Sant'Agata di Esaro
Altitude: 450 m above s.l.
It is common belief that the village was founded during the siege conducted by Roberto il Guiscardo (6th-11th century). From a historical perspective, the most interesting places are the convent and the cloister of S. Francesco di Paola. He probably was the saint suggested the location to the friars. Honorable mentions go to: the Mother Church of the Annunciation, S. Maria delle Grazie’s Church, St. Lucy’s Church. Do not miss the spectacular gorges and waterfalls of the Asaro, the Tavola dei briganti, the unique stone block called Il Dito del Diavolo, and the enchanting Grotta della Monaca.