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Dwelling in the Sassi of Matera

Dwelling in the Sassi of Matera

02.09.2019

The city of Matera is of rare beauty. Exciting, unique, all to be discovered. The city of the "Sassi" will offer you the opportunity to take a dip into the past, protagonists of an old  black and white movie.
 
Planning a weekend in Matera allows the visitor to get in touch with a reality that tells an incredible story. The first human settlements date back to the Paleolithic, but the city of the Sassi has experienced a cultural and architectural renaissance only in the last fifty years.
 
A magical destination that with its ancient and natural landscape has been chosen as the location for many films. The most famous The Passion, which screened the film in an ancient city 2000 years ago and was shot by Mel Gibson and the last "007 - no time to die".
 
Immersed in the Murgia materana Park, it stands on a hill full of Mediterranean vegetation, it is divided into two ancient neighborhoods called Sasso Caveoso and Sasso Barisano. To visit in all seasons of the year, from sunrise to sunset, it offers unique scenarios all to be captured in beautiful souvenir photographs.
 
During the weekend in Matera it is a must to live an unforgettable experience: sleep in the Sassi. Upon awakening, immersed in the history of one of the oldest cities in the world, an expert tour guide of the city will lead you to discover all its secrets. You will discover how people lived in the ancient cave houses, the main monuments such as the beautiful Cathedral and the centuries-old cave churches.