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LAND OF PITAGORA

B13 - BUFALARA WOOD

On the border between Bernalda and Montescaglioso, the Bufalara Wood is a holm oak wood on the north side of the ditch of the same name.

B14 - PETRA OF ST GIOVANNI

In Contrada Avinella, in the Basento valley between Bernalda and Metaponto, it is possible to admire the remains of a castle with a fortified monastery, known as “Petra or Wall of St Giovanni”.

B15 - SOURCE FARM PONTE FABRIZIO

The name 'Fabrizio' is attributed to an archaeological site dating back to the 4th century BC that includes a public 'pilaccio',

B16 - ST ANGELO VECCHIO

Situated on a slope overlooking the River Basento, 10 km from Metaponto, on the edge of the chora, Sant'Angelo Vecchio covers an area frequented from the 6th to the 2nd century BC and was one of the most important and richest farms in Magna Graecia due to its strategic position and the presence of water sources.

B17 - ST BIAGIO AVINELLA

The sanctuary of San Biagio rises in correspondence of five springs on a hill, along the road that connects Metaponto with the indigenous centers of the hinterland.

B18 - PORT WAREHOUSES

The presence of a port structure at Metaponto is documented in literary sources and confirmed by archaeological findings. T

B19 - ABBEY OF S. SALVATORE

The fortunate geographical position of the S. Salvatore site, 6 km from the ancient town of Metapontion, on a terrace to the right of the Bradano River, has favoured stable settlement forms in the area since the Bronze Age, a period to which a necropolis dates.

B20 - CASALE ST. MARCO

Erected on high ground near the Bradano river, the fortified Casale di San Marco was a farm complex donated in 1093 by Unfredo d'Altavilla, lord of the fiefdom, to the Abbey of Santa Maria di Banzi and later, in the 15th century, to Francesco del Balzo, Count of Montescaglioso.

Contatti

Piazza Plebiscito snc

75012 Bernalda (MT)

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