietra del Pertusillo lake is an artificial lake located in the territory of the municipalities of Grumento Nova, Montemurro, and Spinoso. The lake was built between 1957 and 1962, as a dam of the Agri river, with funds from the Cassa del Mezzogiorno, which granted the institution for the development of irrigation and land transformation in Puglia and Basilicata the execution of works.
The Appennino Lucano Val d'Agri Lagonegrese National Park is a national park located in Basilicata and established in 2007 and is, in chronological order, the penultimate Italian national park to have been established. The park has an extension of 68 996 hectares along the Lucan Apennines, includes 29 municipalities in Basilicata and 9 mountain communities. The territory is rich in woods. From the vegetational and floristic point of view, the lower altitudinal belt presents the evergreen oak w
The church of Santa Maria Assunta and San Canio bishop is a Catholic place of worship in Acerenza and the cathedral of the archdiocese of Acerenza. The current cathedral was built between the 11th and 13th centuries on the remains of a previous early Christian church, which in turn was built on what remained of an ancient Roman temple dedicated to Hercules Acheruntino. The construction works began thanks to the generosity of Roberto il Guiscardo in 1059 with the bishop Godano.
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Difficult accessibility and lack of extended promotion make Basilicata one of the most remote and least visited regions of Italy. However, tourism is slowly growing since the early 2000s. Matera, once dubbed "national disgrace" by prime minister Alcide De Gasperi who urged to take strict development measures due to its extreme poverty, is now Basilicata's main attraction and has gained fame worldwide for its historical center, the Sassi, designated in 1993 as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.