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Discovery Matera - English tour

Discovery Matera - English tour

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Following the COVID-19 pandemic, this tour will be carried out with radio transmitter and receiver for each participant, in order to comply with the contact rules. An immersive experience to discover all that makes Matera unique by discovering motherhood and trying to enter, even in the philosophy of life of this strange and unique city. Together with me, Renato, or one of my collaborators such as Sara, Gaetano and Domenico, all licensed guides with a visceral passion and love for the city. The city of Matera, with its ancient neighborhoods, the Sassi, is considered among the oldest in the world. An authentic open-air museum that describes man's life from the Stone Age to the present day with spectacular continuity. Not really touristic tour, step by step you will discover the history of the city, the tales and the vicissitudes of those who lived in the Sassi as well as art, architecture. a 360 ° analysis of Matera "Shame of Italy" and "World Heritage Site".
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$29,51
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US$29,51

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
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$17,70
Price varies by group size
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US$17,70
Price varies by group size

Matera balloon flight for small groups

Matera balloon flight for small groups

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Enjoy stunning aerial views of UNESCO-listed Matera during this small-group hot air balloon ride. Soar above the iconic hilltop city on a safe and panoramic journey, admiring the distinctive architecture and cultural sights with rare, bird's eye views. Small-group flights are capped at only eight participants and include an Italian breakfast.
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  • 1 to 4 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$293,90
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US$293,90

Long Private Panoramic Tour with Ape Calessino in Matera
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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
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$47,21
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US$47,21

Secret Matera Sassi (Private Tour)

Secret Matera Sassi (Private Tour)

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We will visit a beautiful UNESCO site like the Sassi of Matera: SASSI represents an extraordinary urban ecosystem able to perpetuate the most distant prehistoric ways of the past to live in caves up to modernity. Known as "the Underground City", Matera is famous for being one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. On October 17, 2014, Matera was declared the European Capital of Culture for 2019.
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  • 3 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$177,05
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US$177,05
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Excursion of the Sassi of Matera of 3h Complete

Excursion of the Sassi of Matera of 3h Complete

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Discover the city of Matera in a journey through the city of the Piano with its Baroque churches, the Rione Civita where the cathedral in Apulian Romanesque style, and the two famous Sassi, Barisano and Caveoso districts, defined for their beauty and history a true cultural landscape.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$41,31
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US$41,31

Ape Tour Matera - Panoramic tour in ape calessino
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Ape Tour Matera - Panoramic tour in ape calessino

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A tour of the three neighborhoods in the historic center of the Sassi with panoramic stops and curiosities on the recent history of the city of Matera: from national shame to a city known and appreciated worldwide. The path lasts about an hour and in this time visitors will be able to observe the area of the Piano, that is the part behind the Sassi and learn about the historical places from another perspective. The area of the Piano is actually the first area built immediately after the Sassi at the turn of the Renaissance.
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  • 40 to 50 minutes
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$30,28
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US$30,28

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
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$47,21
Price varies by group size
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US$47,21
Price varies by group size

Small-group Street food tour in Matera

Small-group Street food tour in Matera

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Dive into Matera like a local foodie. Explore your Cesarina's most trusted artisanal food shops, tasting as you go. Visit a selection of small local shops, learn about the typical products of the city while tasting them. A delicious way to discover Matera and its gastronomy! • Street food tasting tour • Explore your Cesarina's most trusted artisanal food shops • Sample some of Matera typical street food staples • Do some sightseeing in Matera as you walk from tasting to tasting • Small-group tour with a maximum of 12 people for an authentic food experience Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
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  • 3 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$105,05
From
US$105,05

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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  • Free Cancellation
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US$29,51
Price varies by group size
From
US$29,51
Price varies by group size

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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  • Free Cancellation
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US$29,51
Price varies by group size
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US$29,51
Price varies by group size

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
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$17,70
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US$17,70

Grand Tour of the Stones in Electric Rickshaw

Grand Tour of the Stones in Electric Rickshaw

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Touring the cliffside Sassi di Matera on foot can be tiring. With this tuk-tuk tour, you’ll zip up the steep streets of the old town to take in the top sights in just hours. Delve into the Barisano and Caveoso districts to admire ancient cave dwellings and rupestrian churches and learn about their history via an audio guide. Navigate the warren of narrow lanes with a group leader to avoid getting lost.
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  • 2 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$30,28
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US$30,28

