Take a quick peek at some of the wonderful farmhouses that are waiting for you in Basilicata:
L’ORTO DI LUCANIA
The Orto di Lucania is situated in a valley dominated by the village of Montescaglioso, situated only 10km from Matera and 30km from the beaches of Metaponto. Set on the banks of the Bradano river, L’Orto di Lucania is ideal for families wanting to spend a holiday in contact with nature. The farm grows certified organic wheat, corn, tomatoes, aubergines, artichokes, olives and fruit. Additional services include a children’s play area, outdoor swimming pool, reading room and library.
FORESTERIA DI SAN LEO
This restoration of a 13th century Benedictine monastery provides accommodation in a setting of breathtaking mountain scenery. The owners are passionate about preserving the culture and traditions of Basilicata and set up a centre where guests can immerse themselves in local culture with cooking lessons. It is close to some of the most beautiful parts of Basilicata and situated on the doorstep of a forest. Hiking, archery, horse riding, trekking and mountain biking are all available.
Il Pago has a restaurant and cosy rooms which give a family friendly feel. It also provides workshops in which children can learn about the farmers and how certain foods such as honey and jam are made.
LA GROTTA DELL’EREMITA
Overlooking the magnificent scenery of the Lucanian Dolomites, the Agriturismo has large and bright rooms surrounded by nature and peace.
VIGNA SUI LAGHI
Guests can explore vineyards, citrus and olive cultivations, and forests. Mountain bikes and a tennis court are available as is rowing and fishing.
VAGLIO DI BASILICATA
AGRITURISMO LA DIMORA DEI CAVALIERI
Known as The House of the Knights, the countryside accommodation and farm has superb views and specialises in sheep, goats, durum wheat, pecorino and ricotta cheeses.