About the Hotel
Immersed in the Italian countryside, in the heart of the beautiful, ancient town of Matera, the Palazzo Gattini is your fabulous destination. Where classic Italian style meets contemporary elegance, each room is stunning in pure whites with splashes of bold red. Serene and relaxing, enjoy complete comfort and care, the delicious weather and sun streaming through your windows, and deeply plush beds. Complete with luxurious marble bathrooms with enticing Jacuzzi tubs, and all the modern amenities, discover a new wonder in a town that dates back almost 9,000 years. In a seamless blend of fascinating history and modern style and comfort, Palazzo Gattini welcomes you to explore Matera and discover an unforgettable time.
As the sun rises over the ancient village, enjoy a hearty breakfast before venturing out to explore. Take a day to stroll through the town, and enjoy some sightseeing as you visit the 13th century Matera Cathedral, the 16th century Tramontano Castle, and the stunning churches of San Pietro Careoso and San Pietro Barisano. Explore the prehistoric cave dwellings cut into the city's rock thousands of years ago, then visit the Museo Nazionale Ridola to learn about the amazing history. Venture out to nearby Lake San Giuliano for a relaxing afternoon of bird watching and a picnic lunch, then take a guided hike through Parco della Murgia. For a bit more excitement, ride bikes through the hills and gullies of the park, or delight in an afternoon of rock climbing on the ancient faces. After a full day exploring the city, or enjoying the Italian countryside, return to the hotel for a fine Italian dinner at Don Matteo. In this magical town, where people have gazed up at the stars since prehistory, immerse yourself in the ambiance of Italy, enjoy the wonderful weather, and sink into the lap of luxury at Palazzo Gattini.