Plan Your Trip to Irsina

How to get to Irsina ? from Rome? Where is the nearest airport: Naples or Bari?
What is the best way to get there by road? And by train? Where to rent a car?
Where to sleep ? I have only few days: what not to miss in the area ?

If you are asking yourself these questions then you may want to consider to ask local people to help you in preparing your trip. Everything will be easier!
ItalianSide is based in Basilicata, same region of Irsina.

In cooperation with local tour operators, ItalianSide is ready to prepare for you a customized tour tailored to your needs and your desires.
If Irsina is your ancestors town, you can not miss it in your Italian journey!
A slow travel, a journey not in a hurry, no bus chase.
Take your time, choose what to see and what to do and define all details with local guides ready to help you
Visit your grandparents town, stroll through the streets, take pictures, discover the most suggestive views, smell flavours , taste good food, meet people (distant relatives?), talk with them, listen to the dialect…. in one sentence feel at home in Irsina!

Then remember that in Basilicata there are so many enchanting and unthouched places to discover, rarely included in mass tourist routes.
If you like, you can complete your tour visiting the main tourist attractions in the province of Potenza and in the region. With short and not stressful trips , you will have the opportunity to learn more about your ancestors places.
You can get to Basilicata by plane or train: our selected tour operators will welcome you at the airport or at the train station and will take care of you in your journey back to the roots.

See a sample of our genealogy tours in Basilicata

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1 Comment

  1. Gina says:

    I will be in Matera from September 3-5. While there, I would like to take a day trip to Irsina, to visit my grandparents hometown. Can I book a tour with you? I would like to spend some time doing genealogy research. I have my grandmother’s “certificato di battesimo” and was hoping the church could provide additional information about my family. My grandparents were married in Irsina in 1930. If a tour is possible, there will be 3 of us. Do I need to make prior arrangements with the church? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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