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#VicinatoInFesta

“Vicinato in Festa” is born from the desire of Sant’Angelo Luxury Resort, to create an event where guests can breathe the love of our city and its traditions, where they can live the emotions of the food observing our grandmothers knead the fresh pasta, and where they can feel the warm aromas of Aglianico Wine, full of history and strength.

“Vicinato in Festa” is a Family meeting, a party between friends and good neighbors, as was once used, and it’s with this spirit that those who participate will be welcomed.

Between folk music and master artisans, our traditional food will be prepared in sight to explain to those present friends the perfumes that go beyond the recipe … because they are History!

The word Experience is what “Vicinato in Festa” wants to offer, a journey of four evenings to learn through ancient tastes and knowledge, the wonders of the place that hosts them.


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2nd July – Fireworks on terrace

On July 2, the secular celebration of “Madonna della Bruna”, protector of the city of Matera, begins at 4:30 with the procession of “shepherds” during which the ancient neighborhoods awaken at the early dawn lights to greet the Picture of the Virgin, whose passage is announced by pyrotechnic shots. Meanwhile, the knights, escorting the processional chariot, gather in the streets and “neighborhoods”.

As the tradition asks, on the morning of July 2, the statue of “Madonna della Bruna”is brought to the church of Piccianello and then taken into procession on the triumphal chariot along the main roads crowded with people, until arriving in the evening in the Cathedral square where the “three laps” are taken, symbol of the grip of the city by the Virgin.

The statue, accompanied by the Archbishopric Curia, will be deposited in the Cathedral.

The chariot is surrounded by knights with horses decorated with flowers and velvet, the charioteer raises the mules to the to return to the crowd the symbol of the feast. With the same secular ritual the chariot is attacked and destroyed by the crowds of thousands people.

The party ends late in the evening with a race of fireworks that create a unique scenario on the ancient Sassi area, considered by Unesco, a world heritage of humanity.

 

To attend the pyrotechnic event from 8 pm on the terrace of Ristorante Regia Corte, there will be a buffet dinner at the price of 30 € (wines and drinks not included).

From the 23 pm, with the closing of the buffet, you can wait for the beginning of the show.

 

Tables available only upon advance booking.


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Weekend on a sailing boat

Do you feel that the time has come to disconnect, even just for a weekend? Do you want to escape from the city towards the sea and enjoy an inebriating wellness experience by taking part in your first sailing maneuvers?
Our sailboat weekends are ideal for rejuvenating yourself from the toils of the week, alternating moments of sailing and moments of pure relaxation.
A fun way to experience a different kind of experience and learn the basics of sailing with the help of our skippers and sailing instructors!


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SANT’ANGELO MAKES MATERA FLY

Arriva in Matera has never been easier.

From today it’s possible to reach Matera with an easy, comfortable and fast service, thanks to the partnership between Sant’Angelo Luxury Resort, the helicopter operator Alidaunia and the LIFE agency (Luxury Italian Flying & Experiences) connecting in a few minutes of flight the Capital of Culture with the main airports (Bari, Naples and Rome) and the major places of artistic and cultural interest such as Capri, the Amalfi Coast, Pompeii and the fantastic beaches of Salento and Gargano.

What could be more breathtaking than flying over Matera?

Now the Capital of Culture has a new point of view.


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Matera Smart Pass – Visiting Matera

What’s more convenient than a card that allow you to visit some of the best place in
town?
Easy to purchase, advantageous and simple, the touristic card of Matera is already
launched: “Matera Smart Pass”, only one ticket designed for those who want to visit
the city without losing any characteristic attractions.
Matera Smart Pass costs only 29 euro instead of 36 euro – total amount of attractions’
individual tickets that have joined the project – with this ticket you can take
advantage of many benefits, special services, visit museums and more.
With Matera Smart Pass you will live a really deep experience in the history of the
city, understanding residential settlement of Murgia and Rione Sassi, plunging
yourself in the most beautiful artworks of painters and sculptors who have
appreciated Matera and its people.

Ticket:
– purchase it online, visiting the website www.materasmartpass.com
– It’s nominative, indicate your personal data
– Valid for 3 days, you must specify the activation day
Once you have made your purchase you will receive by email a PDF with a QR Code
identifying your pass (or with more than one QR Code, if you have purchased more
than one).
By showing the QR Code at the ticket office of each of the attractions you will have
access to the service
Are you looking for a culture city with amazing events? Would you like to experience
a great spring, giving you an unforgettable holiday?
Contact us and book now your room: we will give you all the information to better
visit the city with Matera Smart Pass.


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“Absolutely incredible experience, our stay at Sant'Angelo will be something we remember for a lifetime.”
Wyatt, USA (Booking)

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