In San Giovanni a Piro (sa), each year on the last weekend of may is celebrated the madonna di pietrasanta with a full program of religious and cultural events. The Madonna di Pietrasanta supervises amphitheater water of the gulf of policastro like a beacon. Until recently it was only reachable on foot through a path up the hill; but today you can get there easily by car. It is said that the shrine was built after the appearance of the Virgin Mary in the place that you pointed to a shepherd as a place where he was to build a chapel. Pilgrimage on foot to the shrine from the mother church n through the streets of the town with blessing concert in the square John Paul II.