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Set in a region that is very rough and is great for hiking, Pisticci is a village with a long history. The town boosted during the Norman period. In 1688 the area surrounding the castle was destroyed by a landslide which caused more than 400 deaths - many inhabitants built small houses near the ravine - they can still be seen. Nearby in San Basilio, you find the "Masseria Fortificata" a Roman castle built by Roger I and transformed into an abbey by Basilian monks in 1133.