San Pietro Caveoso Square

San Pietro Caveoso Square: Our most recommended tours and activities

Matera: Immersive Walking Uocy Tour with VR Headsets

1. Matera: Immersive Walking Uocy Tour with VR Headsets

History has never been so tangible as it is with Uocy! Set out on the truly Immersive Tour and explore – walking in the company of Professor Uocy’s Assistant – the most picturesque places of the oldest neighbourhood of the Sasso Caveoso such as San Pietro Caveoso Square and the Longobard Necropolis. Go back in time and meet the most prominent figures in the history of Matera watching them come to life thanks to our Virtual Reality Headsets. You will get to know all about a rainwater collection system, which has made the city of Matera famous worldwide, about the sanitary measures adopted to oppose the tragic unhygienic situation which the inhabitants of Matera had been living until the 50’s of the previous century. We will also tell you the story of the whale Giuliana and much ... much more! What better way to learn about history than actually live it! Enjoy an innovative, engaging and exciting cultural experience! Grasp at the opportunity to relive more than 10,000 years of history: the history of Matera!

Matera: Bus Tour with Audio Guide and Casa Grotta Entrance

2. Matera: Bus Tour with Audio Guide and Casa Grotta Entrance

Discover Matera from the comfort of an open-air bus. Learn more from your audio guide as you drive past sights such as the Piazza San Pietro Caveoso and Villa Comunale dell'Unita d'Italia. Stop to visit Cava Paradiso and Casa Grotta with entrance to the latter included. Board the tour bus near Castello Tramontano and set off on your journey. As you drive, learn about the sights, the history of Matera, and its people from the audio guide. Drive past the Museo di Palazzo Lanfranchi and marvel at its impeccable 17th-century architecture. Continue to the Villa Comunale dell'Unita d'Italia and take admire this historic park before you head to Sassi di Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As you pass the Sassi, learn about the history of these caves which have been inhabited since the Paleolithic era. Hop out of the bus at Casa Grotta Sassi di Matera. Spend 10 minutes exploring this fascinating cave house and learn the tragic history of the people who occupied it. Rejoin your driver and continue past the rock churches of Madonna delle Virtu and San Nicola dei Greci. Continue your tour with a drive past the Piazza San Pietro Caveoso and Alvino before hopping out at the Cava Paradiso for a 20-minute stop to explore this fascinating exhibition.

Other Sightseeing Options in San Pietro Caveoso Square

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