Palazzo San Gervasio is a small town of Norman origins, an upland between two valleys, surrounded by lush vegetation and numerous hills. It is located near the watershed between the basin dell’Ofanto on the Adriatic coast and the Bradano on the Ionian coast, near the border with Apulia on a hill 500 m high is the Norman-Swabian castle that dominates the entire area below. It was amended several times, it became home to campaign for the Norman princes then be used by Frederick II during his hunting trips. A few miles from town, on the edge of the forest, there is a campground and a small artificial lake where you can fish. You can visit the forest of Santa Giulia (about 700 ha) from one of the horse riding centers in the area.