An unforgettable experience in the unique atmosphere of the Sassi.
We will visit a beautiful UNESCO place like the Sassi of Matera: SASSI represent an extraordinary urban ecosystem capable of perpetuating the farthest prehistoric past ways of living in caves up to modernity.
Known as "la Città Sotterranea" (the Subterranean City), Matera is well known for being one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. On October 17, 2014, Matera was declared Italian host of European Capital of Culture for 2019.
I can create a customized tour for you in case you have special requests or if you are more than 3 people and need a larger vehicle.
3 hours tour
- San Pietro Barisano Church;
- First Artesan Atelier and "Sassi in Miniatura";
- Panoramic walk to Sasso Caveoso and beautiful view of Sassi;
- Piazza Vittorio Veneto;
- Palazzo Lanfranchi;
- Purgatory Church;
- Palombaro lungo;
- Cave Dwelling of Vico Solitario;
- Madonna de Idris Church (optionally);
- Second Artesan Atlier;
- Santa Lucia alle Malve Church;
- Cathedral (optionally)
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Customized
End location: Customized
Duration: 5 hours
To be quoted (For this kind of tour you need a transfer. If you have a vechicle I can come with you otherwise I can arrange for you the transportation by car, van, minibus, bus, etc.)
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 EUR - Entrance fee to two of the most important Rupestrian Churches (Madonna de Idris e San Giovanni in Monterrone, Santa Lucia alle Malve, San Pietro Barisano), to Cave Dwelling of Vico Solitario, and to Palombaro Lungo; Price per person.
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Giorgio was very helpful and knowledgeable. He customize the tour to our interest. Showed us a lot of places and still ensure that we are on time to embark on the cruise. It was a pleasure knowing Giorgio and getting to see and know the places with him. We had an amazing time with him. Highly recommended private tour guide.
Gi Po Lim