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A look at Teana
Apt Basilicata

Apt Basilicata

Apt Basilicata

Apt Basilicata

Apt Basilicata


Apt Basilicata

Its name has undergone various transformations: Tugana, Tuganae, Tegana, Teana. Still today it is called by the inhabitants The Tegana, in the dialectal form. The toponym Teana (in Greek Theanò) derives from the name of the wife of Pythagoras, legend has it that the country was founded by belonging to the Pythagorean school. In the past it was known for the cultivation of grapes from silk between the main monuments we mention the ruins of the Castle longobardo, the Church of the Madonna del Carmine, the chapel of San Cristofaro and the Chapel of Santa Maria delle Grazie. It is reminiscent of the source of the Walloon locations from which Teana obtains supplies of drinking water.

The Teanese Carnival is one of the carnivals in the Lucana tradition. The focus of the event is the process to Carnival, also known as Bear of Teana, a representation that takes place between the alleys of the town and culminates in the central square. The protagonists are the poor peasant Carnuvular, his wife Quaremma and of course the bear that will generate no little commotion. Because of its immoral life Carnival is arrested and prosecuted with an amusing comparison between lawyer and accuser.

Municipality of Teana
Province of Potenza
Basilicata Region

Population: 592 
Altitude centre: 806 m s.l.m.

the Municipality is part of:
Comunità Montana Alto Sinni

Protected Natural Areas:
Parco Nazionale del Pollino

Municipality of Teana
Via Provinciale - Teana (PZ)
Tel. +39 0973 572001

Pro Loco Teana
Via San Rocco - Teana (PZ)
Tel. +39 320 6048707 - +39 338 3447261

Castronuovo di Sant'Andrea, the great art that you do not expect

In the province of Potenza an original museum of Graphics

Recipe: the Rasckatiell di miskiglio from the village of Teana

One of the traditional dishes of the Serrapotamo Valley. A fresh pasta obtained from a mix of flours and to be enjoyed with a watery sauce as it was in the past. A first course also suitable for vegan palates.

Next or present Events

  • San Biagio
    From 08-08-2019
    To 09-08-2019
    Patronal parties

    Add to calendar 2019-08-08 2019-08-09 Europe/Rome San Biagio Teana

  • The day of the Harvest and the dance of the Gregne
    From 08-08-2019
    To 09-08-2019
    Religious occurrences

    Add to calendar 2019-08-08 2019-08-09 Europe/Rome The day of the Harvest and the dance of the Gregne Teana

Past Events

  • The Urs and the carnival of Teana

    Parade through the streets of the country with the participation of the "Campanacci" of San Mauro Forte, the "Carnevalone" and the "Cucibocca" of Montescaglioso

  • Macaroni Festival with the crumb

    RADIO LAUSBERG in Concert feat. Ebhohimen (BandaBardò)
    Piazza Umberto I

  • 4th edition of the "Carnival of the Little ones"

    Parade through the streets of the country

  • Revival Party 80's

Other Events

  • February and May - Patronal Feast of San Biagio.
Where to sleep

B&B La Voce del Fiume

Vico del Carmine, 7 - 85050, Brienza (PZ)
59.55 Kilometers from Teana

Where to eat

Hermit's Cave Farmhouse

Contrada Calcescia, 1 , Castelmezzano (PZ)
49.36 Kilometers from Teana