Legendary Hollywood director Francis Ford Coppola might have an impressive resume in the realm of movie making but his passion into introducing people to a more beautiful and hidden side to the Italian countryside is an entirely different story.
Located near the Ionian Sea and the ancient Sassi di Matera cave, the Palazzo Margherita is a 19th century palazzo that is the ultimate doorway to a perfect view of the Italian countryside. Bought by Coppola back in 2004, the palazzo turned hotel also serves as a pit stop to some of Italy’s ancient castles and other historic dwellings.
The palazzo offers one of a kind and elegant accommodations that range from hand painted fresco walls of the balcony rooms to the spacious, stone rooms. Aside from the picturesque accommodations, guests can also enjoy authentic Italian cuisine and activities. The hotel also provides a private beach excursion to nearby white sand beaches of the stunning Ionian Sea.
Guests can also avail of other recreational activities such as Nordic walking exercise courses, canyoneering, mountain biking, exploring the historic Rock Churches park and hiking through the Matera caves.
A night’s stay at this luxurious and rustic hotel ranges from $440 to $2,030 per night depending on the season. So if you plan to take a trip down the Italian countryside, do not forget to make stay at this wonderful countryside dwelling that will surely take your travel experience to a whole new level.