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Monte Sirino (M. 1761) - Brusco (intermediate) -City of Lagonegro third Sunday of September. Madonna delle Nevi, the destination of important pilgrimages, the statue of the Madonna is brought by shoulders   through a touching procession that is accompanied in the town.



Thematic areas Sanctity and religious life
Cultural Interest evaluation The religious culture is very strong. The people of Lagonegro are particularly related to the worship of the Madonna(Virgin Mary), the devotion is very  felt and reflects the cultural identity of the town.
Context For the geographical location, the green surrounding it and that oxygenates it, for the  easy communications, for the short distance that separates it from the Tyrrhenian Sea, for the charming beauty of the massif of Sirino and Papa, for the relaxing Alpine landscape , Lagonegro already has a tourism vocation and can become a centre of attraction in the summer months and in the winter months. Lagonegro can be the center of gravitation of all types of tourism.
Description of the managment mode The Marian cult was transmitted for decades from generation to generation. Residents of the country are actively responding to any activity.
Significant features Devotion to the Madonna delle nevi that involves all the surrounding towns.
Bibliography There are many articles and publishings dedicated to the Madonna

Safeguard plan proposed

Community participation
Religious committees, volunteer associations , citizenship

Where to eat


La Stradella
Via Umberto Primo, 10
85042 - Lagonegro (PZ)
Tel.: 0973 490017 - Fax: 0973 490017

Restaurants in  hotels

Midi Hotel
Viale Colombo, 76
85042 - Lagonegro (PZ)
Tel.: 0973 41188 - Fax: 0973 41186
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Sito internet:


Azienda Agricola e Zootecnica "Monte Pennarrone"
C.da Pennarrone
85042 - Lagonegro (PZ)
Cell.: 339 5282111
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Fonte: APT Basilicata

Additional Info

  • Category: Itinerary of the sanctity and religious life
  • Month: September
  • Place: Lagonegro