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Matera: Guided Walking Tour

Product ID: 215133
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A guided walking tour in Matera, a UNESCO site and 2019 European Capital of Culture. A local tour guide will lead you to discover the "Sassi", a historic town where you'll see cave houses and rupestrian churches.
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Duration: 2.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the landascape of the "Sassi"
  • Stroll between the ancient neighborhood of Sasso Barisano and Sasso caveoso
  • Share your excursion with other curious travelers
Full description
You will meet a local tour guide in the main square, Piazza Vittorio Veneto, where you'll begin your walking tour admiring the landscape of the historic center from unique viewpoints. Then the tour will lead you through the historic center, covering topics of Matera history on the way.

Matera is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and has been chosen as the 2019 European Capital of Culture, an important acknowledgment for its history and beauty which has been carved in stone. Walking among the "Sassi" (the ancient neighborhoods of Sasso Barisano e Sasso Caveoso), you will discover the cave houses and churches carved in the rock, as well as the newly restored Cathedral.

From the Cathedral which is built in a high point of the hill, you will enjoy enchanting views over the historic center and of Murgia Materana Park, an area characterized by hills and Mediterranean vegetation. Over the course of 2 hours, you will be completely immersed in a magical unique land, seeing all of the major sights of Matera.
Includes
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Rock Church entrance
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Oversize luggage
Know before you go
• This tour is free for children under 6 years of age

From US$ 29.36 per person

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Product ID: 215133