Magna Grecia Hotel Village
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- Continental Breakfast
- Tennis Court
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Swimming pool
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... a platter so we had this enormous plate each of a selection of delicious food, including some curry, hummus, fried cauliflower, fried mushroom and salad. Our overnight stop was at a homely B & B where we had conversations with Francesco, who had spent many years in the merchant navy and his travels included ports in Australia. He and his wife had a large block of land with some fruit trees, vegetable garden and in one of their buildings in the garden they had ...
We wake up to one of our very few rainy days and decide to go into the town anyway. Fortunately the camp has a free shuttle into the town centre. So out come the jeans, boots and rain coats and off we go.
Matera dates from about 7000 years ago and was one of the earliest large towns in Europe. . The typical houses were caves (Sassi) cut into limestone and were inhabited until as late as the 1950's. Over the ...
Today we move on to Policoro. It's a beautiful sunny day again and very warm. We set off on the main road and the deviate via Citvia. Eventually we arrive and find a pretty little town high up in the mountains which form the ,,,,,,,,,, national park. The area is really beautiful and the town has a number of sights and view points which were explore. We then continue through the National Park ...
We ventured further afield today to visit the town of Matera - a Unesco world heritage site which has been granted the title of European City of Culture for 2019, for which they are very proud. We had watched a TV program about the town a while ago and wanted to take the opportunity to visit while we were here. The old town is made up of 100s of "sassi" - which are cave dwellings - some not recognisable as caves per se as they have a normal frontage, but ...
... Heritage site. There was a lot of malaria, and it wasn't until 1950 that the authorities started to rehouse families into new blocks of flats. At that time 50% of children died. The caves that were left became the property of the state. A lot of them have been made habitable by adding on stonework to make houses, so they are still being used as homes, shops and restaurants, although there are still ...