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Discover Matera, the ancient city - Tour in Italian or English tour

Discover Matera, the ancient city - Tour in Italian or English tour

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Matera is home to the Sassi cave churches and dwellings that make up one of the oldest cities in the world. Join your guide for an in-depth tour of the Sasso Caveoso and Sasso Barisano districts to learn about their unique history and evolution. Discover rupestrian structures, stroll the steep and narrow lanes, and gain a deeper understanding of how this town, once called the “Shame of Italy”, is now a UNESCO-listed treasure.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.12
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$27.12

Guided Tour of Matera Sassi

Guided Tour of Matera Sassi

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The UNESCO-listed Sassi di Matera is both captivating and mysterious. With this guided tour, take a deep dive into the history of this unique rupestrian city, named a 2019 European Capital of Culture. Explore its hidden dwellings and churches carved directly into the cliff, the setting for a number of films, including Ben Hur. Cap off the tour with a tasting of local specialties from Matera.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$16.27
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$16.27
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Private walking tour in Matera

Private walking tour in Matera

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Private tour with a multilingual tour guide that will lead just you discovering the city and its history.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.95
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$75.95
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Walking Tour

Walking Tour

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Covid measures: Each participant will have a receiving radio guide (with disposable earphone) that will allow them to hear the guide well, while maintaining the safety distance from it The modern city of Matera develops on a plateau while the two Sassi districts are vertically built inside a canyon, on the side of a gorge. On the other side there is the Murgia park with its caves, where you can take panoramic walks. The urban area of the Sassi has undergone so many transformation and stratification processes that its architecture is in fact fascinating. Along the tour there are many stops for historical, architectural and social study, observing those aspects that have determined, over the centuries, the changing socio-economic conditions of the territory with the progressive, slow and inexorable degradation and abandonment of the Sassi, until to be able to appreciate the limelight and the enhancement that the Sassi are experiencing today
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.83
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$27.83

Excursion of the Sassi of Matera of 3h Complete

Excursion of the Sassi of Matera of 3h Complete

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Make the most of your time in Matera and see the main tourist attractions in just a few hours with this guided tour. Stroll through the most historic districts of the city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, including Sasso Barisano and Sasso Caveoso, to learn about the unique evolution of this 'city of cave houses' over the millennia. Explore cave churches and dwellings, admire Baroque and Romanesque architecture, and views of the urban landscape and surrounding countryside.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.40
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$43.40

Guided tour of the Sassi of Matera

Guided tour of the Sassi of Matera

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The Sassi di Matera are one of the most fascinating sights in southern Italy, but these ancient cave dwellings can be difficult to interpret on your own. With this guided tour, see the most interesting cave homes and rupestrian churches in the cliffside town in just hours and enjoy insights into their history and significance from your guide. Stroll through the most picturesque squares in the historic center to snap photos.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$17.36
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$17.36

Guided Tour of Parco Murgia

Guided Tour of Parco Murgia

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On this in-depth guided tour of Parca della Murgia, you’ll get an insider’s introduction to the stunning, underground Rupestrian churches that Matera is famous for. Get a peek at 150 rock churches, including fresco-filled San Falcion and 17th-century Madonna delle Tre Porte. Tours include admission fees to the park and a guided excursion.
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  • 2 to 30 minutes
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$27.12
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$27.12
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Walking Tour Matera

Walking Tour Matera

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You will visit Matera with a local tour guide that knows the city and will lead you to discover it as only an inhabitant can do.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$27.12
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$27.12
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Crypt of Original Sin tour with transfer

Crypt of Original Sin tour with transfer

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Located in a cave deep in the Mugia plateau outside Matera, this captivating rupestrian church known as the “Sistine Chapel of the south” is not easy to reach by car or bus. With this tour, explore one of the most important cultural sites in Basilicata with a convenient transfer and admire its ancient frescoes with the insight of a guide.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$38.95
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$38.95
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Long Private Panoramic Tour with Ape Calessino in Matera

Long Private Panoramic Tour with Ape Calessino in Matera

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Private panoramic tour of the historic districts of the city, aboard the historic Ape Calessino Piaggio. You will not share the tour with other guests.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.40
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$43.40

Matera Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Matera Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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With our walking tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.40
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$43.40
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Matera 2 hours walking tour

Matera 2 hours walking tour

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Discover the old mountainside city of Matera on a 2-hour private walking tour. Visit the city’s key landmarks like Palazzo Lanfranchi, the church of San Pietro Caveoso, the Sasso Caveoso, and visit a typical cave house from the region. Learn about the history of this centuries-old city from your informative guide and even walk the streets where Mel Gibson filmed scenes from ‘The Passion of the Christ.’
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$149.18
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$149.18
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Scopri i Sassi di Matera

Scopri i Sassi di Matera

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This is a tailor-made tour. People can decide to stop wherever they like. They will have time to explore the Old Town and its history and enjoy wonderful landscape.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.95
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$75.95
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Private guide Castelmezzano, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy

Private guide Castelmezzano, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy

