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A tour from Matera to the hidden wonders of Basilicata

During your stay in Matera, after exploring and admiring its rich historical and cultural heritage, you can enrich your tour by visiting other beautiful places of Basilicata.Let’s start talking about…

Le Bubbole: Lucan cuisine that amazes and excites

In the picturesque setting of Piazza Duomo, inside Palazzo Gattini, there is Le Bubbole, a refined restaurant with an exclusive view of the beautiful Sassi di Matera. Le Bubbole represents…

Celebrate Christmas events with us!

Discover our Chef's proposals for the Christmas holidays.

Winter and SPA Treatments: It’s Time to Pamper Yourself

Winter is the time to pamper yourself and it is the best time to try some nourishing and relaxing spa treatments. Winter is also a harsh weather which makes you…

Shopping in Matera: Our Guide to Best Shopping Areas in Matera

Have you planned to visit Matera? Your holiday with friends taking you to the amazing city of Sassi? You are in for a real treat when it comes to Matera…

A Journey to Italy: Discovering Matera and Puglia

Would you like to discover two outstanding regions such as Apulia and Basilicata? Would you like to have a lovely and relaxing vacation with your family, or your best friends…

A Suite with a Private Pool in the Very Heart of Matera

What makes a perfect hotel room? At least it should be an accommodating, practical and comfortable place for all guests. Furthermore it should be bathed in natural light, sun and…

“News UK Travel Awards 2022” in Matera

The countdown started when Matera was chosen to host the “News UK Travel Awards 2022” event. So, we can’t wait for the 29th of June when winners will be revealed…

“Palazzo Gattini Luxury Hotel Is a Winner!”

“Palazzo Gattini Luxury Hotel is a winner!” We are very happy and excited to inform you that Palazzo Gattini has become a winner of Luxury Lifestyle Awards in the category…

Work Remotely: Palazzo Gattini is the right place to manage your working time

The idea of working remotely while traveling sounds like a dream! You can manage your working time effectively, have a fairly strict routine and be a tourist: it really sounds…

Christmas in Matera: Markets, Nativity Journey and Events

Christmas is coming, it is hard not to notice the magical atmosphere all around Matera. Gaze at the iconic Christmas lights and the decorations soaring above Piazza Vittorio and nearby…

Visit Matera and Escape to the Ionic Coast for a Beach Holidays

It’s summer and it’s time for sea, sun and beach! Nothing is more relaxing than a holiday visiting an astonishing city such as Matera and having a coastal escape by…

It’s Time for Wellness Vacation: Palazzo Gattini is Waiting for You

On the 18th of June Palazzo Gattini will open! Finally it’s time for planning travels and vacations. The awareness of the importance of “wellness” – a state of physical, mental…

We are back!

We are Back!Safety Guidelines and Hygienic MeasuresWe are still ready to care for each other, take responsible actions to stop the spread of COVID-19, and protect our staff and all…

Visit Matera, Discovering Statues and Sculptures

When in a new city, one of the first things to do is search for the most important places and attractions to visit. But there are always great places or…

Palazzo Gattini is happy to welcome pets

Looking for a weekend away or something longer in Matera with your four-legged friend? Don’t worry about finding dog-friendly accommodation: Palazzo Gattini is happy to welcome pets. Travelling with Four-Legged…

Autumn Special Rate to Explore Matera

Forget back-to-work blues by booking yourself an autumn short break in Matera. With the intense heat of summer slowly fading, September and October are the perfect months to visit it.…

Palazzo Gattini: reopening on 10 July!

We will reopen on 10 July!We have dedicated a lot of time in defining what we can do to make our hotel as comfortable and safe as possible to protect…

Galleries and Museums: Big News From Matera's Museum Scene

Why don’t you start planning your next trip with us from the comfort of your home? We would like to give you an idea of the museums, art galleries, exhibitions…

Palazzo Gattini changed reservation and cancellation policy

The coronavirus outbreak is spreading across the world and is changing our habits: we cancelled plans we’ve already made, we changed the way we work. We really miss travelling and…

Experience an elegant and green stay at Palazzo Gattini

We can say that Palazzo Gattini is an amazing and green hotel! Everyday we make continuous sustainability efforts and offer green facilities. Not only will you stay in a luxury…

