La Dimora dei Cavalieri is located in the Municipality of Vaglio Basilicata (2,320 inhabitants at 954 meters above sea level) in the province of Potenza.
Ancient feud belonged to several lords who have alternated in power since ’200 after the ancient settlement was destroyed by the Angevins. It is a few kilometers from the regional capital which apparently had its ancient origins in the Neolithic own in Serra di Vaglio. Even today Vaglio retains much of its ancient spontaneous architecture. The Mother Church: dedicated to St. Peter is a sixteenth century and preserves in its interior works such as the Madonna of the Rosary (1582) and The Holy Family (1580), made by the artist Antonio Stable. Behind the high altar you can admire an interesting carved at the bottom of which there is a nativity De Laurentis dating back to the first three years of the 1600s. The former Convent of Sant’Antonio Abate with the adjoining single-nave church altar shows a sculpture of the saint of the seventeenth century and some paintings of 1600 by Francesco Paterno and Attilio De Laurentis .
Inside emerge polychrome six altars and the pulpit, the choir and the monastic grateful . Interesting is the main facade of the Church and the portal of 1636. The Church of San Donato: Small but charming stone building built in 1553, contains in its interior a statue of the saint of the sixteenth century and a carved altar from 1587.