Walking in Tricarico Irsina Miglionico Pisticci

Operamica 3 Days Tour - Italy Basilicata Tricarico Irsina Miglionico Pisticci
3 Days

Andar per Arte e Storia. It is a Basilicata 3 day tour package. Itinerary is: Tricarico, Irsina, Miglionico, Pisticci itinerary.

Amazed by surprising works of art unique in the world present in the small villages, from whose walls popular stories and legends flourish that still today enchant the visitor. He will certainly not forget to pay due attention to gastronomy with authentic and unique flavours.

Day 1:  Arrival of the participants in the early afternoon  in Tricarico (MT), a city defined as Arab-Norman, an ancient town located in the heart of internal Lucania, rich in monuments and the protagonist of a millenary history, intertwined, on the one hand, with the diocese of which it has been based since the tenth century, and, on the other, with the culture of the people who populated. Guided tour following the numerous testimonies of the most important dominations in Southern Italy, not to be missed the famous pictorial cycles of P.A. 16th century iron that embellish the numerous churches and convents of the city. Continuation of the journey and arrival of the participants at the hotel in the evening, arrangement of the rooms, welcome drink, dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2: Breakfast at the hotel and day dedicated to discovery of Irsina (MT) a country with a past rich in history, as evidenced by the architecture of the village, dating back to the Middle Ages. It is, in fact, a strategic medieval center which saw the presence of Longobard, Byzantine and Norman-Swabian settlements. Guided tour of its Greek and medieval quarters and the imposing cathedral dedicated to S. Maria Assunta where it will be possible to admire the only existing sculpture in the world by Andrea Mantegna depicting St. Eufemia and other well-preserved canvases and frescoes. Also visit the "Treasures of Bradano" exhibition where, in a multimedia environment, the journey that Roberto de Mabilia made in the mid-15th century from the Veneto region to the town is recalled through video projections and virtual sets, bringing the magnificent work of art with him by Andrea Mantegna Also visit the "Treasures of Bradano" exhibition where, in a multimedia environment, the journey that Roberto de Mabilia made in the mid-15th century from the Veneto region to the town is recalled, bringing the magnificent work with him of art by Andrea Mantegna. Lunch in a farmhouse, and in the afternoon departure for the beautiful village of Miglionico (MT) guided visit to the church of Santa Maria Assunta where the famous polyptych by Cima da Conegliano is kept together with other important works and beautiful canvases preserved and The wooden Crucifix of Frate Umile da Petralia a work of art of extraordinary charm and already blessed by John Paul II. Visit to the castle known as "of bad advice" where through the multimedia visit "The conspiracy of the barons" visitors will be immersed in what happened at the famous dinner that had this castle as its protagonist against King Ferdinand I of Aragon the Old man, king of Naples. Stop to taste the famous dried figs stuffed with local spices. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to nearby Pisticci to discover the town of Greek origins, and famous for its beautiful historic center made up of terraced “casedde”, a typical example of peasant architecture, and inserted in the most beautiful historic centers of Italy. Luchino Visconti called it a "town of moonsickness, olive trees, rainbows" when, before shooting his masterpiece "Rocco and his brothers", he visited the town from where Rocco Parondi's family left for Milan, he wanted to discover the faces, and the traditions that he would bring with him for the construction of the characters of the great neorealist film. Visit of the Mother Church, of a terracotta laboratory, followed by a visit to "Essenza Lucano" the museum dedicated to the history of the Lucanian amaro, a real guided story through five thematic areas, an immersive journey multisensory and multimedia between history, scents and colors that will make us exclaim “What more do you want from life?!!”. Return to the hotel for lunch and departure for the return.

The price includes:
Accommodation in hotel: 1 FB + 1HB
1 lunch in a farmhouse
Guided tours as per program
Drinks included in all meals
Tasting of liqueurs with Lucanian essence
On-site OperaAmica assistance

The price does not include:
Travel, Extras, Tips, entrance fees to places of visit or museums, tourist tax and anything not expressly indicated in "The price includes"

Day 1 Tricarico
  • Visiting Tricarico
  • Visiting Irsina Miglionico
  • Visiting Pisticci
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