Matera: City of the Sassi, European Capital of Culture 2019

A journey into one of the most beautiful and historically charged cities of Italy - Matera, European Capital of Culture 2019.


Discover the "City of Sassi” (city of stones), guardian of an ultra millenarian history that can be traced to the dawn of mankind. This tour offers you a glimpse into a world where the value of time takes on a very different meaning from that of everyday life. Matera boasts the title of UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993.


Tours available every day at 10:00am

Meeting Point: 10:00 am in Piazza Vittorio Veneto, Matera

Duration: About 3 hours

The tour includes:

  • Guide
  • City tour



Additional service: On request, tasting and / or lunch with typical products.

Languages: English, French.

The tour is carried out with a minimum of 2 people.

Reservations must be made at least 2 days in advance.


Cancellation Policy:

  • 100% refund up to 15 days before the tour
  • 50% refund from 14 to 5 days before the tour
  • no refund for further cancellations and no shows.

Before You Book

PLEASE NOTE: Immediately after submitting an order, you will receive two emails. The first email contains your order summary (this one you receive immediately after placing your order), the second email confirms your successful payment (one business day after placing the order). In order to receive these two emails, please make sure that you enter your email address correctly and check that antispam or antivirus filters do not block emails from our [email protected] address. Users of AOL, Comcast and need to pay special attention to this, please. Vouchers will also be available, one business day after the request, at your dashboard.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The time you select on the order form is your preferred time. The closest available time, which can be anytime during opening hours on the selected date, will be automatically confirmed if your preferred time is no longer available.

Matera: City of the Sassi & European Capital of Culture 2019 | Weekend in Italy

Guided tour of the historic centre of Matera, and especially the “Sassi” neighborhoods with their well-known prehistoric dwellings carved directly into the rock. Thanks to them, Matera is known as "City of the Sassi" and "Underground City", and belongs to the list of the oldest still inhabited cities in the world. The “Sassi’ were inhabited from prehistoric times until the 1950s.


Cancellation Policy

Total refund in case of cancellation up to 15 days prior to the date of your visit
. 50% refund in case of cancellation from 14 to 5 days before the visit. No refund is possible for cancellations less than 8 days before the visit and for no shows.

Prices Detail


Share this Service