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Matera is a city in the region of Basilicata, in Southern Italy. As the capital of the province of Matera, its original settlement lies in two canyons carved by the Gravina River. This area, the Sassi di Matera, is a complex of cave dwellings carved into the ancient river canyon. Over the course of its history, Matera has been occupied by Greeks, Romans, Longobards, Byzantines, Saracens, Swabians, Angevins, Aragonese, and Bourbons. Wikipedia


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UNESCO's Alberobello and Matera from Bari

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this tour is two unesco's place in one day TOUR !! it is higly reccomended, it is good for everybody and rich in culture and heritage! start at 9,30am I will pick up you from your accomodation or your customized established point(please specify) transport to MATERA unesco, visiting Sassi di matera, unique 39.000 years old caves and grottoes, visit of museum CASA GROTTA (ticket included ) history, folks and traditions of Matera, coffe break, transportation to ALBEROBELLO unesco word heritage site, TRULLI typical ancient cone shape houses typical of PUGLIA! inside TRULLO visit, history, culture and tasting local products (extravirgin olive oil, taralli, wines etc.) full visit of the both cities ! back to accomodation; ENJOY and welcome to faboulous Puglia!!!!

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Day Tour of Bari, Alberobello, Matera

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ready for visit some important and beautiful cities of Puglia?  start at 9,30 am from your accomodation, we will move to visit Bari (visit of Saint nicholas church included the Crypt unesco, narrow streets, and beautiful sceneries!) and some of the most important spots of (Bari vecchia)!! transport to the TRULLI capital Alberobello (visit includes inside a cone shape house typical of Puglia (trullo), history of the trulli, folks etc. history and folks also about people and lifestyle! transport to Matera !! visit of the historical center of the city listed UNESCO (SASSI Di Matera) !! (capital of european culture for 2019) itinerary: first stop (balcony of Matera on the top for to pick the best pictures! then continue to entry into the SASSI ..exploring of this very ancient town 25.000 years old! itinerary for walking! back to accomodation; Enjoy!!

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Private Sunset Tour in Matera

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Visiting Matera at sunset is a unique and unforgettable experience. The Sunset in Murgia offers superb colours and when the sun goes down the city turns into a real nativity scene. During the tour, you will see the local nightlife and appreciate the particularities of the city in the evening. The tour is recommended during the warmer seasons, to ensure a pleasant walk in the evening when the temperatures are less sultry.

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Matera Day Trip from Bari with Food Tasting

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Matera has been elected Capital of Culture 2019. This experience departs from Bari and you will be transferred to Matera by comfortable minivan. Once in Matera, start your walking tour from the old town with a magnificent view of the Sasso Barisano. Appreciated and visited for its stones, Matera also offers many other pearls of beauty and culture.

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Matera Half Day Tour

Matera, Puglia

Explore the 3 districts of Matera: Civita’ and the most fascinating part of the old town, named “Sassi”: Sassi Barisano and Caveoso.The stones of Matera is a real cultural landscape, capable of perpetuating from the most distant prehistoric past to the modern times.During the walking tour which lasts approx. 2 hours, our professional guides will show you the Sassi and take you to visite inside a cave house to see the tools, the furniture, the lifestyle of the people that lived in THE SASSI OF MATERA an experience that will take you back in time.

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