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Go where the Quad takes you

Go where the Quad takes you

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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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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$86.67
per group
From
$86.67
per group

Ape Tour Matera - Panoramic tour in ape calessino

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
  • Free Cancellation
From
$30.96
From
$30.96

Bike rental

Bike rental

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You have a wide choice of models and sezes. Before leaving, briefing on on the bike functions. The agency offers 24h tecnical assistance.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$36.21
per group
From
$36.21
per group

Treasure hunt in the Sassi

Treasure hunt in the Sassi

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If you're looking for a different way to get to know the city or an original way of making a gift to someone or simply enjoying yourself, this is definetely the activity for you! During your hunt, you will have the opportunity to discover what are, in my opinion, the true gems of the city and at the same time have fun! On request it is possible to add small gifts or tickets supplied by you to the chest. Free for kids < 5!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$39.16
Price varies by group size
From
$39.16
Price varies by group size

Quad tour of the Lucanian Dolomites

Quad tour of the Lucanian Dolomites

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The Quad excursion allows you to explore the beautiful Lucanian Dolomites in a unique way, in contact with nature and breathtaking landscapes.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$108.64
per group
From
$108.64
per group

Grand Tour of the Stones in Electric Rickshaw

Grand Tour of the Stones in Electric Rickshaw

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The tour, lasting 2 hours, gives guests the opportunity to visit, in a fun and light-hearted way, the whole of the historic center and all the ancient district "Sassi" (Barisano and Caveoso) along the main streets, most important neighborhoods and historical churches (in conjunction with the opening hours) .Our guests will be provided at the departure of audio guides, which will accompany users to discover the old city. In this regard, we specify that the audio guide supports are in Italian and English. inside the tour, included in the ticket, there is a visit to a cave house, historic and characteristic dwelling of the time and a free tour of the Cathedral. Guided entrances to the Cathedral, cave churches and other paid places are excluded unless direct users in the desired structures. The group will be constantly supported, for any technical needs of the vehicles, by a leader who, at the head of the group, will indicate the right st road to go
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$30.18
From
$30.18

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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.18
From
$30.18

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
  • Free Cancellation
From
$354.89
From
$354.89

Murgia Park: Horse riding tour

Murgia Park: Horse riding tour

Have fun and relax with this special tour on one of the most beautiful landscapes in Italy. Marvel at one of the most beautiful views, take a walk on horseback among nature,choose your path according to your abilities
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$45.27
From
$45.27

Bike ride to the lake with kite workshop

Bike ride to the lake with kite workshop

This experience allows you to spend a day cycling, reaching the WWF Wildlife Oasis to enjoy an immersion in nature, a few kilometers from Matera. Before reaching the lake, we will stop at a farm along the way where, in addition to a visit to the stables and animals, we will be able to pick up a picnic basket made up of the company's genuine and organic products. We will then move to the lake to enjoy our picnic and have fun assembling a kite, which we will take with us as a souvenir of this beautiful day in nature. The return will be done with a minivan, which will take us back to the city.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$118.30
Price varies by group size
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$118.30
Price varies by group size

Pietrapertosa walking tour: memorable villages and landscapes near Matera

Pietrapertosa walking tour: memorable villages and landscapes near Matera

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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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$231.76
per group
From
$231.76
per group

Bike tour to the lake - for families

Bike tour to the lake - for families

Customers receive the bicycles in the agency where they will be briefed and given the route map. Near the agency clients can buy sandwiches and focaccia or soft drinks. Crossing the city, you reach a panoramic path that leads to the lake, crossing wheat fields and olive groves. The level of difficulty is easy, the average length is 18 km. The dam is also a WWF oasis, a true paradise a few kilometers from the city. At the end of the day, return by minivan.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$48.28
Price varies by group size
From
$48.28
Price varies by group size

Bike Tour to Lake Miglionico with Beer and Focaccia

Bike Tour to Lake Miglionico with Beer and Focaccia

Renting a bicycle is simple; finding nice paths is possible; already carrying the snack becomes more demanding ... We offer everything together! In addition, a professional guide who answers your questions and curiosities and who helps you with the bike, both mechanically and as an encouragement when the road goes up and the effort becomes true.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$48.28
From
$48.28
Taking safety measures

Matera Half Day Tour

Matera Half Day Tour

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Explore the 3 districts of Matera: Civita’ and the most fascinating part of the old town, named “Sassi”: Sassi Barisano and Caveoso.The stones of Matera is a real cultural landscape, capable of perpetuating from the most distant prehistoric past to the modern times.During the walking tour which lasts approx. 2 hours, our professional guides will show you the Sassi and take you to visite inside a cave house to see the tools, the furniture, the lifestyle of the people that lived in THE SASSI OF MATERA an experience that will take you back in time.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$156.92
Price varies by group size
From
$156.92
Price varies by group size

3-Day Bike Tour in Matera with Meals Included

3-Day Bike Tour in Matera with Meals Included

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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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$325.92
From
$325.92
Taking safety measures

Ape tour Matera - Guided tour in ape calessino

Ape tour Matera - Guided tour in ape calessino

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A tour of the three districts in the historic center of the Sassi with panoramic stops and curiosities about the recent history of the city of Matera: from national shame to a city known and appreciated worldwide. It will also be possible to visit a cave house and a rock church. The route lasts just over an hour and in this time visitors will be able to observe the Piano area, that is, the part close to the Sassi and get to know the historical places from another perspective. The Piano area is actually the first area built immediately after the Sassi at the turn of the Renaissance.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$45.87
From
$45.87
Taking safety measures

Matera Walks

Matera Walks

Matera is a beautiful town in the Italian region of Basilicata. If travelling in southern Italy, you cannot miss a stop to this gem! Matera has gained international fame for its ancient town, the "Sassi di Matera". The Sassi originated in a prehistoric troglodyte settlement, and these dwellings are thought to be among the first ever human settlements in what is now Italy. The Sassi are habitations dug into the calcareous rock itself, which is characteristic of Basilicata and Apulia. Take a stop at the Cathedral of Matera and at Palazzo Lanfranchi, to historical buildings of Matera.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$177.44
Price varies by group size
From
$177.44
Price varies by group size

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