La Lucana offers a six night experience in Basilicata, Southern Italy during which the guests will enjoy local food, explore beautiful places, and discover an authentic side to Italian culture.
Greg is from Manchester, England. He is one of the architects of La Lucana and he is passionate about creating a unique experience that brings travelers close to the Lucana way of life. The first time he came to Matera he completely fell in love with the city and its people. The second time he came, he fell in love with Silvia, Marisa's daughter.
Marisa and Franco opened L'Assiolo 13 years ago. They both shared a passion for moving into the countryside and opening up their very own agriturismo and bed and breakfast. Marisa has a passion for Lucana cuisine, is a well known chef in these parts and is excited to share her incredible food with you.
Pietro, Franco and Marisa's son, is also an accomplished chef who shares his Mum's passion for Lucana food and home grown produce. Like Silvia, he's spent many years helping his parents make L'Assiolo what it is today and he's excited to welcome even more people to their stunning place in the years to come.
Silvia is one of the architects of La Lucana and she is passionate about creating a unique experience that brings travelers close to the Lucana way of life. Silvia has a degree in English language and interpreting as well as many years of experience in working alongside her parents at L'Assiolo.