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Craco, Basilicata

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  • Craco is the most well known ghost towns in Basilicata and southern Italy too. It was abandoned in the years ' 60 as a result of several landslides. See from afar the village perched on itself while you join him across a street that reveals the most authentic lucanian campaign full of grain and gullies. Arrived in the village, esta fascinated by her beauty, don't you realize the barriers, railings, recinsioni holding it in safety. To access the information you need to work around the village abandoned and follow the directions. In Craco vecchia can only be accessed with a licensed Guide and with security kit provided by the organization. The guides are friendly, funny and fascinate you with their stories on what was supposed to be that country's life when he was alive. There is only one path along which you can observe how nature has impaired the urbanization. As you reach the top of the village with the Norman Tower, the view is stunning: over the roofs almost dropped completely opens to the East the spectacular Valley of the Badlands, westward wheat fields and olive trees that end up at the foot of the Apennines from Basilicata, to the South you can see a corner of the Ionian Sea. Time stood still to enjoy such great beauty. Steven,
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  • It really is a ghost town, defining less abused that you can use to define it never rebuilt after the collapse, stand in the ruins and buildings gutted we came on a day of bitter cold, imbucandoci through the fences (obviously after a ride, they also caught and taken along the way more "safe" exit) incredible, among the houses and stones at one point we found ourselves at 10 metres a donkey on the loose, that it was their own business if you are in the area, climb up here, you won't regret it
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  • Nice place! Visited in late last month, offered a breathtaking landscape, here and there covered by snow. Unfortunately hear tell the story of this country leaves you with a bit of a bad taste in my mouth. but teaches much and definitely was a visit that was worth doing.
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