Witness some of the first human settlements known in Italy at Sassi di Matera. Making up the ancient village of Matera, the series of prehistoric, cavern-carved stone structures seem similar to Jerusalem or Cappadocia. Take a tour of an ancient cave house, or visit one of the town's seven Benedictine settlements. The 16th-century Rocky Church of the Holy Spirit sits atop the highest point in the town. You can walk the limestone cliffs surrounding the village for a view of the stone city, which is a World Heritage Site. You'll also see many of the sites used in Mel Gibson's movie "The Passion of the Christ." See Sassi di Matera and all Matera has to offer by arranging your trip with our Matera sightseeing planner.
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Tours to Sassi di Matera
$42 BOOK WITH VIATOR Excursion of the Sassi of Matera of 3h Complete Excursion of the Sassi of Matera of 3h Complete
Duration: 210 to 240 minutes
$32 BOOK WITH VIATOR Ape Tour Matera - Panoramic tour in ape calessino Ape Tour Matera - Panoramic tour in ape calessino
Duration: 40 to 50 minutes
$170 BOOK WITH VIATOR Secret Matera Sassi (Private Tour) Secret Matera Sassi (Private Tour)
Duration: 3 hours
$27 BOOK WITH VIATOR Sassi and Murgia walk by electric bike Sassi and Murgia walk by electric bike
Duration: 2 hours
$10 BOOK WITH VIATOR Sassi di Matera Pass and City Cards Official Sassi di Matera Pass and City Cards Official
Duration: 2 days
$74 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private walking tour in Matera Private walking tour in Matera
Duration: 2 hours
$42 BOOK WITH VIATOR Discover the Wonderful Matera Sassi with Local Guide Discover the Wonderful Matera Sassi with Local Guide
Duration: 2 hours
Sassi di Matera reviews
A must see. I shoudk have read up more before i went. You can easily spend two to three days on this olace and we just jad half a day.
A must see. I shoudk have read up more before i went. You can easily spend two to three days on this olace and we just jad half a day. more »
Absolutely outstanding landmark, this cave city is one of the most outstanding attractions on our itinerary over the past years.
Absolutely outstanding landmark, this cave city is one of the most outstanding attractions on our itinerary over the past years. more »
Place with very strong energy. Breathtaking views from every corner. Lovely and romantic streets to walk around, nice restaurants and cafes to take a breath. Cathedrals and museums to learn more about the history and life of the citizens back in time. Must visit place when in Puglia. 👍👍👍
Fortunate to visit this amazing cave city before its taken over by tourism, We arrived a day before the filming of the new 007 film, crews and equipment can be seen setting up. The views are dramatic and usher you to a time in the past, felt like I stepped into Jerusalem.
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