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Those looking for places to visit in Basilicata, find in Craco one of the most fascinating and suggestive destinations, a unique place that combines art, history, landscape but also drama. Natural set for Cinema, hub for Art, Culture, Research and...more
Craco is a ghost town abandoned in the 1980s. It is now reachable only by car. We drove from Lecce and it took us about 2h to reach it. There is plenty of parking space (both for cars and campers) as well as a picnic...More
wow; breathless, mystic silent, story, every steps moved through this ghost city leave you imagining another world almost impossible to believe existed. Set of numerous film is waiting here it's revenge in silent.
The ghost town of Craco is an absolute must see. Standing as a relic of a turbulent past, it paints an interesting and eerie picture of a tragic story, while offering breathtaking views from the desolate, crumbling squares and buildings. Our very knowledgeable (English speaking)...More
I've been there with my parents and two sisters. In my opinion this is a great attraction for young and old. I've seen lots of kids there that absolutely loved it. I personally loved it myself, the view was marvelous. And the tour? I could...More
The ghost-city itself looks fantastic from outside. It is exactly how you can find it in those thousands of photos. However I could not visit it inside. It was an average day with nice blue sky, however I was the only tourist. The guy from...More
In a country that owns 60% of the worlds treasure store of great art, there's never any shortage of things to marvel at in Italy. But this is something entirely refreshing and different. Craco offers not only a window on it's well documented past, but...More
Craco is not to be missed. There is eerie beauty in the abandoned dwellings and the setting itself with its panoramic views is magnificent. The drive up to the site is truly unforgettable. My guide was extremely knowledgeable and his tour was filled with fascinating...More
In the last couple of years we have developed a taste for attractions that are on the edge of the tourist map, so to speak. And yet, out of many such small, quiet, more or less unknown towns, churches and castles that we visited all...More
This totally abandoned town perched precariously on a hilltop is only reachable by many steep steps. So be forewarned. There are guided tours at designated times and an entrance fee. We had a private guide translate the official guide’s Italian presentation. Not sure if English...More
CracoMuseum, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Centro Storico di Craco, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018
Thank you for your beautiful and kind review, just to fill the missing informations for other visitors, we do have English tour, avaiable everyday, but if you want to check first, feel free to contact us. On reservation is possible to have also a Japanese...More