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Hello, I'm Renato Favilli a licensed tour guide. Materavventura well as offering classic tourist paths, want to live the experience of visiting through unconventional paths coming to discover the most unexplored; crossings of streams, walks in the...more
Renato Favilli is an EXCELLENT tour guide!!! He has a VAST wealth of knowledge of Matera and a special connection to the Town as his grandparents were born in a cave and lived in one until the mid-1950’s. Very passionate about Matera, he explained EVERYTHING...More
Date of experience: October 2018
Renato F, Proprietario at Renato Favilli - Guida Turistica Matera, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018
thanks for the wonderful words. what about ... a review that excites me, I'm glad you have a nice memory of your holiday in Matera. All the best
Matera is a hidden gem in the Basilicata region in Southern Italy & a UNESCO World Heritage site. It's famous for its ancient cave dwellings known as, sassi. To better understand the history and appreciate the renaissance of the city we took a 2-hour walking...More
Date of experience: September 2018
Renato F, Proprietario at Renato Favilli - Guida Turistica Matera, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018
Thanks too much for the beauty words and i'm Happy that You spend a Bice day ti discover Matera with me. All the best ciaoo
Renato was a most excellent guide over two days. One day was spent walking through the town for a few hours and his knowledge and stories were excellent. You really began to see everything from a different perspective.
The second morning we drove to the...More
Date of experience: August 2018
Renato F, Proprietario at Renato Favilli - Guida Turistica Matera, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018
Thank you so much for the wonderful words you have dedicated to me. I'm glad you had fun discovering Matera with me. All the best Reanto
We were very fortunate to have our hotel book Renato for us to do a walking tour in Murgia Park. Renato met us at our hotel & drove us around to the other side of the gorge & was an enjoyable guide from the minute...More
Date of experience: June 2018
Renato F, Proprietario at Renato Favilli - Guida Turistica Matera, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018
I'm very Happy that You spend a good day off holiday with me ti discover Matera.
Special thanks for your beautyful words about the Memory and my descriptions. All the best and always enjoy
We took a tour with Renato to Murgia Park. He was a very enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide! Visited different cave churches and rock dwellings, and he also told us about some of the history of the town of Matera, which we could see across the...More
Contacted Renato by email and he was quick to respond.
We arranged to meet at our hotel at a prearranged time.
Unfortunately we were late arriving due to getting lost in the labyrinth of Matera finding our hotel but he was there waiting for us,...More
We booked a two hour tour on the day we were leaving Matera - what a mistake. Renato was an amazing tour guide - authentic, informative and passionate about his heritage. He gave us a tour of the Caveoso section of the Sassi where Renato's...More
Renato took us on a wonderful private tour of the archaelogical park of natural rock hewn churches of the Murgia. His extraordinary family history in Matera make him the perfect guide with his insight into the history of this fascinating area. The tour was ideal...More
Our stunning 'hotel' - Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita - booked Renato for our guided tour and what a great choice of tour guide. We knew we needed a guide - it's one thing to walk around and admire the view but another to learn...More