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Ape Vito

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Around the Sassi of Matera on a classic "Ape Calessino".
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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75100, Matera, Italy
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

My husband ran into Vito while running he set up a time for us to meet. Vito was on time and very knowledge about the history, and culture of the city! He took us through the Sassi and up into a cave. This is a...More

Thank Shannon c
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We highly recommend taking a tour of the Sassi in Matera with Vito of ApeVito tours. His English is very good, and he is a local who knows the city, its history, culture, and legends. Vito is also very nice and an enjoyable companion, as...More

Thank Jeremy H
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We picked Vito because of the raving reviews, but for a while I thought we would not be able to get him for the tour of the Sassi di Matera that we had hoped to do. After a few unanswered emails, finally a WhatsApp call...More

Thank cjgrph
Reviewed 29 June 2018

There are several 'tuc-tuc' drivers in Matera but if you want the best it really HAS to be Vito! A local whose Grandparents lived in Matera there really isn't much he doesn't know about the city and its history. He is professional, knowledgeable and speaks...More

Thank Stephen51
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

As a little surprise for my husband I arranged a 45 min evening tour with Vito. He arrived punctually and we wizzed around Matera in the fun Ape. We heard an insight into the fascinating history and saw the city lit up. Well worth it.

Thank RATSOMATIC
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Vito was punctual, professional and really informative, bringing the tour alive (in the fun Ape) by reference to his own family history. Speaks very good English. Caves were fascinating. Highly recommended.

Thank alisonharris7
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

It was great experience to “stroll” around narrow streets of Sassi village in the small “tuc tuc” like car and having Vito telling real stories heard from his grandmother who has left in a Sassi and is still alive at 90 years. Vito has provided...More

Thank Albena G
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Vito was very knowledgeable about the area and history. We took two tours with him one during the daytime and one at night. He brought us to different places and showed us tons of things. I highly recommend him.

Thank claurakiss
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Matera through the eyes of a local and his ape - this is an unique experience and a fun way to explore Matera with its remarkable sassi. Vito is a knowledgeable tour guide and an excellent driver so you'll be immersed in the history and...More

Thank bibilotka
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant, fun and informative tour. The Ape car is very comfortable and comes with a blanket (should it be cold!). Vito is a great guide and passionate about his hometown. Highly recommended!

Thank Filippo C
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