Accettura, Province of Matera, Basilicata

Situated in the Appennino Lucano in the Gallipoli-Cognato Park, was founded in the 10th century after the local population had abandoned three neighbouring villages. Nowadays the population work mainly in agriculture, stock-breeding and tourism.


  • Altitude: 800 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 2700 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 75011
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0835
  • Patron Saint: St. Giuliano

What to see

  • The medieval district, called "rione Scarrone".

Where to stay