Metaponto is a historical place, full of Greek remains. It’s at the center of the Gulf of Taranto on the Ionian Sea, on the Ionian Coast of Basilicata. Founded in the second half of the 7th century b.C, it became one of the most important colonies of Magna Grecia. The sacred area enschrinesfour temples: The temples of
Known as “la Perla del Tirreno” (The pearl of the Tirreninan Sea), Maratea is one of the main tourist attractions of of the region. It’s also called “la città delle 44 Chiese” for its many churches, built in different styles, many of which are part of a remarkable artistical and religious legacy.