During a La Lucana experience, your taste buds will come alive as you sample some of the finest quality fruits and vegetables in Southern Italy. Our farm grows a range of delicious and fresh produce including, olives, aubergines (egg plants), oranges, cherries, watermelons and much, much more. At the end of September and throughout October you will even get to pick your own olives and visit the local olive press to see how olive oil is produced.
Using our fresh produce, Marisa cooks up some fantastic pastas, meat dishes and desserts that will leave you feeling full and happy.
Basilicata is an untouched part of Southern Italy. It is home to some of the most beautiful towns, villages and scenery in all of Italy. You can visit some incredible places, indulge in some fantastic food and engage with a range of wonderful and hospitable local people.
AUTHENTIC ITALIAN EXPERIENCES
Specially created for English speaking travellers, La Lucana gives you an opportunity to engage with an authentic side of Southern Italy. From tours with local historical experts to uncovering some of the secrets of Materan cuisine, we want to offer you a truly incredible experience that you will never forget.
DISCOVER OUR CULTURE
La Lucana offers you the opportunity to uncover a more authentic and untouched Italy. From meeting local artisans in their stimulating studios to dancing the night away with local folk musicians, we invite you to get closer than ever to the people and the beauty of our Southern Italian culture.
All guests will stay in a typical Matera farmhouse room complete with a double bed, wardrobe, air-conditioning, fan, heating, refridgerator, towels, bedding and hand soap. Each room also has access to WIFI.
Each room has an en-suite bathroom complete with a shower cubicle and all amenities including a hair dryer.
During the summer months (usually June-September), the farmhouse opens its relaxing swimming pool which is set amongst the olive groves and surrounded by breathtaking views. After a morning of exploring Matera or an afternoon of cooking with Marisa, you can cool off in the pool or simply lay back and enjoy the sunshine. We provide sunloungers, parasols and small tables for that all important glass of wine!