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Discover Matera, the ancient city - Tour in Italian or English tour

Discover Matera, the ancient city - Tour in Italian or English tour

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Matera is home to the Sassi cave churches and dwellings that make up one of the oldest cities in the world. Join your guide for an in-depth tour of the Sasso Caveoso and Sasso Barisano districts to learn about their unique history and evolution. Discover rupestrian structures, stroll the steep and narrow lanes, and gain a deeper understanding of how this town, once called the “Shame of Italy”, is now a UNESCO-listed treasure.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$26.77
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US$26.77

Matera balloon flight for small groups

Matera balloon flight for small groups

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Enjoy stunning aerial views of UNESCO-listed Matera during this small-group hot air balloon ride. Soar above the iconic hilltop city on a safe and panoramic journey, admiring the distinctive architecture and cultural sights with rare, bird's eye views. Small-group flights are capped at only eight participants and include an Italian breakfast.
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  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$299.80
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US$299.80

Private walking tour in Matera

Private walking tour in Matera

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Private tour with a multilingual tour guide that will lead just you discovering the city and its history.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$85.66
Price varies by group size
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US$85.66
Price varies by group size

Ape Tour Matera - Panoramic tour in ape calessino

Ape Tour Matera - Panoramic tour in ape calessino

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The UNESCO World Heritage-listed rock city of Matera stretches over a steep cliff, so exploring it on foot can be tiring. Explore as much as possible without getting tired with this tour aboard an authentic Italian Ape Calessino (Tuk Tuk). Zip through the streets of the historic Sasso Caveoso neighborhood to admire the main churches and squares and snap photos of the famous cave houses and views of the surrounding valley.
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  • 40 to 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$32.12
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US$32.12

Guided tour of the Sassi of Matera

Guided tour of the Sassi of Matera

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The Sassi di Matera are one of the most fascinating sights in southern Italy, but these ancient cave dwellings can be difficult to interpret on your own. With this guided tour, see the most interesting cave homes and rupestrian churches in the cliffside town in just hours and enjoy insights into their history and significance from your guide. Stroll through the most picturesque squares in the historic center to snap photos.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$17.13
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US$17.13

Private Vulture Wine Tour from Matera with sommelier

Private Vulture Wine Tour from Matera with sommelier

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Are you ready for new wine experience? This is not Chianti! This is not Montalcino! This is Vulture. And there is a difference between a driver and a driver/sommelier. We provide the ability to walk through the vineyards, to touch the grapes, to be in contact with nature, to open an oak barrel to smell the scents of wine is not ready yet, to taste wines in the vineyard. Enjoy the tour visiting a winery and tasting prestigious DOCG (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita) status wines: Aglianico del Vulture Superiore.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$345.48
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US$345.48
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Private Transfer from Matera Hotel to Bari Airport

Private Transfer from Matera Hotel to Bari Airport

A private service to reach without stress and unnecessary waiting your destination to enjoy your holiday at fullest.
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  • 40 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$69.60
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US$69.60
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Ape Calessino Tour Matera Lungo

Ape Calessino Tour Matera Lungo

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Matera is one of the oldest cities in the world whose territory preserves evidence of human settlements starting from the Paleolithic and without interruptions up to the present day. It represents an extraordinary page written by man through the millennia of this very long history. World Heritage Site since 1993 and European Capital of Culture in 2019. With the classic and typical Ape Calessino (tuk tuk), an Italian myth, much appreciated by families, especially with children in wheelchairs, we will cross the Old Town and the Sassi, as they are very tiring on foot, especially in the summer, whizzing through the streets and characteristic alleys, making small stops for photos and videos and to visit churches in the squares and characteristic Case Grotte (Case Museo).
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$48.18
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US$48.18
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Ape Calessino Tour nei Sassi di Matera
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Ape Calessino Tour nei Sassi di Matera

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Experience the top attractions of this European “capital of culture” on this guided excursion. After meeting up with a knowledgeable local guide, explore sites like the Cathedral of Matera, the Church of San Giovanni Battista, and Piazza Vittoro Veneto. Learn about the city’s history and culture, and enjoy scenic views of Sasso Barisano and Sasso Cavoso.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$32.12
Price varies by group size
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US$32.12
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Matera 2 hours walking tour

Matera 2 hours walking tour

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Discover the old mountainside city of Matera on a 2-hour private walking tour. Visit the city’s key landmarks like Palazzo Lanfranchi, the church of San Pietro Caveoso, the Sasso Caveoso, and visit a typical cave house from the region. Learn about the history of this centuries-old city from your informative guide and even walk the streets where Mel Gibson filmed scenes from ‘The Passion of the Christ.’
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$147.22
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US$147.22
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Guided Tour of Matera Sassi

Guided Tour of Matera Sassi

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The UNESCO-listed Sassi di Matera is both captivating and mysterious. With this guided tour, take a deep dive into the history of this unique rupestrian city, named a 2019 European Capital of Culture. Explore its hidden dwellings and churches carved directly into the cliff, the setting for a number of films, including Ben Hur. Cap off the tour with a tasting of local specialties from Matera.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$16.06
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US$16.06

Grand Tour of the Stones in Electric Rickshaw

Grand Tour of the Stones in Electric Rickshaw

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Touring the cliffside Sassi di Matera on foot can be tiring. With this tuk-tuk tour, you’ll zip up the steep streets of the old town to take in the top sights in just hours. Delve into the Barisano and Caveoso districts to admire ancient cave dwellings and rupestrian churches and learn about their history via an audio guide. Navigate the warren of narrow lanes with a group leader to avoid getting lost.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$27.46
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US$27.46

