Potenza is the capital province of the Basilicata region and the city of Potenza is known for being the highest altitude regional capital of Italy. Most towns in the Potenza Province are industrial, but the landscape of the province overall is very beautiful. There are lakes to be visited, such as Lake Monticchio, there's the coast of Maratea and the Lucanian Forest, both wonderful sites for tourists. Of course, Potenza is also home for the National Park of Pollino and for the natural reserves of Lake Pantano di Pignola.