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We booked a two hour evening tour with Guide Matera. Our guide for our tour was Luca. We covered a lot of ground during our time together. We saw several churches, some fresco's, and an early cemetery (located on the roof). We also saw a...More
Last month, my wife Margherita and I decided to treat Daniela, an Australian friend of ours, to a guided tour of the famous Matera “SASSI” . By pure chance( a quick search on the net) I happened to engage a guide called Maria-Pia Albano. This...More
Maria Teresa Barbaro walked us through Matera and described life inside those caves in the 20th Century from the perspective of a grand daughter of a man who spent almost his whole life as a cave dweller in Matera. Good command of English language, excellent...More
First, Guide Matera was so very prompt in their response to my inquiry of availability of a private tour in English. I had asked if they could accommodate our small group of 3 the next morning. Not only were we able to secure Marta for...More
Our tour was led by our guide Marta who was both professional and friendly. The tour took about three hours and took us through the Sassi areas. Marta provided an insight onto the history of the area and an insight into the way of life...More
Luca made it easy. He worked with us on dates, times, length and itinerary to make a perfect tour for the 4 of us. Angela was our tour guide. She was timely, informative and interesting. We saw a lot and learned a lot! I highly...More
We took a 2 hour tour of the Sassi in Matera with Marta and it was excellent - she answered all of our questions and had tons of great information and insight into the area. We were not rushed and had time to take plenty...More
We are 'cultural tourists' everywhere we go, and always seek educated knowledgeable guides for our tours.
Antonio Manicone led us through Matera and we were extremely pleased. He is first class in every way and we endorse him should you want detailed descriptions. Thanks Antonio!!
We were lucky enough to have Theresa Barbaro as our guide today in Matera.
Her knowledge and enthusiasm for the city was wonderful. The fact that she has lives here and her family has made it all the more interesting. Don't come to Matera without...More
Antonio Manicone accommodated us at quite short notice and was a wonderful guide for the Sassi. We learnt so much more than we would have just wandering around by ourselves with a guide book. He speaks excellent English, was generous with his time, extremely knowledgeable...More