Maratea, Basilica, Italy
ABOVE: Ruins of ancient Maratea just below the
Statue of Christ the Redeemer on Monte San Biagio.
Related features at Europe for Visitors
View our gallery of Maratea images with captions.
Caseus Prize - Premio Caseus
A prize for the best cheese trolley in Italy?
You bet. (Italians are serious about their artisinal cheeses.) When we visited
this competition, we discovered that it was being covered on Italian TV.
Maratea Area Guide
This commercial site isn't pretty, and it can be frustrating to navigate, but
it's worth browsing before your trip to Maratea.
The Basilicata region's official tourism site has a
number of Maratea photo albums.
Other English-language resources include an
article and a Wikipedia
article about Maratea.
Pro Loco Maratea "La
This site might be compared to a local Chamber of Commerce Web
site. It's about tourism, but not really for tourists. Still, it does have an
calendar that may be useful, it has some attractive pictures, and you can
translate with Google as needed.)
Città di Maratea
The municipal information here is primarily for residents, but you never know
when you might want to call the police or adopt a dog. (If you don't read
Italian, translate with Google.)
Maratea tourist office (APT):
To obtain tourist information by mail, on the phone, or in
APT di Maratea
Piazza del Gesú, 40
Telephone (+39) (0)973 876908
Maratea, Italy: Introduction