The Toppo of Castelgrande is 170 km far from Naples.
It is very difficult to reach the Toppo by train or bus, so we suggest you to use a car.
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- Take the Salerno-Reggio Calabria highway (A3) as far as the Sicignano exit.
Insert in the Basentana road until the Balvano exit. Here take the
Balvano-Baraggiano-Muro Lucano road until the Castelgrande town. Here, once passed the football
stadium, take the Serraduo-Picone-Macchia street that leads to the observatory.
This itinerary is good for winter time, because is continuosly cleaned from snow and ice.
- Take the Salerno-Reggio Calabria highway (A3) as far as the Contursi exit. Take the
freeway to Lioni until the Laviano exit and follow the Laviano-Castelgrande road
as far as the Castelgrande town. Here, once passed the football stadium, take the
Serraduo-Picone-Macchia street that leads to the observatory.
- Take the Napoli-Bari highway (A14) as far as Avellino Est exit. Take the freeway
Ofantina as far as S. Andrea di Conza town and take Pescopagano direction.
After passing the town of Pescopagano continue until the crossing of Monte
Carruozzo where, on the left, you enter in the G. Righini street that leads
to the Observatory.
This itinerary is good in summer period.
- Trains from Naples to Bella Muro
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Bus from Bella Muro to Castelgrande
Taking a bus with direction Pescopagano (Potenza-Pescopagano)
Taking a bus with direction Potenza (Rapone-Potenza)
When you arrive in Castelgrande you have to call the observatory (+39-0976-4136) to have a lift to Toppo.
Check the trenitalia
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to have more travel possibilities.