The Locanda di San Martino is located

via Fiorentini, 71
75100 Matera, Italia
+39 0835.256600 – fax +39 0835.256472

lat. 16.6082068 – long. 40.6667411

The Locanda is located in the historical center of Matera, the Sassi.
It is not possible to access the historical area of the Sassi by car on Saturday, Sunday or holidays.
You can access the old town from Mondays to Fridays to load and unload baggage, that is, only to check-in and check-out. 
Once you reach the Locanda, you can stop temporarily in the parking areas near the hotel for the time required for your check-in. Our staff at the Reception will then inform you about the nearest free parking areas outside the Sassi.

Alternatively, every day including Saturday, Sunday and holidays,
you can park directly in the
Garage Autoservizi Damasco,
located in Recinto XX Settembre n.12 (tel. 0835 334605 – cell. 389 192407), a few minutes walking distance from our hotel.

The cost of the garage is €15,00 per night for cars and €20,00/night for vans.
Upon request Garage Damasco provides shuttle service to bring you to the Locanda for €5,00.
Only from Mondays to 4pm of Saturdays the garage provides pick-up service for your car from and to the Locanda for €5,00 total.

How to reach us

By Plane
Bari-Palese airport is the closest to Matera (50 km). From Palese, it is necessary to take a taxi or rent a car, driving on S.S. 96 to Altamura and then Matera. At customers’ request, the Locanda will organize a shuttle service for Bari and Naples-Capodichino airports.

By Car
From Naples you take the highway to Salerno, and then follow the A3 highway in the direction of Reggio Calabria. You exit at Sicignano to head to Potenza, where you take S.S. 407 (“Basentana”) until the turn-off for Matera near Ferrandina Scalo. You continue on this road another 20 minutes to arrive directly to Matera. From Bari you take S.S. 96 for Altamura and then Matera. From other places in the South, from the Ionian coastal road S.S. 106 (“Ionica”) there is a turn-off for Matera via S.S. 175.

By Train
From Rome and Naples there is train service to Ferrandina (Ferrandina-Pomarico-Miglionico on the line for Taranto), with bus connections that arrive directly in Matera. From Bari there is a private railway, the Ferrovie Appulo-Lucane (FAL), which operates several train and bus connections for Matera.

By Bus
There are bus connections for Matera from Bari, Naples, Rome and Milan.


Locanda di San Martino


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Garage Damasco