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Sassi di Matera

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75100, Matera, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

We were there for eight days and it was not enough. So much to see and as the town is built into rocks you need to be very good on your feet. The whole area is built on a slope so you are constantly walking...More

Thank DMF1946
Reviewed yesterday

Make sure you visit the preserved home of a family of cave dwellers. It's helpful to take a guided tour.

Thank hgoldman77
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sassi are really well worth to visit, it's something unique in the world and stunning, lots of emotions, you have to experience sassi in many ways, walking around with a guided tour before and after by yourself, stopping in so many panoramic point, visiting the...More

Thank Babibell69
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing history, perhaps 9000 years of human habitation!!! The Sassi Di Matera will have a profound impact on you for sure. So much to take in including the amazing and beautiful valley. Don't rush, take time, go into some of the museums and relics. Read...More

Thank Joanne P
Reviewed 2 days ago

For tourists visiting Puglia, it iis a must to cross the border and to visit Matera. Just walk around for a few hours to experience how people lived in the caves. Very impressive.

Thank Tramx
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not too many Americans think of Matera or have heard of the Sassi. But being fortunate enough to have visited the "main" tourist sites of Italy on a previous trip we sought out the areas less popular. All I can say is "wow". What an...More

Thank Smeisel2
Reviewed 3 days ago

Pictures do not do this beautiful historical place justice however you will take picture upon picture to try to capture its unique atmosphere. We spent many hours walking the many streets and I could spend many more. A must see

Thank ShantyBabe
Reviewed 4 days ago

One has to go and experience to know that it is a place without words to describe. See it at night at first if possible, walk the streets, drink in the sounds, sights and occasional stray dog around you, and imagine this city having been...More

Thank TitanAmore
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went here for half a day and the city is Nice to sea but its not a hype as Some people made it to be, so when you are in the area you should go but you dont have to drive around for it,

Thank DennisHagen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Made the mistake to stay only one night as Matera easily deserves days. Its history unique and the whole place is a huge time capsule making one discover a world which is hard to imagine these days.

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Response from gregoryjoseph | Reviewed this property |
Luigi Mazzoccoli - he was excellent
January 1, 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
November 25, 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