The closest airport to Matera is Bari Palese (in Apulia approximately 45 min by car), which is well connected to most important Italian and European cities.
There are daily flights from Rome to Bari.
Alternatively Matera can be reached by train or car from Naples and the Amalfi coast (270km) or from Rome (470km).
For those guests who want to drive to the sea they can choose between:
The Ionian sea only 45 min away or the beautiful beaches of the Adriatic sea, in Apulia, more or less an hour drive away.
The hotel is located in the heart of the oldest town of USESCO Sassi di Matera. This is a restricted traffic area, and the transit is forbidden to any car, included our guest. As for parking, there are three options:
1. Affiliated secure garage and valet. The drivers will accompany you to our hotel and pick you and your bags up at departure time with car service. The total value is € 30 per night. Parcheggi Nicoletti, Via Vincenzo Cappelluti, 1 – 75100 MATERA (Booking not required);
2. Multi-storey car park. Fare 0,50 cent per hour. From there public shuttle “Linea Sassi” is available every 15 minutes. You can buy ticket on board and get off at the stop “Madonna delle Virtù”. Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita is 100 mt. ahead, on the staircase on your right. Alternatively you can call a taxi: +39 0835/1835. Parcheggio Saragat , Via Francesco Saragat – 75100 MATERA;
3. Possibility to park in the free stalls (white lines) over the streets outside the pedestrian area of the historical centre.