"Matera - city of the sassi" Top 5 Page for this destination Matera by Maidstoneman

Matera Travel Guide: 67 reviews and 200 photos

Out of this world

You cant really describe Matera. You need to see it for yourself. A town built onto the sides of a double S shaped cliff, abandoned in the 1950s and now being restored.

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  • Pros:Architecture, History, Setting, Atmosphere
  • Cons:Parking is a nightmare!
  • In a nutshell:A unique experience - yet to be spoilt by mass tourism.
  • Last visit to Matera: Aug 2005
  • Intro Written Sep 3, 2005
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