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Acerenza

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Address: Corso Umberto I 3, 85100 Potenza, Italy
Phone Number: +39 329 423 3465
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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I borghi piu belli d'Italia

Lovely small crumbling hill town (avoid the ugly modern lower town) with picturesque views over the surrounding countryside, easily reached from Potenza by car & bus (a change... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 September 2016
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely small crumbling hill town (avoid the ugly modern lower town) with picturesque views over the surrounding countryside, easily reached from Potenza by car & bus (a change maybe needed) and makes for a pleasant half day out to stop and enjoy the silence

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

very nice historical part of the village with lots of ancient buildings. The weather is sometimes unpredictable due to its location on a hilltop ;-) There are many unexpected historical events coining this village.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2010

Horace the poet described Acerenza as an Eagle's Nest and as you approach the city from any direction you will understand why. The walled city sits on a hill top with a commanding view of the surrounding countryside. This city, the seat of an Archbishop for hundreds of years, has seen more prosperous times but that may be changing. Recently... More 

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