Discover the territory

There is so much to discover: nature, art, history. All within an hour’s drive from Matera.

The province of Matera is an extraordinary place,a paradise for those who are passionate about nature, history and art. A territory that offers everything you could wish for in a holiday: sea, art, history and nature….

Starting from the wonder of the Sassi di Matera, the 30-kilometres coastline on the Ionian Sea will take you to the Mediterranean maquis which is close to the wonderful sandy beaches of the Metapontino area – including Metaponto, Pisticci and Policoro.Worth visiting are the hilly area,
the Collina Materana as well as the breathtaking valleys of the Badlands (clay formations eroded by water), the Gallipoli Cognato-Piccole Dolomiti Lucane and a portion of the Pollino National Park. There are also two nature reserves, the San Giuliano Regional Nature Reserve and the “Bosco Pantano” in Policoro.

This province is made up of 32 municipalities whose uniqueness is to be unveiled.