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Matera: Private Walking Tour
215 USD
Overview
Step into the enchanting atmosphere of Matera, a captivating city in southern Italy, proudly carrying the prestigious titles of UNESCO World Heritage Site and 2019's European Capital of Culture. As you wander through its ancient streets, you'll discover a treasure trove of distinctive architectural gems that make this charming town a must-visit destination.
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Uncover the fascinating tale of a town literally carved into the rocky landscape, where people lived until the 20th century. This unique journey takes you to a recently opened cave-house, offering a glimpse into the past. You'll also delve into ancient rupestrian churches, a testament to the town's rich history. Your expert local guide will meet you in the heart of the city, marking the start of this unforgettable adventure. Together, you'll embark on a captivating walk through the two main districts, expertly hewn into the rocky terrain. This ancient landscape is home to an array of cave-houses and hidden churches, waiting to be explored. As you wander, take in the breathtaking vistas of the Murgia Materana Park from the balconies, while uncovering the origins of Matera, one of Europe's oldest cities. The tour culminates at one of the Sassi's highest points, where you'll visit the majestic cathedral, a fitting finale to this captivating experience.