Matera Travel Guide
Articles about Matera
By Peter Jon Lindberg
John Phillips was only looking for a villa. That he wound up with a village says something about the scale of his enthusiasms, his impetuous streak, and the curious state of the Italian countryside at the beginning of the 21st century. But really,...
By Maria Shollenbarger
In their new book For the Love of Italy: Rural Pleasures and Hotel Estates (Clarkson Potter; $60), Marella Caracciolo and Oberto Gili travel from the tip of northern Italy to the southern Salento region to the island of Sicily in search of authent...
Following in the footsteps of Sopranos and Seinfeld tours, three companies have created trips that bring devoted fans behind the scenes of a novel and two films. The Da Vinci Code THE SET London THE PLOT A private car follows the Holy Grail tra...
Hotels in Matera
Prehistoric cave dwellings have been reimagined with spare, sleek interiors.
Restaurants in Matera
Things to do in Matera
Metaponto has sandy, uncrowded beaches and a collection of lidos. An ancient Greek settlement, it was a resting spot for Spartacus and Pythagoras.