Our beautiful town is full of small alleys, little churches, and breathtaking views that you can discover just wandering around.

In this section, we’ll give a few suggestions about some things you cannot really miss.

Casa Noha is the starting point to understand the ancient history of the places you’ll see:

Casa Cava, a magnificent example of Sassi restoration which resulted in beautiful spaces donated to culture:

Cripta del peccato originale, an authentic jewel of the rupestrian art, something you don’t really want to miss:

Il palombaro lungo, the huge water cellar which is the best example of the ingenious water system which made Matera UNESCO heritage site:

Lo Scorcio is right in the middle of the local “movida”: if you are looking for some fun, just step out the door and walk through Via Ridola to enjoy the pubs, bars and restaurants were locals hang out!

Some of the beautiful monumental churches that you can find in the City Center:

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Cooking Classes

And for a very special “local” experience, take a private hands-on cooking class and learn our traditional recipes!

Mariangela and her family will be glad to welcome you in their home!