Romantic Getaway to Matera: Take Advantage of Our Special Offer

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. If you are on the lookout for something special take advantage of our special offer for people in love: “Romantic getaway to Matera”.…

Waiting for 2020: looking back and ahead

We are at the end of the second decade of this millennium. We will leave behind the 2019 and everything it represented for Matera and for our hotel. The year…

Visit Matera: some suggestions to know all about the city

There are many ways to discover a city. You may choose a travel guide, or you may surf the web searching for information or suggestions, or you may not gather…

The high quality repays: 3 important recognitions for Palazzo Gattini

2019 is still giving us great satisfactions. At the moment we are gathering what we spread in the past and what we spread everyday and, at the same time, we…

James Bond in Matera: the great cinema chooses Matera and its Sassi once again

We may say that the great cinema lives in Matera. Matera hosted the sets of many movies, there is no time to say goodbye to a troupe that a new…

Alvino 1884 Hotels & Resort: a new luxury tourist accommodation in Matera

The historical and urban characteristics of Matera’s buildings, the presence of different typologies of architectural styles and the diverse places’ functionality correlated to the social class of the occupants, offer…

To the discovery of South Italy: peculiarities and luxury hotels

There are many ways to know Italy. You can choose to focus your Italian vacation on different cities of art or you can decide to concentrate your trip just to…

Room with private swimming pool: a cool summer in the Sassi of Matera

In these hot days of summer, as every year, the weather experts give us useful suggestions for facing in the best way possible the high temperatures and for the extreme…

Palazzo Gattini on the Financial Times

A day doesn't pass that someone doesn’t speak of Matera. The same thing can be said of our hotel, Palazzo Gattini that plays always a key role in the personalized…

How to customize your stay in Matera: Palazzo Gattini offers

If you want to make of a simple vacation an unforgettable vacation you must: ✓ choose a beautiful, pleasant and vivacious city; ✓ find a high quality hotel that makes…

Big news for Easter 2019: Matera Smart Pass

Is there anything more “smart” than a card that allows you to visit some of the most important places of a city? If this card can also be easily bought…

Palazzo Gattini: Italian Luxury Hotel with Remarkable History

Would you like to vacation in a UNESCO World Heritage site, in a city that will be Europe’s cultural capital in 2019, and in a hotel that used to be…

Matera 2019: the “Special Year” has started!

On January 19th 2019 with the opening ceremony has started the “Special Year” for Matera as European Capital of Culture. The celebrative ceremony opened with an institutional meeting at the…

Take care of yourself at Palazzo Gattini

There is a widespread awareness about the importance to taking a daily care of ourselves both in our vacation and business trips. For these reasons a lot of hotels have…

Exclusive events at Palazzo Gattini: roof Garden, excellent food and attention to the details

Palazzo Gattini: a luxury location Palazzo Gattini Luxury Hotel is a luxury location that perfectly suits different typologies of events, from marriages to private parties, from business meetings to conferences…

Special Events from Christmas 2018 to Matera European Capital of Culture 2019

The Matera Christmas festivities this year will have a special “taste” and they are waited with particular enthusiasm for the numerous events that they will bring, the Christmas atmosphere and…

Protection of your personal data: GDPR

We are sure that in the last month you received many newsletters and emails related to the GDPR, the new European rules and procedures for the protection of the personal…

Palazzo Gattini hosted a prestigious rally of vintage cars

"Via Flaminia" is a Dutch association that organizes cars' rally in different cities of Europe. The final goal of this cars' rally is not to win the competition but to…

Palazzo Gattini: 10 years opening anniversary

Ten years have passed since Palazzo Gattini opened its big front wooden doors and since this prestigious building that was the private house of one of the most important Matera…

The new outfitting of the Archaeological Museum "Domenico Ridola"

The National Archaeological Museum “Domenico Ridola” is the right place where you can find the complete narration of Matera’s prehistory and history in all their aspects. First in the Basilicata…

Alternative ways to discover Matera and Basilicata

If you are a curious traveler and if you like to explore not just the most popular places of a region but many other less known and nevertheless very interesting…

