Basilicata
Destination
3 hours
Duration
Ita-Eng
Language
2+
People

Food & Wine Tour in the Sassi of Matera

Let yourself be guided to the discovery of Matera, between history, food and wine! Set off on the Matera walking tour and explore the two Sassi Barisano and Caveoso with a tour guide. Conclude the experience with a tasty light lunch based on typical foods and a tasting of three glasses of wine.


What you’ll do

  • Take part in the tour of Matera with the guide and discover the Sassi Barisano and Caveoso
  • Enjoy a light lunch with typical foods and 3 glasses of wine

Group Tour: 2+ people

Price per person: from € 55


What to expect

The Matera walking tour will take you on a discovery of the two Sassi, Barisano and Caveoso.

We will begin with a historical-architectural and anthropological introduction to the Sassi of Matera. We will then set off towards the “Civita”, the highest promontory of the Sassi, dominated by the Apulian-Romanesque cathedral.

Along the way, we will encounter two Baroque churches, the Church of the Purgatory and the Church of San Francesco d’Assisi. Continuing the Matera tour along Via delle Beccherie, we will reach Piazza Vittorio Veneto.

Here we will admire the 19th-century Ferdinandea fountain and the view of the Sasso Barisano. Next, we will enter the heart of the Sasso, originally the bourgeois quarter of the ancient city, to walk through the traditional alleys, stairways and narrow streets of the Sassi. At the bottom of the Sasso Barisano, we will visit a typically furnished cave house, a demonstration of how the peasant population lived until the mid-1950s.

We will continue the guided tour through the Sasso Caveoso district with a visit to a rupestrian church, completely excavated in the rock and a treasure trove of Italo-Greek monasticism with precious iconographic evidence from the 10th-13th centuries.

The walking tour of Matera ends with a tasty light lunch based on typical local foods and a tasting of three glasses of wine.

Where Matera – 80 minutes from Potenza and 50 minutes from Bari
When Every day

Duration 3 hours

Start time 10 a.m.

3 p.m.

Important information
  • Please select the language of the Matera walking tour, while booking
What’s included
Guided group tour, with an authorised tour guide
Entrance fees: Rock Church, Cave House and Sassi in Miniature, Hypogeum
Tasting – typical foods and 3 wine glasses
What’s not included
Transport

Price per person:

  • € 55 – Italian Language
  • € 85 – English Language

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The Food Expert:

The Tour Operator was founded in 2006, in Matera. We are very proud to introduce travellers to the best of the Lucanian territory and beyond! We are currently able to satisfy all types of travel needs, from individual to group travel, both as an Incoming and Outgoing solution.


Cancellation policy: all bookings to discover in Matera sightseeing tour (and not only!) can be cancelled within 3 days from the start date of the experience. Read the Terms and Conditions.

tour operator matera

The Tour Operator was founded in 2006, in Matera.

We are very proud to introduce travellers to the best of the Lucanian territory and beyond! We are currently able to satisfy all types of travel needs, from individual to group travel, both as an Incoming and Outgoing solution.

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