Where to stay around Basilicata?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 351 holiday lettings near Basilicata. From 120 apartments to 104 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Basilicata is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Basilicata?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Basilicata. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Matera: 183 holiday homes
  • Maratea: 154 holiday homes
  • Potenza: 22 holiday homes
  • Pizzo Mancino: 39 holiday homes
  • Province of Matera: 227 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Basilicata! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Basilicata?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Basilicata with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Matera: 183 holiday lettings
  • Maratea: 154 holiday lettings
  • Potenza: 22 holiday lettings
  • Policoro: 64 holiday lettings
  • Pisticci: 110 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Basilicata?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Basilicata. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sassi di Matera: 201 holiday rentals
  • La Secca Beach: 373 holiday rentals
  • Port of Maratea: 376 holiday rentals
  • Tramontano Castle: 204 holiday rentals
  • La Sellata-Pierfaone Ski Resort: 55 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Basilicata listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental home or villa in Basilicata, Italy your home away from home

Nestled in the mountains between Campania, Calabria and Apulia, Basilicata is one of Italy’s best-kept secrets. The Basilicata region is hugely diverse, with extinct volcanoes in the mountains giving way to rolling green hills, and evergreen forests hiding turquoise waters lapping on white sandy beaches. Self-catering beach villas make for an excellent summer destination for families, while Basilicata cottages in the mountains provide couples with a romantic and secluded getaway.

Things to do in Basilicata, Italy

In the summer months, the lush countryside and the high mountains in Basilicata make for great opportunities of walking, hiking and mountain biking. The winter months are ski season in Basilicata, with La Sellata-Pierfaone just outside of Potenza and Mount Volturino being among the more popular resorts. Winter is also a great time to appreciate the thermal baths which around the National Park of Pollino.

Places to visit on holiday in Basilicata, Italy

Potenza holds many monuments which pay tribute to the rich history of the area, including a preserved Roman villa, a cathedral and the church of San Francesco d’Assisi. Potenza is also home to the Provincial Archaeological Museum of Potenza, which provides a wide selection of artefacts from the different eras of the region, and makes for a great distraction when the weather is no so great.

There are also several places in which visitors can view remains from the area’s Greek occupation, such as Metaponto. The small town contains temples, basilicas and a museum detailing the Greek history of the area. Metaponto also has a beautiful 1km white sandy beach which gets quite busy in the summer months.

Although there are not many English-speaking visitors to Martea, it is somewhat of an undiscovered gem. The coastline is touted as one of the most beautiful in all of Italy, overlooked by Christ the Redeemer, a slightly smaller version of the famous Rio landmark.

The National Park of Pollino spans the region between Calabria and Basilicata and is a great place to spend some time getting back to nature. The area features stunning areas of natural beauty with a rich array of photo opportunities around the forests, rivers and lakes.

Weather in Basilicata, Italy

The summer months are the best time to visit Basilicata for a beach holiday, with temperatures reaching the upper twenties and with the driest months being May to September. Tourists still flock to Basilicata in the winter months for the skiing, with snowfall in the region making for cold winter months between December and March.

Flights to Basilicata, Italy

Basilicata is served by both Bari (BRI) and Naples (NAP) airports. Bari airport received several international flights daily, although caters predominantly to domestic services. Naples is well-served by most international airlines, with several budget airlines including easyJet flying daily from the UK. Hire cars are available from Naples airport to get to your self-catering accommodation in Basilicata, which is around 185km east.