Nicknamed the ""subterranean city"" for its rock-hewn buildings, Matera is in the Basilicata region of southern Italy. The biggest draw is the ""Sassi"", a multi-level network of cavern houses. Book with us the private tour ""Sassi of Matera - the most unique landscape in Europe"". It is a full day tour (around 10 hours) thanks to which you can visit one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Matera also won the competition for the European Capital of Culture (ECOC) in 2019 and this was a great occasion to upgrade cultural infrastructure and put on a series of pan-European culturale events.
The Italy's city of stone is known to be one of the most ancient cities in the world, its origine date back to the Paleolithic time.
Our driver will pick you up at your departure destinatione and once in Matera you can enjoy a breathtaking view of Rione Sassi, then on board of an exciting and vintage Ape Calessino you will have the opportunity to visit one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in the world in an unusual way.
You cannot miss the visit of Rione Sassi that is an entire district of homes, churches narrow alleys and stairways. the facade of the homes were built of stones but inside they are simple caves carved into the natural rock where families lived alongside their livestock till fifties and without electricity or running water.
After the 2 hours of Calessino tour you can have a food tasting in a typical local restaurant and free time to discover the little ancient city on your own. Than, meet you driver and back to you departure place.
Round trip from and to the Hotel
Professional driver with commentary on board
07:00 Departure (from Naples)
10:30 Arrival in Matera
10:30 - 14:30 Free time in Matera
14:30 Departure from Matera
The tour will take place in any weather conditions.
It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing.
CANCELLATION – the customer can cancel the tour (free of charge) up to 24 hours before the booked service, after this deadline no refund will be allowed.
With reference to the tours including entrance fees (such as all tours including the visit of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Mt. Vesuvius), these ones must be purchased in advance and in case of cancellation they would be not refunded.
NO SHOW – for all our tours it will be highly appreciated to show up at the agreed meeting place at least 10 minutes before the tour departure. In each meeting point our tour leader will wait only for 10 minutes, after this deadline the booking is considered as a customer no-show and no refund will be deserved.
In any case of delay, the customer must contact the emergency number +390817673273 and our customer service will help the customer to arrange a new pickup, if it will be possible.
LIABILITY – the tour operator is not liable for any loss of personal belongings. If the client has a train or a flight or a ship booked on the same day of the tour, it would be suggested to inform the tour operator to better manage the situation even if for all group tours the timetable cannot be subject to modifications. The tour operator is not responsible if customers miss a train, a flight or a ship. Given the scheduled time-sheet customers should be aware about the real possibility to enjoy the tour they booked for.