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(60 km – 45 minute drive)

Valsinni town is located in the province of Matera in the Sinni River Valley. It is known as the hometown of Isabella Morra, the famous Poetess of Loneliness, and first woman of Italian literature. In the summertime you can experience the marvelous Renaissance atmosphere, when the entire town turns into minstrels and storytellers performing their roles. Through the park you can find her favorite places: the castle, the old town, the Sinni river, the Pietà chapel, and many more.