The Grange is the first rural historic park of Italy, is spread over an area of 50 acres behind Brindisi Montagna, historic village of Basilicata.
The Grange is the first rural historic park of Italy, nestled in a natural setting of rare beauty and charm. Spread over an area of 50 acres of land behind the town of Brindisi di Montagna, historic village of Basilicata. In this lovely place in the summer, you recall historical events that have shaped the identity of the people of Lucania and the whole of Italy. With the unification of Italy, a bloody insurrection involved the whole south of the country, bands of brigands and crowds of peasants eager to assert their rights took up arms against the armies of soldiers sent by the new government to restore order by force and obedience. Among these mountains echoes the myth of brigandage Lucan. A myth imbued with ideas and pride, dropped in an ancient rural civilization that today the Park wants to bring to light, with all its symbols and traditions, through a process of cultural and tourist activities.
Inside the park winding trails that celebrate the spirit of the various attractions, shows and events, dedicated to both adults and children,. A large historical fresco that will pull you into a unique sensory experience, making you relive customs, tastes and legends of the past and making you feel the protagonists of an epic world. The walks on the cart pulled by oxen or donkey, typical costumes, food and wine, the popular music concerts, theater for puppet show art varies - CUM Avibus tales of Falconry, the petting zoo, the nature walks, the village artisans, workshops of old crafts, medieval encampments. And at dusk a path along the forest leads into a large open-air amphitheater, where the scene is the biggest multimedia show of popular theater in Italy: the Cinespettacolo "La Storia Bandita" which traces the fortunes of the general robbers Lucan Carmine Crocco. Main, but not the sole attraction of this corner of Basilicata in which you can lose touch with reality and experience the enchantment of a journey into the past. The Park is an immersive, multi-sensory experience against the backdrop of a unique natural landscape, silent and majestic, that part of the forest of the Grange and culminates in the sinuous lines of the castle rock Fittipaldi Brindisi di Montagna. Come and find us. Travelling in history.