The Vulture Area

Each territory has its beauties and we are honored to live in a land rich in history, culture and traditions.

For this we tell you the main places to visit during your vacation in Vulture.



The lakes (150 meters from the Borgo)

Two wonderful mirrors of water will welcome you in a breathtaking natural setting.

The big lake is more wild, full of vegetation and to relax on a park bench.

The small lake is animated by many activities (bars, restaurants, etc.) and allows a peaceful walk of about two kilometers.


Sant'Ippolito Abbey

It placed the isthmus between Small and Great Lake and from the hotel you can go by walk (100 meters).


Natural Museum 

Located inside the Abbey of St. Michael, he tells the story of the Monticchio Lakes through the paths of Flora, Fauna and Gea with an area completely dedicated to Bramea butterfly.

Winter opening:

From Tuesday to Saturday from 09.00 to 13.00

Tuesday 'and Fridays open in the afternoon of 14.30 to 17.00


Melfi City

Rupestrian church of Santa Margherita

Melfi is 1 + 600 km to go on the SS 303 towards Rapolla, you must turn left to the cemetery road and then along a path.


Phone +39 0972 239751 

Free admission - visit by appointment


National Archaeological Museum and the Castle of Frederick II Of Svevia

Castello Street, 85025 Melfi (Pz)

Museum Information Phone +39 0972 238726

Open: daily 9: 00-20: 00, Monday 14: 00-20: 00

Ticket price: € 2.50 all, € 1.25 reduced (from 18 to 25 years old), free for <18 and> 65.


Venosa City

National Archaeological Museum and Castle of Pirro del Balzo

Piazza Castello (Square), Piazza Umberto I, 85029 Venosa

Info museum and castle:

Phone +39 0972 36095

Open: daily, 9: 00-20: 00 - Tuesday, 14: 00-20: 00

Ticket price: Free 0-18 and over 65, € 1.25, 18-21 years - € 2.50, 26-65 years

School groups do not pay.


Archaeological Park, Holy Trinity Complex, Amphitheater, Unfinished (Incompiuta)

San Rocco, Venosa (Pz)

Info for Archaeological Park: Phone +39 0972 36095

Open: daily, from 9:00 am until one hour before sunset Closed: Tuesday morning

Free admission

Info for SS. Trinity Institute of Trinitarian Fathers of Venosa: Phone +39 0972 34211

House of Horace:

For opening and guided visits to the house of Horace contact Minutiello Travel:

Mobile +39 333 9159547, Phone +39 0972 32569




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