This description page of Potenza, in the Italian region of Basilicata, will guide you in planning your trip to Italy and help you find useful travel information about this Italian city.
Potenza lies in the high Basento valley at the midpoint of the road from Salerno to Taranto. It's coast lie on the Tyrrhenian and Ionian seas.
It is the highest (819m) regional capital of Italy.
Destroyed by earthquakes in the centuries, Potenza today, thanks to the intersection of an important communications network and an active cultural life as well as its University, has become Basilicata's regional heart.