Sassi and Murgia walk by electric bike

Sassi and Murgia walk by electric bike

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The 2-hour tour gives guests the opportunity to stroll in contact with nature with an assisted pedal bike. Crossing, in a fun and carefree way, the ancient "Sassi" districts (Barisano and Caveoso), they will reach the Murgia Materana National Park. Our guests will be accompanied on the nature walk by a leader who, at the head of the group, will indicate the right way to go. Within the tour, included in the ticket, stop and visit of the suggestive Madonna della Palomba Sanctuary, stop in an ancient tuff quarry still active, arrival on the panoramic point of Murgia Timone and free stop of 15 minutes.
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  • 2 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$30,28
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US$30,28

Crypt of Original Sin tour with transfer
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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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US$42,37
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US$42,37
Price varies by group size

Dining experience at a local's home in Matera with show cooking

Dining experience at a local's home in Matera with show cooking

Immerse yourself in a private dining experience at a local's home, enjoy an exclusive show cooking and taste authentic Matera recipes treasured in family cookbooks passed down by real Italian Mammas. Feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as you connect with local people. Enjoy a 4-course menu including starter, pasta, main course with side dish, dessert with drinks included (water, selection of red and white wines from Basilicata cellars and coffee). This experience is held by Cesarine: Italy’s oldest network of 1000+ home cooks all over the country in more than 500 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$101,68
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US$101,68

Tour with transfer from Matera to Alberobello

Tour with transfer from Matera to Alberobello

This tour will allow you to depart from Matera comfortably by minivan with driver and visit Alberobello in half a day with a local guide. N.B. You can only book the transfer (so without a guide) if you wish to visit independently, purchasing the transfer only option, no guide
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  • 4 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$48,43
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US$48,43

Private Panoramic Tour with Piaggio Ape Calessino in Matera
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Private Panoramic Tour with Piaggio Ape Calessino in Matera

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Unique panoramic tour on board the historic Piaggio Ape Calessino, it will give you an indelible memory of the splendid Matera. Customizable for your every need.
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  • 45 to 50 minutes
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$31,87
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US$31,87

Places of Matera, the city of

Places of Matera, the city of "Sassi"

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The tour guide outside the Cathedral and walking tour, through culture, history, tales and legends, where in the bronze age, according the findings, a built up area was born to shape the first city.Secondly we will go to "Sasso Barisano" where we will find how life was spent in the past through old trades, customs, proofs and habits. Then we will cross the old town, coasting the "Civita", enjoying the view of the Park of Materana Murgia on the front side, so that we will head towards the rupestrian complex where you can see rupestrian churches and cave dwellings.
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  • 2 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$47,21
Price varies by group size
From
US$47,21
Price varies by group size

Matera Hot Air Balloon Tour

Matera Hot Air Balloon Tour

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.
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  • 2 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$347,01
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US$347,01

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
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$162,29
Price varies by group size
From
US$162,29
Price varies by group size

Discover Matera Walking Tour

Discover Matera Walking Tour

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Explore the lovely Sasso Caveoso district in the city of Matera on a 2-hour tour walking tour with a knowledgeable local guide. Visit one cave, one church and the historical center, hearing about the fascinating history and subterranean architecture of the city. See parts of the famous Sassi of Matera, ancient cave dwellings that are still in use today and have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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  • 2 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$116,85
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US$116,85

Sassi of Matera private tour with a local guide
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Sassi of Matera private tour with a local guide

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The beautiful Italian city of Matera is known for its incredible caves, and ancient stone settlements known as “Sassi”. Get the most out of your time in this spectacular city without the worry of getting lost by going on a guided tour. Enjoy having a private guide to escort you to palaces, caves, churches, and hidden spots you might not discover alone, with fascinating commentary along the way.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$147,54
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From
US$147,54
Price varies by group size

Matera by night private walking tour

Matera by night private walking tour

Private walking tour guided by a licensed tour guide that will lead you to discover Matera in the evening with the lighting that make the city as a living nativity.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$47,21
Price varies by group size
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US$47,21
Price varies by group size

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