Miceneo Palace Hotel

Via Provinciale, Scanzano Jonico, Province of Matera, Basilicata, 75020, Italy | Hotel
Prices starting from $76.00

Travel Blogs from Scanzano Jonico

Staying in a Sassi

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath


Left Alberobello today for Matera. Our first stop was at Polignano a Mare - a small coastal town built on 200 metre-high limestone cliffs above the Adriatic Sea. This was a delightful town with spectacular views and no foreign tourists. Nicknamed the 'Pearl of the Adriatic Sea', Polignano a Mare is characterised by a jaggered coastline, crystal-clear waters and partially submerged sea caves. It's famous son ...

Onward to alberobello

A travel blog entry by brsant

A long travelling day on the bus today. We left Rome relatively early on the A1 past Naples and Pompeii. Lovely views of Salerno on the way. Arrived in matera, the place where Mel Gibson's Passion of the Christ was filmed. A very old town inhabited by the Capodochians, all built into the rock. ...

May 15 and 16 - Matera

A travel blog entry by kamirob


... outside there no plastic or aluminium. The air grates have be come well known. Bobby is tired and needs a rest so he lies down and I found a lovely table and chair out side to enjoy the view. That evening on our way for an aperitif owe ran into some people we have noticed checking into our hotel. They are 2 couples from Australia. When we arrive for dinner at the restaurant we have chosen there they were. We had a good talk and it turns out they are leaving ...

Alberobello and Matera

A travel blog entry by pauljoan


... city whose inhabitants lived in caves. This old city is AMAZING! Dating back to 1500 BC, the old town called "Sassi", which is "stone" in Italian, still contained cave dwellers until the 1960's when the Italian government moved these impoverished people into newly constructed places. As time went on the people had built facades to these caves to look more like homes but the living quarters ...

There are walls and then there are walls !

A travel blog entry by pwhalen


Arrived in Taranto in the morning, and headed straight to Castello Aragonese, which was classified as open. However, that only meant that there were tours of the castello every hour, and you had to be on a tour to go through. As we'd only just missed the start of a tour, one of the visiting retired naval officers gave us a bit of a run down on the history of the site while his colleague tracked the guide. The site ...


This hotel is located in the Belleville/Pere-Lachaise area of Scanzano Jonico.
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