Villaggio Torre del Faro

Address: via Torre del Faro, Scanzano Jonico, Province of Matera, Basilicata, 75020, Italy | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel is located in the Belleville/Pere-Lachaise area of Scanzano Jonico.
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    Travel Blogs from Scanzano Jonico

    Road trip in Italy

    A travel blog entry by anothertrip on Nov 04, 2015

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    After a circuitious route flying we arrive in Reggio di Calabria, at the 'toe' of Italy. We had an overnight stay at a B & B and dinner at a very low-key place where locals go to get a takeaway. There were large trays of various roasted or steamed vegetables and choices of rotisseried meats. We weren't sure of the system, but the one of the women serving was very helpful, even though she didn't speak English. We sat and ate a very basic but tasty and cheap meal of ...

    Matera - Cavetown

    A travel blog entry by plimmerton on Oct 19, 2015

    9 photos

    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 ...

    Another amazing drive,

    A travel blog entry by davidandmarjory on Oct 16, 2015

    32 photos

    ... overnight stop at Mmmmm. We pass through more stunning scenery including another hill top town called Episcopi. Eventually, aft dark, we arrive at the town of mmmmm, but cannot find the hotel so we stop at s petrol station and a driver who is filling up,is very helpful and said if we follow him he will take us the.......which he does and were very grateful as we do not know how we would have found it otherwise! ...


    A travel blog entry by lynruskin on Oct 11, 2015

    4 photos

    ... houses with conical roofs. Need another room? Build another circular house and cut an arch to access it. The story goes that they were originally built illegally and by removing one stone the roof would collapse. Now they are worth a small fortune. One room would house everyone, including the animals, especially donkeys, as they kept the room warm. Triulli is plural, trullo is singular. Next day a three hour drive to the ...

    Day trip to Matera

    A travel blog entry by suemacd on Oct 10, 2015

    19 photos

    ... is basically carved out of the limestone rock, which forms the basis of the whole town. The amazing thing about the town is that at its height 15,000 people lived in the sassi, with no electricity, or running water, and a lot of generations of these families were still there right up to 1958 !!! The only reason they all left was because the government viewed the sassi village as the "shame of Italy" due to the bad living conditions these people had to ...