Jazzo Kitten / Farm Radogna
S.. 7 Former Appia Km 583
Contrada Murgia Timone – Matera
A 5 minutes from Matera, is reached from the SS. 7 to Taranto until km 583 and following the directions “Visitor Center – Environmental Education Center”
The Environmental Education Center has a bus Transfer from Park City Matera (by appointment)


N 40° 40′ 333″ E 16° 37′ 727″


N 40° 40’ 15” E 16° 37’ 54”

See Google map

Hours of operation

From November to March
9.30 – 16.30

From April to October
9.30 – 18.30
By appointment outside opening hours

Materacea Ltd.
Piazza Michele Bianco, 36 – Matera

From Matera City Centre, as you reach the CEA?
DRIVE: We must get away from Matera and follow directions to Taranto/Laterza. At km 583 the SS7 's right our turnoff marked "RV" and "Area Visitor Center/Center for environmental education".
Attention our fork isn't what leads to the Church of Madonna delle Vergini, but the next one.
WALK FROM MATERA: descending from Piazza Porta Gun, He wades the River from the bridge and up the path that leads to the Belvedere of Murgia Timone. To get to it follows then Jazzo Kittens left the panoramic road of Murgia Timone
IN SHUTTLE BUS: is only available if you book tours and part 15 minutes before the start time of ’ visit scheduled.

From outside Matera as you reach the CEA?
FROM TARANTO/LATERZA: on the S.S. 7 km 583 crossing to the left signposted "equipped camper Area" and "visitor centre"
FROM BARI ALTAMURA: by SS. 99 near Matera follow directions to Taranto. Proseguendo sulla S.S.7 al km 583 right turn signposted "Area equipped camper" and "Visitor Center"
BY POWER: from the S.S. 7 near Matera follow directions to Taranto. Continuing until miles 583 (right turn signposted "Area equipped camper" and "Visitor Center")
DA METAPONTO: from the S.S. 7 near Matera follow directions to Taranto. Continuing until miles 583 (right turn signposted "Area equipped camper" and "Visitor Center")


And’ served by narrow-gauge railways F.A.L.(Railways Actions Regarding Lucane) linking it to Bari (60 km) in times ranging from 60 to 90 minutes. For schedules of these trains can also call 0835 332861 or visit the Web Site:

If arriving from Sicily, from Calabria or Puglia Southern, the best solution is to arrive at the station Metaponto, far from the city 40 Km. Once here, you can reach Matera SITA.
And’ best to check timetables before leaving. You can consult the Web Site:, or call 0835 332862.

If arriving from the Tyrrhenian coast, you arrive at the station Ferrandina Scalo, far 30 km. Once here, you can get a bus to Matera FAL. Again it is best to check first on the schedule to the number 0835 332861, or at the website

If you come from the Adriatic coast, you get off at Central station in Bari (60 Km), then exit the station in Piazza Aldo Moro, on the left and enter the palace of the FAL. You buy a ticket of about 3,5 euro will bring to the matter in a time ranging from 60 to 90 minutes. The last bus is at 21 about. Again it is best to check first on the schedule to the number 0835 332861, or at the website

If you come from or around Maratea, is very difficult to reach Matera.
One solution would be to take a bus to power here and then another for Matera.

The bus link Marino Matera Milan, Ancon, Bologna, Chianciano, Fiuggi, Naples, Novara, Parma, Reggio Emilia, Sassuolo and Urbino, as well as several foreign cities. For information consult the Web Site: call 080 3112335

The Smooth and Marozzi bus linking the city to Rome, Florence, Pisa and Siena. There are usually two trips a day and night. Rome for the duration is approximately seven hours. For more information visit the Web Sites:

From the Tyrrhenian coast:
Join the Salerno – Reggio Calabria. Follow the signs to Power. Then follow the SS Metaponto 407 “Basentana” Matera until signs near Ferrandina Scalo.

From the Adriatic coast:
Take the Bologna-Taranto motorway exit Bari Nord. Follow signs Altamura-Matera, ie SS 96 and then SS 99.

From Calabria and Sicily:
Motorway Salerno-Reggio Calabria. Exit at Sybaris and the SS 106 Jonica Taranto. Exit at Matera, near Metaponto.

From Salento:
Provides the easiest way to overcome Taranto, and the SS 106 Jonica exit Matera near Metaponto.

The nearest airport is Bari Palese, is just 50 Km.

Bari is well connected with major Italian cities such as Milan, Rome, Verona, Torino, Venice, Trapani, Bergamo, Bologna also to international destinations such as London (Stanstead e Gatwick), Paris, Barcelona, Brussels, Cologne, Bucharest, Tirana, Stuttgart, Monaco, Timisoara.

The companies are interested in other Alitalia, British Airways, Lufthansa, Volareweb, Ryan Air, Hapag Lloyd, AirOne, Club Air.

Schedules and flights are available at Web Site:
Phone: 080 5835200

If you take a rental car or are they still provided, you should follow the signs for Modugno, and then for Altamura (SS 96) or Matera.

If you're without a car you can take a shuttle bus that carries the line Bari Palese-Matera. Click here for timetables

Getting around
The Environmental Education Center offers a shuttle bus for transfer to the Park (by appointment)
Public transport is managed by MICCOLIS, with hours and services are available at Web Site:

TAXI service can be requested by calling:
Via XX Settembre 0835 333472
Piazza Matteotti 0835 334348