Nestled in the rugged region of Basilicata, Matera is a city that time seemingly forgot.
Known for its ancient cave dwellings, Matera’s “Sassi” district is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a mesmerizing step back in time. Wander through its winding streets, explore the rock-carved churches, and soak in the otherworldly atmosphere.
For those with a passion for exploration and a tight budget, several countries offer incredible experiences without breaking the bank. Here’s a curated list of some of the cheapest countries to travel to, where every penny stretches further, allowing you to immerse yourself in culture, history, and breathtaking landscapes.