Pertosa is a small agricultural village located at the foot of the Alburni mountains, by the river Tanagro. The most interesting aspect of its territory is definitely the abundance of water, which allowed wildlife and plants to flourish, sometimes in a way that is surprisingly wild.
Nowadays Pertosa is a lively center particularly thanks to the Grotte dell'Angelo, the impressive complex of caves that attracts visitors throughout the year. Of particular interest are also the local museums dedicated to the themes of geology and speleology.
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