Basilicata has its own unique and fascinating characteristics that are distinct from Italy itself, so taking the time to explore the small towns and villages will give you a greater insight to the culture, which the local people are fiercely proud of.
Some people like to spend time in the bigger cities of Naples and Bari before or after hiking in Basilicata, as they are easier to get to and are slightly more modern.
Continental climate in the mountains and Mediterranean on the coasts, with hot summers and relatively cool Winters.
Flights to Bari, Brindisi and Naples Airports from the rest of Italy and Britain. Also ferries from Greece and Albania.
September-October, when the weather is not too hot.
Stay up-to-date on the best adventures!