Matera 2-hour walking tour
Activities

Matera 2-hour walking tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Matera, 2019 European Capital of Culture
  • Walk through the Sasso Caveoso district, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit a traditional cave-house and the area's wonderfully-frescoed churches
What to expect

Experience a suggestive walk through Matera, a modern city still stuck to its origins. Accompanied by an expert guide, you'll explore the most picturesque corners of Sasso Caveoso, one of the Sassi di Matera, UNESCO World Heritage Site and European Capital of Culture 2019.

You will firstly enjoy a breathtaking view over the whole city overlooked by Cathedral bell-tower. Then walk through the Sasso Caveoso district and see its characteristic cave buildings which have been inhabited since Palaeolithic times. Visit the church of Saint Pietro Caveoso, whose Baroque facade belies a much older history. To really connect with the region's ancient inhabitants, you will get the chance to visit a furnished cave-house (casa-grotta) decorated according to local traditions. You will be enchanted by the beauty of the frescoes inside the Church of St. Lucia alle Malve, one of the most interesting cave-churches of the whole area. Marvel at this remarkable spectacle of urban development frequently used by great directors like Pier Paolo Pasolini and Mel Gibson as a unique setting for their masterpieces.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Certified local guide
    • Walking tour
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Ticket for the frescoed church
    • Ticket for the cave-house
    Where

    Piazza Giovanni Pascoli, 75100 Matera MT, Italy

    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability.
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    Provider
    Askos Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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