Villaggio Torre del Faro

via Torre del Faro, Scanzano Jonico, Province of Matera, Basilicata, 75020, Italy | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $126.00

Travel Blogs from Scanzano Jonico

Staying in a Sassi

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath


... Modugno who wrote and sang the massive international hit 'Volare'.

A stop for lunch in Monopoli - a traditional fishing village overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. And I thought this was just a board game! Lunch was a typical Italian style affair in a small, traditional family run restaurant, that is, food just kept on coming over a two hour period.

Crossing the 'ankle' of Italy, ...

Onward to alberobello

A travel blog entry by brsant

... the poorest places as late as the 1960's when the government removed people from their houses deeming it to be too unhygienic. The sewer travelled down the middle of the street. It is now a unesco site and some houses are being renovated inside with all the mod cons but very expensive to ...

May 15 and 16 - Matera

A travel blog entry by kamirob


... after being here 3 days and going to Polignano a Mare. We exchange notes and they ask for some recommendations. As it turns out they are on quite a journey- 2weeks in the US for NYC and. New Orleans to Miami taking a cruise across the Atlantic for 2 weeks to Rome, with 3 .5 weeks in Italy with stops through out Puglia, time in Matera, Sorrento and Amalfi Coast and Rome and then off to Dubrovnik for a total of 9 weeks. We had a fabulous dinner of local delicacies. May ...

Alberobello and Matera

A travel blog entry by pauljoan


... caves where these large families cohabitated with their vitally important farm animals (donkeys, pigs, horses, chickens, etc.) as well as their family pets of cats and dogs. It is said that the farm animals were more highly prized than children because the animals were essential to their existence. We had a guided tour through the old town which included a cave that was established as a residence in the ...

There are walls and then there are walls !

A travel blog entry by pwhalen


... controlled by the Italian Navy, hence the restrictions.

Once we joined the group, it was obvious why a guide was needed. Linking and intertwining tunnels and steps, through the bowels and up to the ramparts. The castello controlled access to a large protected harbour - inland lake, and as such, its defenses had been planned accordingly. The walls were at least 7m thick. The height and direction of the walls ...


This 3 star hotel is located in the Belleville/Pere-Lachaise area of Scanzano Jonico.
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