10Matera – The Ancient City of Caves

Located in the Basilicata region, Matera is an enchanting city known for its unique cave dwellings, known as “Sassi.”

The ancient streets winding through the stone structures create a mesmerizing atmosphere. Matera’s historical charm and stunning landscapes have earned it recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage site. With affordable accommodations and delicious local cuisine, Matera offers a budget-friendly escape that feels like stepping back in time.