Viggiano Tourism

Viggiano is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. It is bounded by the comuni of Calvello, Corleto Perticara, Grumento Nova, Laurenzana, Marsicovetere, Montemurro. Viggiano is known to be land of migrant street musicians who brought their music in Italy and worldwide through the centuries, as well as renowned for the construction of the harps. Many viggianesi had the opportunity to play in many symphonic orchestras in Europe, United States and Australia. The street musicians from Viggiano are cited as an influence on Hector Malot's Sans Famille. Today Viggiano is known to be home to Europe’s biggest oil field that makes Italy the third-largest oil producer of the continent, behind Norway and Great Britain. The comune hosts the International Flute Competition "Leonardo De Lorenzo", some the jury members over the years include Jean-Pierre Rampal, Julius Baker, Jindřich Feld, Susan Milan, Carol Wincenc and Ransom Wilson.


Looking for travel information about Viggiano? Explore the best travel advice on Viggiano, Italy. The nearest major city to Viggiano is Naples. Naples is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Piazza Del Plebiscito, Spaccanapoli, Royal Palace Or Palazzo Reale. A vacation to Viggiano can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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