Unforgettable experience, just walking around and entering the cave dwellings. Were surprised to know that they were inhabited until 1950s.
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Firstly, this is not a good area for those with limited mobility. It's a city with lots of uneven flooring, which is also so word the cobbles are slippy under foot.... Especially on the steps! This city, and it's absolutely incredible history is somewhere that,...More
Sassi di Matera is a fantastic place - just step back in time. All of the stones have their own history, you cannot miss Sassi!!
Lovely, I repeat, lovely guided tour to the sassi! So vernacular, so unique... enchanted place to walk around and just admire the history (from Paleolithic to today!) We had a late afternoon tour (18:30!) since this August was particularly hot... and it was perfect since...More
It's quite extraordinary and surreal. Very hot but well worth a visit. You only need a couple of days to explore but is a really relaxing place. Take gOod shoes to climb up and down the many steps!!
Visited this on our Southern Italy tour and was one of my favorites. This pre-history site is a step back in time - some movies depicting this time in history have been filmed here (eg. Last Passion of Christ). A great place to explore if...More
Historically important town with a unique past that cannot be missed. Fantastic walks around the old town although can be a bit lumpy. Worth the effort in the heat and added bonus on the day we visited was a classic Alfa Romeo car rally in...More