The tours that I propose to discover Matera (English language)


Here are my proposals to discover Matera. (All paths are customizable depending on your needs)

– Guided Tour, the Matera:
The Stone City (Sassi) is considered among the oldest in the world. A true open-air museum that describes a spectacular continuity of the life of man from the Age of the Stone Age to our day. A city that sits on a rocky ridge, divided into Sasso Caveoso and Sasso Barisano
sightseeing tour through the places and the most charming views of the ancient Matera passing through the Sasso Caveoso, the area of ​​the Plan, Sasso Barisano. They will trace the milestones of the history of Matera and will be told anecdotes, games and stories of some of the last native of the Sassi.
Hours: Morning
Duration 2 to 3 hours

– Guided tour of the night:
sightseeing tour through the places and the most charming views of the ancient Matera passing through the Sasso Caveoso, the area of ​​the Plan, Sasso Barisano. They will trace the milestones of the history of Matera and will be told anecdotes, games and stories of some of the last native of the Sassi.
All made in the evening with only one guiding light to live the typical and unique atmosphere of the city at night.
Hours: after 19
Duration 2 to 3 hours

All Inclusive Tour
City tour in all its aspects and how the Stone City has become in the centuries before, with a private transfer, switch to the Matera Murgia and visit the cave church (painted cave of ‘XI century.) Madonna della tre Porte and watch the skyline of Matera.
All Inclusive (in the morning) 4 hours (we will visit all the Sassi of Matera + cave church)

– Belvedere Trail (Hike) (Discovering the rock churches.):
It will conduct a walk through an old cattle track of shepherds. They will pass magnificent views of the Sassi, caves, pristine nature.
You will find three stone churches that are part of the oldest group of rock heritage.

Start in San Falcione, via San Vito, concluding the Madonna of the three doors.
It will conduct a walk through an old cattle track of shepherds. They will see magnificent and unique views of the Sassi, caves, pristine nature.
Hours: morning and afternoon departure until 15e30
Duration 2 to 3 hours
Along the way, even the plants typical of the Murgia will be explained.

– Path Matera – Virgin Madonna (Hike)
Medium difficulty level. It starts from Porta gun to go down in the creek Gravina and to the other side of the canyon, passing by Our Lady of Monteverde, then climb over the hill in Murgecchia Madonna complex of angels and then down the stream to go on another ridge of the canyon and get to the Virgin of Virgins.
only morning hours.
Duration from 4 hours to 5 hours.
During the route you will also be explained plants typical of the Murgia and the history of Matera.

– Madonna delle Croci: (excursion) (may be an extension of the Path Belvedere)
Starting from the Belvedere it will arrive in one of the best preserved cave complexes of all of the assets of Matera
Difficulty level easy. Departure from Our Lady of the Three Doors and then navigate the canyon and get to the cave church of Our Lady of the crosses which houses one of the finest frescoes of Matera. Along the way we will follow a pastoral cattle track and will be explained the city of Matera.
Hours: morning and afternoon departure until 15e30
Duration 2 hours
Along the way, even the plants typical of the Murgia will be explained.

(The path can be an extension of the Path Belvedere)