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Sassi di Matera

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75100, Matera, Italy
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“old town” (76 reviews)
“cave dwellings” (65 reviews)
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75100, Matera, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

For sure one of the most surprising cities, not only from Italy, but from the whole Europe. The city is amazing during the whole day: with sunlight is nice, but when the sun goes down it's even better. Maybe it's a good idea to book...More

Thank Óscar M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s one of the most amazing place I have ever visited in my life. Definitely worth a visit if in Italy. It is a surprise for many a revelation for others.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pictures you’ve seen online only moderately do this place the justice it deserves. One of the most ancient cities on earth, Matera’s landscape of cave dwellings and layers of architecture will leave you speechless and in awe. This is an absolute MUST if you’re...More

1  Thank Tris T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are no words to describe this city built into the mountain side! You have to see it to understand the mysterious stillness and eerily magical vista in order to truly appreciate its beauty. Do not miss the opportunity to experience this ancient newly resurrected...More

Thank beachloverBainsville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Touching romantic place, depicting richeness of Italuan cultural heritage. Easy to reach - just 60 km away from Bari airport and free for audience. Spending an hour or two is well enough.

Thank Jan V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the most beautiful town I've ever seen. You can google which movies have filmed here. Walking around in this town places you a thousand or more years in the past, with the stone habitations and the caves in which many people lived in...More

Thank jurgencm2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a stunning town! I spent two days here and really wish it had been longer. I will definitely come back for a week. Seeing is believing here. No description can do it justice. It is not a day trip sort of place as you...More

Thank Grainne O
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

If you like to learn about history Matera offers so much to see and learn about as it is the OLDEST inhabited city in Europe and the 3rd oldest in the world. It is very unique with cave homes, ~155 old churches, cisterns, and very...More

1  Thank emerritt
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Matera, both Sassi and uptown was a great and pleasure surprise. We arrived afternoon and enjoyed the sunset and artificial lightning which was beautiful and magical.

Thank avishai_yacobi
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Loved this place, we decided to go for a guided tour which was great as managed to experience it to the full.

Thank Maurizio M
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Response from gregoryjoseph | Reviewed this property |
Luigi Mazzoccoli - he was excellent
1 January 2017|
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Response from Corey S | Reviewed this property |
When we arrived to the center we were approached by a local tour guide asking if we would be interested in a tour. We thought it a good idea as we have done it in other cities. The meeting time was 13:00(ish) and started... More
25 November 2016|
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Response from Simona A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Barbara, you can surely bring your dog in Matera. There are hotel and activities yon can enjoy. take a lokk at the wbsite: viaggio con il cane. Regards, Simona