Craco was an Italian medieval village built high up on a steep summit for defensive reasons, but recurring earthquakes eventually made it impossible to sustain. Today, less than 800 people live there in a commune, while the majority remains eerily uninhabited.
Maratea, Potenza, Basilicata, Italy - The statue of Christ the Redeemer, or the Christ of Maratea, was built of pure Carrara marble in 1965 by Bruno Innocenti, a sculptor from Florence. It is located on the top of Monte San Biagio.
Acquafredda di Maratea, Basilicata - Italy...my holiday.
Castelmezzano, a village in the mountains, Basilicata, Italy