City of Matera, Italy

A stunning city where the magic of the Murgia plateau melds with the ancient Sassi districts while bursting with the colors of the stately buildings of the “Piano” which intermingle with the newer part of the city. A harmonious blend that has made Matera an icon of history and style as part of a project to re-launch its leading role in southern Europe. The success of Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993 and European Capital of Culture in 2019, is a symbol of pride for its citizens, who safeguard one of the world’s most unique treasures.
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Key information

  • GPS location: 40.66661, 16.61112
  • Area: Urban
  • Number of inhabitants: 60.351
  • Tourist information: Matera Welcome


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