Atella, Province of Potenza, Basilicata

Atella was founded in 1330 by Robert of Anjou on the south-western slope of Mount Vulture.


  • Population: about 3700 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 85020
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0972

What to see

  • The 14th-century cathedral of Santa Maria ad Nives, with a fine ancient stone portal decorated in the Islamic tradition - the only example of this kind in Basilicata.
  • The ruins of the 14th century Castle, with an imposing round tower.
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Provinces of Basilicata
Basilicata region
Matera | Potenza