Palazzo Gattini reviewed on The Telegraph

What mostly impresses our guests, above all if they are foreigners and if they are visiting for the first time the city of Matera, is the particularly stunning environmental and…

Palazzo Gattini wishes all of you happy holiday season and a joyful new year 2018

The atmosphere in the cities becomes pleasantly chaotic. We imagine that also for you time has come to be very busy doing shopping and making plans for spending in best…

Palazzo Gattini and the tailoring G. Inglese: the collaboration has started

The G. Inglese Tailoring is a Southern Italy tailoring excellence since 1950’s and, especially in the last times, it has become a worldwide famous name thanks to the terrific work…

Discover Matera: the MUSMA: contemporary sculptures and environments excavated in the tuff

The MUSMA, Museum of Contemporary Sculpture of Matera, located in a 17th Century noble family building, is one of the most important museums of the city. You can find inside…

Craftsmen in Matera, a solid presence

Matera has a very ancient tradition of skilled artisans whose professional abilities and secrets have been handed down from one generation to another. In the area located between Sassi, the…

Restaurant "Le Bubbole": new opening

We are very happy to announce the reopening of our restaurant with a fresh starting and a new name: “Le Bubbole”. We believe that in order to really know a…

On July 2nd: the longest day for the city of Matera

The most important religious festival of Matera takes place on July 2nd and is dedicated to the devotion of the Madonna Bruna (the Byzantine Brown faced Madonna). It is a…

Not only Matera... to the discovery of Puglia and Basilicata

Matera is located in a particular position on the Murgia plateau from which it’s easy to reach both Basilicata and Apulia cities. This is why Matera is also the perfect…

The history of Palazzo Gattini

Our hotel in the past was a noble family building habited by one of the most important families in the city of Matera. After accurate restoration works, aimed to valorize…

Palazzo Gattini: an exclusive location for business meeting

Are you looking for a prestigious and exclusive location for organizing business meeting? Do you want to give you and your business team a particular moment for focusing on your…

Palazzo Gattini and the accessible tourism

The official definition for "accessible tourism" refers to "the whole services and structures that allow to "clients with special needs" to enjoy their vacation and to ensure quality and satisfaction…

Autumn in Matera: a season of slight colors and special events

The autumn is a season that is usually associated to feelings of melancholy probably because it represents the prelude to the winter that leads us towards cold and dark days…

Palazzo Gattini is a “DOG-a-holic” Hotel

How could you have ever imagined that a five star luxury hotel like Palazzo Gattini is also a pet-friendly hotel…more than this Palazzo Gattini is a DOG-a-holic hotel: (http://room5.trivago.it/hotel-con-animali-ammessi/ )…

Get married in an unique and elegant place!

Palazzo Gattini is an ancient noble family palace rich in details, history, legends that make of it the perfect location for important events and romantic moments just like weddings. Palazzo…

Matera Experience - Customize your stay in the European Capital of Culture 2019

How to make unforgettable your stay in Matera: our tips. We have picked up, and continually we pick up the most interesting initiatives and tourist offerings from the new and…

The spring events in Matera: shows, theater, music, cinema

A lot of events will take place in the city of the Sassi by the next months. We have selected the best initiatives and events programmed in Matera just to…

The Cathedral of Matera reopened to the public

The jobs of restoration are finished, the external scaffoldings have been removed and since March 05th it's possible to visit it. The Cathedral was closed to the public, for restoration…

Christmas in Matera: unique and inimitable atmosphere

The Christmas period in Matera is very suggestive for what it represents from a religious point of view and for the evocative power of the Stones that for their same…

Matera enchants Sharon Stone

Charity events and guests of honor: Sharon Stone at Palazzo GattiniOn September 12 our Terrace 8Palazzo Gattini) has been the scenery for a supper of beneficence promoted by the Foundation…

The Angel Flight

The Angel Flight Above the Lucanian Dolomites, in the heart of Basilicata, a steel cable suspended between the tops of two small towns, Castelmezzano and Pietrapertosa let you make and…

Ben-Hur (2016 film), between Matera and Rome

Ben-Hur is an upcoming American historical epic film directed by Timur Bekmambetov and written by Keith R. Clarke and John Ridley, based on the novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the…

Enjoy the swimming pool

Enjoy Alvino Relais from June to Semptember!