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Address: Via Cappelluti 34, 75100 Matera, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0835336572
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Description: Ferula Viaggi is the incoming tour operator specializing on Sassi of...
Ferula Viaggi is the incoming tour operator specializing on Sassi of Matera, Basilicata and Puglia.Cultural tours, walking and cycling tours, horseback riding tours, wine and food tours, rural tourism.
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Cooking in Matera

We booked a half day cooking class in a Cave Restaurant in Matera and It was fantastic - one of the highlights of out Italy trip. We spent some time at the local market with the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We booked a half day cooking class in a Cave Restaurant in Matera and It was fantastic - one of the highlights of out Italy trip. We spent some time at the local market with the chef Sara to get ingredients for our dishes. We had about 3hrs preparing local dishes under the guidance of Sara. Sara and her staff... More 

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

My wife and adult son and I were in Matera the day before our bike tour and booked a private walking tour of the sassi (cave houses). The tour was truly excellent. Cosimo was our guide and his knowledge of and passion for the history of Matera was evident throughout. He really brought to life the unique history of the... More 

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Middlebury, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Dora Cappiello is a walking history book of Matera and the entire area. Her manner is easy and comfortable and exceedingly knowledgeable! We really got a true sense of so much of the history of Matera and saw by car as well as walking so much of the area. She and her husband also did some family research for us... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We did the Matera walking tour with our guide Dora Cappiello. Wonderful lady with excellent english skills. She escorted us to all the wonderful sights of Matera, which is small enough and relatively easily to experience by foot.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Matera left us (my two sister and I) breathless - not from walking the hills - but the great beauty of the city. The stone buildings, walks and road ways, the mountains of homes, the cave museum and our wonderful Hotel Sassi. Dora, our tour guide was very knowledgeable about her city. Our visit to Matera was part of our... More 

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Saratoga, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We booked our tour to include a visit to Matera and our ancestors village of Avigliano. Our guide was Dora. She was so knowledgeable about her hometown of Matera. We, my two sisters and I were treated to such wonderful sights and experiences. I can't say enough about how fascinating the Sassi area was. It was a trip of a... More 

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Lebanon PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Anne led us on an individual and very enjoyable walking tour of Matera. She was very informative and pleasant company. Her English is excellent. We are pleased to recommend her. Comfortable shoes are a good idea in this hilly town. We'd also suggest reading "Christ stopped an Eboli" which will give you some insight into this ancient town.

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Armonk, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

Dora was great. She drove us out to Craco to visit the abandoned village. Well worth the drive and the fee ($100 for 2) She spoke excellent English. Highly recommended !

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Liverpool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Fully enjoyed the walking tour of Matera with our guide who was very knowledgeable but never over did it. I would recommend the walking tour which was exceptional value for money when compared to other guided walks in Matera. Thanks again to Dora for also waiting for us as we were an hour late due to some travel problems getting... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Dora and Michele, the owners and operators of Ferula Viaggi, recently gave me a tour of the incredible city of Matera and the surrounding region. They were affable, creative, knowledgable and witty. Their expert English conveyed a wealth of history and culture to me. As residents of Matera, with a long family history there, they have an intimacy with the... More 

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