Matera is a town in southern Italy whose history goes back thousands of years. It has gone through many millennia of human evolution, making it a scenario of great historical and cultural interest.
Sassi of Matera
The Sassi are the most ancient quarters of the city, and they’ve been a UNESCO world heritage site since 1993. They are a unique place with extraordinary charm that show how man has lived in a fairytale-like environment for thousands of years.
The Sassi, the old town, the cave churches and the Murgia Materana Park are places that continually merge into each other, making for a fascinating itinerary that shows the historical evolution of Matera.
Murgia Materana Park
The - Murgia Materana - Park offers a spectacular rocky landscape that holds significant importance worldwide. Together with the Sassi quarters It is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.