APT Basilicata

APT Basilicata

Basilicata turistica

Scanzano Jonico

Distance from Potenza: 126 km

Distance from Matera: 63 km

Altitude: 25 m amsl

Postal code: 75020

Inhabitants: 6668 (Scanzanesi)

Commune in the province of Matera

The town was originally controlled by the Basil monks of St. Elia of Carbone and subsequently dominated by Pedro de Toledo, who had the baronial palace, commonly called Palazzaccio, built.

Near the beach there is a tower of sighting, built in the Aragonese time, whereas another tower cylindrical in shape can be admired in Terzo Madonna.

In Termitito, there are ruins of an important settlement of the Mycenaean Age, subsequently occupied by Greek colonists. The church of the Assunta, which contains the silver crown of a statue of the Virgin Mary dating from 1715 and some wooden sculptures dating from the XVIII century, is worth visiting.

The farm of Recoleta is also interesting. Scanzano is a developing seaside resort with very well-kept beaches, which attract a lot of tourists every year.

Amministrazione Comunale

75020 - P.zza della Rinascenza, 11
Tel. 0835 9529 - Fax 0835 952952
E-mail: [email protected]
Web: www.comune.scanzanojonico.mt.it

Pro Loco di Scanzano Jonico

Via Dei Mille, 39/41
75020 - Scanzano Jonico (MT)
Fax: 0835 954321
Cell.: 329 9608274
E-mail: [email protected]
inviare comunicazioni cartacee in: via T. Morlino, 14 - 75020 Scanzano Jonico

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