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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Palatinum Metaponto
Travel Blogs from Metaponto
... and did some quick shopping. 5 years previously we had found a lovely restaurant where we experienced some amazing Basilicata cuisine and Michael managed to find it again. It's amazing how lucky we have been to be seated in restaurants when 15 of us rock up unannounced!
Tummies full we go in search of gelato for dessert and find some of course! By this stage it's already after 11 pm so we make our way back to the Hilton for some luxury sleep!
Buona Notte Matera
... and Derek walked the town. Dinner was outside with our tour group. Six Aussies and two Aussie hosts who have lived in Italy for twenty years. All local food, simple but very tasty. Warm calm evening. Walked up many stairs to the highest point for a view of the Sassi (cave dwelling area) and then into bed by 11pm.
... Big room, unfortunately with a view of their rubbish area not one of the sea or Mount Etna. Never mind the room is very comfortable and much easier for me to get around with it's flat floors not rocks!
Met Helen and Lorraine for a pre-dinner drink on the terrace which has magnificent views. An Aparol Spritz was 12 euros! They know how to charge!
Down to dinner at 7.30 pm. Nothing recordable just pleasant enough. And so to bed!
... going out to dinner at a local Trattoria - hope it stops raining!
About 8 of us got two taxis up to the restaurant.
Went for dinner and it had stopped raining. The trattoria we went to was so good. The food was unbelievable and kept on coming couldn't eat the dessert in the end. We had a magician to keep us amused that was very funny.
Taxis and back to the cave!
... and had a great view over the City.Parked the coach in the coach park and we were taken by three mini buses to our hotel called Le Grotte della Civita. What an experience our room goes back and back and back deep into the hillside. Bedroom and table area first, then down to the toilet and bidet then down to a "flintstones" hand basin and massive showerhead, and then down to a beautiful bathtub. Being ...