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Matera: Sassi Tour with Entry to Rock Houses and Churches
43 USD
Step into the charming historic center of Matera with a knowledgeable guide, and discover the city's ancient treasures on foot. Delve into the rich history of this unique city as you wander through the historic rock churches and marvel at iconic landmarks, including the stunning Santa Maria de Idris, the imposing San Giovanni in Monterrone, and the fascinating Casa Grotta.
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Embark on a captivating journey through the Historic Center and Sassi of Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our tour commences at Piazza Vittorio Veneto, where the stunning arch-shaped fountain serves as our meeting point. From here, take in the breathtaking views of the majestic Sasso Barisano. As we stroll through the historic center, we'll make our way to Piazza Duomo, where the magnificent Cathedral takes center stage. Get an exclusive glimpse of this architectural marvel from the outside before delving into the heart of the Sasso Caveoso. Next, step into the shoes of a peasant from a bygone era as we explore a meticulously recreated furnished house, adorned with ancient frescoes. Visit a fascinating rock church and pay respects at the ancient barbaric cemetery. Our expert guide will regale you with tales of the city's rich history, bringing to life the intricate tapestry of cultures that have shaped this enchanting city. Our tour culminates in Piazza Giovanni Pascoli, nestled in the heart of the historic center, just a stone's throw from the Sasso Caveoso. Join us on this unforgettable adventure, and uncover the secrets of Matera's fascinating heritage.