Nestled between the more popular Puglia and Campania region, Basilicata, in the South of Italy, has remained mostly off the tourist radar. For no good reason, since here you can easily delight in all those great things Italy is known for: history, art, nature, seaside, food, hospitality. The mountains of Basilicata are dotted with charming villages in breathtaking, gravity-defying positions..
Heading to Craco along a spectacular road in the heart of Basilicata.
Here we are! But the entrance to the town is forbidden. The town is "closed", it's a "ghost town".
Access to the town is allowed only with a licenced guide, who escorts the people within the old town to explore this incredible place.
The road to the villages..