Guided excursion in order to explore the “Regional Park of the rock- hewn churches”. Walking along the trail you will be struck by the charm of the Park, carved in the “Gravine”, where there are cultivated areas and some traces of Mediterranean scrub.
During the tour, you will have a unique spectacle that the rocks offer at sunset.
Meeting in “Vittorio Veneto Square ” with the Authorized Regional guide and departure by our or your vehicle for arriving at the Regional Park. In particular, you will visit two of the 155 rock churches of the territory: The Rock-hewn Church of San Falcione with a beautiful fresco depicting “the presentation of Jesus at the temple” and The Rock-hewn church of Madonna delle Tre Porte, dating back to the 12th century, with frescos of great artistic and historical value.
At the end of the excursion you will come back at the place of departure.
Tour goes on passing through the alleys and the tiny streets of Sassi, natural landscape of various movies such as “The Passion of Christ” by Mel Gibson and “Il Vangelo secondo Matteo” by Pier Paolo Pasolini. At the end of tour It is included a tasting of typical products.
AVAILIBILITY: All days
DURATION OF TOUR: about 2 hours
DEPARTURE TIMES: on order
COSTS: a) private guided tour € 100,00 for a couple b) group guided tour € 30,00 for adult – Maxim 15 participants for group. *Childrens: under 3 years FREE / over 3 years € 5,00
MEETING POINT: Tourist Information Info Matera – Vittorio Veneto Square, 39.
RESERVATIONS: Info Matera – Informazioni Turistiche Matera, Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 39
*The cost includes: authorized guide with regional license tourism, the shuttle bus for the Park, the entrance ticket in the rock churches and the map of the historical centre and of the Sassi
*Tour can be realized in English, French, Spanish or German Language