Matera 2 hours walking tour

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Tour description

Live a suggestive walk of 2 hours in the history of a modern city still stuck to its origins, accompanied by a specialized local guide. This tour will allow you to explore the most picturesque corners of one of the Sassi di Matera, UNESCO World Heritage Site and European Capital of Culture 2019: "Sasso Caveoso".Discover the baroque district, the rock churches, the typical houses of the rural culture as well as the beautiful landscapes that were the locations of the biblical and historical films filmed in the city.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sassi di Matera, Matera, Province of Matera, BasilicataMeeting in Piazzetta Pascoli where you can enjoy a fantastic view of the Sassi and the Murge upland.Walk in the streets where great directors such as Pasolini and Mel Gibson have made memorable movies. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Museo di Palazzo lanfranchi, Matera, Province of Matera, BasilicataView of the Palazzo Lanfranchi, which houses the Museum of modern and medieval art of Basilicata.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Sasso Barisano, Matera, Province of Matera, BasilicataThe Sassi di Matera are two districts: Sasso Caveoso and Sasso Barisano.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: San Pietro CaveosoVisit the church of San Pietro Caveoso. Church of San Pietro caveoso is regarded as one of the major religious points of reference in Matera both for the size of the parish and the strength of its assets.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Chiesa rupestre di Santa Lucia alle Malve, Matera, Province of Matera, BasilicataSanta Lucia alle Malve is a rupestrian church in Matera, an ancient monastery that welcomed Benedictine-order nuns between the 8th and 16th centuries.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Antica Matera Casa Grotta, Matera, Province of Matera, BasilicataLa Casagrotta is the typical dwelling of the Sassi carved into the rock. The casagrotta is composed of 4 rooms dug on three levels, with attached stable and cellar.Duration: 10 minutes

What's included

  • Guidance and assistance for the entire duration of the tour by a certified local guide

What's not included

  • Meals
  • Tickets for a rupestrian church with frescoes and a typically furnished casagrotta.
  • Any kind of transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Museo di Palazzo lanfranchi
  • Entry/Admission - Antica Matera Casa Grotta