Welcome to the Tyrrhenian coast, to the „Pearl of the Tyrrhenian“, also known as Maratea. It stretches along 32km on the rocky coastline and many beautyful beaches and consits of different settlements. „The Town of 44 Churches“ not only has that many churches but also a huge variety in landscape from stunning sea-views, wooded hills […]
Even so Basilicata is mostly known for its forests and mountains dotted with small and charming villages on top of them, it also touches two seas: Ionian and Tyrrhenian. After driving by Craco and spending a night at a „BioAgriturismo“ in Calvera I made my way to the Tyrrhenian coast, to Maratea in the Gulf […]
After all those beaches and olive hains in Salento I´m back in Basilicata – green and brown hills with little towns on top. I´m on my way to Maratea, Basilicatas one and only town on the Tyrrhenian coast. As I´ve already been to the sassi of Matera last year, I wanted to visit some other […]
While reading about Matera and looking forward to visit it, I had this image in my head, that all of Matera are the Sassi – in my head the Sassi of Matera more or less were located in the middle of nowhere with nothing else around them. Even that I knew Matera is the capital […]
of Sasso Caveoso you find not only empty caves but also a little glimpse of what life may have looked like until the 1950ies in the Sassi of Matera. And it will provide you with the most spectacular view of the canyon (Gravina di Matera)!