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.
Pickup from Naples/Sorrento/ Positano/Amalfi
Professional driver with commentary on board
Private Ape Calessino tour in Matera
Tastings of local products
Bottled water on board
07:30 Departure (from Naples)
10:30 Arrival in Matera and calessino tour
12:30 Food tasting
13:30 Free time
14:30 Departure from Matera
CANCELLATION – the customer can cancel the tour (free of charge) up to 12 hours before the booked service, after this deadline no refund will be allowed. Within 12 hours before the tour departure the customer can also ask for an amendment of her/his booking (changes are related to: tour typology, number of participants, tour date, and so on).
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. 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.