The magic of Sassi di Matera

Tour with overnight, discovering Puglia

The city of Matera is of a rare beauty. Exciting, unique, waiting to be discovered. European Capital of Culture in 2019 the city of the Sassi will offer you the opportunity to take a dip in the past as protagonists of a vintage film in black and white.
Planning a weekend in Matera allows the visitor to get in touch with a reality that tells an incredible story. The first human settlements date back to the Paleolithic but the city of the Sassi has experienced a cultural and architectural renaissance only in the last fifty years.
A magical destination that with its ancient and natural landscape has been chosen as the location for many films. The most famous The Passion, which screened the film in an ancient city 2000 years ago and was shot by Mel Gibson.
Immersed in the Park of the Murgia of Matera it rises on a hill full of Mediterranean vegetation, it is divided into two ancient districts called Sasso Caveoso and Sasso Barisano. To visit in all seasons of the year, from sunrise to sunset, offers unique sceneries all to be immortalized in beautiful souvenir photographs.
During the weekend in Matera it is a must to live an unforgettable experience: sleeping in the Sassi. Upon awakening, immersed in the history of one of the oldest cities in the world, an expert tourist guide of the city of the Sassi will lead you to the discovery of all its secrets. You will discover how people lived in the ancient cave dwellings, the main monuments like the beautiful Cathedral and the centuries-old cave churches.
This package is valid 6 months from the date of purchase.
Usable on non-holiday weekends. Supplement for bridges and holidays.
  • overnight stays B&B treatment at Boutique hotels, historic buildings, B&B residences of charm
  • Guided tour of Matera with half-day guide to be defined during the stay
  • Entrance to cave churches and house-cave
  • Package per person 1 night + 1 experience € 100
  • Possibility to request: package 2 nights + 1 experience € 150

Services included in the tour

Multilingual tour guide