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  • Matera: 2-Hour Guided Tour of Sassi

    1. Matera: 2-Hour Guided Tour of Sassi

    Your tour will begin at the meeting point in Via Alessandro Volta. From here, your expert guide will lead you to the Church of San Francesco, situated in the historic center of the city. Next, you’ll continue along a panoramic road comprised of narrow streets and winding alleys. After arriving at the Rupestre Church of Sant'Antonio Abate, you’ll find a pleasant surprise waiting inside: a classic example of the traditional culture of this remarkable city.

    Afterwards, you’ll move on to visit a typical Matera cave-house before continuing along Via Madonna delle Virtù and Porta Pistoia "Pert P’stèl" to conclude your cultural adventure.

    interessante spiegazione della storia e delle caratteristiche di Matera, guida preparata, simpatica e disponibile. Nel complesso piu di 2 ore di giro davvero interessantissimo! unica pecca, in periodo di covid, forse il gruppo era un po numeroso e non sempre si è potuto rispettare il distanziamento

  • Matera: Sassi di Matera Guided Tour

    2. Matera: Sassi di Matera Guided Tour

    Meet your guide at Piazza Vittorio Veneto in Matera. From here, your expert guide will introduce you to the districts of Sassi. From the square, head to the heart of the historical center, where you will find the wonderful Apulian-Romanesque Church of San Giovanni Battista. Continue with a visit to Casa Cava, a hypogeum used in ancient times as a quarry, today turned into a convention center, thanks to outstanding restoration work. Stop at Sasso Barisano, to visit the rock church of Sant'Antonio Abate where you’ll find a pleasant surprise waiting inside, a classic example of the traditional culture of this remarkable city.  Move on to Sasso Caveoso to visit a typical Matera cave-house before continuing along Via Madonna delle Virtù and Porta Pistoia. Make a short stop at Piazza San Pietro Caveoso and stroll down one of the main streets of Sassi, Via Bruno Buozzi, to reach the second ro...

    Angela was a wonderful guide, and we were so happy to be her first group after the region turned yellow. She met us early at the station after I told her about our travel plans. We had a lovely several hours and got so much information from her about the history of Matera. It came with entrance to one of the cave dwellings. I would recommend this tour.

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What people are saying about Sassi di Matera

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Tour that I recommend to everyone, Matera deserves a guide to better understand what you can admire, and having it in the place as it was with Adriano who lives with his family in a stone was truly a pleasure. Adriano transmitted with emotion and great pride that I share how Matera was and how it is today, which were the passages in the history of a territory so important for the center of the Mediterranean where it is located. Thanks again Adriano and your proposal which deserves to be lived.

I had never been to Matera but today I was able to enjoy its beauties thanks to an organized walking tour.All wonderful and a big Thanks to our guide Antonia who was wonderful to explain all its beauties. also thanks to the tour operators who brilliantly resolved my booking error

Mario was passionate, enthusiastic and very informative about Matera and it's fascinating history. Mario maintained a good pace with welcome rest bites along the way. We encourage others visiting Matera to do this tour early on so you have the local knowledge.

Simply unique

Favor city .... it really seems to be part of a crib, however knowing the history of Matera it is no wonder that in such a short time as a shame city of Italy today it has become the capital of culture. Sometimes miracles happen.

Fantastic walk

Beautiful itinerary among the stones at sunset. The guide was fantastic with historical stories but also anecdotes from everyday life. It made us live a unique experience