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Address: Via Vincenzo Cappelluti 34, 75100, Matera, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0835 336572
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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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First rate cycle hire in Matera

We struggled to find cycle hire in Matera, tourist information were particularly unhelpful and Black cycle hire seems to have closed down long ago. We came across this company... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 10, 2016
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Leeds
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We struggled to find cycle hire in Matera, tourist information were particularly unhelpful and Black cycle hire seems to have closed down long ago. We came across this company having been referred on by the electric cycle hire company. Ferula Viaggi, matched us up with cycles straight away at a reasonable price. The mechanic (I think it was Gisaippe), was... More 

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Ferula_Viaggi, Manager at Ferula Viaggi - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you for your review. I really appreciate your visit and hope to see you here again to join one of our tours. Best regards, Michele Cappiello More 

london
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Had a great experience hiring 2 bikes for a trip in the countryside around Matera. Michael gave us 2 great bike with all we needed to enjoy a 32km trip into the surrounding area. A lot of good routes and tours to chose from . Highly recommended

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Ferula_Viaggi, Manager at Ferula Viaggi - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Matthew, I hope to see you here again for a longer bike tour. Best regards, Michele More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

Dora organized the trip of a lifetime - she coordinated with genealogy experts to explore where our family was from in Basilicata and set us up on tours in Naples, Pompeii, Basilicata, and Matera. We actually met distantly related family members when we visited the small village of our ancestors! In addition, Dora organized extras like the amazing wine cellar... More 

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Austrian Alps, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

For the third time already students and lecturers form Vienna have held a landscape ecology field course in Matera. Every time Mrs Dora Cappiello participated in organising the whole stay – including accommodation, excursions in the regional park, shuttle service from and to the airport of Bari, rental cars and excursions by bus. Additionally, she always provided us with help... More 

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North Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

I contacted Ferula Viaggi for private tours of the Sassi area of Matera as well as a day trip to the medieval city of Altamura and the mysterious Castel de. Monte. Dora guided me both times and I was impressed with her enthusiasm for the area (she is a native of Matera) as well as her wealth of information. Her... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2015

Just wanted to say how much we enjoyed our recent cycling tour which you put together. It was fantastico! A great way to see real italy at work, with back roads, all the different agricultural enterprises, and small villages. Certainly you are much more involved, than touring by car, and choosing the occasional place to stop. A masterstroke to pair... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2015

We booked the two-hour walking of Matera through Booking.com. Our guide Dora was exceptional in her knowledge of the history of Matera. Her English was very good and her passion for the history of the Sassi was clearly demonstrated. An added factor which made it all the more real was that her parents & parents-in-law were born here. Although it... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2015

Ferrule Viaggi's Michele and Dora developed a six day tour for us to visit our relatives in Basicilata. They did an exceptional job in finding family, accommodations, tours of the area. They accompanied us on three days. Dora was the translator for our family visits. They also gave us a detailed history and sociology perspective of the area. They receive... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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