Discover Matera Walking Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Matera

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from$124.45
4.7 out of 5

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Join this amazing walking tour to discover beautiful Matera, which will be a European Capital of Culture in 2019.Approach Matera from virtually any direction and your first glimpse of its famous sassi is sure to stay in your memory forever.Haunting and beautiful, the sassi sprawl below the rim of a yawning ravine like a giant nativity scene. The old town is simply unique and warrants at least a day of exploration and aimless wandering.Although many buildings are crumbling and abandoned, others have been restored and transformed into cosy abodes, restaurants and swish cave-hotels. On the cliff top, the new town is a lively place, with its elegant churches, palazzi and especially the pedestrianised Piazza Vittorio Veneto.
The tour goes around the Caveoso District of the Sassi of Matera. During the tour it's possible to visit one cave dwelling and one church. At the end of the tour you can visit the part of the historical center with Baroque churches. Approach Matera from virtually any direction and your first glimpse of its famous sassi is sure to stay in your memory forever. Haunting and beautiful, the sassi sprawl below the rim of a yawning ravine like a giant nativity scene. The old town is simply unique and warrants at least a day of exploration and aimless wandering.Although many buildings are crumbling and abandoned, others have been restored and transformed into cozy abodes, restaurants, and swish cave-hotels. On the cliff top, the new town is a lively place, with its elegant churches, palazzi and especially the pedestrianized Piazza Vittorio Veneto.

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Hotel pick-up

What’s not included

  • Hotel drop-off

Highlights

  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Led by a local guide
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
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