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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
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$30.99
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$30.99

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$181.25
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$181.25
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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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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.62
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$32.62
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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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$43.38
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$43.38
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.33
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$48.33
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.33
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$48.33
Price varies by group size
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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
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$86.76
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$86.76
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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
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$47.10
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$47.10
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$166.14
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$166.14
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.51
Price varies by group size
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$39.51
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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
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$232.00
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$232.00
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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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$217.50
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$217.50
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Sassi of Matera private tour with a local guide
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Sassi of Matera private tour with a local guide

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$151.04
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$151.04
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Matera Alberobello and Polignano tour

Matera Alberobello and Polignano tour

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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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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$483.32
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$483.32
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.33
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$48.33
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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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$247.70
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$247.70
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Exclusive Private Hot Air Balloon Flight in Matera with Breakfast

Exclusive Private Hot Air Balloon Flight in Matera with Breakfast

The experience of our team will lead you towards the discovery of the true and authentic soul made in the south, made up of food and wine excellence, typical crafts and sites of historical and cultural interest. Our company is a true airline, the only Italian company in southern Italy authorized to perform commercial flights with passengers, as it has a license issued by ENAC, the National Civil Aviation Authority and specific aeronautical insurance.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,448.76
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$1,448.76
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Tricarico walking tour: the Arab-Norman town

Tricarico walking tour: the Arab-Norman town

Tricarico is one of the most interesting medieval historical centers of Puglia. The guided tour starts from the fortified fortress of the eleventh century and from the Norman tower of cylindrical shape, 27 meters high. Continue towards the church of St. Clare and the Palazzo Ducale or "castle of the Prince of Bisignano", one of the most important buildings in Tricarico. For centuries it was the residence of the Sanseverino family and today houses the Archaeological Museum with important vases and coins found in the area. Afterwards we will visit the Arab neighborhoods of the Ràbata and Saracena and the Norman districts of Monte and Piano before arriving at the church of St. Maria del Carmine from whose convent you can enjoy a picturesque view of the Rabata and Saracena neighborhoods with the underlying Saracen gardens . The tour ends at the Cathedral of St. Maria Assunta of the century. XII
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$217.50
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$217.50
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$742.34
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$742.34
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Venosa tour guide: one of the most important roman places near Matera

Venosa tour guide: one of the most important roman places near Matera

Venosa was an important Roman city, its importance grew mainly thanks to the Via Appia and that allowed important trade. Nowadays Venosa is remembered also because here was born Horace Flacco, author of the famous "Carpe Diem". The guided tour will start from the Archaeological Park where you can visit the thermal baths, the domus, the SS. Trinity and the amphitheater. After the amphitheater the visit continues with S.S. Trinity composed of Ancient Church. Behind the apse you will visit the "unfinished" church, designed to contain a larger number of faithful, started in the mid-1100s and never finished. The tour of Venosa continues in the historic center with a visit to the 16th-century Aragonese castle Pirro del Balzo. Inside there is the national archaeological museum that contains mainly Roman finds. The guided tour ends with the external visit of the so-called house of Horace, dating back to the II century BC
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$213.87
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$213.87
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WALKING TOUR - Matera

WALKING TOUR - Matera

The "Sassi". . . a breathtaking experience! Welcome to Matera (Unesco World Heritage) the European capital of the culture 2019. Matera and its districts of ancient cave dwellings, "Sassi", were declared a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1993 and are now considered one of the main italian attraction. People have been settling here for a long time: Matera is often cited as one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in the world.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$198.30
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$198.30
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The Best of Matera Walking Tour

The Best of Matera Walking Tour

Immerse yourself in the European Capital of Culture 2019 and Unesco world heritage site! Are you ready to explore the secrets of Sassi? Admire the town in carved out rock where inhabitants lived until 20th century. Visit the cave cathedral. Why it is truly unique? You will find out why Matera is an architectural miracle. Why Matera's cemeteries are quite unusual? And did you know that the city has its own Bizarre Festival? You will see the most impressive places of the city together with a professional local guide.
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  • 2 hours
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$366.71
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$366.71
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Discover the Wonderful Matera Sassi with Local Guide

Discover the Wonderful Matera Sassi with Local Guide

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.12
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$47.12
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Matera & Alberobello Full Day Tour

Matera & Alberobello Full Day Tour

Explore the 3 districts of Matera: Civita’ and the most fascinating part of the old town, named “Sassi”: Sassi Barisano and Caveoso. The guide will pick you up and bring you to Matera where you will start the guided walking tour. Stop 1 - MATERA - 2 hours. 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 of a cave house to see the tools, the furniture, the lifestyle of the people that lived in THE SASSI OF MATERA , will take you back in time. transfer - 1 hour Stop 2 Alberobello 90 minutes The first trulli showed up in the prehistoric age being part of an ancient settlement in the Itria Valley.Still, the oldest trulli we know today are in Alberobello, dating back to the 14th Century. A visite inside of a trullo will show you the magic of this place.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$247.86
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$247.86
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