Matera
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  • Matera: Guided Olive Mill Tour and Olive Oil Tasting

    1. Matera: Guided Olive Mill Tour and Olive Oil Tasting

    Embark on an olive oil factory tour and learn all about the elaboration and production of this liquid golden juice directly from the family workers themselves. The tour consists of three parts: an excursion inside the fields, a visit to the olive oil mill, and a tasting. Begin the tour with an excursion inside the fields where you'll get a brief introduction about the award-winning product by this family company. Your tour guide will illustrate the various stages of cultivation and, depending on the period, you can watch the activities carried out on-site, such as tree pruning or olive picking. In the second part, the tour continues through an olive oil mill with plenty of details of the machinery involved in the extraction process and the different steps for oil extraction. Visit the packaging lab and learn how the extra-virgin oil is preserved and bottled. After learning the secrets...

  • From Matera: Alberobello & Polignano Private Day Trip

    2. From Matera: Alberobello & Polignano Private Day Trip

    Experience a full-day private tour to some of the major attractions in Italy's Puglia region - perfect for those who travel without a car, small groups, families, and couples. A guide will accompany you in the visit of all the destinations of the trip telling about you the history, the origins, local traditions, and some curiosities. Meet your driver in the center of Matera, from where you will set off towards Alberobello, a town famous for its Trulli - traditional Apulian dry stone huts built with a conical roof. Admire the rural stone architecture and iconic conical roofs that are still inhabited today by the local people. Enjoy a walking tour through 2 historic districts, admiring these curious houses up close with the opportunity to enter inside one during a short visit.  Afterward, continue in the direction of Monopoli, a pretty seaside town on the sea which is still little known ...

  • From Alberobello: Private Day Trip to Matera and Altamura

    3. From Alberobello: Private Day Trip to Matera and Altamura

    Perfect for travelers visiting Puglia without a car, this private guided tour takes you to the main attractions in the comfort of an air-conditioned minivan. Learn about the history and culture of the region as well as fun anecdotes and stories.   Meet the driver in the center of Alberobello and travel to Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most fascinating cities in southern Italy. Walk among the Sassi (ancient cliff dwellings), which originated from a prehistoric troglodyte settlement, believed to be among the first human settlements in Italy. Explore the old village and ancient rupestrian churches. Next, head to the elegant medieval city of Altamura. Visit the only Cathedral built by the Emperor Federico II of Swabian and walk in the historic center admiring the characteristic alleys, old palaces, squares, and an old oven where the typical Almura bread is ba...

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What people are saying about Matera

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based on 2 reviews

Nice visit among the olive trees and in the oil mill organized to guarantee the quality of the product and the recycling of processing waste. Cosimo's father is an excellent guide