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Sassi di Matera

Matera | Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 329 273 1940
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Half-day Private Tour From Bari to Matera and Sassi
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USD 43.28*
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Guided Tour Sassi di Matera: I Due Sassi and the Rupester Churches
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USD 44.42*
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Discover Matera Walking Tour
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Matera | Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 75100, Matera, Italy
+39 329 273 1940
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a unique and amazing site to see. I had seen some videos of the Sassi on You Tube, but nothing compares to seeing the enormity of the site in person.

Thank John16752024
Reviewed 4 days ago

a magical place, where time stood still...Matera is a hidden gem, visit it now that is still genuine

Thank Faustocoppi1953
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited the Sassi region as part of a tour and it was stunning. You can visit the house and chapel hewn into the rock. You can still see the frescoes in the church. This was a definite highlight of the tour

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a place to go! Amazing labyrinth. So much to see, to do. Comfortable walking shoes a must and possibly stretches and warm up before heading out! We walked for so long and every corner turned offered a surprise and more steps! Great affordable food...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have travelled extensively in Italy and certainly this country does not lack stunning places to visit! But to see the Sassi di Matera was certainly one of the best experiences of this country. For me, Sassi di Matera represents certainly one of the top...More

Thank Sascha G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible place to visit – the sassi are breathtaking and definitely worth a visit!!! We took a tour but you can easily just walk around on your own.

Thank KJoJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 2 hour visit & knowledge was greatly enhanced by our guide Nicola from Ferula Viaggio tourist agency. He spoke very good English & spoke with passion on the town based on his own family coming from there. Without him I am sure we would...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read the history, take a guided tour, but don't miss the Sassi. It is one of the most fascinating experiences in all our travels. If summer, wear a hat and take water!

Thank schurchman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderfull city, with amazing views and houses and hotels. Also the churches are amazing! We booked a tour, however this one went from souvenir shop to souvenir shop and did not include any of the churches. So be careful!

Thank GMdB87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice place. The city center is impressive and small. Worth to visit. If you don't have much time, not need to worry, you can easily visit in half of the day. Keep in mind that most of the restaurants and cafe close early in...More

1  Thank Arsel I
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Hi, we are going to Matera the 16th of April. Can you tell me at what time the tour starts? Thanks :)
1 January 2017|
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Response from Corey S | Reviewed this property |
When we arrived to the center we were approached by a local tour guide asking if we would be interested in a tour. We thought it a good idea as we have done it in other cities. The meeting time was 13:00(ish) and started... More
Good afternoon, I have found a hotel that allows for pets (small dog) but I am unsure if a small dog is allowed into the historical parts of Matera or on guided walks. kind regards Barbara
25 November 2016|
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Response from Simona A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Barbara, you can surely bring your dog in Matera. There are hotel and activities yon can enjoy. take a lokk at the wbsite: viaggio con il cane. Regards, Simona
Silvana S
How to get from Bari airport to Matera on a Sunday ?
1 June 2016|
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Response from Atperts | Reviewed this property |
Take the shuttle train from the airport to Bari Central train station. At the Bari Central train station, ask at the ticket counter how to buy a train ticket to Matera. It's a separate train line, but their office is in the... More