10Matera, Italy: The Subterranean Gem

Hidden in the southern region of Italy, Matera is a city that seems to have sprung from the pages of a fairy tale.

Known for its ancient cave dwellings, Matera’s Sassi di Matera are a UNESCO World Heritage site that offers a glimpse into a bygone era. Explore the labyrinthine streets, dine in cave restaurants, and stay in boutique cave hotels for a truly unique experience.