Experience a guided tour of Matera, seeing sites from the movie The Passion of the Christ. Visit this beautiful town, listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Discover the world-famous Sassi, the elegant modern area, and the historical Old Town.
What to Expect
Depart from Bari or Matera for an interesting guided tour through the sites chosen by Mel Gibson as locations for his movie, The Passion of the Christ.
The beautiful town of Matera is known for its famous Sassi (Stones of Matera), the ancient prehistoric cave dwellings dug into the existent calcareous rock which are over 15,000 years old. Venture into the Karst section of the town, adjacent to the historical center, and admire the impressive "Sassi di Matera".
This tour will allow you to discover the different sides of Matera, from the modern part with Renaissance houses and palaces to the more ancient part, rich in cafes, shopping streets, delicatessens with local specialty foods, restaurants, and souvenir shops where you can find wonderful local handicrafts.
This ancient area of Matera developed around the Sassi. Walk through its charming alleys while taking in the magic atmosphere.
- Multilingual guide
Know Before You Go
This tour departs both from Bari and Matera.