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Castelmezzano, surrounded by a rocky landscape, has preserved the original medieval urban layout with houses built on the rock according to the ancient form of terracing, with the roofs in stone slabs. The walking tour will take you to the discovery of the historical center. It will be discovered how Castelmezzano at the time of the Crusades was an important stop for the knights who went to the Holy Land. Here you will also visit the Mother Church of Santa Maria (called dell'Olmo) made of local stone with inside a wooden statue of the Madonna with Child and a wooden baroque altar. The tour will continue in the village among the palaces built by noble families such as the great ducal palace of De Lerma, the last lords of Castelmezzano. The tour will end with a visit to the ruins of the Norman-Swabian castle and the narrow and very steep Norman staircase, the staircase was dug into the rock to lead the soldiers to a high place to watch over the fortress
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$222.42
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$222.42
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Matera Sassi - European Capital of Culture 2019

Matera Sassi - European Capital of Culture 2019

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Get more out of your visit to Sassi di Matera with a guide to show you the best ways around the area. Along with leading you through the region, your guide will also tell you interesting historical and cultural facts as you go. Plus, see tops attractions such as Sasso Caveoso and Sasso Barisano. 
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$168.17
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$168.17
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Discover the Wonderful Matera Sassi with Local Guide

Discover the Wonderful Matera Sassi with Local Guide

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Join this fascinating 2-hour private tour of the Matera Sassi. Meet your expert guide in Piazzetta Pascoli, a viewpoint with a breathtaking panorama over the stones of Matera. Make your way down narrow stairways into the heart of Sasso Caveoso, one of the two Civita' districts, towards the baroque style church, San Pietro Caveoso. Venture inside a rupestrian church (carved into the rock), visit Santa Maria di Idris, set into a large, limestone rock and the ancient monastery, Santa Lucia alle Malve that has remarkable 1000 year old frescoes. Head up a stairway to see a cave house and get an understanding how people once lived. In the Sasso Barisano district you can admire the churches of Saint Francis of Assisi, Saint Clare and the stunning Romanesque Cathedral. Marvel at this UNESCO World Heritage site and chosen location for numerous Hollywood movies. Together with your guide you'll discover the magic, history, architecture and stories of the exquisite Matera.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.31
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$42.31
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Miglionico tour: Castle and Polyptych will surprise you

Miglionico tour: Castle and Polyptych will surprise you

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Miglionico is located on a hill near Matera between the Bradano and Basento rivers and is famous for the majestic Malconsiglio castle, known for the historic conspiracy of the Barons (1485) against King Ferdinando I of Naples. Flanked by square and circular circular towers, placed at the top of the building. On the upper floor, there are the Malconsiglio hall, where the conspiracy was held, and the Star or Spirits room with a star-shaped ceiling and caskets where the most precious treasures and documents were kept. After the visit of the castle the tour continues towards the mother church of Santa Maria Maggiore which preserves precious works such as the splendid Polyptych (1499) oil on panel of the Venetian master Cima da Conegliano, composed of eighteen panels arranged in four orders, with a central beautiful Virgin on the Throne with Child and St. John the Baptist, the Crucifix by Father Umile Da Petralia Soprana (1629) and the great baroque organ.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$195.29
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$195.29
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Guided tour “Love stories of Matera”

Guided tour “Love stories of Matera”

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. Why have Sassi been described by Fodor's as "one of the most unique landscapes in Europe? You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. What movies were filmed here? What’s so unique about local culture and history in this area? This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
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$522.95
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$522.95
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Walking Tour Of Giovinazzo With An Expert Guide, At The End Of The Tour Tasting

Walking Tour Of Giovinazzo With An Expert Guide, At The End Of The Tour Tasting

Giovinazzo is a suggestive peculiar city, with a unique and characteristique apulian old town and it ha salso a beautiful turistic port with a lively night life and amazing public beaches and clubs. According to the legend “Jovis Natio” was founded from the legendary heroe Perseus, Jupiter’s son. Giovinazzo honours these origins standing out among the jewels of the adriatic coast. We suggest you a guided tour which will give you an overview of the city: from the oldest little street of the old town, to the important cultural and historical heritage of the noble palaces and the Magnificent Cathedral. The old town has different point of interest: the old “Arco Traiano”, wanted by the famous Emperor with surrounding walls to protect the city; the “Torrione Aragonese” (know as “U Tammurre” – “The Drum” in local dialect), because of its shape.
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  • 2 hours
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$34.78
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$34.78

Walking Tour in Matera with Tasting of Local Products

Walking Tour in Matera with Tasting of Local Products

A journey through nature, history and flavours, to discover the wonders of the city of Matera and the unspoilt nature of the Murgia Materana park.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.82
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$48.82

Magic Christmas tour in Matera

Magic Christmas tour in Matera

The exclusive tour only in the Christmas period! This special time brings magic in Matera. Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most beautifully decorated places in Matera. You will feel spellbound with the charming atmosphere, which you can feel only this time of the year! What is the story of the Christmas tree? Who was the first to decorate it in the world? What magical things can happen during the Christmas period? Have you heard about Christmas spells? You will hear miraculous Christmas legends about Matera. You will visit unique and full of Christmas spirit flea markets. What makes it so popular? What local products must taste at Christmas? Fill your heart with the joy and experience magic of Matera.
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  • 2 hours
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$685.70
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$685.70
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