Product ID: 163887

Sassi of Matera Private Tour with a Local Guide

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Explore the fascinating and unique city of Sassi (in English, stones): and marvel at the labyrinth of caves, rock-hewn churches, underground tanks, noble palaces and much more that you'll have the chance to visit with your private guide.
About this activity
Duration 2.5 hours
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English, French, German, Italian
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover a real hidden gem of Italy and of the entire world
  • Get to know the story and the legends behind this picturesque and truly unique city
  • Visit the most famous Sassi in a real open-air museum
  • Explore the places where some famous movies were made
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On this 2.5-hour private walking tour, you'll discover the most important part of the Sassi of Matera, the famous rocks that strongly characterize this town. You'll see Sasso Caveoso, Piano area, Sasso Barisano, then visit the cellars, the natural caves, the cisterns, the baroque Romanesque churches and the Rupestrian churches.

Follow the steps of your expert guide through the places where some famous movies were made. For instance, you'll see the locations of Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ and many more besides. Did you know that the City of Stones is considered one of the oldest in the world? Matera is an authentic open-air museum. A city that lies on a rocky ridge, divided into the Sasso Caveoso and Sasso Barisano. An unmissable sightseeing experience.
Includes
  • Private tour
  • Expert local guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food & drinks
  • Entrance tickets to museums/attractions/churches (in case you decide to visit the interiors of some of them)

When you get there

Meeting point

Piazza Vittorio Veneto, Matera, Italy Meet your guide in front of the newsstand in Piazza Vittorio Veneto

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Know before you go
• Please note that this tour does not include any entrance ticket – in case you want to visit any particular site you'll have to buy the ticket on the spot

From US$ 288.38 Per group up to 20