Travelers are voting Sassi di Matera as the best cave near Matera. There are 1 cave near Trani a city just 81 km from Matera and 2 caves near Foggia which is 160 km distant. The most popular of these are Castellana Caves near Trani and Paglicci Cave in Foggia. You can find 1 cave in Basilicata and 17 caves in the country of Italy. Sassi di Matera is the top pick in Italy. Want more? Check out our map of caves near Matera.