The workshop will be held at the conference hall of “University campus” UniBAS @Matera in




University of Basilicata @Matera



We suggest MH Matera for room reservation. Participants can also contact other hotels neighbouring the Workshop venue.

Please consider that Matera is a popular destination during the summer.

Below is a list of hotels closer to the Sassi of Matera.

List of Hotels

List of Restaurants


How to get to Matera

From Bari airport

The nearest airport is Bari Palese (60 km), from which you can reach Matera in the following ways:

• by direct shuttle bus service (visit the Buses Search section of Aeroporti Di Puglia);

• via the direct shuttle bus service run by the company Grassani & Garofalo;

• by train with the Ferrovie Nord Barese (, reaching Bari Centrale station. Leaving the station, you arrive in Piazza Aldo Moro: at that point, turn left to reach the F.A.L. (Ferrovie Appulo Lucane), from where several trains depart to reach the station of Matera Centrale in about 80 minutes.

WARNING: on holidays there are no trains but only a few buses;

• by private transfer booking by writing to


By bus

From Rome, Florence, Pisa and Siena you can reach Matera with the Marozzi and Liscio bus lines.

The Marino bus lines connect Matera to Milan, Ancona, Bologna, Naples.

The Petruzzi bus lines connect Matera to Bologna, Modena, Parma, Chieti, Pescara and Rimini.

The Miccolis bus lines connect Lecce, Brindisi, Taranto, Matera, Potenza, Salerno and Naples daily with 3 fast trips.

Furthermore, Flixbus connects Matera to different destinations. To reach Matera by bus from national and international locations, you can consult these companies:








By car


Take the Salerno - Reggio Calabria highway, exit at the Sicignano junction and follow the directions for Potenza. Then continue to Metaponto along the SS 407 "Basentana" until reaching the Matera signs near Ferrandina Scalo.


Take the Bologna-Taranto highway to the Bari Nord exit. Continue for the industrial zone, for Altamura-Matera, that is the SS 96 and then the SS 99, in course of enlargement to 4 lanes.


Reggio Calabria-Salerno highway. Exit at Sibari and take the SS 106 Jonica to Taranto. Take the Matera exit, near Metaponto.


The most comfortable way is to go past Brindisi then Taranto, and take the SS 106 Jonica to the Matera exit near Metaponto.


How to reach “UniBAS Campus @Matera”


See clickable map below for clarity










(Ph. Maurilio Galletta, all rights reserved)


Info & Contacts

For further information about Fun4Heritage, please contact the organizing secretariat via the email address: