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From Matera: Sassi di Matera Tour with Entry to Cave Houses
31 USD
Embark on a fascinating journey through time as you delve into the ancient heart of Matera on a guided expedition through the breathtaking Sassi district. Wander along the narrow alleys, discover hidden gems, and unearth the secrets of this UNESCO-listed treasure trove, where centuries-old churches and historic caves await your arrival.
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Immerse yourself in the ancient charm of Sassi on a guided day tour. Wander through the historic neighbourhoods with a knowledgeable local expert, uncovering hidden gems and marvels. Be amazed by the impressive limestone grottoes, and discover the majestic Sasso Barisano and Sasso Caveoso, icons of Matera's rich heritage. Your adventure begins at the designated meeting point on Via Alessandro Volta, where your expert guide will lead you to the stunning Church of San Francesco, nestled in the heart of the city. Next, embark on a scenic journey along narrow, winding streets, taking in the breathtaking views of this ancient city. Your guide will lead you to the Rupestre Church of Sant'Antonio Abate, where a delightful surprise awaits - a quintessential example of Matera's traditional culture. Later, venture into a traditional Matera cave-house, gaining insight into the local way of life. Finally, continue along Via Madonna delle Virtù and Porta Pistoia "Pert P’stèl", concluding your cultural odyssey through this captivating city.