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Address: Matera | Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 75100, Matera, Italy
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US$40.92*
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Guided Tour Sassi di Matera: I Due Sassi and the Rupester Churches
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Half-day Private Tour From Bari to Matera and Sassi
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Discover Matera Walking Tour

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A trip back in time!

Matera, a well preserved medieval town, is a popular destination. We therefore went there with certains expectations. The reality proved even more amazing, as there are things the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Matera, a well preserved medieval town, is a popular destination. We therefore went there with certains expectations. The reality proved even more amazing, as there are things the camera cannot capture and words cannot express. The front part of the old town, on the hill top, is a real gem: You literally feel thrown 7 to 8 centuries back in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic personal guided tour with Michele Zasa, really fascinating and so interesting!!!!

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Ogdensburg, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second visit to Matera and my wife's first. Having visited Matera last October, I was enthused to bring my wife to this beautiful and intriguing old city. The cliff sides of the gorge were characterized by ancient cliffs which were originally inhabited by Stone Age cave men. Later the caves were carved out by the locals as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Matera for 3 days and could have stayed longer. While we had enough time to walk the city day and night, we wish we had one more day to go out to the far caves with the ancient cave paintings. Next time. Matera is city meant for wandering, day and night. A magical place.

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Thank APassportAffair
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally unique landscape unlike any place in the world I've seen. Unsure if it's because of the time we visited (February) but we often had the place to ourselves to explore. Will recommend to EVERYONE I KNOW.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Explore the whole area. Amazing place to visit. Visit the local restaurant and buy some cheap souvenirs. Take loads of photo. Enjoy!

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While staying in Bari, we decided to make a day trip to Matera. It is easy to get to by train. There are trains connecting Bari and Matera every 1-2 hours. Return ticket costs less than 10 EUR. The journey itself takes app. one hour and a half. From Matera Central station it is a 15-20 min walk downhill to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to enjoy both a guided tour and our own slow strolls through the seemingly endless meandering alleys and roadways of the Sassi. Enjoy this trip back in time, just wonderful, so many cave dwellings including many in repair. We visited Matera in the dead of winter, it wasn't supposed to be this cold, and yet many people... More 

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Lviv, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

great place to visit when in southern Italy. It looks historically 'untouched' and very cozy for walks, drinking wine or eating good food

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

this is a place you must visit at least once in your lifetime. A gem hidden in Southern Italy. what a place!

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