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Wonderful tour of Matera

We booked a two hour evening tour with Guide Matera. Our guide for our tour was Luca. We covered... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Alec D
Seattle, Washington
A moving experience!

Last month, my wife Margherita and I decided to treat Daniela, an Australian friend of ours, to a... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Nicola T
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Matera Official Tourist Guides. We offer guided tours and excursions in Matera and in all the main tourist destinations of Basilicata and Apulia
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Matera, Italy
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

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

Thank Alec D
Reviewed 16 October 2017

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

Thank Nicola T
Reviewed 23 September 2017

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

Thank hgoldman77
Reviewed 16 August 2017

In many ways dull & grey but a stunning must visit place. Need good shoes as there is slot of walking up & down uneven streets and alleys. Great atmosphere in the main square at night and a lot of interesting places to visit. The...More

Thank Marie D
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

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

1  Thank AJ2
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Jeanne R
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

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

Thank SBHgirl
Reviewed 23 July 2016

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

1  Thank gilonthemove
Reviewed 29 June 2016

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!!

Thank Getitright212
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

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

1  Thank Anne57Sydney
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