Matera Italy, Basilicata

Top reasons to visit:

  • History (183)
  • Culture (147)
  • Food (79)
  • Old Town (75)
  • Scenery (68)
  • Monuments (63)
  • Fine Dining (58)
  • Relaxation (52)
  • Sightseeing (45)
  • Ancient Landmarks (37)

How can you enjoy the sights in Matera while avoiding the crowds?

Peter
Peter, Canada

23 days ago Report

Travel in the shoulder season of May when the weather is still fine

What is it in Matera that makes history come to life?

Anthea
Anthea, Netherlands

2 hours ago Report

Make sure you visit the Casa Noha museum, it has a great video on the city and it's history.

How can you get the most authentic cultural experience in Matera?

Anonymous, Unknown location

28 days ago Report

Follow the itinerary which leads you to all the major sights and churches and read up before your trip.

Which spot is best for taking photos in Matera?

Monica
Monica, Finland

5 days ago Report

There are few view points for panoramic photography otherwise the whole sassi is a fantastic photography material.
  • Ancient Landmarks 37 endorsements
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Describe the best ancient landmarks to visit in Matera.

Pavel
Pavel, Russia

16 days ago Report

building ,grotte
  • Food 79 endorsements
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Why do you recommend Matera for food?

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  • Old Town 75 endorsements
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What were the best places for wandering in Matera's old town?

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  • Scenery 68 endorsements
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What effect did the scenery in Matera have on you?

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  • Monuments 63 endorsements
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Why are the monuments in Matera noteworthy?

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  • Fine Dining 58 endorsements
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What makes fine dining in Matera stand out?

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  • Relaxation 52 endorsements
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Tell us about your most relaxing moments in Matera.

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  • Walking 36 endorsements
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Why do people say Matera can be seen best by foot?

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  • Nature 36 endorsements
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Describe the nature in Matera.

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  • Art 36 endorsements
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Tell us what you really thought about the art in Matera?

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  • UNESCO Site 36 endorsements
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Why are the UNESCO sites in Matera a must-see?

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