has gained international fame for its "Sassi". The Sassi originate from a prehistoric (troglodyte) settlement, and are suspected to be some of the first human settlements in The Sassi are houses dug into the calcarenitic rock itself.
Maratea, Italy Medieval Town Maratea is a magical town in Basilicata, southern Italy. It is often called “the Pearl of the Tyrrhenian” because of its wonderful coastline. It is famous for its amazing churches and chapels.