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Matera Hot Air Balloon Tour

Basilicata, Italy
Matera Hot Air Balloon Tour

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English and 5 more
Good for avoiding crowds


The UNESCO-listed town of Matera and its surrounding countryside is one of the most fascinating corners of Italy, famous for its warren of rupestrian houses and churches dug directly into the cliffs. Take in this striking sight from a one-of-a-kind vantage point with this hot air balloon tour that floats above the historic town and nearby countryside, offering sweeping bird’s-eye views of the cave houses and churches.
  • A unique way to admire the famed “Sassi di Matera” cave dwellings
  • Choose an early morning or a sunset launch time to fit your schedule
  • On-board commentary to better appreciate the views below
  • Convenient transportation to and from the launch and landing sites
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Landing and facility fees
TripAdvisor Experiences brokerage fee
Live commentary on board
Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)

Departure Point

Meeting point: Hotel or B&B in Matera or neighbouring towns.

Departure Time

6:00 AM
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • A minimum of 4 people per booking is required
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Martulli Viaggi
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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