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Matera Sassi private tour
214 USD
Step into the ancient world of Matera on an unforgettable guided journey through the captivating Sassi district. Wander through the narrow alleys, majestic churches, and fascinating historical caverns that have earned this remarkable site a coveted spot on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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Embark on a fascinating guided tour that delves into the essence of Matera's Sassi, a coveted UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our journey begins at the picturesque Piazza Vittorio Veneto, offering breathtaking vistas of the Sasso Caveoso and the majestic Murgia hill. As we wander through the historic quarter, we'll stop by the majestic Palazzo Lanfranchi, home to the Museum of Medieval and Modern Art of Basilicata, and the charming Church of the Carmine. Our path will then lead us to the heart of the ancient district, where we'll visit the enchanting Church of San Pietro Caveoso. Next, we'll venture near the captivating cave church of Saint Lucia delle Malve, followed by an exploration of the Sasso Barisano, traversing the ancient ravine. We'll then return to the town center, where we'll stroll through the elegant Baroque quarter, adorned with stunning churches, including the magnificent St. Clare and St. Francesco di Assisi. The grand finale of our tour awaits at the majestic Romanesque cathedral, a true masterpiece of architectural beauty. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to visit a traditional "Casa Grotta" (Cave House), an ancient dwelling excavated into the rock, showcasing rural culture from the early 20th century (ticket not included).