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

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.

Experience a place outside of time.

Join us to discover the mythical  "City of Sassi” ( "city of stones) that reflects the history of mankind since its beginnings. This guided tour is an immersion into a world where time has a very different meaning. Matera was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list and has been nominated European Capital of Culture for the year 2019.


Availability: every day.

Meeting point: 10:00 am in Piazza Vittorio Veneto in Matera.

Duration: approximately 2 hours


The tour includes:

  • Guide
  • Visit of the city and the famous "Sassi" neighborhood.


Additional service:

Upon request, we can add a tasting and/or lunch with local food traditions (separately payable on site).


Languages: English, French.

Number of participants: minimum 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.

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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.


Price per person:

  • € 40.00 (from 2 to 10 participants)

The tour takes place with a minimum of 2 persons.

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