Casa-Grotta di Vico Solitario
Considered to be the older and wilder quarter which grew around Piazza San Pietro Caveoso, Sasso Caveoso is more evocative of what life...
Chiesa di Santa Maria d'Idris
Dug into the Idris rock, this church has an unprepossessing facade, but the narrow corridor communicating with the recessed church of...
Chiesa di San Pietro Caveoso
The only church in the sassi not dug into the tufa rock, Chiesa di San Pietro Caveoso was originally built in 1300 and has a...
A hip and cavernous cellar pub with outside tables in the summer.
As classy as a cave can be. The design is simple glamour against the low arches of the cavern; the dishes are delicate and complex,...
Casa-Grotta di Vico Solitario information
For a glimpse of life in old Matera visit this historic sasso off Via Bruno Buozzi. There's a bed in the middle, a loom, a room for manure and a section for a pig and a donkey. You also have access to a couple of neighbouring caves: in one, a black and white film depicts gritty pre-restoration Matera.