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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
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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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$17.97
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$17.97
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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
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$47.91
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.91
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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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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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$41.92
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$41.92

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
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$118.57
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$118.57
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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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$179.65
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$179.65
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Guided tour of the Sassi of Matera

Guided tour of the Sassi of Matera

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We select the best locations thanks to our experience and our passion. You will discover with us hidden corners of our ancient city. We have selected different types of itineraries in order to guarantee unforgettable experiences not only for families but also for children and third age groups. To ensure the highest quality, all guided tours are conducted by highly specialized trusted guides, ready to meet any need during the trip.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$17.97
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.94
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$29.94
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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
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$39.16
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$39.16
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Guided Tour Sassi di Matera: Sasso Caveoso and Civita

Guided Tour Sassi di Matera: Sasso Caveoso and Civita

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Explore the unique cave dwellings of Matera along with other historic parts of the town with this 2-hour guided tour. Join a knowledgeable local guide for a look at the incredible caves – including churches carved right from the rock – that made Matera a UNESCO World Heritage Site and inspired Mel Gibson to use the ancient town as the setting for his 2004 film 'The Passion.' At the end of the tour, enjoy a sampling of local foods.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.90
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$53.90
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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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$229.95
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$229.95
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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
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$164.68
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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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$245.52
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$245.52
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Visit of Bari and Matera during the day

Visit of Bari and Matera during the day

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Thanks to this tour, in one day, it will be possible to visit Bari and Matera, that is some of the most beautiful places in the area.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$300.96
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$300.96
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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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$215.58
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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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$215.58
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$215.58
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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
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$149.71
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Scopri i Sassi di Matera

Scopri i Sassi di Matera

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
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$23.95
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$23.95
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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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$363.48
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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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$735.80
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Venosa tour guide: guided tour with Aglianico del Vulture red wine tasting

Venosa tour guide: guided tour with Aglianico del Vulture red wine tasting

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 of the V / VII century restored by the Lombards and Normans. 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. Not far away you will visit the so-called house of Horace, dating back to the II century BC, in reality recent excavations have proven to be parts of the thermal baths of a patrician house The tour ends with a tasting of the typical local wine Aglianico del Vulture DOC
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.25
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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
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$47.91
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