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Matera Tour: Taste and Handicraft

Matera Tour: Taste and Handicraft


From US$ 90.79 per person

Visit the Sassi of Matera with a local guide who will lead you to discover the historical and cultural places of the city and will accompany you on an adventure for your tastebuds.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
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  • Visit the Sassi of Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Discover the history of the city with a tour guide
  • Taste traditional products such as ham, cheese, bread and wine
  • Choose between a shared group or private tour
Full description
Visit the Sassi of Matera and taste traditional local products. From here you will continue towards the civita, the oldest part of Matera, where you'll discover the ancient history of the city carved into the rock. Be amazed by the presence of fascinating frescoed rock churches and cave dwellings, where the inhabitants lived until the beginning of the 20th century. Finally you will arrive at the Cathedral Santa Maria della Bruna, built in the Apulian Romanesque style. Stop in a bakery to taste focaccia with tomatoes and in a shop to taste traditional products such as cruschi peppers, cheeses and local ham with bread and extra virgin olive oil, and fried beans and taralli.
  • Tour guide
  • Rupestrian Church entrance ticket
  • The tasting includes: focaccia, bruschetta, bread with olive oil, taralli, ham, cheese, cruschi peppers, fried broad beans, sweet, wine and water
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    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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    • Luggage or large bags
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    5 /5

    based on 2 reviews

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    Angela was by far one of the best guides I’ve ever had on a tour. She had a direct connection to the Sassi as your grandfather lived there so you could see the genuine passion from her when she spoke about it. The food we sampled was spectacular and it was bountiful ! I anticipated small samples where I’d then would have to go get lunch but nope, stuffed after. The food highlight had to be the focaccia or the tor

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    February 27, 2020

    Great city, impressive history. Incredibly interesting told and narrated by a great tour guide.

    April 14, 2022

    Product ID: 334296