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Southern Italy Holiday

La Casa con una Vista

Santa Marina (SA)

Campania

84070

  Italy   

© 2008-2016 Southern Italy Holiday

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Matera is 130 miles from Santa Marina and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Matera was a troglodyte (cave dwellers) city of 20,000 until the 1950’s. Its famous sassi buildings of tufa stone, half constructed and half bored into the rock, lining the twin ravines that slice through Matera. Some of the sassi have been renovated and are now used as restaurants, gift shops and similar.

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