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Matera: Private Walking Tour

Matera: Private Walking Tour

From US$ 135.92 per group up to 2

Enjoy a walking tour in Matera, a UNESCO-listed city which was elected the European Capital of Culture 2019. This town is one of the most evocative places in southern Italy, filled with unique architecture.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Enjoy a private tour
  • Discover the 2019 European Capital of Culture
  • Walk through the Sassi
Full description
Discover the story of a town which was carved into rocks and was inhabited until the 20th century. You will have the opportunity to visit a cave-house recently opened to the public, and will also have access to ancient rupestrian churches. Matera is a unique place, and makes for a great experience to experience. You will meet the local and expert tourist guide in the city center where the tour will start to discover this UNESCO site. From there, you will walk through the 2 main districts dug into the rocks, an area where you will discover cave-houses and rupestrian churches. During this tour, you can admire the panoramic view over the Murgia Materana Park from the balconies whilst you discover the Matera origins, one of the oldest European cities. Afterwards, you will reach one of the highest points of the Sassi where you will visit the cathedral.
  • Tourist guide
  • Cave-house and church entrance tickets
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Your meeting point is at the Piazza Vittorio Veneto next to the Palombaro cistern entrance, Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 75100 Matera MT, Italie

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Oversize luggage

Know before you go

  •  Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts
  • Tour hours are subject to modification
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 33 reviews

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Matera is a fascinating city at first glance, it immediately projects you into another world, but having had the opportunity to discover the most significant places, details and history of a people was more compelling and was only possible thanks to a guide expert, capable of knowing how to move with dexterity in the chaos of these days. Thanks Angela !!!

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December 8, 2019

Excellent walking tour of Matera. Incredibly informative and entertaining way to hear about the history of this interesting city from a local. Matera is a fascinating city but without a guide, we just would’ve wandered with no idea what we were looking at. 100% recommended!

July 28, 2021

Angela took us on a fascinating tour of the city. Super clear explanations, interesting anecdotes and lots of suggestions on things to do after the visit (which museums to see, which churches to visit, etc.). Highly recommended!

July 4, 2021

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