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Discovering Matera

Discovering Matera

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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$29.74
From
$29.74
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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* A traveler said: "We had a wonderful trip with Dominique. He showed us interesting parts of Matera, telling about the history and customs. Made our visit complete. Nice guy, relaxed and friendly."


Guided Tour of Matera Sassi

Guided Tour of Matera Sassi

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423
  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$17.85
Price varies by group size
From
$17.85
Price varies by group size
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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* A traveler said: "Great visit, Giuseppe was amazing! He describes everything like he was back in 900. The old house inside the rock was stunning!"


Private walking tour in Matera

Private walking tour in Matera

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3
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$47.59
Price varies by group size
From
$47.59
Price varies by group size
Private tour with a multilingual tour guide that will lead just you discovering the city and its history.
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Grand Tour of the Stones in Electric Rickshaw

Grand Tour of the Stones in Electric Rickshaw

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13
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.52
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$30.52
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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Go where the Quad takes you

Go where the Quad takes you

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.43
per group
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$85.43
per group
The appointment is fixed in our base camp which, besides being a meeting point for the party, is also important for a safe excursion. We will explain the main rules of an activity in quad with basic, fast and not boring indications that will help you live the experience with more serenity. Our guide, who will accompany you in the wild territories of the Dolomiti Lucane, will explain the operation of the quad and give you practical tips for safe driving before starting the engines. Once this first informative phase is over, you will be able to spend moments without worries and be involved in uncontaminated territories, spectacular spiers, winding paths and lanes and locations with a strong adrenaline rush.
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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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  • 3 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.64
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$41.64
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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Guided Tour of Parco Murgia

Guided Tour of Parco Murgia

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45
  • 2 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.74
Price varies by group size
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$29.74
Price varies by group size
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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Ape Tour Matera - Panoramic tour in ape calessino

Ape Tour Matera - Panoramic tour in ape calessino

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  • 40 to 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.52
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$30.52
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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* A traveler said: "Vito was a wonderful guide. Very knowledgeable and helpful when giving details we never read in our guide books"


Guided tour of the Sassi of Matera

Guided tour of the Sassi of Matera

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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$17.85
From
$17.85
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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Secret Matera Sassi (Private Tour)

Secret Matera Sassi (Private Tour)

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19
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$178.47
per group
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$178.47
per group
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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* A traveler said: "We had a fantastic time in Matera and Giorgio was by far the best tour guide we have ever had. He was very knowledgable and answered all of our questions and knew all of the good places to go for the best views and experience. More importantly, he was just a nice guy who we enjoyed hanging out with."


Sassi and Murgia walk by electric bike

Sassi and Murgia walk by electric bike

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12
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.52
From
$30.52
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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* A traveler said: "Agostina lead us to phantastic places through the Sassi and in the Murgia area which we would never have found otherwise. Her explanations in good English were very interesting."


Matera balloon flight for small groups

Matera balloon flight for small groups

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10
  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$296.26
From
$296.26
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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Private Panoramic Tour with Piaggio Ape Calessino in Matera

Private Panoramic Tour with Piaggio Ape Calessino in Matera

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10
  • 45 to 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$32.12
From
$32.12
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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* A traveler said: "Great tour, friendly and knowledgeable driver. The tour was about an hour and in that time we saw alot of the town. There were a couple of photo stops enroute. It was a fun way to see Matera."


Discover Matera Walking Tour

Discover Matera Walking Tour

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9
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$117.79
From
$117.79
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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* A traveler said: "We had an excellent guide who gave us a full history of the Sasso caves. She was able to answer all of our questions and focused on the highlights of the area."


Places of Matera, the city of

Places of Matera, the city of "Sassi"

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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$47.59
Price varies by group size
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$47.59
Price varies by group size
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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* A traveler said: "The guide Ricardo was very knowledgeable, and very good. I have learned a lot about the history of Matera, thanks to the guide of Ricardo"


3 Day Bike Tour from Matera with Meals Included

3 Day Bike Tour from Matera with Meals Included

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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$356.94
From
$356.94
A tiring and epic cycling; an uncontaminated region; a way of traveling that reduces everything to the essential and at the same time leads you to appreciate the little things and the encounters with the locals; Matera, Pietrapertosa, Craco, the San Giuliano reserve, the Gallipoli Cognato park, the badlands; the heart and eyes will be full of beauty at the end of a tiring and hard experience, but therefore regenerating
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Walking Tour Matera

Walking Tour Matera

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$29.74
Price varies by group size
From
$29.74
Price varies by group size
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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* A traveler said: "Angela was fantastic. Her English is very good and she knows her stuff. She gave us a great tour and made good suggestions for things to do on our own."


Crypt of Original Sin tour with transfer
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Crypt of Original Sin tour with transfer

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4
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$42.71
Price varies by group size
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$42.71
Price varies by group size
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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Matera Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Matera Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.91
Price varies by group size
From
$38.91
Price varies by group size
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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Matera 2 hours walking tour

Matera 2 hours walking tour

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3
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$163.60
Price varies by group size
From
$163.60
Price varies by group size
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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Long Private Panoramic Tour with Ape Calessino in Matera

Long Private Panoramic Tour with Ape Calessino in Matera

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4
  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$47.59
From
$47.59
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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* A traveler said: "Perfect tour, makes so much easier to visit the area in particular if the sun is very strong during the day and you don't want to walk long distances under the sun. The guide was clear and friendly, the explanation interesting and detailed."


Pietrapertosa walking tour: memorable villages and landscapes near Matera

Pietrapertosa walking tour: memorable villages and landscapes near Matera

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3
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$228.44
per group
From
$228.44
per group
Pietrapertosa is a small mountain village in Basilicata at 1088 meters above sea level. It is located inside the Park of Gallipoli Cognato and the Little Lucanian Dolomites and is surrounded by fantastically shaped sandstones. Pietrapertosa Saracen fortress acquired importance with the Normans. The guided tour will take you to know the area of Arabata, the oldest and most striking of Pietrapertosa. In the walking path in the historic center. The tour continues by visiting the solar clock, the sundial of Pietrapertosa and the many staircases: alleys carved into the rock. The guided tour ends with a visit to the magnificent Norman-Swabian castle, formerly Saracen fortress, dominating from the top of the rocks. As an alternative to the classic historical-archaeological itinerary, one can choose to undertake the "Path of the seven stones", a naturalistic-trekking path that connects the municipalities of Pietrapertosa and Castelmezzano to be covered in about ninety minutes
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Bike rental

Bike rental

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2
  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$47.59
per group
From
$47.59
per group
You have a wide choice of models and sizes. Before leaving, briefing on on the bike functions. The agency offers 24h tecnical assistance.
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Matera Alberobello and Polignano tour

Matera Alberobello and Polignano tour

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2
  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$475.92
per group
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$475.92
per group
Professionalism, safety and comfort. A highly specialized staff will make your ride unique and special. The staff will be able to give you tips and suggestions on how to best visit the cities and where to stop for a small snack or lunch / dinner with a breathtaking view.
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