Discover Matera, the town of “Sassi” with licensed guide, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the architecture of the characteristic town walking through its streets. See location sites from the Mel Gibson movie The Passion of the Christ and Wonder Woman
Enjoy a spectacular view of the canyon and walk through the historic center
Admire the Casa Grotta, furnished from the 1700s
Walking in the Sasso Caveoso
See location sites from the Mel Gibson movie The Passion of Christ and Wonder Woman
The guided tour make you discover the typical Sassi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The itinerary begins in the square Pascoli, with a wonderful view of the Sasso Caveoso and the hill called Murgia. You will pass by the Palazzo Lanfranchi, houses the Museum of Medieval and Modern Art of Basilicata, and the nearby church of the Carmine.
The tour continues through the heart of the old buildings to the church of San Pietro Caveoso.
Visit to a typical “Casa Grotta (Cave House)” excavated in the rock with furniture of rural culture to the beginning of 1900.
You will pass near the cave church of Saint Lucia delle Malve and the tour continues to the Sasso Barisano following the ancient ravine.
Return to the center of town and walk around the baroque area with a visit to the most important churches in this style: St. Clare and St. Francesco di Assisi.
End of the tour with the discovery of the Romanesque cathedral.
Meeting point with the guide:
- Piazza Vittorio Veneto square (Next the Bank of Naples)
- Licensed guide
- Casa Grotta Ticket (Typical house end of the 1900s) : 1,50 euro (optional)
- Rock church ticket (optional)
- Transportation/Pick up
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