Welcome to Matera
Stand in the right spot at a viewpoint overlooking Matera’s huddled sassi, and it’s not difficult to imagine you’ve been teleported back to the Holy Land circa 100 BC. At once epic and cinematic, the ‘Città Sotterranea’, as it’s known, perches on the upper reaches of the steep-sided Gravina gorge and its timeless urban landscape has often been used to evoke biblical scenes in films and TV... Read More
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3-Day Matera Experience: Cooking Classes, Sassi of Matera and Alta Murgia National Park Visits
Discover Matera in a 3-day experience, including 2 special guided tours (of Sassi of Matera and of the Murgia Park) with a visit to a local farmers' market and 2 cooking class adventures. This Italian cooking break in Matera will get you to know the Italian and local culture through its places, locations, food and wine. The guided tours will allow you to discover a truly unique town, and, through the cooking classes, you’ll learn the secrets of the authentic Italian cuisine and its genuine ingredients.