Being a troglodyte city, much of Matera's beauty is obscured in caves or underground, including this giant cistern, which is, arguably,...
Excellent and informative guided tours of the sassi , plus tours that include tastings or cookery courses, and also hiking and cycling...
Situated on a hill near the town centre, the 15th-century castle was left unfinished after the unpopular Count Tramontano was killed by...
This is a good people-watching spot for morning coffee or evening aperitifs.
Terrazza dell’Annunziata Caffè
This is the roof terrace of the old convent Palazzo dell’Annuziata (now converted into a cinema and library). Take the lift and enjoy...
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Trattoria Lucana information
The favourite dish in the most popular restaurant in town is fettucine alla Mel Gibson, an interesting combination of pureed fava, mushrooms, rucola and tomato. The menu is as diverse as the clientele with a mouth-watering selection of homemade pastas and local meat dishes. Reservations are recommended.