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Food, Wine & Nightlife

Typical Lucanian Wine & Food Experience at the Winery

Discover Lucanian fine wines by visiting a beautiful winery in Potenza countryside. Walk through the vineyards and follow your expert guide in the cellar before enjoying a gourmet food tasting. Toast with fine wine in a familiar atmosphere.
$45
78 minutes
Cultural & Theme Tours

Private guide Castelmezzano, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy

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
$199
2 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Maratea Private tour: Italy's little bit of Rio

The tour of Maratea starts from the highest part of the city: Mount San Biagio. Here you can admire in all its beauty the statue of Christ the Redeemer, the symbol not only of the city of Maratea but of the whole region of Basilicata.The second largest statue in the world as a dimension after Christ of Rio de Janeiro, the statue of Maratea is 21 meters tall, with a 19-meter arm opening and a face measuring 3 meters.The statue was made of reinforced concrete covered with a mixture of white cement and Carrara marble and created by the artist Bruno Innocenti in 1965.After admiring the Christ, the visit continues in the nearby Basilica of San Biagio, patron saint of the town. The tour continues in the medieval village, with ancient houses with arches close to each other and divided only by narrow lanes and characteristic lanes that fociano in small squares paved in local stone.
$199
2 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Private guide Melfi: an amazing walk through so many cultures from 11th century

The tour of Melfi, with a licensed guide, starts from the castle, certainly one of the most important Italian medieval castles. The castle is surrounded by ten towers, of which seven have a rectangular plan and three with a pentagonal plan. The visit starts from the sarcophagus of Rapolla marble from the 2nd century. A.C., a tomb so called because found in the surroundings of the small town that is 7 km from Melfi, with relief decoration, referable to the workshops of Asia. The tour continues in the national archaeological museum "Massimo Pallottino". You will see funerary objects of VII-III century. a.C., daunie ceramics with geometric decoration, bronze armors, precious ornaments in silver, gold and amber, and bronze vases of both Greek and Etruscan production.The tour continues with the visit of the village and the Cathedral of the eleventh century dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta. Inside you will visit the Baroque wooden furniture collection, the bishop's chair and the pulpit
$199
2 hours
Kid Friendly

Lakes of Monticchio private tour: breathtaking view of the volcano Vulture

The naturalistic tour visit to the lakes of Monticchio will start from the small lake with the visit of the abbey of St. Michael Archangel and the ruins of the abbey of Sant'Ippolito. The lakes occupy the crater mouths of the ancient volcano of Vulture 658 meters above sea level. The ring route will take you to visit the shores of the small lake really pleasant and uncontaminated until you reach along a slight climb the abbey of St. Michael the Archangel of the eighth century, built around a cave built by the Basilian monks present with settlements throughout the Southern Italy. Managed today by the Capuchin Fathers, it will be possible to visit the cave with the church with three naves and a small museum with wooden sculptures of the major Italian monuments and some cells of the friars.The visit continues going down towards the lakes and visiting the ruins of the 11th century abbey of Sant'Ippolito, also built by the Basilian monks.
$199
2 hours
Kid Friendly

Pietrapertosa walking tour: memorable villages and landscapes near Matera

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
$250
2 hours
Kid Friendly

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
$199
2 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

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 houseThe tour ends with a tasting of the typical local wine Aglianico del Vulture DOC
$67
2 hours