Holiday Farms

Spend you holiday on a farm in the countryside around Matera. Use the farmstead as a base while travelling around the Basilicata area and to visit the nearby sights like the Sassi of Matera, trulli in Alberobello and lovely beaches in Metaponto. Some of the farm houses that you will find below are in historic masserie, typical to the area, others modern farms that grow fruit and vegetables. Most produce their own cheese: mozzarella, ricotta and caciocavallo, they make jams and preserves, and often cure their own ham and meat.

The farms offering hospitality are known as agriturismo in Italy; they have a limited number of rooms, have a restaurant on the premises for breakfast and half board, and offer a wide variety of activities for their guests from horse riding to hiking, tennis, golf and swimming. Several also organise cultural events and cooking workshops.

The fruit farm "L'azienda agricola di Teodoro" is in a very tranquil environment. We grow kiwis, apricots, peaches, grapes and cherries on the premesis. A stay with us is very relaxing, especially if you have time to experience the local culture, traditions and heritage. The farm is just a 10 minute drive from the beaches of Metaponto in a strategic position for day trips around southern Italy. Each apartment has a double room, fully equipped kitchen, 2 seater sofa bed (with the possibility of adding an extra bed) full bathroom and patio or terrace complete with table and... [more]

The Farm holiday is situated in the heart of Matera hill, some minute far from the centre of the town; in order to join the building you have to walk through a countryside street through age-old olive groves, sprawls of wild prickly pears and cornfields used to the cows breeding. Here milk of high quality is produced and it could be savoured by request of the guests. The Holiday House has an indipendent entrance, a double bed room with TV, full bathroom, washing-machine, living-room with kitchen, fridge and 2seater sofa bed. Each room has heating and aircon. The park is inside the enclosed... [more]

This holiday farm is located inside the nature reserve on the San Giuliano lake not far from Matera. The farm is open all the year and has 6 double bedrooms and 2 triple rooms, all equipped with aircon, heating, private bathroom with shower. One miniapartment also has a kitchenette, fridge and TV. Rooms are situated on the first floor and benefit from the wide terrace with a great views onto the towns of Matera, Miglionico and Montescaglioso. There is also a tower on the premesis from which you can see the amazing landscape of the nature reserve and nearby olive and orange groves. Guests can... [more]

The 250 hectare farm is situated in a valley of Montescaglioso, about 30 kilometres from Matera and the Sassi and 30 kilometres from the beaches of Metaponto not far from the Bradano river. Wheat, maize, tomatoes, aubergines, olives, artichokes and fruits are grown and cured on the premises. A holiday with us means an experience immersed in the local flora and fauna, enjoying the multicolour sunrises and sunsets e starry skies at night. We have 6 apartments, all recently renovated and with a large double bedroom, large living/dining room with a double sofa bed, fireplace, full bathroom and... [more]

Opened in 1991, this holiday farm is situated inside the WWF oasis on the San Giuliano lake. Perfect for those looking for a relaxing stay away from the bustle of the city, you can enjoy hikes around the nature reserve. It is just a couple of kilometers from Matera and the famous Sassi, declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 1993. The farm serves excellent meals based on local meats, vegetables, cheeses and wines, all produced on the premesis. [more]

The holiday farm is situated near the most important archaeological site of the rupestrian churches Park of Matera (UNESCO World Heritage). The building was renovated recently and furnished with several family antiques. The former stables have been tranformed into accomodation for 17 people without modifing the original architecture and features, and furnished with simple rustic furniture. The building has full wheelchair access. The farm also has a restaurant where you can savour local products, some of which are produced on the premesis. It is possible to hire mountain bikes for a ride... [more]

This holiday farm is only just a kilometre away from the city of Matera and the famous Sassi. The original stables of the farm were recently converted into accommodation and restaurant, with rooms situated on the upper floor and restaurant on the ground floor. There are a total of 10 rooms that accommodate up to 18 people. Rooms are furnished in a simple, yet stylish, manner with parquet flooring. Each room has a full private bathroom, TV, fridge and aircon. The historic homestead was converted into a meeting room, also catering for private functions and events. Guests are invited to enjoy... [more]

This old fortified manor is situated in the nature reserve of the “Murgia Materana” nearby the stream known as the Gravina. The family run farm is surrounded by wheat fields and olive groves. The premesis is in a strategic position very near to the Sassi of Matera and 12 km far from Gravina and Altamura where you can visit the Archaeological Park and dinosaur skeleton. The farm is a perfect oasis where you can spend a peaceful holiday surrounded by the local flora and fuana of the rocky Murgia and nearby cave churches. Double bedrooms are fully equipped with private bathrooms; the... [more]

The original farm building was once a fort; it has been extended and renovated into the perfect place to spend a relaxing time, taking advantage of the fresh air, excellent home cooking, sights and sounds of the surrounding Murgia nature reserve. The farm has seven independent apartments with a total of 18 beds. Each apartment has a kitchenette and heating system. The dining room, with its large open fireplace, has place for 100 guests and is ideal for lunch or dinner with friends or private parties and events. Guests are welcome to buy the fruit and vegetables grown on the premesis. Small... [more]

This Farm with holiday houses is located between the Apulia and Basilicata regions. The XVII century main building, a former monistary, was recently renovated into farm holiday premesis. There are five independent apartments on the ground floor, furnished with antiques belonging to the family. All rooms have independent heating and aircon systems. The restaurant has a capacity for 50 guests. Here you can savour local dishes from the typical peasant recipes that make use of only the finest farm fresh ingredients. Lunch is served on the patio outside when the weather is good; on colder evenings... [more]

TEMPA BIANCA - [Matera Centre]
The building is situated in the Matera countryside, in a XVIII century residence. This Farm holiday perfectly fits the most demanding customers: it is situated in a big pine-wood, very close to the artificial San Giuliano lake, WWF oasis. Beyond the cereal production, the farm deals with horses breeding. You will find a familiar atmosphere where you can spend your holiday, a relaxing  week-end as well as a long summer stay.There are 8 rooms in the farm and the 20 sleeping accomodations available offer their guests private bathroom, shower, TV, heating, aircon and private courtyard. One... [more]

Situated very close to Matera and surrounded by hills and wheatfields, this farm is a graet place to renew your energy. Enjoy the stay by using the farm as a base to organise day trips around the Baslicata Region and neighbouring areas as well as the wonderful Sassi of Matera, UNESCO World Heritage, the cave churches in the Murgia Nature Reserve. We will be pleased to make your stay enjoyable and show you the local way of life. [more]

This holiday farm is one of the most beautiful in the area, located between Apulia and Basilicata regions, in an unspoilt landscape about 7 km from Matera. Rooms are situated in an historic building around a main courtyard and are furnished with cast iron beds and simple yet refined elements. There family run farm sleeps a total of 18 people in spacious rooms with high vaults in tufa stone. One of the highlights of your stay will certainly be the food. The farm produces excellent fresh and seasoned cheeses that can be savoured together with home made pastas and fresh local 'podolica' meats... [more]

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