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Venosa

Interesting town with lots of ancient history!! The castle has a great archealogical collection of... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Rita B
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Torrington, Connecticut
Amazing quaint town with extraordinary Jewish history

A beautiful town with an extraordinary Jewish history. We stayed at Ca' del Borgo. Very romantic... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
JHS39
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Boston
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Interesting town with lots of ancient history!! The castle has a great archealogical collection of artifacts dating back to when the Greeks were there!!

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

A beautiful town with an extraordinary Jewish history. We stayed at Ca' del Borgo. Very romantic. We had a wonderful guide. Maria Minutiello. Not expensive. info@minutielloviaggi.com

1  Thank JHS39
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Venosa was meant to be a stop for us to break up the trip between Pompeii and Alberobello but we were pleasantly surprised by it's charm. The central square by the castle is small but lovely. We easily parked and began to wander down the...More

2  Thank swtraveler15
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Our Italian friends recommended Venosa as an interesting stop on our drive from Matera back to Rome. On their advice we hired a local guide, which was key. The town center, home to the famous Roman poet Horace and, at its time, an important seat...More

1  Thank Jan01234
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Dates from BC, excavations, interesting churches and much newer castle. Populated by Romans, Castle has interesting fossil collection.

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Reviewed 16 November 2015

Venosa was home to one of the most famous roman poets, Quinto Oratio Flacco. The little town is disseminated with quotations from some of his most important works. It's a lovely place, its streets paved with marble stones, a huge castle that welcomes you upon...More

2  Thank Trilly62
Reviewed 12 September 2015

small town with a good museum, ancient ruins and church/monastery of historical importance. also some nice cafe around the square

1  Thank deukerens
Reviewed 18 June 2013

No visit to Basilicata is complete without Venosa. It's a fascinating little town. The archeological area and the Church of the Incompiuta are amazing. A woman from Minutiello Tours stepped in and gave us a free tour of the house of Horace - very professional!

3  Thank Anne G
Reviewed 25 April 2012

Venosa is a beautiful town to walk around. The castle in the main square was built in 1470 (the deep moat now a lush lawn) and the shops in the square are fronted by a beautiful covered arched walkway (the corner cafe makes good coffee)....More

5  Thank RobertaSydney
Reviewed 11 December 2011

There is a little bit of everything in town: 2000 years old tombs, a castle, a beautiful Cathedral rich of symbolic signs. The city is has a millenary culture of wine too.

3  Thank SerGioDubai
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