Make your stay even more unforgettable by booking one or more of the below listed activities at the reception desk …absolutely not to be missed

From November 22nd Christmas atmosphere in the European Capital of Culture

natale nella capitale

From the 22nd to the 25th of November, Matera will be adorned to celebrate Christmas and to start the countdown for 2019 New Year’s Eve, when Matera will be officially a European Capital. The programme of “Matera, town of Christmas” plans the setting of exhibition areas of handcrafted products, mainly Christmas-themed, with the participation of…


Candlelight dinner in the XIII Century rock hewn Church

candlelight dinner in basilicata

Dining in this unique space – a deconsecrated church carved out of rock – is a once in a lifetime experience and particularly romantic. With Dozens of lit candles, an open fire and classical music; this once sacred space becomes an enchanting dining room where you can discover new flavors and enjoy the Chef’s passion…


Italian Aperitif

typical italian aperitif

Local wines, herbal teas, assorted black teas as well as typical southern snacks and our local ‘taralli’ [round bread sticks] are the essential ingredients for an italian aperitif. It’s a moment to relax at the end of your day either inside the church dining area or on the terrace just outside. You can choose to…


Cooking lessons with dinner

cooking classes in basilicata

Test your cooking know how using flour, eggs and a rolling pin! Our lessons with expert Chef in the rock hewn church dining area will satisfy your tastebuds and your soul. You will learn the ancient art of handmade pasta and discover authentic traditional Lucanian recipes to accompany your creations. Cavatelli, Orecchiette and Calzoni are…


Wellness treatments

spa hotel in basilicata

Wellness, Stress Relieving and Ayurvedic massages are available to you at anytime in the privacy of your own room. Accompanied by New Age relaxation music, scented oils, candlelight and herbal teas, this relaxing activity will rejuvenate you after a day of walking our towns many stairs or one of the hikes in Murgia Park.…


Rent a bike

bike tours in basilicata

Enjoy a nice bike tour of the Sassi area, the city center and the Murgia National Park. Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita makes mountain bikes and city bikes for men, women and children available to its guests.…