Matera, located in Basilicata, is one of the most beautiful and fascinating cities to visit in the whole of southern Italy. For those who want to see it and discover it at its best, it is advisable to carry out and divide the visit of the Sassi of Matera in two days or for a longer period.
There are many accommodation facilities, such as hotels and B&B, in Old Town of Matera that allows you to appreciate it even at sunset and at night, where the city seems to become a small crib. Many believe that the evening time is best time to visit it and appreciate it to the fullest.
Today it is one of the main tourist destinations in Italy. The inclusion of the Sassi di Matera in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and the election of Matera a European Capital of Culture 2019, they bring a boom to the tourism sector. From 2020 i prices and rates of accommodation and hotels they have become cheaper.
The main attraction of the city are the Sassi di Matera, the historic area of the city, where there are the ancient houses of the town excavated in the fortress. Visit the historic center overnight is an unforgettable experience. Its streets, with the play of lights of the "stones" at sunset, offer the tourist a unique and incomparable visit.
Matera is an interesting city with a lot to visit. Although small, it delivers an incredible heritage rich in history. The beauty and charm of the city can be discovered in advance by seeing one of the many movies shot here, such as Mel Gibson's Passion of the Christ.
If you arrive by car and you have to reach a hotel or accommodation in the historic center, to ask for permission to the hotelier to access the historic area of the Sassi di Matera with his own vehicle, or Park the car in one of the many car parks near the historic center.
Matera offers many hotels, B & Bs and apartments, many of which are in old buildings and others directly in the "stones". If you do not find accommodation in the "stones", it is at least advisable to find one in the historic district area.
The city of Matera counts about 1.000 hotels of various types, for all tastes and for all financial resources, finding a good structure where to stay will not be difficult.
Now let's see in detail what they are the best hotels, B & Bs and apartments where to sleep in Matera.
Hotel Residence San Giorgio
The Court of the Shepherds
Juliet in the Sassi
Terrace on the Sassi
Sweet Rooms ancient enclosure
B&B Del Corso
Cave House Dreaming
A view on the Sassi - Holiday Home
At my home
Vista Sui Sassi Guest House