The Structure

Residence Sassi San Gennaro

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The Residence San Gennaro is located in the heart of Sasso Barisano where, in the past, there was a franciscan monastery. The history of this place is melted with the history of Matera; a history of thousands years, that begins with prehistoric civilizations, passes through medieval monastic communities, and becomes the symbol of the southern peasant culture.


The authenticity of the ancient places

The Residence San Gennaro is situated in a structure built between the XV and the XVII century, above prehistoric hypogeous caves. You can admire these particular sites from our elegant relaxing area without losing  the modern services and comfort. You can relax here with a drink reading books of the history and culture of Matera.



Enjoy Sassi in a very special way

Ithe Residence San Gennaro built in spaces carved into the tuff, will make you relive the charm and feeling of its historic past. The Sassi of Matera are a real urban ecosystem, and thanks to the tenacity of his residents, this ecosystem has survived by adapting itself to the changes with a responsible use of the primary resources like water.