If you are in Matera, this is a must see. Beautiful place, full of history and amazing architecture.
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Nothing really prepares you for your first view of the sassi, with its steep stairways, hidden cave dwellings and narrow passageways - you don't know exactly what you will find. Wandering through this labarinth will keep you spellbound for hours, the way people lived here...More
Great old town with very interesting cave dwellings to discover. Wear good walking shoes, especially if you plan on hiking into the cave dwellings.
Beautiful area to stay and walk around but you need sturdy footwear. It's preferable to not drive in the Sassi. Parking is limited and we saw a lot of people getting tickets. The atmosphere changes at night as many of the locals come out and...More
We saw a review on Matera and decided to visit for a few days whilst on holiday in the puglia area. What a great decision. We stayed in a wonderful apartment overlooking the town with lovely views but the experience of visiting sassi caveso and...More
We were told about mater and as we were passing it we popped in. What a great surprise. An historic town in a bowl at the top of a hillside. still lived in after hundreds of years. like walking around a living Pompeii. Really well...More
My husband and I were staying in Bari, Italy and wanted to do a day-trip by train to see some more of the Puglia region. Our day-trip to Matera was amazing. In fact it left me speechless. I wish we had planned it better and...More