Places of Matera, the city of "Sassi"

Places of Matera, the city of "Sassi"

The tour guide out and in the places of the tour, through culture, history, tales and legends, where in the bronze age, according the findings, a built up area was born to shape the first city.Secondly we will go to "Sasso Barisano" where we will find how life was spent in the past through old trades, customs, proofs and habits. Then we will cross the old town, coasting the "Civita", enjoying the view of the Park of Materana Murgia on the front side, so that we will head towards the "Sasso Caveoso" where, after visitng the church of "San Pietro Caveoso", we can surprise one more time as a result of a visit of a ancient cave-dwelling with furniture, essential life model of Matera until the '50s, as well as a snow cistern, a natural cave and an old rupestrian church.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cattedrale di Matera, Piazza del Duomo, Matera Italy

We wil visit the Cathedral of Matera inside and outside.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina, Via San Giovanni Vecchio 60, 75100, Matera Italy

In this places dug into the cave where in the past there were dwellings you will discover old works of the past.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo, Piazza San Pietro Caveoso, Matera Italy

A place of worship, known as church of "San Pietro Caveoso" in the square of the same name.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, Vico Solitario 11, 75100, Matera Italy

An ancient cave dwelling with furniture, a snow cistern, a natural cave and an old rupestrian church.

Duration: 40 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"

Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Start location: Cathedral of Saint Mary 'della Bruna' and Saint Eustace, Piazza Duomo, 75100 Matera MT, Italy

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • Tour guide inside and outside the places of the tour.

Not Included

  • Entrance rate of the Museum-workshop of the peasant culture (3€)
  • Entrance rate to the ancient dwelling of Vico Solitario (2€)
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina
  • Entry/Admission - Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario


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