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Discovering Matera

Discovering Matera

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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.94
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$29.94
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$17.96
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$17.96
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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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$47.90
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$47.90
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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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$85.99
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$85.99
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.72
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$30.72

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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$179.64
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$179.64
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.34
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$32.34
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Matera balloon flight for small groups

Matera balloon flight for small groups

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Our company was created to promote flight, air, nature and southern excellence. Southern Italy is a unique territory, yet to be discovered, and the balloon is the best way to admire it from a new perspective, upside down. 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. We are a true airline, the only Italian company in southern Italy authorized to perform commercial flights with passengers, as we have a license issued by ENAC, the National Civil Aviation Authority and specific aeronautical insurance.
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  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$298.20
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$298.20
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$118.56
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$118.56
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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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$42.99
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$42.99
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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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$229.94
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$229.94
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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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$164.67
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$164.67
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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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$39.16
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$39.16
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.90
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$47.90
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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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$479.04
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$479.04
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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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$215.57
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$215.57
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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

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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$149.70
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$149.70
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Exclusive Private Hot Air Balloon Flight in Matera with Breakfast

Exclusive Private Hot Air Balloon Flight in Matera with Breakfast

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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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$1,435.93
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$1,435.93
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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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$245.51
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$245.51
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Scopri i Sassi di Matera

Scopri i Sassi di Matera

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This is a tailor-made tour. People can decide to stop wherever they like. They will have time to explore the Old Town and its history and enjoy wonderful landscape.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.94
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$29.94
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Bari and Monopoli departing from Matera

Bari and Monopoli departing from Matera

Start from the splendid city of Matera to reach two beautiful places close to the sea: Bari and Monopoli. During this splendid tour you will be able to admire the peculiarities of both cities rich in history and culture.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$245.66
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$245.66
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Tour of Matera: between gastronomy and handicraft

Tour of Matera: between gastronomy and handicraft

Private guided walking tour in the company of a local guide who will accompany you to discover the "Sassi", interspersing the visit of the monuments to tastings in typical places of typical local products
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.13
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$92.13
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Experiential tour in luxury open top minivan

Experiential tour in luxury open top minivan

We are all a little vip, with our sprinter we visit Matera as a vip. Emotions are lived forever in the heart. Comfortably seated in a luxury minivan, you can visit the city to discover breathtaking views and historical monuments.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.90
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$47.90
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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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$211.98
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$211.98
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What people are saying about Sightseeing Tours in Matera

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Discovering Matera
"Gaetano was an excellent tour guide. He was knowledgeable and passionate about the history of Matera. We thoroughly enjoyed this experience."..."
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Guided Tour of Matera Sassi
"Great visit, Giuseppe was amazing! He describes everything like he was back in 900. The old house inside the rock was stunning!"..."
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Ape Tour Matera - Panoramic tour in ape calessino
"Vito was a wonderful guide. Very knowledgeable and helpful when giving details we never read in our guide books"..."
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Secret Matera Sassi (Private Tour)
"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."..."
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Private Panoramic Tour with Piaggio Ape Calessino in Matera
"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."..."
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Discover Matera Walking Tour
"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."..."
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Long Private Panoramic Tour with Ape Calessino in Matera
"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."..."
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Scopri i Sassi di Matera
"Without a doubt Matera, is now, one of our favourite cities in Italy. Upon arrival we were warmly welcomed by our tour guide Vincenzo Di Modugno. Vincenzo is such a warm personality and highly motivated guide (recommendable!). I truly enjoyed walking through the area of Matera. The scenery was beautiful, making you feel, like you went back in time. The atmosphere is so special. All respect for Vincenzo who does a great job there; a true sample of an excellent tour guide! He was always so flexible and passionate, naturally, explaining the history of the place. He shares his knowledge with enthusiasm. It is also good to mention that Vincenzo also speaks clear and fluent English, which was highly appreicated! Many thanks again and I recommend Vincenzo Di Modugno to everyone!"..."

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