Visit of Melfi with the beautiful castle, emerging from the rock face you will discover what is to be considered as one of the most beautiful castles in Italy, featuring an impressive 10 towers. The castle has been modified by its various residents over the years, and now includes the Archaeological Museum of Melfi which houses a fascinating collection of local artefacts dating back to 8th century BC including a sarcophagus of Asian origin dating back to the 2nd century BC. In the afternoon visit of Venosa with the Church of the Santissima Trinità (Holy Trinity) in Venosa, Basilicata – where Latin poet Horace was born – is actually made up of two buildings: the “old church” and the “unfinished church”. The abbey was built in the area right next to an ancient Roman amphitheater, but experts still debate over the origins of the two structures. What we know is that the old church – burial place of Norman princes and leaders like Robert Guiscard, Humphrey and Drogo of Hauteville, and William Iron Arm, who all lived between 1010 and 1085 – was build in the 11th century One of the many attractions here is the castle “Pirro del Balzo”, named after the Duke that constructed it upon the ruins of an ancient cathedral. The castle was built in several stages, in or around 1400 AD. Visit of Horace’s house. Tasting wine and typical products in the cave of the Vuture’s volcano.
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