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From Matera: Murgia Park Rocky Churches Tour

4.4 / 5

12 reviews

From Matera: Murgia Park Rocky Churches Tour

From US$ 28.25 per person

Discover the real history of Matera on a tour through Murgia Park, from where you can admire the beautiful landscape views.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Marvel at the centuries-old frescoes of the Rocky Churches
  • Take in panoramic views of the city of Matera
  • Discover hidden corners along this wonderful route
Full description
This excursion to the Rocky Churches Park is a beautiful experience. During this tour, you will discover the history of this magical place. On Murgia Timone you will see the first human settlement and traces of an ancient Neolithic village. Moving on, you will see two important rocky churches, as well as the Rocky Crypt of San Falcione and the Rocky Church of Madonna delle Tre Porte, with its Byzantine frescos. You will also head to a scenic point, called Golgota, where Mel Gibson filmed “The Passion of the Christ”. During the excursion, you will enjoy the unique spectacle of the City of Stones as it lights up at sunset.
  • Transfer from Matera to the Park
  • Rocky churches tickets
  • Specialized tour guide
  • Food and beverages
  • Tasting
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Via Alessandro Volta, 3/5, 75100 Matera MT, Italia

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What to bring

  • Water

Know before you go

  • The entrance fee to the park is included in the price of the tour
  • Tips are not included
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Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 12 reviews

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excellent point of view of the stones a bit tiring but very impressive

January 4, 2020

Bellissima esperienza. Dal parco della Murgia la città di Matera è incantevole.

October 18, 2021


October 17, 2021

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