Tourist information on Potenza
General information on Potenza
County seat of the Basilicata region, Potenza is one of those inland towns that still retains its authenticity in tradition. The crucial center of the city of Potenza is Via Pretoria, for shopping and nightlife on Saturdays. Those who love cultural should not miss the theater named after the Lucanian musician, Francesco Stabile, located in Piazza Mario Pagano and the Basilicata National Archaeological Museum , housed in the ancient Loffredo Palace.
Strolling through the streets of the historical center, a must-see is the Basilicata National Archaeological Museum and the Cathedral of St. Gerardo, the patron saint of the city. Outside the city walls you can admire the Musmeci Bridge, an architectural masterpiece designed in the 1970s by the Roman engineer, Sergio Musmeci.