Matera Alberobello and Polignano tour

Matera Alberobello and Polignano tour

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Professionalism, safety and comfort. A highly specialized staff will make your ride unique and special. The staff will be able to give you tips and suggestions on how to best visit the cities and where to stop for a small snack or lunch / dinner with a breathtaking view.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$374.75
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US$374.75
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Matera Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Matera Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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With our walking tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$42.83
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US$42.83
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Food and Wine Tour between the Patriarchs Olives and the Oil Temples

Food and Wine Tour between the Patriarchs Olives and the Oil Temples

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We will start with a small breakfast under the patriarch olive tree, in an old countryside. Later we will go through the caverns of an ancient farmhouse. Under the centuries-old olive trees we will taste Matera bread and prepare a traditional dish from Matera, "la cialledda", which tells of the encounter between the typical bread of Matera, now stale, and the vegetables and mixed salads of the Lucanian land. All this will take place in a laboratory, at the end of which we will share this meal as even today the olive pickers do in their breaks. The cialledda will be accompanied by Primitivo wine and from the bundle containing Lucanian Slow Food Presidium products: Caciocavallo Podolico, Baked olives from Ferrandina and Pezzente salami from the Matera mountains. We will also be cheered by the sounds of popular instruments and the songs of the Matera tradition.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$37.46
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US$37.46

Ape tour Matera - Guided tour in ape calessino

Ape tour Matera - Guided tour in ape calessino

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A tour of the three districts in the historic center of the Sassi with panoramic stops and curiosities about the recent history of the city of Matera: from national shame to a city known and appreciated worldwide. It will also be possible to visit a cave house and a rock church. The route lasts just over an hour and in this time visitors will be able to observe the Piano area, that is, the part close to the Sassi and get to know the historical places from another perspective. The Piano area is actually the first area built immediately after the Sassi at the turn of the Renaissance.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$51.39
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US$51.39

Guided Tour of Parco Murgia

Guided Tour of Parco Murgia

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On this in-depth guided tour of Parca della Murgia, you’ll get an insider’s introduction to the stunning, underground Rupestrian churches that Matera is famous for. Get a peek at 150 rock churches, including fresco-filled San Falcion and 17th-century Madonna delle Tre Porte. Tours include admission fees to the park and a guided excursion.
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  • 2 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$26.77
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US$26.77
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Traditional Cooking & Pasta Class at Stunning Farmhouse

Traditional Cooking & Pasta Class at Stunning Farmhouse

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Set amongst the unique and beautiful nature of the Basilicata countryside, the farmhouse was built using traditional and local materials. The farm includes over 3000 olive trees and around 300 orange trees as well as organic fruit and vegetable plots that provide eggplants, zucchini, tomatoes, artichokes, chicory, lemons, cherries, pomegranates and much, much more. Guests will learn to cook in the farm's professional kitchen.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$117.78
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US$117.78

Full 3h excursion to the Sassi di Matera

Full 3h excursion to the Sassi di Matera

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Make the most of your time in Matera and see the main tourist attractions in just a few hours with this guided tour. Stroll through the most historic districts of the city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, including Sasso Barisano and Sasso Caveoso, to learn about the unique evolution of this 'city of cave houses' over the millennia. Explore cave churches and dwellings, admire Baroque and Romanesque architecture, and views of the urban landscape and surrounding countryside.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$37.47
Price varies by group size
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US$37.47
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Private transfer from MATERA to BARI Airport

Private transfer from MATERA to BARI Airport

The easiest way to book your private transfer service from Bari Airport! Meet your driver at Airport and enjoy the beginning of your holiday!
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$91.01
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US$91.01
Price varies by group size

Go where the Quad takes you

Go where the Quad takes you

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The appointment is fixed in our base camp which, besides being a meeting point for the party, is also important for a safe excursion. We will explain the main rules of an activity in quad with basic, fast and not boring indications that will help you live the experience with more serenity. Our guide, who will accompany you in the wild territories of the Dolomiti Lucane, will explain the operation of the quad and give you practical tips for safe driving before starting the engines. Once this first informative phase is over, you will be able to spend moments without worries and be involved in uncontaminated territories, spectacular spiers, winding paths and lanes and locations with a strong adrenaline rush.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$76.88
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US$76.88
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Panoramic Private Tour in Ape Calessino in the Sassi of Matera

Panoramic Private Tour in Ape Calessino in the Sassi of Matera

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The panoramic tour "Private Tour in Ape Calessino" - the Sassi in Ape "will allow you to have an exclusive experience to visit the city of Matera comfortably aboard the vintage and iconic ape calessino. The tour winds through the most beautiful alleys and squares, between Sasso Caveoso and Sasso Barisano. During the tour you will make some panoramic stops in the central squares and you will be able to admire the main attractions of the city. An excellent opportunity to learn about the stories and curiosities of this heritage of humanity.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$27.84
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US$27.84

Walking Tour Matera

Walking Tour Matera

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You will visit Matera with a local tour guide that knows the city and will lead you to discover it as only an inhabitant can do.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$26.77
Price varies by group size
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US$26.77
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Visit Hypogeum Materasum

Visit Hypogeum Materasum

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1200 m2 underground, to discover the history of the city of the Sassi and beyond, up to a depth of 12 meters. Time and space are lost in a journey from its origins to today. The history of Matera narrated in one place. A city under the city made of houses, streets. cisterns, production environments and places of worship in a world to be discovered. Live a unique experience walking in a fascinating and mysterious world. Book your visit to the Hypogeum now.
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  • 15 to 30 minutes
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US$8.57
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US$8.57

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