10Matera – The Subterranean City

Nestled in the region of Basilicata, Matera is a UNESCO World Heritage site that feels like stepping into a different era.

Known for its ancient cave dwellings carved into limestone, Matera is often referred to as the “Subterranean City.” The Sassi di Matera, with their honey-colored stone facades, create a surreal and picturesque setting. Stroll through the narrow alleys, visit ancient rock-hewn churches, and witness the captivating blend of history and natural beauty that defines Matera.