Imagine waking up in an ancient cave, once the home of long-one Italians?
While an abandoned cave city was falling to ruin, tourism stepped in to save these special places in Matera.
Parts of the cave dwellings typical for the town have been converted into a hotel. At Le Grotte della Civita, historical authenticity and luxury go hand-in-hand.
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