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The Best of Matera Walking Tour

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The Best of Matera Walking Tour

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From US$ 552.45 per group up to 10

Discover the best of Matera on this guided walking tour of the city. Explore the historic Sassi districts alongside a local and learn the history of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Private group


  • Explore the picturesque Sassi districts
  • Discover what makes Matera special
  • Visit the cave cathedral, cave houses, and more
Full description
Together with a local professional guide, see the most impressive places of Matera on this walking tour. Discover the unique landscapes of the Sassi di Matera districts (the Sassi) as you learn the secrets and history of the city. As the European Capital of Culture in 2019 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, there is much to see and do in this historic city. Head to the Sassi to admire the town made of carved-out rock where inhabitants have lived since the Paleolithic period. Visit the cave cathedral and learn what makes it so unique. Marvel at the architecture of the city as you learn insider facts and stories from your guide. Discover what makes Matera's cemeteries unusual, hear about the city’s Bizarre Festival, and more.
  • Licensed guide
  • Cave house entry (€2 per person)
  • Rupestrian church entry (€3 per person)

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Meeting point

By the main entrance of the Palombaro lungo (Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 34, 75100 Matera MT, Italy)

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Product ID: 309483