Matera - The Pre-Historic City of Cave Dwellings
We now partner with the finest hotels and masserias (fams) in Matera to offer destionation weddings in Europes most fascinating and historical city.
Matera, City of the Sassi, an ancient town of cave dwellings dating back several thousands of years and strill thriving today is NOW the rage of Italy. Indeed, it is the new rage of Europe – as well as being named a UNESCO Heritage site, it is the new European Capital of Culture 2019!
It’s unique cave-dwelling architecture and setting makes it a perfect backdrop for films - the most famous being Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of Christ”. Gibson chose Matera because it best resembled the image of thew Holyland from the town of Christ.
Slow Dreams now offers unique weddings in Matera’s most important venues.
How to Get There
Take a train or fly into Bari - then train to Matera. The venues below can be walked to.