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city of the 44 churches

Maratea is a beautiful city in the Basilicata region and extends over 30 km on the Tyrrhenian Sea with the Gulf of Policastro.
Located on the Monte San Biagio, the town overlooks a beautiful stretch of the Tyrrhenian Sea and is an ideal destination for those seeking a holiday of relaxation, beach, Italian taste and culture.
Halfway between Campania and Calabria, Maratea offers the unique opportunity to enjoy the rolling hills, mountains and the sea at the same time!
The blue sea and the green of the typical Mediterranean vegetation meets the rocky cliff and together they surround beautiful beaches in the area of ??Acquafredda, Cersuta, Fiumicello, the Black Beach, the Shoals, Castrocucco.
The old town offers a rich concentration of historic buildings, including many churches, for this reason Maratea is also known as "the city of the 44 churches."
Do not miss a unique climbing experience on Mount San Biagio to see the most important monument of Maratea, the 22-meter high statue of Christ the Redeemer, built in 1965 on top of the mountain and covered with white cement and marble from Carrara.